In honor of Science Channel’s Space Week and the arrival of NASA’s New Horizons space probe at Pluto after a nine-year journey, this month’s Content Showcase features videos related to space science. Featured programs are available in DE Streaming and Techbook in the United States and Canada. Links to each program mentioned in the video are
This week, citizens across Canada and the United States celebrate their respective Independence Day. The Constitution Act, 1867 united the British colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada into a single nation called Canada. Each year on July 1, parades, firework displays, barbecues, and celebrations are held in honor of Canada Day.
Discovery Education’s Content Team is proud to bring to you the third installment of a new video blog series, Content Showcase! Each month we will highlight recently added video related to a timely theme. For the month of June, Content Showcase takes viewers through major milestones in American history, from the journey of the pilgrims to
The recent earthquakes in Nepal have sparked countless conversations across the world. Strong earthquakes have the power to destroy a city’s infrastructure and, even more importantly, put entire populations at risk. Introduce the concept of earthquakes by showing the video segments Earthquake and Nepal: Help Needed to the class. In order to help students understand
Discovery Education’s Content Team is proud to bring to you the second installment of a new video blog series, Content Showcase! Each month we will highlight recently added video related to a timely theme. With spring in full swing and summer just on the horizon, May’s Content Showcase connects new programs from the Genuine Picture, Inc.,
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
In this week’s Lively Lesson we highlight Global Stories and Global Wrap, revealing new ways to incorporate current events into the classroom. Both series can be used in a variety of ways and can be applied to numerous subjects areas. The programs are updated on a weekly basis, with new episodes available on My DE every Wednesday afternoon.
Working on your weekly lesson plans? Our new Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas! Have you ever listened to a song by Dr. Lodge McCammon? If not, you and your students might be missing out. McCammon is a lyrical genius. His songs cover topics related