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2017 Siemens Competition is Now Open

2017 Siemens Competition is Now Open

Established in 1999, the Siemens Competition is the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects. Scholarships for winning projects range from $1,000 to $100,000. Listen to last year’s Individual National Winner, Vineet Edupuganti. Learn More About the Siemens

Know the Risks: The Facts About E-Cigarettes Virtual Field Trip

Tune in Live to the KNOW THE RISKS Virtual Field Trip  April 25th 1 PM EDT Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are now the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. youth. But do students know the risks associated with these products? The latest U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on E-cigarette use among Youth and Young Adults

Experience the COLLEGE BLUEPRINT from TGR EDU: EXPLORE

Like what you see below? Join us for our webinar April 11. Learn more here. Guest Post by Rob Lamb TGR EDU: EXPLORE provides teachers, students, and families with valuable access to digital experiences, lessons, and training designed to support college preparation and high-quality STEM career paths. TGR EDU: COLLEGE BLUEPRINT The TGR EDU: COLLEGE BLUEPRINT

Celebrating Lincoln Unified School District in California

Discovery Education would like to celebrate the students and teachers of Lincoln Unified School District in California. The 6th grade team at Lincoln Elementary School instructed their amazing students to utilize Discovery Education and Board Builder to create a Board that demonstrated their learning during their current unit of study. Discovery Education Board Builder is a tool

#CelebrateWithDE – St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, the feast of St. Patrick celebrates Ireland’s patron saint, but the many Irish who emigrated to other countries have helped make St. Patrick’s Day a secular holiday celebrating all things Irish. In this Lively Lesson, students create illuminated letters that represent St. Patrick. For more ideas and digital resources, explore the St.

Slavery, Abolitionists, and the Underground Railroad

To help students better understand the realities of life before the Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment, have groups of students focus on different aspects of slavery through a SOS: Jigsaw activity. Featured Resources Divide students into groups, and assign each group a topic from the Discovery Education video series, America’s Journey Through Slavery. Have

#CelebrateWithDE – Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also called Spring Festival, is celebrated on the new moon that falls between 21st January and 20th February. This year, Chinese New Year falls on January, 28th and welcomes in the Year of the Rooster. The festival both celebrates the hard work of the previous year, and for individuals to wish for

Live from the Tundra on Tuesday, November 15: Ice Bears in Your Backyard

Learn how water in your backyard is tied to polar bears in the Arctic. Through this virtual field trip, students understand the global world of ice and water and why its conservation is so important to all creatures, not just polar bears.

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