To celebrate STEM education, we’ve curated a great collection of digital resources for schools, students, and teachers to engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering, and math. See below for information on how Discovery Education can support you in teaching and learning all things STEM.
Discovery Education STEM Resources
STEM Careers Content Collection
Discovery Education Streaming, Social Studies Techbook, Science Techbook, Math Techbook
Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Content Collection
Visualize yourself working in the field of science, technology, engineering, or math—perhaps as a pilot, video game designer, skate park designer, or chemist. People with backgrounds in STEM disciplines work in nearly all industries and for organizations from NASA to movie studios. Meet people who have STEM careers and learn about their fascinating jobs.
STEM Instructional Resource
Available in the Professional Learning Center
This new section of our Professional Learning Center brings together the best Discovery resources to support a STEM learning environment. Resources include STEM Career Challenges, STEM strategies from the Discovery Education Community, and archives of our monthly #DESTEMChat. Utilize these instructional strategies with all the dynamic STEM content in your Discovery Education services.
This video segment shares more on the emerging field of virtual reality, including what it is, what it is like to experience it, and how it is produced. Instructional Idea: if students could create a virtual reality experience, what would it be? What stories would their virtual reality tell? Use SOS: PechaKucha to help students summarize their stories into concise presentations using representative images.
Corrugated Crumple Bicycle Helmet
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades 6-8, 9-12, Full Video
This interview with a Royal College of Arts student who, after experiencing a concussion, is committed to making bike helmets more effective by exploring the problems with current bicycle helmets and how they can be improved with corrugated cardboard. Instructional Idea: What real world challenges do your students want to tackle related to your unit of study? SOS: Connect the Dots helps students make text-to-self connections and identify personal impact.
Siemens STEM Day is a dynamic program from Siemens and Discovery Education that offers a variety of tools and resources that will help you reinvent your STEM curriculum. Find 135+ free, engaging activities for grades K-12, all meant to fit perfectly into one 45-minute class period, as well as educator refreshers that will help you optimize any lesson. Your students can perform an excavation, build their own stomp rockets, or learn to harness wind energy, all with Siemens STEM Day.
Manufacture Your Future
Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education have partnered to provide 3rd-12th grade educators, administrators, school counselors and families with materials to cultivate the next generation of manufacturing leaders and innovators. This program includes lesson plans and self-paced modules that are rooted in STEM principles, and counselor and family resources explore career options and provide a school-to-home connection.
NAVY STEM for the Classroom
Navy STEM for the Classroom features a variety of hands-on activities in which students will learn interesting concepts such as the science behind building a fire-fighting robot, designing a 3-D model comparing sonar technology, and the natural echolocation used by animals.