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Dynamic New Virtual Field Trips From Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Help Students Explore STEM in the World Around Them

Dynamic New Virtual Field Trips From Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Help Students Explore STEM in the World Around Them

To help students explore the exciting the many ways STEM is shaping the world around them, Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners proudly introduce four new engaging, no-cost virtual field trips (VFTs). Learn more and register for the new virtual field trips and find all the resources here. Discovery Education offers educators, students,

Encourage STEM Exploration in Any Environment with NEW After School Resources

The mission of the STEM Careers Coalition is to inspire STEM exploration and encourage consideration of STEM pathways for all students, in any environment. As we’ve witnessed over the last year, learning doesn’t only take place in the classroom. Out-of-classroom time provides the opportunity for students to expand their understanding of STEM principles while exploring

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,

Curiosity, Creativity and STEM Can Solve Real-World Problems

Excerpt from the May 12th issue of  THE Journal By Guest Blogger & 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finalist Kyle Tianshi My passion for STEM has been driven by curiosity, creativity and a desire to improve the world we live in. I love that STEM provides a way to solve problems and improve lives –

Encourage Hands-On Exploration with Digital Interactives from Dig Into Mining

Do your students understand the “reclamation process” or how land is restored for a sustainable future? Do your students recognize the role of transition metals, like copper, in the products they use everyday, from seat belts to smartphones? Give students an opportunity to take STEM learning to the next level with digital interactive explorations from

Encourage Students to Stay Active Wherever They Are

NFL Play 60, created in partnership with The American Heart Association and the National Football League, features resources to help get your class moving, whether you are in the classroom or learning remotely. Resources include videos, lesson plans, digital explorations and virtual field trips highlighting the impact of physical activity on health and wellness. Videos 

Empower Students to Build STEM Dreams with Accessible Digital Resources

by Mark Case, Science Teacher at Southern Guilford High Schools Astronaut and physicist Sally Ride famously said: “If you can see it, you can be it.” This now common phrase has special truth in education. Wherever students are learning, seeing people like them represented – especially in ever-growing fields like STEM – helps build their

Celebrate Black Changemakers Year-round with New Resources

Celebrate a continual story of progress and self-empowerment during Black History Month with Discovery Education resources to inspire tomorrow’s activists and innovators. Spark a year-long dialogue with your students about the many remarkable people, events, and accomplishments that continue to help shape our nation. Speak Truth to Power  Watch as author, commentator, and attorney Van

Connect STEM Learning to Real-World Experiences with New Resources from the STEM Careers Coalition 

Did you know that offshore oil rigs are decommissioned and sunk to create artificial reefs around the United States?   New “anywhere” activities from the STEM Careers Coalition help educators bring the real-world to life by making the connections between NGSS-aligned curriculum and current scientific innovation.  As a first-of-its-kind STEM initiative, the STEM Careers Coalition is working to address the STEM workforce and inspiration

Connecting Students to the Real-World of Healthcare

by Joe Sanchez, PhD MBA, Director of R&D Science Engagement at AstraZeneca As kids continue to navigate the new school year, whether in-person or virtually, being aware of overlapping diseases and social realities has become more important than ever. Beyond the ever-present threats posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are 6.2 million children living with asthma in

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