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Beyond the Textbook: Multimedia Einsteins

Beyond the Textbook: Multimedia Einsteins

Among the many hats that Patti Duncan wears, in the summer she teaches young boys in a Science Camp doing hands-on activities. Recently, Discovery has her on the road doing PD for science teachers and is home about 3 days a month (she’s even been to Anchorage). Her switch from the science world to the

Top Ten STEM with Patti Duncan

As I wait on standby for this webinar to begin, I fear that I am going to be, once again, in over my head. The first STEM webinar in this series was hosted by Dr. Michio Kaku, and although he fascinated me, he lost me. After all, I’m just an English teacher on science disconnect.

Siemens STEM Academy

If you missed the first in Discovery’s series of Siemens STEM Academy Webinars featuring theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku, you will be happy to know that you can watch the archived version at the Siemens STEM Academy. If you are new to the Siemens STEM Academy, Siemens is a Discovery Communication partnership that sponsors Siemens

DEN SCIcon 2010 Resources

  When Brad Fountain says that DEN SCIcon 2010 was “an amazing event,” he was totally on target. Here’s what he said on his blog, Science in Action: What an amazing event!! SCIcon exceeded everyone’s expectations in turnout, community involvement, and enhancing science instruction. We had approximately 500 individuals attend virtually including attendees from Australia,

Dr. Michio Kaku: Physics of the Impossible

Dr. Michio Kaku, host of Science Channel Sci-Fi Science, notes that as a child, Albert Einstein was a role model. Kaku wanted to complete his work, so in high school, he created an atom smasher that got him into Harvard. Flash Gordon was his second hero, and both moved him toward becoming a theoretical physicist.

STEM Survey and Upcoming Webinars

STEM Survey If you happened to participate either or at an in-person event at the DEN SCIcon 2010 on Saturday, January 9, you will be happy to know that Discovery is working on a variety of new programs related to STEM education and need some feedback from our community. Give Discovery your input and you’ll

Hands On Digital with Patti Duncan at DEN SCIcon 2010

Patti Duncan is a DEN STAR, a Discovery Trainer, and a global presenter. Even more importantly, she has been a science teacher for years. The wealth of knowledge she brings to this presentation combines technology and teaching experience. Patti’s resources and links for this presentation are shared here. Today’s presentation archives and resources will be

Propel Montour to host DEN SCIcon 2010

 What a great place to hold an event for Discovery Education…a school.  No room fees, no charge for Internet, and we even get to sit in those little chairs.  I was pretty pumped up when I found out that Propel Montour would be hosting this very unique virtual conference on January 9th. Even though it is

The DEN Can Change the World

Discovery Education has so many excellent programs that it is hard to select just one to promote, but its partnership with Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is hard to top. When you combine DE and Siemens and NSTA with our nations’ students and teachers working collaboratively, you get a real definition of change

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