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Inspire Students to Consider Careers in Mining Innovation with All-New Dig Into Mining Career Resources  

Inspire Students to Consider Careers in Mining Innovation with All-New Dig Into Mining Career Resources  

If students can’t see it, they can’t be it! Exposing students to a wide variety of industries and career paths is key to expanding their interest in STEM careers. In partnership with Freeport-McMoRan, Dig Into Mining provides students with a deeper understand of the mining industry overall, and new career profiles give students the opportunity to discover how

Encourage Students to Discover the Infinite Possibilities for Innovation with “The Internet of Things,” a New Virtual Field Trip from Conservation Station – Now Available On-Demand

The Internet of Things refers to a collection of computing devices – such as smart phones and speakers, thermostats and sensors – which are connected to a network to allow for an improved real-time data to better manage two of the most critical resources to humanity: energy and water. This new Virtual Field Trip (VFT) from Conversation Station, developed in partnership

Recognize World Oceans Day with STEM-Focused Digital Resources from Boeing FUTURE U.

Marine biology and human life are inextricably linked, and the oceans may hold the secrets to many of our most pressing issues. In fact, recent research finds that even COVID-19 solutions may be underneath the ocean’s surface: according to one recent study bacteria found deep in the sea may be helpful in detecting the Coronavirus. The important

Creative, Fun & Free: 3 Design Challenge Activities for Families

By Guest Blogger By Megan Skipworth, Chapin High School, El Paso Independent School District As the summer approaches, students and their families need access to quality resources that are both engaging and fun – design challenges are a great example. Design thinking helps learners solve real-world problems using creativity and critical thinking skills. To help

Level-Up Summer Learning for Students and Teachers with Hands-On STEM Activities and Professional Development Resources from Siemens STEM Day

As summer approaches, many families are in search of supplemental virtual resources to support continued learning over the summer. Likewise, many educators are faced with the need to adjust their professional development plans for the summer to more virtual experiences.  Siemens STEM Day, developed in partnership with The Siemens Foundation, can help with both! An

Help Families Engage Students in Critical STEM Learning with Fun, Hands-on Experiment Videos Featuring 3M Scientists

As educators, parents and students around the world strive to adapt to the new normal, the availability of quality resources to help families continue to support virtual learning is a primary focus. A long-time Discovery Education partner, 3M is committed to helping teachers and students as they adapt to a new way of learning due to the

STEM Careers Coalition Partner Spotlight: Chevron

A coalition of industry partners that have joined forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide, the STEM Careers Coalition offers no-cost digital learning resources for educators, parents, students and employees to foster equity and access to quality education, and build the next generation of solution-seekers at no-cost

Inspire the Makers and Help Create Lasting Memories with Family Activities and At-Home Project Ideas from Science Fair Central

Identifying opportunities for hands-on experiences as part of a virtual learning curriculum can be challenging.  Students and parents need grab-and-go options that clearly identify the processes and materials, so that they can successfully implement meaningful projects.  Science Fair Central offers a wide variety of family activities and project starters that can be accessed from any digital device or downloaded as part

Accelerate Earth Day Virtual Learning with the New ecoAction Virtual Field Trip from FUTURE U – Now Available On-Demand

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Boeing and Discovery Education launched the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip. You and your students can still enjoy this virtual experience in your own time by accessing it on demand at BoeingFUTUREU.com!    Focused on investigation of the themes of air, land, water, and waste, the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip invites students to explore how they can do their part to

Hands-On STEM/STEAM Resources for Enhanced Virtual Learning

Promoting 21st century skills with no-cost Discovery Education eLearning resources.  Students hear about the importance of Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Mathematics all the time, but rarely are they given the opportunity to find out for themselves. Luckily, the power of STEM/STEAM exploration is now just a few clicks away for students in grades K-12, thanks to a wide variety of no-cost virtual learning resources available from Discovery Education.  

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