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Join the NFL PLAY 60 Challenge Virtual Viewing Party

Are you ready for Kick Off? Don’t miss your chance to get your students moving with the NFL and the American Heart Association during the Virtual Viewing Party. Tune in today at 1pm EDT.

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Live from the Tundra Virtual Experience

#CelebratewithDE as we return to Churchill, Manitoba, Canada on October 26th for the annual polar bear migration. Since 2010, Discovery Education has teamed up with Polar Bears International to bring students a series of webcasts during the annual polar bear migration. Find out about these extraordinary animals and learn more about the careers open to you on the tundra. Find Out More

#DESTEMChat - Engaging the Mars Generation

The students in our schools today are going to be the ones who will take the first step on Mars. With space exploration becoming increasingly important, STEM is critical in preparing our future explorers. Abby is a leader and advocate for kids in space exploration since she was 13 years old. Join the conversation on September 27th as we discuss the future of space education and building an excitement for exploration and the space program! Learn how you can help inspire students to impact the future starting today! Find Out More

Who Will Be America's Next Top Young Scientist?

Join us LIVE on October 17th for some amazing STEM-spiration! At 3 PM ET / 12 PM PT our Top 10 Finalists will present their extraordinary discoveries as they compete for $25,000 and the title of "America’s Top Young Scientist." Register Today

Fall VirtCon 2017

Join us for VirtCon on Saturday, October 21st, where your peers from the Discovery Education Community will present the very best of their practice, share ideas and instructional tools, and demonstrate the latest resources available to you. This virtual learning experience brings our community together for professional development, conversation, and inspiration. Register Now

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Join the NFL PLAY 60 Challenge Virtual Viewing Party

Tune in on Sept. 26 at 1pm EDT to join the National Football League and the American Heart Association on a journey to learn how to boost heart health with 60 minutes or more of physical activity a day.
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#CelebrateWithDE – Autumnal Equinox

With summer drawing to a close, it is the perfect time to look into the science behind this transition of seasons. Explore these digital resources around the autumnal equinox and why it marks the first day of fall.
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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 when the Challenge opens on September 26!
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Undeniably Dairy Virtual Field Trip October 19!

Did you know dairy cows have their own nutritionists and many wear fitness trackers? Or that many farms are using innovative technology to preserve natural resources and the environment? Join us for more fun and surprising dairy facts at this “dairy cool” virtual field trip.
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Classroom Content: Hurricanes

Chances are you and your students have learned more about hurricanes in the last couple of weeks than anyone planned. Use this curated content to teach your students about extreme weather and how to prepare for natural disasters.
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Free STEM Resources for your Classroom

This fall, utilize Dig Into Mining teacher resources to give your students a front row seat to nature’s geological wonders and inspire further exploration of the world around them!
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Now Available: Constitution Day 2017 Virtual Field Trip

On September 17, 1787, the Constitution of the United States was signed at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, PA. This Constitution Day, help your students understand the document and the impact that it has had on our nation with these digital resources. Join us for a 30-minute virtual field trip to the United States Senate and hear from two senators who are experts on the Constitution.
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Game. Set. Career!Behind-the-Scenes of the US Open VFT

Don’t fault. There’s still time to register for the Careers Beyond the Court Virtual Field Trip! Take students behind-the-scenes of the US Open and gain insider knowledge about exciting careers!
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#CelebrateWithDE – Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15, a date that marks the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries — Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Mexico, Chile, and Belize also celebrate their independence in September. Explore these Discovery Education resources and celebrate the culture, history, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans.
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September 2017 – Streaming Newsletter

In case you missed it, check out our monthly Newsletter. We have included timely content, resources, and events to engage your students inside and outside of the classroom.
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Don't Miss The AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip

There's less than two weeks to left to register - Don't miss this unique opportunity to expose your students modern agriculture and a variety of potential career paths that are critical to solving today's real-world challenges.
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#CelebrateWithDE – International Literacy Day

#CelebrateWithDE on International Literacy Day! We know how important digital literacy is and we know you are working hard to ensure your students can navigate thoughtfully through the digital landscape. Help your students develop these critical literacy skills on International Literacy Day, and every day, by using some of our digital resources.
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Customize your learning tools!

After building a pencil holder at the September Home Depot Kids Workshop, download this activity to customize it for use at school or at home.
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TODAY @ 1PM ET: Navy STEM Virtual Field Trip

Are you ready to take flight to a Navy Aircraft Carrier? Don't forget to tune in today from 1PM ET to 1:45PM ET as we broadcast LIVE from Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, FL, to give you a once-in-a-lifetime look at Navy STEM in action!
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Mark Your Calendars: Manufacturing Day is October 6th

Celebrate MFG Day with an exciting Day of Learning streamed LIVE from Discovery’s global headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. Learn how modern manufacturing is a force through which careers of all skills and specialties are possible. Plus, register your class to participate in creating an interactive map showcasing the amazing careers in STEM from people all around the world.
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Who Will Be America's Next Top Young Scientist?

10 real-world problems + 10 brilliant young minds = 10 innovative solutions. Join us LIVE on October 17th to see our Top 10 Finalists present their extraordinary discoveries as they compete for $25,000 and the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist."
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Take Flight to a Navy Aircraft Carrier - Sept. 7 at 1 PM ET

Created in partnership with America's Navy, take your students outside the walls of the classroom and aboard the flight deck of an aircraft carrier with the first ever Navy STEM for the Classroom Virtual Field Trip.
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Explore Modern Agriculture With AgExplorer

Don't miss this unique opportunity to expose your students to a variety of potential career paths that are critical to solving today's real-world challenges. Register for the AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip today!
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Community Update

Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community.
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#CelebrateWithDE – Labor Day

Established as a national holiday in 1894, Labor Day recognizes workers and the labor movement. Today, the holiday is marked with parades, news stories, and personal celebrations on the first Monday in September. Celebrate the achievements of workers throughout history with resources and ideas for exploring Labor Day.
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The Science of Addiction Interactive Learning Module

Students become scientists in this powerful digital learning experience that focuses on the stories of teens. Investigate the science of addiction and the impacts of heroin and prescription opioids on the brain and body through a self-paced scientific exploration.
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#CelebrateWithDE – Women’s Equality Day

Tomorrow, August 26, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day to commemorate the many strides citizens of the United States have made to ensure that women enjoy equal rights and equal treatment under the law. Inspire your students by studying the stories of people who met resistance with persistence in their fight to ensure equality for all women.
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It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s Super Health, Super You!

Empower your students to fight for diabetes prevention with our NEW program, Super Health, Super You! With lesson plans, classroom activities, a DIY Gardening Guide and our $10k Community Challenge, you can be a healthy lifestyle hero in your classroom!
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Register Today for the Navy STEM Virtual Field Trip

Created in partnership with America's Navy, this high-speed learning adventure will introduce your students to Navy STEM in action! Join us to hear the personal stories behind some of the Navy’s elite Sailors who live aboard one of the greatest aircraft carriers ever built - the USS Nimitz.
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The 2017 Siemens Competition is Closing Soon!

The deadline for the Siemens Competition is fast approaching. With just one month left to enter, be sure your students submit their research projects by September 19 for the chance to win college scholarships of up to $100,000.
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Back to School Content Showcase

Explore new content added to Discovery Education services in preparation for back to school including Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White, Outrageous Acts of Science, History Kids, Through the Wormhole by Revelations Entertainment, and The Great American Eclipse.
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Behind-the-Scenes of the US Open Virtual Field Trip

If you’re looking to start the school year with a grand-slam, join us September 14th for the Careers Beyond the Court VFT, where students will go behind-the-scenes of the US Open and gain insider knowledge about exciting careers.
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New AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip - Sept. 20 at 1PM ET

Join us as we broadcast live from Syngenta’s Research and Development Center to explore how careers in analytics, agronomy, entomology and marketing work together to help farmers improve global production and sustainability.
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August 2017 – Streaming Newsletter

In case you missed it, check out our monthly Newsletter. We have included some of our back to school updates, resources, and events to engage your students inside and outside of the classroom.
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Behind-the-Scenes of the US Open Virtual Field Trip

If you’re looking to start the school year with a grand-slam, join us September 14th for the Careers Beyond the Court VFT, where students will go behind-the-scenes of the US Open and gain insider knowledge about exciting careers.
Register Today!

Are You Ready for the Great American Eclipse?

On Monday, August 21, a total eclipse of the sun will pass over the continental United States for the first time in 99 years. Join us for this momentous occasion with live and on-demand resources powered by Streaming Plus, Science Techbook, and Science Channel–including a live stream of the eclipse and a Twitter chat with world renowned astronomer and astrophysicist Dr. Jeffrey Hall, director of the Lowell Observatory.
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Follow The Young Scientist Challenge Finalists!

Check out The Young Scientist Blog to keep up with the Top 10! With daily posts from the young scientists themselves, you can follow their journey to the Final Challenge as they work one-on-one with renowned 3M Scientist Mentors to take their innovation to the next level.
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#CelebrateWithDE – Pythagorean Theorem Day

August 2017 has STEM on the brain. A few days in advance of a total solar eclipse, mathematicians everywhere will be celebrating Pythagorean Theorem Day, August 15, 2017, one of the rare dates that lines up with the theorem (8² + 15² = 17²). You and your students can add these resources together to equal lots of great learning!
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New resources available at Science Fair Central

A big part of learning is doing! Find tons of hands-on STEAM resources for teachers, students, parents and coordinators at the new Science Fair Central.
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Plant Seeds of Curiosity This Fall with The Science of Soil

Enhance your back to school routine with free, engaging activities from The Science of Soil. Designed to engage varied learners, improve digital literacy, and increase retention of core science concepts, these standards-aligned educator resources are sure to cultivate curious young minds.
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Prepare Students for STEM Success with Resources brought to you in partnership with America's Navy

STEM-related fields are projected to add over one million new jobs by 2020 – making it more important than ever to ensure students are prepared for the future job market. Navy STEM can transform your students’ passions into life-changing career opportunities, with resources such as standards-aligned lesson plans and personal career stories!
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#DESTEMChat - Global Girls in STEM

The future of our world are the students in our classrooms. The STEMettes are leading the way as they look to inspire the next generation of females into STEM fields by showing them the amazing women already in STEM. They will join the conversation to discuss the importance of girls in STEM and how to practically inspire students in your own classroom and community.
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Phelps Vs. Shark: The Battle for Ocean Supremacy (Now Available)

Explore the science behind this epic showdown between the greatest swimmer of all time, and the great white shark. This Shark Week program is now available in Streaming Plus and Science Techbook™, along with expertly crafted lesson plans!
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Summer Content Showcase

Explore new content added to Discovery Education services this summer including STEM Career Closeup, Literature Kids, Art with Mati and Dada, Careers That Count Virtual Field Trip, and DE in Action: Math Techbook NBA Tool.
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Summer 2017 – Streaming Newsletter

In case you missed it, check out our monthly Newsletter. We have included timely content, resources, and events to engage your students inside and outside of the classroom.
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Help Students Find Their Future In Agriculture!

With exciting opportunities across nine distinct career focus areas, working in agriculture could mean using advanced equipment, creating new hybrid seeds, raising animals, managing people or designing new products and packaging. Help prepare your students for success and
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Worldwide Summer Adventure

With the summer vacation rapidly approaching we know you can’t wait to relax by the beach, visit a far-flung destination, or spend quality time with family and friends closer to home. But, what if you could also travel the world and continue learning all summer long? Join us on a worldwide adventure and let learning take you around the world.
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Explore as a Family this Summer with Dig Into Mining

Explore the Earth from a fresh perspective this summer - from the inside out! Dig Into Mining Family Activities are fun and engaging and will allow you to explore the important role geological treasures like ores, metals and alloys play in your daily life.
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Community Update

Stay up-to-date with all the resources, events, programs, and tools – brought to you by your Discovery Education Community.
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Become an entomologist!

After building a bug house at the July Home Depot Kids Workshop, download this activity to carry out a scientific investigation with your bug house and learn about the different bugs that you collect at home.
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