Tag archives for Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

  1. Become an Agent of Change: Learn How on Wednesday, 11/13 at 7pm ET

      Animal Planet’s Dave Salmoni brought some friends to visit the National Elementary School Winners, for Grades 3-5, at Kelly Mill Elementary School in Cumming, GA. You could win an interactive Discovery assembly, a $5,000 school grant and more! Empower your students to make a difference with the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, […]

  2. Discovery, Innovation, Sustainability: A Virtual Field Trip from Discovery Channel Headquarters

    Discovery, Innovation, Sustainability: A Virtual Field Trip from Discovery Channel Headquarters If you saw Chad’s post about what the DEN is doing for Connected Educator Month you know that there are a number of virtual events available for your students to participate with us.  To wrap-up our STEMtember promotion (yes, we know the date is in October […]

  3. Mousey Monday – Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

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                            Mousey decided to make a special appearance today to bring to our Cache and Cookies readers our webinar series for the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge! The webinar series is a part of Discovery Education Celebrating STEMtember! http://www.wecanchange.com/STEMtember?utm_source=CustomerSupport&utm_medium=STEMtemberblog&utm_campaign=WCC+Fall+2013 The webinar series […]

  4. Mousey Tuesday – STEMtember

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                          Mousey decided to make a special appearance today to bring to our Cache and Cookies readers our ongoing webinar series for the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge! The webinar series is a part of Discovery Education Celebrating STEMtember! http://www.wecanchange.com/STEMtember?utm_source=CustomerSupport&utm_medium=STEMtemberblog&utm_campaign=WCC+Fall+2013   The webinar […]

  5. It’s STEMtember!

    The 2013-2014 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge — the premier national K-12 environmental sustainability competition – is now open! To help familiarize you with the Challenge, we are offering K-12 educators several opportunities to learn more during STEMtember, our big back-to-school event. Join us tonight, Wednesday, 9/11 at 7pm ET for the first of our We Can […]

  6. Thanks to DE for Supporting Our Eco-Challenge!

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    From mid-November to mid-December I ran an eco-challenge with three of my elementary schools.  I challenged my teachers and students to reduce their use of electricity, paper, and plastic in the classroom and at home.  For a month, they kept track of their daily habits on a spreadsheet and tallied their points for turning off classroom […]

  7. Life: A First Look

    Guest Blogger: Jennifer Brinson Life debuts tonight 8 PM ET Have you ever wondered what animals do all across the planet? Do you wonder how they live and die? How they date and mate? How they make the ultimate sacrifice for the sake of their young? If you are the least bit curious about the […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. Top Ten STEM with Patti Duncan

    As I wait on standby for this webinar to begin, I fear that I am going to be, once again, in over my head. The first STEM webinar in this series was hosted by Dr. Michio Kaku, and although he fascinated me, he lost me. After all, I’m just an English teacher on science disconnect. […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. 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, […]

  12. 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. […]

  13. STEM Survey and Upcoming Webinars

    STEM Survey If you happened to participate either or at an in-person event at the DEN SCIcon 2010 on Saturday, January 9, you will be happy to know that Discovery is working on a variety of new programs related to STEM education and need some feedback from our community. Give Discovery your input and you’ll […]

  14. Hands On Digital with Patti Duncan at DEN SCIcon 2010

    Patti Duncan is a DEN STAR, a Discovery Trainer, and a global presenter. Even more importantly, she has been a science teacher for years. The wealth of knowledge she brings to this presentation combines technology and teaching experience. Patti’s resources and links for this presentation are shared here. Today’s presentation archives and resources will be […]

  15. 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 […]

  16. The DEN Can Change the World

    Discovery Education has so many excellent programs that it is hard to select just one to promote, but its partnership with Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is hard to top. When you combine DE and Siemens and NSTA with our nations’ students and teachers working collaboratively, you get a real definition of change […]