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STEM Strategies that Work – January 2017

STEM Culture is something that is developed over time through intentional strategies which highlight STEM careers, STEM skills, and the interconnectivity of the world around us all. Each month we are highlighting some of the strategies we see in classrooms from our DEN and STEM educators building pathways for their colleagues to implement a STEM culture.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – January 2017

To kick off the year, we wanted to examine a topic and career path often overlooked in STEM. Using STEM skills is incredible important in the everyday life of our brave law enforcement officers. Whether they are using forensic sciences in collecting evidence, putting puzzles together, staying a step ahead of hackers, educating the public

Content Showcase: January 2017

Kick off 2017 with brand new content for your classroom. Preview featured titles in DE Streaming and Techbook in the United States and Canada. Links to each program mentioned in the video are located below. Killing the Colorado by Discovery Channel Grades: 6-8, 9-12 Services: Streaming U.S., Streaming Canada, Science Techbook U.S., Science Techbook Canada, Social Studies

2017 3M Young Scientist Challenge is Open

Are you America’s Top Young Scientist? Students, grades 5-8, are invited to create a 1-2 minute video describing a new, innovating solution that could solve an everyday problem. Ten finalists will be chosen for their passion for science, spirit of innovation and ingenuity, and effective communication skills. Thousands of students nationwide have participated in the

Community Update: January 6, 2017

Happy New Year! Links to Content/Resources/Programs Found in the Update Sign up to host a DEN Ambassador cohort this spring Community Survey: Complete to Receive Three Awesome Deals Join #DENChat on Thursday evenings on Twitter Events Martin Luther King Jr. Day Virtual Viewing Party Inauguration Viewing Party American Heart Association – NFL Play60 Challenge Virtual Field

Ignite Your Passion For Discovery at FETC 2017

Join Discovery Education, Tuesday January 24, 2017 for Ignite Your Passion for Discovery, a powerful evening of short, energizing presentations combined with networking and engaging conversations.  This is the third season that Discovery Education has hosted these events around the country. This year’s sub-theme is asking, “I used to _____ but now I _____” Your Stories

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January 2017: Bring the world into your classroom

The overview of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) includes a three-dimensional framework that has students actively engaging in scientific and engineering practices, using these concepts across the scientific domains, and the inclusion of a focused core curriculum of instruction and assessments to ensure students attain the information they need to succeed. One interesting method of communication, amateur radio, also