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Explore the Application of Genomics to the World Around Us 

Explore the Application of Genomics to the World Around Us 

The new and developing field of genomics involves the study of the genome, the entirety of a person’s genes. Genomic studies in medicine are showing that interaction between genes and environmental factors and lifestyle choices can have a major influence on a person’s risk of developing diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.   Developed

Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Support Families with Resources to Ignite Student Interest in STEM

“As I work with teachers to build out lesson plans, I always look for new and innovative ways to capture and maintain my students’ attention. The resources from Discovery Education and their partners give me a powerful tool that I can count on to engage our students as it shows them the world beyond the

Help Girls Build Cyber Skills to Secure the Future with Girls4Tech

Our world is changing faster than ever, and there has never been more opportunity for students to soar in STEM! As the 4th Industrial Revolution redefines life as we know it, students today are in a unique position to help build a better world for us all by harnessing the power of technological innovation. Girls4Tech,

Help Elementary Students Understand Medication Safety with Digital Resources from Dose of Knowledge

Helping younger students understand the differences between prescription medication and over-the counter medication can be a daunting task, but it’s crucial to preparing them to make healthier decisions about medications. Dose of Knowledge, an expansion of the?Pharmacists Teach?program into classrooms, strives to empower educators and pharmacists to address substance misuse and educate students to make good

Connect Nuclear Innovation & Space Exploration with the Powering Possibilities VFT On-Demand

The applications of nuclear science are multifaceted! In Nuclear Frontiers: Powering Possibilities, the new Virtual Field Trip from Navigating Nuclear, students have the opportunity to explore the ways nuclear science is powering innovation here on Earth and investigate some of the ways nuclear technology can be used in space, even for travel between Earth, the

10 Professional Development Resources for a Year of Transformation 

The last year has taught us so very much about flexible approaches to learning, let’s stop and take a moment to recognize the newfound strengths that this flexibility allows for educators in all types of learning environments, from traditional classrooms to summer schools, afterschool and beyond. Read on to explore simple no-cost resources that enable educators

Empower Girls with New STEM Resources from Girls4Tech

With the goal of providing five million girls with an engaging STEM education by 2025, Mastercard has partnered with Discovery Education to launch the latest phase of the award-winning Girls4Tech initiative. Girls4Tech is Mastercard’s signature science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program geared towards giving girls in middle and high school access to STEM resources and career exploration

Hands-On STEM Learning and Career Explorations for Middle School Students

It’s never too early to introduce students to the power of STEM and get them thinking about a future career in STEM. The STEM Careers Coalition, a first-of-its-kind STEM initiative working to address the STEM workforce and inspiration gap by connecting industry and classrooms at unprecedented scale, offers a number of resources to support real-world

Dynamic Digital Resources for Educators and Students to Unlock the Power of the Genome

Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not.  From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to

Three Resources to Teach Students the Importance of Water Conservation from Conversation Station 

How do we help students understand the ways they can be more thoughtful when they turn on the tap? Through resources that highlight the many ways that water conservation today can support a brighter future!  Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World is a standards-aligned educational program that promotes energy-water literacy and conservation efforts through technology. Developed in

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