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Help Students Find Their Future In Agriculture!

Explore the broad range of careers within the agriculture industry with AgExplorer. Brought to you by the National FFA and Discovery Education, AgExplorer helps students find their future in agriculture! Students will discover what careers fit their passions and skills by watching videos, exploring career profiles and completing the Career Finder interactive.

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Weather Month Resources

From deciding whether or not to bring an umbrella to school to thinking about meteorology as a career path, the weather matters to everyone! We invite you to celebrate Weather Month by reviewing the instruments that help us measure it and then having a little fun with it by using some of our lesser-known resources. Explore Now

2017 Summer Institutes

We're proud to announce the 2017 DEN Summer Institute and Principal Summit. These FREE residential-style events feature a number of seminars and workshops from keynote speakers, the Discovery Education team, and Discovery Education Community members that will energize your teaching, learning, and leading. Find Out More

Women in History Resources

In honor of Women’s History Month, we celebrate African American figures in the STEM fields to inspire the next generation of trailblazing girls and young people interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Explore Now

Young Scientists Submit Your Entries Today!

With only one month left for students to submit their entries to The Young Scientist Challenge, it is time from some STEM-spiration! Tune-in today at 11 AM EST for first-hand Young Scientist Challenge advice from our 2015 Winner Hannah Herbst. Contest closes April 19th at 8PM ET. Watch Now

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First Day of Spring Resources

Bring spring to life with your students this year. Spring begins on March 20, 2017 and we’re celebrating the season with the arts – drawing and singing. Within each grade band, we’ve selected a focus, resources, and activities to get your students excited and knowledgeable about spring!
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Spotlight on Strategies Six-Week Challenge

With so many strategies to choose from, we’ve put together a handy six-week program to get you started. These highly engaging, easy-to-use activities support teaching and learning across the curriculum, drawing on rich and stimulating Discovery Education resources. Register anytime this month, and you’ll receive weekly emails highlighting a different strategy with ideas for how to use it in the classroom.
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Happening Today - Virtual Pi Day Party

Celebrate this intriguing mathematical constant with a virtual party. Discover instructional resources, programs, tools, and activities that explore the history of Pi and its applications in everyday life. You'll connect with classrooms across North America to showcase your own Pi Day celebrations and participate in a day-long celebration of math and science.
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TOMORROW: Don't Miss Out on $5K for Your School Garden!

The Let It Grow Contest closes tomorrow, March 14, 2017. You still have 24 hours to vote for a middle school of your choice for the chance to win upwards of $10,000 in agricultural grants, an introduction to a local agronomist, a celebratory winner event and more! Don't delay.
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St. Patrick’s Day Resources

On March 17, the feast of St. Patrick celebrates Ireland’s patron saint, but the many Irish who emigrated to other countries have helped make St. Patrick’s Day a secular holiday celebrating all things Irish. In this Lively Lesson, students create illuminated letters that represent St. Patrick.
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Daylight Saving Resources

People anticipate Daylight Saving with mixed feelings: It will stay lighter longer in the evenings! I’ll lose an hour of sleep! Whatever you and students are feeling about the time change, help your students understand the history of the policy (based solidly in politics and history, rather than science) and exactly how it works.
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Have Students who LOVE Sports?

Explore the NEW interactive map from Careers Beyond the Court, created to highlight the diverse, exciting careers in the professional tennis industry. Questions? Join @DiscoveryEd for an exclusive educator Twitter Chat, March 30th 2017 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ET. #TennisTalk
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Virtual Pi Day Party

On March 14, celebrate this intriguing mathematical constant with a virtual party. Discover instructional resources, programs, tools, and activities that explore the history of Pi and its applications in everyday life. You'll connect with classrooms across North America to showcase your own Pi Day celebrations and participate in a day-long celebration of math and science.
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Spotlight on Strategies Six-Week Challenge

Discovery Education’s Spotlight on Strategies are creative, research-based instructional strategies, presented by teachers for teachers. With so many strategies to choose from, we’ve put together a handy six-week program to get you started. Register anytime in March, and you’ll receive weekly emails highlighting a different strategy with ideas for how to use it in the classroom.
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Prepare for an Ocean Landing: Brought to you in partnership with America's Navy

Make physics exciting and relevant for your high schoolers with a new, free digital lesson plan - Ocean Landing! Complete with the companion educator guide, students examine how pilots launch and land high-speed F-18 jets on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier, all while applying relative motion and velocity, acceleration, thrust, drag, and more! Ready, Jet, Go!
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3 week left to enter for a chance at $10k

Encourage teens to enter the Operation Prevention Video Challenge for a chance at amazing scholarships and the opportunity to bring a lifesaving message to their peers. Assign the Challenge to your class today to kick-start lifesaving conversations about the opioid epidemic.
Submit a PSA by March 28

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Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community
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International Women’s Day Resources

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8 and Women’s History Month, we celebrate the female voice and perspective while examining the significant contributions of women to the progressive use of language, groundbreaking new thoughts, ideas, and genres, and promoting social change and activism through words and publishing.
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See What's Happening in March

Each month we’ll be highlighting key Discovery Education resources, lesson starters, webinars and live events thematically tied to special events, celebrations, or commemorations that you may be teaching in your classrooms. See what's coming up in March including a Pi Day Party, Women in History Month resources, and more.
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March Content Showcase

Explore new content added to Discovery Education services in March including Preschool and Kindergarten Prep, Generation Earth, History Kids, The Rain Forests Are Under Threat, and Food Diet: Think Before You Eat.
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Spotlight on Strategies Six-Week Challenge

Engage with digital media in a practical, deep, and meaningful way. Discovery Education’s Spotlight on Strategies are creative, research-based instructional strategies, presented by teachers for teachers. With so many strategies to choose from, we’ve put together a handy six-week program to get you started. Register anytime in March, and you’ll receive weekly emails highlighting a different strategy with ideas for how to use it in the classroom.
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Prepare for an Ocean Landing: Brought to you in partnership with America's Navy

Make physics exciting and relevant for your high schoolers with a new, free digital lesson plan - Ocean Landing! Complete with the companion educator guide, students examine how pilots launch and land high-speed F-18 jets on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier, all while applying relative motion and velocity, acceleration, thrust, drag, and more! Ready, Jet, Go!
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A scholarship with an important message

The Operation Prevention Video Challenge encourages teens to create an original PSA that warns their peers about the dangers of misusing prescription opioids. This is your students’ chance to impact the opioid epidemic and win up to $10,000 doing it. There is one month left to submit a video: Assign the Challenge to your class today!
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World Wildlife Day Resources

This World Wildlife Day, inspire the young people in your classrooms and schools to understand the issues around habitat change, over-exploitation of resources, and illicit trafficking and how this impacts wildlife around the world with these resource suggestions.
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Read Across America Day Resources

Discovery Education joins teachers, students, parents, and communities in celebrating reading and instilling a love for literature at all ages. Explore some of our on-demand events, literature series and resources in the Discovery Education library along with instructional ideas for use in your classroom as you celebrate Read Across America Day.
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Tune-In TODAY at 12 PM CT / 1 PM ET

Tune-In today as we broadcast LIVE from 3M World Headquarters in St. Paul, Minn. You'll hear from some of 3M's leading scientists about a few of the innovations that are improving lives worldwide. With hands-on experiments, live Q&A and more - you do not want to miss this one-of-a-kind learning venture!
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New Digital Exploration: Aim to Reclaim

In the newest virtual simulation from Dig Into Mining, students will explore the reclamation process to discover how land is restored for a sustainable future. Introductions to the different types of careers are combined with decision points throughout the lab to allow students to better understand the complexity of the reclamation process.
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Slavery, Abolitionists, and the Underground Railroad

To help students better understand the realities of life before the Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment, have groups of students focus on different aspects of slavery through our SOS: Jigsaw activity.
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Your Students Could Win An Exclusive 3M Mentorship!

Mentorship is of paramount importance to middle school STEM education. Encourage your students to enter The Young Scientist Challenge today for the chance to work one-on-one with a 3M Scientist during an exclusive summer-long mentorship - a once in a lifetime learning opportunity!
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Quality Professional Development Exclusively for K-12 Leaders

Join superintendents and curriculum leaders from across the country for a day to pause, reflect on the direction of your schools, and explore innovative best practices in instructional leadership. Powerful Practices is a free, in-person professional development event immersing instructional leaders like yourself in the latest ideas and proven strategies impacting student achievement.
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Presidents, President’s, or Presidents’ Day?

Presidents, President’s, or Presidents’ Day? Which do we celebrate? In this Lively Lesson, students find a variety of real world examples of differing holiday spellings, take a position on what an “official” spelling should be, and write persuasive letters to companies explaining why they should keep or change the spelling in their advertising or text.
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The Red Nose Challenge is now open.

Cultivate empathy in your classroom by encouraging students in Grades 3-8 to create a 1-2 minute video of their plan to make a difference for children living in poverty for a chance to win $5,000 to put their plan into action and other exciting prizes.
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New Digital Exploration: Aim to Reclaim

In the newest virtual simulation from Dig Into Mining, students will explore the reclamation process to discover how land is restored for a sustainable future. Introductions to the different types of careers are combined with decision points throughout the lab to allow students to better understand the complexity of the reclamation process.
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#DESTEMChat - Inspiring Innovation for the Future

Has everything worth innovating been innovated? Are there still things to invent? Most students only recognize past innovators, missing out on seeing the possibilities of their own futures. Join #DESTEMChat on February 22 to discuss the importance of highlighting innovators and inventors from "today" so students can see all the pathways to changing the world. Join #DESTEMChat on Twitter to participate.
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Presidents' Day Resources

Presidents’ Day is a federal holiday that honors the legacies of former U.S. Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Use these Discovery Education Streaming and Social Studies Techbook resources to explore the history of this holiday, and learn more about the two presidents it honors.
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Go Inside The World of 3M Science - Feb. 23!

Join us on February 23, 2017, at 1PM EST as special co-host Hannah Herbst, 2015 Young Scientist Challenge Winner, gets hands on with 3M scientists doing experiments you can only see at their World Headquarters in St. Paul, Minn. Register today for this one-of-a-kind learning venture!
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It's Random Acts of Kindness Week

We're turning the world kind! Visit randomactsof.us to join a challenge & claim your page on the Kindness Generator, and your school could be recognized as the kindest in the world!
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African Americans in the Arts

The contributions of black Americans to art and culture are practically immeasurable. One era of African American art, music, literature, and activism was the Harlem Renaissance between 1919 and the early 1940s. During this period, writers, painters, and musicians in Harlem helped establish a voice for African American culture in twentieth-century America. Explore this era with these Discovery Education resources.
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Valentine's Day Resources

Looking for something sweet to do with your classes on Valentine’s Day? Check out these Discovery Education resources to engage students and try some of our featured activities to help them celebrate.
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Presidents' Day Virtual Viewing Party

#CelebrateWithDE and explore the history of Presidents' Day, a federal holiday honoring the legacies of former U.S. Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, with this virtual viewing party on February 17.
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Guide Your Young Scientists With Challenge Support Materials

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is a unique project-based learning opportunity that gives students a chance to work one-on-one with a 3M Scientist! Guide your students along their Young Scientist Challenge journey with the aid of these tools, tips and templates designed to help them submit a successful entry video.
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See What's Happening in February

Each month we’ll be highlighting key Discovery Education resources, lesson starters, webinars and live events thematically tied to special events, celebrations, or commemorations that you may be teaching in your classrooms. See what's coming up in February including a Presidents' Day Virtual Viewing Party and Black History Month resources.
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Black History Month Resources

Celebrate the achievements and contributions of black Americans and honor the journey of African Americans in United States history with these resources from Discovery Education.
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STEMinar Live - STEM Strategies that Work

Join us on February 8 to hear our guests Jessica Vasquez from Randolph Howell Elementary, TN and Erin Leone from Bernard Middle School, MO discuss the ways they are developing a STEM culture in their classrooms.
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February Content Showcase

Explore new content added to Discovery Education services in February including panoramic virtual tours, Color, The Spectrum of Science, and Grow a Planet: The Power of Flowers.
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Quality Professional Development Exclusively for K-12 Leaders

Join superintendents and curriculum leaders from across the country for a day to pause, reflect on the direction of your schools, and explore innovative best practices in instructional leadership. Powerful Practices is a free, in-person professional development event immersing instructional leaders like yourself in the latest ideas and proven strategies impacting student achievement.
Register Today

Super Bowl Resources

Are you and your students ready for some football? Super Bowl LI is coming… Sunday, February 5. Get your students ready for the big day with a variety of resources from Discovery Education, including a Virtual Field Trip to take a look inside the Houston Texans’ practice facility.
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Are you ready for kick-off?

Score a behind the scenes look at the NFL Experience at Super Bowl LI. Join the National Football League, American Heart Association, and Discovery Education on January 31 for a LIVE Virtual Field Trip.
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National Freedom Day

Based on the dedicated action of Richard Wright, an American citizen and former slave, National Freedom Day was established in 1948 to celebrate the spirit of freedom on which the United States of America was founded. Encourage your students to understand and celebrate the freedoms afforded to citizens of the U.S. on February 1, using Discovery Education resources that are focused on freedom.
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Quiet on Set!

High school students who film a safe driving PSA could win up to $15,000 and work with a Discovery film crew to reshoot their spot for TV. Encourage teens to submit their original video before February 23rd!
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