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25 Free Resources from Discovery Education

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October 25, 2011 By: David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy

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Discovery Education is a great resource for educators, with assessment tools, streaming videos, TechBooks (online, interactive "textbooks") and much more. But not every district subscribes to their paid products.
 
This is a list of 25 (and some bonus) free resources for educators from Discovery Education.
 

25 Free Resources from Discovery Education


1. New Teacher Survival Central - tips and resources for new teachers (and veterans) -http://www.discoveryeducation.com/survival/index.cfm

 

2. Curiosity - explore and learn a variety of topics -http://curiosity.discovery.com/

 

 

4. Energy Balance 101 - get and keep students healthy -http://energybalance101.com/

 

5. The Road Ahead - energy lessons and resources -http://generalmotors.discoveryeducation.com/

 

6. Ready Classroom - emergency preparedness resources for schools -http://readyclassroom.discoveryeducation.com/#/map

 

7. Web 20.11 - web 2.0 and tech tools for teachers -http://web2011.discoveryeducation.com/

 

8. Seimans Science Day - science activities, lessons, resources -http://siemensscienceday.discoveryeducation.com/

 

9. Turfmutt - environmental lessons and resources -http://turfmutt.discoveryeducation.com/homepage.cfm

 

10. Toyota Teen Driver - driver safety and simulation -http://toyotateendriver.discoveryeducation.com/

 

11. Discovery Educator Blog Network - resources, articles, and more -http://goo.gl/VV7tv

 

12. Seimens STEM Academy - STEM Resources and lessons -http://goo.gl/9B9aJ

 

13. Discovery News - daily news and lesson resources -http://news.discovery.com/
 
14. Discovery School’s Lesson Planner - resources and lesson plan creator -http://school.discoveryeducation.com/teachingtools/lessonplanner/index.html

 

15. Head Rush - science resources, video clips and show -http://goo.gl/C3joV

 

16. Science Fair Central - science fair tips and resources -http://school.discoveryeducation.com/sciencefaircentral/

 

17.  Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators - lots of great stuff -http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/

 

18. Science of Everyday Life - relate science to everyday things -http://www.scienceofeverydaylife.com/

 

19. Puzzle Maker - create your own puzzles for class - http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/

 

20. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge - great challenge and contest with great resources -http://siemens.discoveryeducation.com/

 

 

22. Explore the Blue - lessons about water for all subjects -http://exploretheblue.discoveryeducation.com/

 

23.  NASA at 50 - great resources about NASA and science -http://www.discoveryeducation.com/NASAat50/

 

24.  WebMath - math resources and help -http://webmath.com/

 

25. Free Student Resources - homework help and more -http://www.discoveryeducation.com/students/index.cfm

 

Bonus!

 

Hub for Teachers - storytelling in the classroom -http://hubforteachers.com/storytelling-in-classroom/index.cfm

 

Training Resources for Discovery Education tools and resources -http://goo.gl/usJsd

 

Discovery Education on Twitter -http://goo.gl/c2qxs

 

 
Other Free Resources:

 

Twitter! -connect with other educators -http://goo.gl/6gaIy

 

Evernote- free, note taking, web clips, and organization:http://goo.gl/OPHf1

 

Sugarsync- free (5GB) file sync and backup:http://goo.gl/E6MXI

 

DropBox- free (5GB) file sync and backup:http://goo.gl/cwPA


 

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