To help educators welcome students back to the classroom, Discovery Education has added immersive new assets to its award-winning digital services. Look for new digital resources coming to Discovery Education Experience, the Math, Science, and Social Studies Techbook, and STEM Connect, giving educators even more great content to help them build dynamic digital learning environments.
The new school year will be JAW-some with featured programs and related instructional resources from Shark Week 2019!
Expedition Unknown: Megalodon — Explorer Josh Gates and a team of paleontologists study ancient shark teeth to uncover why giant mega-sharks went extinct.
Extinct or Alive: The Lost Shark — Biologists explore the Indian Ocean to find out if the rare Pondicherry shark has returned.
Return to Shark Island — Shark scientist Dr. Craig O’Connell examines the sudden increase of bull sharks on Achill Island.
Students can explore more than 50 new programs from Science Channel, including:
Incredible Engineering Blunders: Fixed — Travel with journalist Justin Cunningham as he documents, and tries to fix, some of the worst engineering mistakes in history.
Invisible Killers — Students can learn about the danger posed by viral diseases and consider efforts to eradicate these threats at a global scale.
Outrageous Acts of Science — Learn about the exciting science that powers some of the Internet’s most viral videos.
MLB Global Sustainability Challenge – Six new videos and activities developed in partnership with Major League Baseball, students explore their impact on the environment, learn about the importance of environmental stewardship, and discover how sustainability plays a role in ballparks around the country.
Cheddar K–12 Series — More than 50 original, short-form video content explores, examines, and explains answers to questions teachers and students may be curious about related to science, business, and technological innovations.
Jeremy Wade’s Mighty Rivers — Biologist and extreme wrangler Jeremy Wade helps students learn about the health, sustainability, and hidden depths of our most important waterways.
Tuskegee Airmen: Heroes of World War II — Former pilots from the famed African American unit share their stories of flying some of the most dangerous missions of the Second World War.
Math Techbook and Discovery Education Experience users now have access to more than 50 core-concept video clips and interactives in Spanish. The programs cover such topics as functions, Pythagorean theorem, similarity and congruence, and probability. Students will apply their math knowledge to solve real-world problems from biologists, urban planners, and emergency rescue teams.