On the first Friday in May, we celebrate National Space Day, a holiday established to celebrate achievements in space exploration and encourage students to pursue careers in space-related STEM careers. There are plenty of resources about the space sciences waiting to be discovered in your Discovery Education account. May the 4th Be with You! Since
May is Space Month! Celebrate all month with us and use these special resources on Space Day, May 5. As you might imagine, Discovery Education has thousands of resources about space. From science to history, you and your students will find a variety of media about the vast universe and all the amazing things in
Discovery Education’s Content Team wants to help you through the homestretch of the school year. Here are four recent content additions sure to spark curiosity in the classroom. Telescope by Discovery Channel (42:33) Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Services: DE Streaming U.S., DE Streaming Canada How Tech Works by Exploration Distribution (21:59) Grades: 6-8, 9-12 Service: DE
In this Lively Lesson, students propose the relocation of an endangered animal by researching its habitat, estimating costs for the relocation, and supporting their choices with evidence.
Don’t miss an opportunity to transport your students into exciting places featuring fascinating people and careers. Take a look below for some of our upcoming events, or browse our archived events by following the directions below. Dates: 9-17-15 Times: 12 PM Eastern – Student Town Hall with Justice Breyer 1:30 – 2:00 PM Eastern – A Tour
By Emily Sigman In celebration of Space Day, we’re featuring student work from Mineola Middle School in Mineola, NY. Mr. Vince Interrante’s fifth grade students worked in collaborative teams to explore the solar system with the goal of finding a location that may be able to sustain life and be colonized in the future.
This is a featured guest post written by Wyatt Channell, Executive Producer for Science Channel’s How the Universe Works. Don’t forget to register for our #OfthePeople Virtual Field Trip to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center this Friday at 1 PM EDT! I couldn’t tell you how many programs I’ve made about space over the last five years. I’ve
There’s a lot of talk about the planets these days (poor Pluto), but the main attraction of the solar system is keeping things in motion. In honor of Space Week, I thought I would share some resources and experiments that will brighten your students’ week! Weather Things: Sun, Air, Wind, and Atmosphere: The
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
This issue of the DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few of the things to look forward to reading. Celebrate Space Day with a Virtual Field Trip Spring VirtCon is April 25 Congrats on winning a Bessie Award Keep reading to learn more about these projects and