Elementary Schools

Expand Students’ Nuclear Science Knowledge! Introduce New Resources from Navigating Nuclear During Nuclear Science Week

Do your students know that nuclear technology helps to keep people safe and healthy. Runway lights in the Alaskan outback, heart pacemakers, smoke detectors, criminal investigations, coating non-stick frying pans, luggage and security screening – all use radiation to make our lives easier and more productive. You can help students explore the many applications of nuclear science with all new resources from Navigating Nuclear, a program developed in partnership with the American Nuclear Society. 

Recognize Nuclear Science Week October 19th through 23rd by introducing students in grades K-12 to the innovative work of professionals in the

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Bring STEM to Life with the All New STEM Careers Channel, Powered by the STEM Careers Coalition

The STEM Careers channel in Discovery Education Experience has a new look! Now powered by the STEM Careers Coalition, a coalition of industry partners that have joined forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K-12 schools nationwide, the channel provides even more engaging resources to promote STEM career exploration.

Career Profile Videos and Student Activations

Encourage students to prepare for their future career success with Career Profile videos and student activations appropriate for each grade level. Showcasing real STEM professionals in a variety of industries, these profiles help students connect the dots from classroom to

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This Week at DE: Week of October 18

Happy Sunday, Twitter family! My name is Robin Porter, and I am the VP of Digital Content at Discovery Education.  

We’re incredibly proud of our collection of more than 200,000 high-quality digital content resources. And that collection continues to grow. In fact, we add and curate hundreds of new resources every month into our award-winning channels in Experience. I’m so excited to take you through some of our newest channels for This Week at DE!

In case you missed it, we announced several exciting updates to  our  Science Techbook  and  STEM Connect servicesAs

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Prevention Resources to Keep Kids Substance-Free

We know kids don’t live in a vacuum and are faced with important decisions each day. That’s why Responsibility.org’s Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix underage drinking prevention program and Discovery Education teamed up in 2018 to deliver award-winning prevention resources designed to spark conversations about alcohol, both in schools and at home, to prevent underage drinking. Now, we’re proud to release brand-new content that supports teachers, parents, and students in engaging in even more conversations to keep kids substance-free by addressing how underage cannabis use affects the developing brain.

Cannabis legalization is on the rise in many

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Siemens STEM Day Offers Resources to Make STEM Accessible and Exciting for All! 

Tangipahou Parish School System’s Roseland Montessori School in Roseland, Louisiana has been awarded a $10,000 STEM education grant as part of 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. Created by the Siemens Foundation–a leader in advancing STEM workforce training and education initiatives–and Discovery Education, the Possibility Grant offers Title 1 K-12 schools an opportunity to win a $10,000 STEM grant that can be used to expand the availability of STEM supplies and technology or to enhance any STEM-related lab. Roseland Montessori will use the grant to create a STEM lab that providing opportunities for students to discover, experiment, and learn through real-world experiences.

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Recognize Red Ribbon Week with New Resources and Learning Experiences from Dose of Knowledge

Red Ribbon Week takes place each year from October 23rd to 31st and is dedicated to raising student awareness about the dangers of substance misuse through hands-on learning opportunities. Discovery Education and CVS Health are partnering to host as part of the Dose of Knowledge program to support educators, students and communities in the fight against substance misuse. An expansion of CVS Health’s Pharmacists Teach program, Dose of Knowledge strives to empower educators and pharmacists to address substance misuse and educate students to make good decisions for the health and well-being of themselves and their community.

As instances

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How to Keep Students Drug Free and School-Focused

As people continue to practice safe social distancing, the isolation of remaining at home may drive some to seek escape in dangerous ways, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Recent research finds that in most states across the United States, drug overdoses are on the rise, and kids are not exempt from this temptation. Last month alone, 60% of students ages 12 and up used some sort of illicit substance, according to research by SAMHSA.

Wherever learning may be taking place, empowering students to proactively choose a healthy lifestyle requires understanding the impacts of drug misuse. 

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This Week at DE: Week of October 11

Welcome to This Week at DE featuring activities for the week of October 11th!

Monday marks the beginning of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge. For the first time ever, we’re taking the final events virtual and they’re open to the public to watch. Ten BRILLIANT young students from across the country will be presenting their world-changing innovations to a group of judges and competing for the title of America’s Top Young Scientist. Join us for the events on Monday and Tuesday. 

 

 

On Wednesday, we’re excited to share a BIG announcement about new product updates. We can’t give

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Jackson Charitable Foundation Recognizes Potter-Burns Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI as the 2020 Money Smart Kids Challenge Winner

Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale has announced Potter-Burns Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI as the winner of the 4th annual Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge.

The Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Challenge presents K-6 schools in the United States the opportunity to receive a $10,000 grant from Jackson Charitable Foundation to spark financial literacy education at their school, along with $1,000 designated for a philanthropic donation of the school’s choosing. Designed for elementary school educators, families, and community members to showcase their financial literacy commitments, the Challenge

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