Discovery Education (opens in new tab) announced the addition of new assets to its digital services. New content recently added to Discovery Education’s services include:
Resources to understand combat hatred: In collaboration with Discovery Channel’s global premiere of the six-part docuseries WHY WE HATE, Discovery Education introduces a collection of instructional resources that connect the important themes of the docuseries to classroom instruction. Available in Discovery Education Experience (opens in new tab) and Social Studies Techbook (opens in new tab), the WHY WE HATE collection of resources includes videos focused on the origins of hate, the biology of hate, and tribalism; classroom activities; an educator guide; a family viewing guide; and related first-person video testimonies from USC Shoah Foundation's Teaching with Testimony collection.
New MLB STEM Career Profiles: Five new STEM career profile videos are live in Discovery Education Experience, Science Techbook (opens in new tab), and STEM Connect (opens in new tab). The clips highlight a variety of MLB STEM careers in fields like data analytics, building construction, video production, nutrition program management, and sustainability.
Guide to Constitution: Discovery Education produced “Constitution Day 2019: Find Your Voice” in partnership with iCivics (opens in new tab). The event was designed to help students learn how their Constitutional rights give them a voice, how those rights are protected, and how they can use their voices to speak up about the issues they care about. The program and teacher guide are now available in Discovery Education Experience and Social Studies Techbook.
Resources from the 9/11 Tribute Museum: Discovery Education has partnered with the 9/11 Tribute Museum to share the video testimonial series, 9/11 Personal Stories of Transformation. Available in the September 11 channel in Discovery Education Experience and Social Studies Techbook, the series profiles first responders, survivors, and witnesses to the September 11 terrorist attacks. An accompanying instructional resource guide provides lesson plans and discussion questions.
New Conservation channel featuring resources from World Wildlife Fund: A new Conservation channel in Discovery Education Experience features videos and images from World Wildlife Fund’s collection, offering students and educators an inside look at WWF’s efforts to support conservation along six goals: climate, food, freshwater, forests, oceans, and wildlife.
World of animal adaptations with Animal Planet: How do electric eels not electrocute themselves? Why don’t penguins’ feet freeze on ice? Why do dogs wag their tails? These questions and others are explored in the Animal Planet series How Do Animals Do That?, now live in Discovery Education Experience and Science Techbook.
Students bust myths with MythBusters Jr.: Students will use ingenuity and STEM skills to bust myths alongside Adam Savage and six of the nation’s most talented kids in Science Channel’s MythBusters Jr. Students will tackle myths similar to those seen in MythBusters, ranging from driving, explosions, chemistry, physics, popular culture, and more. The 10-episode series is now available in Discovery Education Experience and Science Techbook.
Overview of key financial concepts: A new series of videos for middle school students from Discovery Education and Discover Financial Services provides a basic overview of key financial concepts, including budgeting, saving, using credit wisely, and growing and protecting your finances. The Pathway to Financial Success in Schools program is now live in Discovery Education Experience.
Spice up science with new programs from the Cooking Channel: Alton Brown explores the science behind common cooking techniques like searing, baking, and frying as he prepares traditional and brand-new recipes in Good Eats: Reloaded. The series is now available in Discovery Education Experience and Science Techbook.
Virtual Field Trip helps students develop Social Emotional Learning skills: Discovery Education, Wings for Kids, and The Allstate Foundation premiered a new virtual field trip, Bringing SEL to Life, in Discovery Education Experience. The program introduces students to the pillars of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, social awareness, and relationship skills. Student viewers meet other real-life students who share a pledge called "Words to Live By.” The program follows these students throughout their day as they explain and model how the words of the pledge help them better understand themselves, control their actions, and strengthen their relationships.
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