Tag archives for Science

  1. Tigers: The Exhibition

    TIGERS – The Exhibition:  Tracking a Legend South Street Seaport Pier 17 Third Floor Atrium (East River view) New York City To do so, CLICK HERE and complete the RSVP form.  Please print out and present your confirmation email along with your school or district ID upon check in.  (Additional guests are welcome to purchase tickets at the Box […]

  2. DoD at the Biltmore Live!

    We will be broadcasting live today from the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC!  You can find us on Ustream.TV here.  Here is the agenda for our day: 9:00 – Welcome and Introduction (Justin Karkow and Jennifer Dorman) 9:10 – Spring Forward with Discovery Education (Jennifer Dorman) 10:00 – Back to School in 2010 (Justin Karkow) […]

  3. World Wide Telescope – an out of this world view!

    I recently received a link to Microsoft Research’s World Wide Telescope – www.worldwidetelescope.org.  According to the user guide:  “The WorldWide Telescope is a software environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope—combining terabytes of imagery from such famous telescopes as Hubble, Chandra and Spitzer into one vast panorama of the universe. WorldWide […]

  4. Beyond the Textbook: Multimedia Einsteins

    Among the many hats that Patti Duncan wears, in the summer she teaches young boys in a Science Camp doing hands-on activities. Recently, Discovery has her on the road doing PD for science teachers and is home about 3 days a month (she’s even been to Anchorage). Her switch from the science world to the […]

  5. Fast 5: STEM Survey

      Dr. Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist and host of the new Science Channel Series Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible View the Schedule View the Archive   Because I participated in the first Siemens STEM Academy Webinar, I receive notifications about Discovery’s latest partnership and great new science resource, The STEM Academy. If you did […]

  6. Siemens STEM Academy

    If you missed the first in Discovery’s series of Siemens STEM Academy Webinars featuring theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku, you will be happy to know that you can watch the archived version at the Siemens STEM Academy. If you are new to the Siemens STEM Academy, Siemens is a Discovery Communication partnership that sponsors Siemens […]

  7. DEN SCIcon 2010 Resources

      When Brad Fountain says that DEN SCIcon 2010 was “an amazing event,” he was totally on target. Here’s what he said on his blog, Science in Action: What an amazing event!! SCIcon exceeded everyone’s expectations in turnout, community involvement, and enhancing science instruction. We had approximately 500 individuals attend virtually including attendees from Australia, […]

  8. Dr. Michio Kaku: Physics of the Impossible

    Dr. Michio Kaku, host of Science Channel Sci-Fi Science, notes that as a child, Albert Einstein was a role model. Kaku wanted to complete his work, so in high school, he created an atom smasher that got him into Harvard. Flash Gordon was his second hero, and both moved him toward becoming a theoretical physicist. […]

  9. DEN SciCon 2010

    Today was an all day online free conference sponsored by the DEN, focusing on transforming science classes through the use of digital media.  I was not able to attend one of the many live events that occurred all around the country but I did get to attend from home.  Some of the presenters were Lance Rougeux, Brad […]

  10. Register for DEN SCICon: Attend Online or In Person

      Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day!  It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register for the online sessions at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/denscicon or   Propel Montour 340 Bilmar Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15205 9 AM to 4 PM  Reposted from DEN Blog

  11. Florida DEN In Person Event – SCIcon 2010 Bradenton

    What do you get when you mix DE streaming, DE Science and the plethora of free resources available through Discovery education?  The perfect formula of a fun filled day! Also known as:   Join the DEN community for our first ever Science-themed virtual conference! Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop […]

  12. SciCon 2010 in Knoxville January 9th

    Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ETRegister for the live event in Knoxville sponsored by our DEN Leadership Council. Click Here to Register for the Knoxville Event! DEN SCIcon 2010 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science […]

  13. SciCon 2010

      Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day! It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register for the online sessions at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/denscicon or Register for the live event in Knoxville sponsored by our DEN Leadership Council.  Click here to see the list of in-person […]

  14. Propel Montour to host DEN SCIcon 2010

     What a great place to hold an event for Discovery Education…a school.  No room fees, no charge for Internet, and we even get to sit in those little chairs.  I was pretty pumped up when I found out that Propel Montour would be hosting this very unique virtual conference on January 9th. Even though it is […]

  15. DEN SciCon 2010

      Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day! It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/denscicon. About DEN SCIcon DEN SCIcon 2010 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for […]

  16. DEN SCIcon 2010 in Knoxville

    Discovery Education is sponsoring a virtual science-themed conference on Saturday, January 9.  In our usual fashion, we are offering a “live” presentation of the conference that will include all of the virtual workshops as well as several live breakout sessions that will help you implement the new science standards (and other curricula, too!). DEN SCIcon […]

  17. Meeting a Storm Chaser!

    In my current position, or should I say positions(I wear many hats) I get to see a lot of exciting activities.  In addition to being the Director of Technology Integration for Propel Schools, I am the science coordinator.  I am the SOS or Specialist on Site.  I believe that this was due to my knowledge […]

  18. Sea World…. Welcomes Denny to the FL DEN LC!

    Hello World! The November 7th Sea World event was a great eye-opener! Our group’s quest was to find out as much as we could about sharks for the day.  We spent several minutes hunting and finding the ‘Shark Den’ and once we arrived, we watched the sharks swim and took many pictures! From there, we […]

  19. 5 Things from R.J.

    (Thanks to RJ Stangherlin for posting this on the Pennsylvania DEN Blog)  We had a Leadership Council webinar last evening, so I would like to share some of the important reminders and information from Lance. Without a doubt, the DEN Tech or Trear Fall Virtual Conference was an astounding success. We held the same numbers […]

  20. Descriptive Writing (Borrowed and tweaked from a MySpace quiz)

    By Cheryl Watford, Network Manager, Auburndale Senior High School, Polk County Can you create an example for your subject area?  For the TITLE, choose an emotion or a color that represents your Unit Topic along with a nickname. (You will not mention the subject anywhere in the writing.) Sentence 1:  Choose one of the following… ·        While in class […]

  21. National Geographic Student Summit

    “What if your students could experience the nation’s capital through the eyes of a National Geographic explorer, scientist, or photojournalist? They might capture the character of the city through a camera’s lens or interview a park ranger and get his perspective on preserving our national monuments.” Middle School and High School classes have an opportunity […]