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Step Up to the Plate with MLB® and Discovery Education

Discovery Education and Major League Baseball® are teaming up to energize classrooms with interactive STEM, sustainability, and career resources now available in Discovery Education, Science Techbook.

Global Sustainability Challenge

MLB and Discovery Education have teamed up to present the Global Sustainability Challenge, an exciting program that features green activities happening at ballparks across the country. As students learn from MLB staff and explore the impact humans have on the environment, they’ll also be inspired to take on local sustainability challenges in their own communities.

Are you ready to step up to the plate?

  1. Watch these videos
  2. Download the challenges
  3. Activate in your local classroom and community

Download 6 Challenges

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Hit it out of the park with career connections

With an exclusive collection of MLB STEM in Action videos, students will discover a variety of STEM-focused baseball careers. Personal interviews and behind-the-scenes footage demonstrates how MLB employees have used their STEM skills and a love of baseball to secure the career of a lifetime.

Key Players

Nicole Sherry

Baltimore Orioles
Head Groundskeeper

Sue Lucchi

New York Mets
Vice President, Ballpark Operations

Devin Pickett

Chicago White Sox
Baseball Information Coordinator

Maya Walker

Washington Nationals
Manager, Health and Nutrition Programs

Jack Hill

Texas Rangers
Sr. Vice President, Project Management

Paul Hanlon

Sr. Director, Ballpark Operations and Sustainability

Megan Schroeder

Los Angeles Dodgers
Manager, Performance Science

Michael Weinman

Tampa Bay Rays
Director, Game Presentation and Production

Big league problem solving

Students can solve real-world questions using baseball-focused STEM Project Starters and resources loaded with interesting data from MLB:

  • How does humidity affect the number of home runs in a game?
  • How does the batter’s nervous system help him decide to swing or not?
  • In what way are the subsystems of a stadium like those in a house?

Download samples from our MLB collection:

Take me out to the ballgame

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Our product experts will walk you through the integration of MLB content featured in Discovery Education, Science Techbook and show you how easy it is to implement in your classroom.