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Celebrate Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Families

Celebrate Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Families

It’s October and the fall colors are in full swing with bright oranges, crisp reds, mellow yellows and a supportive pink. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and DecodingCancer.org is dedicated to the mothers, daughters, sisters, and teachers who will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. We have resources to help as many questions come up

Prepare to be Amazed: Live from the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finals

10 Real-World Problems, 10 Brilliant Young Minds, 10 Innovative Solutions Mark your calendars and save the date because you absolutely do not want to miss the opportunity to hear from some of the brightest young scientists in the country. Joining is as simple as 1,2,3. Get to know the finalists before the big event! The 10

The Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge is Open

Do your part to end distracted driving, submit an original Public Service Announcement about safe driving and you could win up to $15,000 cash and the opportunity to work with a Discovery Film Crew to re-shoot your entry video into a TV-ready PSA. What do you have to do? Encourage 9-12 grade students to create a video that promotes

5 Ways STEM Inspires Students to Change the World

Many of the problems we face in our world today will not be solved by today’s adults, but by the students in our classrooms. Whether it is inventing a better way to distribute clean water, repopulate endangered species, or traveling and colonizing Mars; our students will be the ones leading the way. We don’t have

Celebrate Manufacturing Day with a Day of Virtual Learning

Friday, October 6, 2017, at 11:00 AM (EST) Join us in celebrating MFG Day as we stream LIVE to classrooms across the country from Discovery’s Global Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. Tune in at the top of each hour to experience careers in modern manufacturing, engage in interactive activities and see just how diverse and

Content Showcase: October 2017

Discover brand new content added to DE services for the month of October. Access our full list of new content added to the Discovery Education library each month by visiting the New This Month content collection. Lost World of Pompeii by Science Channel Grades: 6-8, 9-12 Services: Streaming U.S., Science Techbook U.S., Social Studies Techbook U.S. The

6 Ways to Encourage STEM at Home

Research studies across the board all seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to family involvement: When families are involved with their children’s learning from the beginning and throughout their academic careers, students don’t just succeed — they shine. Many parents don’t know where to start, and at times feel like they

Introducing Super Health, Super You

Novo Nordisk and Discovery Education have joined forces to create Super Health, Super You; an educational program for upper elementary school students. Together, they are working to inspire school communities to make healthy lifestyle choices. This program offers engaging resources for students, parents, and educators to utilize the Super Health, Super You Playbook, a compilation

Community Update

Community Update: August 25, 2017

A new format, but same great information.  Your Community Update has changed a little since last school year.  We will now go live for the Update, simulcasting in the DEN Online Community and Facebook.  Don’t worry if you can’t join us for each and everyone, we know you have a lot going on. It will

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