Twice a year, for one day in spring and one day in autumn, the sun’s rays strike the earth directly at the equator. This causes daylight and nighttime to last for exactly the same amount of time (12 hours) on those two days. The event is called equinox, which is Latin for equal night. Build
Learn from your peers. Connect with experts. Share the world with your students. We are excited to share a calendar full of virtual events to support you in your own professional learning and provide opportunities to connect your students to experts and other classrooms from around the globe. We hope you’ll join us for an
In this horror short, a defenseless high school student is tormented by an evil foe. Can she solve the seemingly impossible math equation? Or will this math nightmare be her ultimate demise? A Discovery Education Production Written and Directed by Maria Truitt Since the beginning of time, math has been a frightening subject. But Discovery Education is
What causes shorter and cooler days in the fall? Why do leaves change color? Can I get a large pumpkin spice latte? Find the answers to at least a few of these questions with these Discovery Education resources.
Working on your weekly lesson plans? This Sunday blog series, Lively Lessons, will provide you with Discovery Education content and lesson plan ideas. A pumpkin is a fruit! Filled with seeds, pumpkins are fruits that can grow to become very large under the right weather and soil conditions. Their characteristics also make pumpkins useful for
Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!! September is here which means that Autumn, better known as Fall, is fast approaching! Fall marks the transition from Summer into Winter. In North America, Fall is considered to begin with the September equinox.