Tag archives for STEM

  1. 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 […]

  2. STEM students can make a difference…introducing “The Air Force Collaboratory”

    If you have a classroom of high school students who are curious, innovative and thrive in a collaborative environment – check out this new online platform created by the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force Collaboratory.  The website, https://collaboratory.airforce.com, was developed to encourage STEM-inclined students and mentors to engage and work with the Air Force to […]

  3. Project Polar Bear

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    Project Polar Bear – Save the Date! Polar Bears International presents the 2013  Project Polar Bear Contest!   Ice Ice Savers Team Bright young minds outsmart CO2 2012 Project Polar Bear Winners What is Project Polar Bear? Project Polar Bear is a way for small teams of young people, groups, and classrooms to collectively make […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. Speed Dating, PD-style at #TSLA13

    I had the opportunity to present to educators at the Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy (#tsla13) on Wednesday afternoon at Oak Ridge Associated Universities in Tennessee.  We has 2.5 hours for attendees to pass through a dozen or so session to learn about a wide-ranging list of STEM opportunities and programs to help as they integrate strategies and resources within their […]

  6. Mousey Monday – STEM Summer Camp

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                                Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookie readers! Discovery Education encourages students as well as teachers to remain productive this summer. Following on last week’s post, we want to introduce a program we created for students to keep their curiosity […]

  7. STEM Connect Webinar Tonight at 7pm

    Sharing with the Fellows Presented by the 2012 STEM Institute Fellows & Kyle Schutt Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 7:00pm ET REGISTER Join us as we celebrate our 2012 Siemens STEM Institute Fellows and prepare for our 2013 cohort of Fellows at this summer’s Siemens STEM Institute. You’ll hear a variety of ideas on how to bring awareness and […]

  8. 3M and Discovery Partner for STEM

    Go right now and click on this link.….DiscoveryEd has partnered with 3M to offer some fantastic lessons for STEM, called Science of Everyday Life. This is a new opportunity for teachers to find lessons, materials and give feedback. To sign up and review the materials visit this site: http://bit.ly/18o9zzk ………………………………. What a great way to share […]

  9. Explore the Blue! Livestream from J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

    Explore the Blue! June 5, 2013 1:00-2:00 PM ET Live from J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge Register: http://exploretheblue.eventbrite.com Put your waders on and come exploring with us on this virtual field trip live from Sanibel Island, Florida.  Ding Darling is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States, and it is world […]

  10. How Nature Works to Make Clean Energy – LIVE Classroom Webinar, Thursday 5/23 at 1pm

    Join us for a LIVE Classroom Webinar Event May 23, 2013 at 1:00pm E/T How Nature Works to Make Clean Energy For All Classrooms Register Now In partnership with The Nature Conservancy, Discovery Education is pleased to offer a Live Classroom Webinar event on exploring renewable energy sources with renowned conservation specialist M. Sanjayan, lead […]

  11. North America Live on Discovery Channel & Discovery Education

    If you enjoyed Planet Earth, Life, and Frozen Planet get ready for this new series from the Discovery Channel by engaging your students with a number of opportunities from Discovery Education. Take advantage of the special CD/DVD just for STAR Discovery Educators that includes an episode of North America and several songs from the soundtrack. See Chad’s Teacher […]

  12. Two Free #STEM Webinar Events Next Week

      Join us next week for two webinars presented by Discovery Education and the Siemens Foundation.  Register today to receive reminder emails as well as follow-up resources from these great events. Cache In, Trash Out for Earth Day Week: a Geocaching 101 Webinar for Educators For Educators – Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7pm ET Presented by […]

  13. Time to Discover

    Today, I was reminded about the importance of giving students time to discover. I posted three questions on the board: How might water displacement help us find the density of a rock? What is the difference between weight, mass, and density? How could you use metrics in the answers to the above questions? I allowed […]

  14. This week on DENvice: STEMming engagement beyond the classroom

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    Stop, collaborate and listen…this week on DENvice we welcome our own STEM superhero, Zulma Whiteford. Zulma is looking for creative ways to continue STEM education outside the classroom. Here is her question: STEM education supports curiosity, exploration, discovery, higher-level thinking, logical reasoning, collaboration and problem solving, both inside and outside the classroom. What types of […]

  15. STEM Webinar: Using Wolfram|Alpha in the Classroom

    Tuesday, March 19th 2013 at 7pm ET Join us to learn more about one of the Internet’s most exciting and powerful tools! Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers – not by searching the web, but by performing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods. […]

  16. Tired of Begging!

    I am so sick and tired of having to beg for every little thing I need for my schools. I have to go incognito to Home Depot or Lowe’s Home Improvement stores and get paint chips for vocabulary and math games. There are just so many excuses that you can come up with for that. […]

  17. This week on DENvice: STEM superheroes

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    This week at DENvice, we welcome STEM superheroes! Wisconsin LC member Peg Hartwig and Maryland LC member Zulma Whiteford are taking on DENvice. Peg and Zulma are passionate about integrating STEM education into classroom learning experiences. Join us for a conversation on how DE resources can assist teachers in addressing STEM initiatives. This week’s DENvice […]

  18. Got STEM?

    I wanted to share some great STEM opportunities which are currently available to you and your students. Check these out! Siemens STEM Connect Webinar TWO EVENTS – LIVE FROM THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL TELESCOPE! Presented by Jeffrey Hall, Director, The Rotunda at Lowell Observatory A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL TELESCOPE February 26 […]

  19. Navy STEM for the Classroom

    NavySTEMfortheClassroom.com provides unique STEM educational opportunities for high school students, introducing them to exciting curriculum that sparks interest and enthusiasm for STEM.  The program will introduce STEM concepts (such as engineering, biomedical, electronics, technology, etc.) through engaging curriculum and interactive tools and will create the connection between individual student interests and relevant career choices (for example: If you are interested […]