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Archive Available: Racing Extinction #StartWith1Thing

Archive Available: Racing Extinction #StartWith1Thing

Take your students on an inspirational journey from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo to explore the science behind anthropogenic mass extinction and meet those dedicating their lives to saving species and transforming communities along the way. From whale sharks to golden lion tamarins to scarlet macaws, your classroom will get an insider’s view of cutting-edge conservation


Lively Lesson: Frontloading for Racing Extinction

Join us live from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo on November 18 at 1 PM ET for the Racing Extinction Virtual Field Trip to learn why most biologists believe one-half of Earth’s higher life forms will be extinct by 2100, why it’s important to address this loss of biodiversity, and what can be done to prevent


Monday Morning Conversation Starter: #StartWith1Thing

As I type this, I’m traveling back from Churchill, Manitoba where I’ve spent the past week helping our friends from Polar Bears International with their Tundra Connections webcast series. I had the incredible fortune to observe polar bears, have a gray jay land on my hand, and see an arctic fox along with other arctic animals that are

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Racing Extinction: Start With 1 Thing Virtual Field Trip

On Wednesday, December 2nd, Discovery Channel will present Racing Extinction to a global audience. From Academy Award-winning director, Louie Psihoyos, this groundbreaking documentary examines biodiversity loss, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that inspire hope for a more sustainable future. Discovery Education is proud to bring meaningful educational support around this documentary to engage


Live Virtual Event on Energy next Tuesday with EPA Administrator

  Live Virtual Event Engages Middle-School Students on the Importance of Saving Energy On October 27, join Discovery Education and special guest, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, for a LIVE virtual discussion to celebrate National ENERGY STAR® Day.   As the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator McCarthy’s job is to find common sense ways


Eight Reasons to Watch the Constitution Day Virtual Field Trip at the Constitution Center Archive

Discovery Education broadcasted a Virtual Field Trip from the National Constitution Center on September 17th, which happened to be Constitution Day! This is a fantastic opportunity for your students to think critically about the Constitution and all the ways it affects our daily lives. Here are just a few reasons why you and your students should


A Letter to Teachers from Chobani CEO and Founder, Hamdi Ulukaya

  Hello, To those teachers reading this – let me first say thank you. Thank you for guiding, inspiring and empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs. And for supporting programs like this that I’m lucky to join. To your students – the world’s dreamers and future game changers – I’m looking forward to meeting you


Lively Lessons: Space Day

After learning about natural resources, recycling, and alternative fuels during Earth Day, we transition this week’s Lively Lesson from Earth to the universe—just in time for Space Day. 2015 is an exciting year for planetary exploration with a number of important NASA missions and significant discoveries. In celebration of Space Day, join us on May


Livestream Announcement: Inspiring Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Invite your class to join Discovery Education and Chobani for a live panel discussion exploring the role of entrepreneurs in today’s world. Don’t miss this special opportunity to hear from real-world entrepreneurs, including Chobani’s Founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya, as they share what it means to be an entrepreneur, and how passion and innovation can


Ford’s Theatre 150 VFT: Calling For Student Questions

Earlier this month we invited you to join us LIVE on March 26, 2015 at 1pm ET for a virtual field trip to Ford’s Theatre.  In addition to registering, we’d like to invite you to submit a question using the questions box on the homepage, or to send us a video of one of your