Discovery STEM Day


Friday, May 6, 2016

Broadcasts starting at 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, and 2 PM ET


#CelebratewithDE and join us as we tour Discovery Communication’s world headquarters and meet the men and women behind the world’s #1 nonfiction media company.

We will broadcast five different live-streamed career spotlights providing your class the chance to learn about the STEM skills needed in a variety of fields. Additionally, we encourage you to follow up your viewing experience with our hands-on STEM Challenges.

Each 20-minute live event begins at to top of the hour (10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, and 2 PM ET).  All classrooms are welcome to register to stay up to date with changes, updates and announcements.

Suggested Grade Levels: K-12


Choose the live stream that best fits your teaching scenario.  Download the accompanying STEM Challenge (below) and prepare any materials. You will need a computer with an Internet connection, a means of projecting your screen to the classroom, and speakers to hear the event.

Broadcast Time

(all ET)

 Career Spotlight

Career Expert


STEM Challenge

10:00 – 10:20 AM Digital Media Creator Jason Robey Digital Graphic Art Design
11:00 – 11:20 AM Business Leader Jennifer Cortner Developing a TV Show Pitch
12:00 – 12:20 PM Web Designer Julia Stewart Digital Graphic Art Design
1:00 – 1:20 PM Media Analyzer Audrye Tucker Developing a TV Show Pitch
2:00 – 2:20 PM Virtual Reality Developer Cory Key VR Viewer


Visit this page on Friday, May 6 to watch the live streams and join the conversation.  Immediately following the event, utilize the accompanying STEM Challenge to have your students dive into the skills needed to be successful in that field.

STEM Challenge: Digital Graphic Art Design – DOWNLOAD

This challenge is developed to support the STEM Careers Web Designer (12:00pm) and Digital Media Creator (10:00am) live streams during Discovery STEM Day 2016.

STEM Challenge: VR Viewer – DOWNLOAD

This challenge is developed to support the STEM Career Virtual Reality Developer (2:00pm) live stream during Discovery STEM Day 2016.

STEM Challenge: Developing a TV Show Pitch – DOWNLOAD

This challenge is developed to support the STEM Careers Media Analyst (1:00pm) and Business Leader (11:00am) live streams during Discovery STEM Day 2016.


Please share pictures of how your classroom is learning with us on Twitter  using #CelebrateWithDE and @DiscoveryEd.


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