Learn from your peers. Connect with experts. Share the world with your students.
We are excited to share a calendar full of virtual events to support you in your own professional learning and provide opportunities to connect your students to experts and other classrooms from around the globe. We hope you’ll join us for an upcoming event and be sure to share this with your colleagues!
September 2017 Events
Careers Beyond the Court: With a Special Behind-the-Scenes of the US Open
Have you ever wondered if a career in sports was for you? Register TODAY for the Careers Beyond the Court Virtual Field Trip to find out!
Constitution Day- Virtual Field Trip to the U.S. Senate
September 15, 8AM EDT Virtual Field Trip Registration
Celebrate Constitution Day with a field trip the U.S. Senate! Join us on Capitol Hill as we learn about the unique role that the Constitution established for the Senate, and how the work of the Senate preserves American democratic principles.
Technology in Agriculture: Feeding the Growing Globe with FFA
September 20, 1PM EDT Virtual Field Trip- Registration
Take your students on a virtual field trip to Syngenta’s Research and Development Center in Research Triangle, Raleigh, NC to learn how analytics, chemistry, agronomy and biology are revolutionizing the way food is grown to help address the challenges of feeding a growing world population.
NFL PLAY 60 Challenge: Your Roadmap to a Healthy Heart
September 26, 1PM EDT Virtual Viewing Party- Registration
Join Minnesota Vikings Kyle Rudolph and Everson Griffen, and American Heart Association volunteer Dr. Courtney Baechler on a journey to learn how the heart really works and how you can boost heart health with 60 minutes of physical activity a day.
October 2017 Events
Generation Beyond- LIVE from Lockheed Martin Advance Technology
October 4, 1PM EDT Virtual Field Trip- Registration
Join Discovery Education and Lockheed Martin as we take students behind the scenes at the state-of-the-art Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center to explore how new innovations are helping engineers and scientists continue to explore deep space. Tune in to meet the experts using cutting-edge simulation labs to advance the frontiers of science!
Manufacturing Day of Learning
October 6, 11AM EDT Virtual Field Trip- Registration
Join us in celebrating MFG Day as we stream LIVE to classrooms across the country from Discovery’s Global Headquarters. Tune in at the top of each hour to experience careers in modern manufacturing, engage in interactive activities and see just how diverse and innovative the opportunities are for students who transform passions into a future in STEM.
Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge Final Presentations
October 17, 3-5PM EDT Live Stream- Registration
Tune in LIVE to see the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge Top 10 Finalists present their extraordinary discoveries as they compete for the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist.”
Undeniably Dairy- Premiere
October 6, 1PM EDT Virtual Field Trip- Registration
Go behind-the-scenes of the dairy industry and learn how dairy cows are naturally born recyclers, how farmers use innovative practices to be good stewards of the land, how dairy is delivered from the farm to your fridge… and more. Learn about how innovations are keeping cows, people and the planet healthy and happy!
DEN Virtual Conference (VirtCon)- Registration
Join your Discovery Education Community for the 2017 DEN Virtual Conference. You are invited to participate in this conference from the comfort of your own couch or at one of the viewing parties hosted by fellow Community members. More details, coming soon!
On the Frontlines of the Opiod Epidemic: A Community Fighting Back
October 25, 1PM EDT Virtual Field Trip- Registration
Operation Prevention will introduce students to the residents of Huntington, West Virginia, one of the communities most affected by the opioid epidemic, to share how opioids have changed their lives. With stories from survivors, community members, and those working tirelessly to make a change, students will be introduced to all facets of a community in recovery during this vital, personal look into the opioid epidemic.
October 26, 10AM ET Virtual Field Trip- Registration
Visit Churchill, MB for the annual polar bear migration. Since 2010, Discovery Education has teamed up with Polar Bears International to bring students a series of webcasts during the annual polar bear migration. Find out about these extraordinary animals and learn more about the careers open to you on the tundra.
TGR EDU: Explore
October 31, 1PM EDT Virtual Field Trip- Registration
The Tiger Woods Foundation (TWF) and Discovery Education have partnered on an exciting new initiative to champion breakthrough transformations by digitizing and scaling TWF award-winning curriculum and programs as we equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to exceed any and all expectations.
To learn more about any of these events, visit DiscoveryEducation.com/Events
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