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Belk Service Learning Challenge & DEN STARs

Belk Service Learning Challenge & DEN STARs

Calling STAR Discovery Educators in Birmingham, AL, Atlanta, GA, and the triad region of North Carolina: We hope you’ve already heard about the Belk Service Learning Challenge.  We want you to know that we’re especially excited to be able to support our STAR Discovery Educators as you enter this rewarding project.  To help your students

STEM students make a difference with The Air Force Collaboratory projects!

High school students from around the country have collaborated on the first two U.S. Air Force Collaboratory projects to great success. Thousands of ideas have been shared and the Air Force is working toward creating real solutions to real challenges. Project 003: The Launch of GPS IIF is now underway, and we need students to help us complete

Why Be Active?

Byline: Jessica Donaldson While exploring the Energy Balance 101 curriculum from the Together Counts program, I came across a fun and important lesson for grades K-2 and 3-5. The lesson is entitled Why Be Active? and prompts students to think about the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle. The lesson plan’s “instant expert” section gives

Become an Agent of Change: Learn How on Wednesday, 11/13 at 7pm ET

  Animal Planet’s Dave Salmoni brought some friends to visit the National Elementary School Winners, for Grades 3-5, at Kelly Mill Elementary School in Cumming, GA. You could win an interactive Discovery assembly, a $5,000 school grant and more! Empower your students to make a difference with the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge,

Tuesday 11/12 Virtual PD Event: thinc Differently – Earning Straight C’s is a Good Thing

  Lance Rougeux, VP, Learning Communities & Educational Consultants 11/12 Virtual PD Event: thinc Differently – Earning Straight C’s is a Good Thing In the context of conceptual shifts and crosscutting concepts articulated in the Next Generation Science Standards, it is essential that we think outside the box, outside the book, and outside the classroom,

Achieving Energy Balance Together

Byline: Jessica Donaldson  Health education is one of those topics that we can all agree is needed. That happens in PE, right? It doesn’t have to just happen there. To be honest, it can’t continue to be treated as something that is only taught during PE. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control

The Air Force Collaboratory: Project 3

Your student’s idea could help launch a GPS satellite into space in 2014! High school students from around the world have collaborated on the first two Air Force Collaboratory projects with great success.  Thousands of ideas have been shared to create real solutions to real challenges.  The Search & Rescue 2.0 and Mind of a Quadrotor

Discovery, Innovation, Sustainability: A Virtual Field Trip from Discovery Channel Headquarters

Discovery, Innovation, Sustainability: A Virtual Field Trip from Discovery Channel Headquarters If you saw Chad’s post about what the DEN is doing for Connected Educator Month you know that there are a number of virtual events available for your students to participate with us.  To wrap-up our STEMtember promotion (yes, we know the date is in October

10/9 at 1pm ET: Virtual Field Trip From the Autodesk Gallery

Exploring Design – The Gateway to the Future  October 9th at 1pm ET See how STEAM subjects influence real-world design!  Come join us for very cool Virtual Field Trip from the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco on October 9th at 1pmET.  The Autodesk Gallery is a showroom of innovative design to illustrate projects that make use of Autodesk technology, to support industries

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