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Vote for the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award & Join the Live Final Event

Vote for the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award & Join the Live Final Event

Now through October 15, 2021, students, teachers, parents, and other members of the public can vote once per day  to choose the innovation from the 2021 3M Young Scientist Challenge that they believe has the most potential to make a positive impact on the world – and take advantage of the opportunity to join us live

Celebrate Modern Manufacturing with the STEM Careers Coalition

Calling all creators, doers and makers! If your students are ready to solve some of the manufacturing industry’s toughest challenges, check out these resources to see if they have what it takes to Make It In Modern Manufacturing. In celebration of Manufacturing Day, the STEM Careers Coalition, has curated an engaging collection of brain teasers,

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

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

CITGO Fueling Education Challenge Winners Demonstrate the Problem-Solving Power of STEM

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Discovery Education have announced the winners of the 2021 Fueling Education Challenge. Building upon the CITGO Fueling Education initiative with Discovery Education, students in grades 5-8 were asked to identify a community problem and share a solution aligned to one of the four following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: safety and well-being, quality education,

Celebrate the Wonders of Space with STEM and Career Exploration Resources

In celebration of National Space Day, the STEM Careers Coalition has curated a selection of resources that encourage students to think like astronauts with exciting intergalactic activities that explore machine learning, vision software engineering, cosmic combustion and more. Educators can introduce students to out-of-this world people working in exciting careers that support human space exploration

Help Students Learn to Conserve on Earth Day and Beyond

Spark student change–makers this Earth Day with resources from Conservation Station that connect global issues to students’ everyday lives. Explore a series of ready-to-use activities that will get students thinking proactively about local infrastructure, ecological balance, and personal choices. Developed in partnership with Itron, Conversation Station provides students with an exciting look at how new technologies are

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

Teaching Data Literacy

By Emily Strickland, 7th grade Math, GCS Virtual program, EDP Director, Beck Academy With no-cost content from Discover Data – an education initiative powered by the Nielsen Foundation in collaboration with Discovery Education and the National Afterschool Association – students in grades 6-12 and educators have critical learning resources at their fingertips to seamlessly integrate data literacy wherever learning takes

Financial Literacy Challenge from Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Inspires Community Collaboration to Win $10,000

The Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Contest enables communities to vote for their school to win $10,000 to use toward critical educator resources to teach kids how to earn, save, spend, and donate. This national contest encourages elementary school teachers, families, and community members to show their commitment to financial education by voting online daily for

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