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October 2019: New Digital Content

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.

  • Experience
  • Social Studies Techbook

Inspire Students to Better Understand and Combat Hatred

Discovery Education is proud to collaborate with Discovery Channel’s global premiere of WHY WE HATE, a six-part docuseries from Steven Spielberg and Alex Gibney exploring the reasons why humans hate. Available in Discovery Education, the WHY WE HATE collection features powerful instructional resources that connect important themes of the docuseries. The collection will include:

  • Original clips from the six-part docuseries
  • Three DE-produced videos focusing on the origins of hate, the biology of hate, and tribalism
  • Classroom activities, an educator guide, and a family viewing guide
  • Exclusive behind the scenes footage, including interviews with the filmmakers
  • Experience
  • Science Techbook
  • STEM Connect

New MLB STEM Career Profiles

With Major League Baseball playoffs in full swing, five new STEM Career Profile videos have been added to Discovery Education. Included in the Science of Baseball channel, these clips highlight a variety of MLB STEM careers in fields like data analytics, building construction, nutrition program management, and sustainability. Interviews in the new videos profile:

  • Megan Schroeder, Performance Science manager for the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Michael Weinman, Director of Game Presentation and Production for the Tampa Bay Rays
  • Paul Hanlon, Director of Ballpark Operations and Sustainability for Major League Baseball
  • Maya Walker, Manager of Health and Nutrition programs for the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy
  • Experience
  • Social Studies Techbook
  • Professional Learning Center

Help Students Find Their Voice and Know Their Rights

Adding to the vast Constitution Day resources, Discovery Education has partnered with iCivics to produce “Constitution Day 2019: Find Your Voice.” This program is designed to help students learn how their Constitutional rights give them a voice, how those rights are protected, and how to speak up about the issues they care about. Available in the Constitution Day channel, this unique event and teacher guide features interviews with:

  • Experience
  • Social Studies Techbook

Honor and Remember with the 9/11 Tribute Museum

Discovery Education has partnered with the 9/11 Tribute Museum to share the testimonial series, 9/11 Personal Stories of Transformation. Available in the September 11 channel, this series includes:

  • Testimonials from first responders, survivors, and witnesses to the terrorist attacks
  • An exploration into how affected individuals transformed by tragedy dedicated themselves to the service of others
  • An accompanying instructional resource guide providing lesson plans and discussion questions
  • Experience

New Conservation Channel Featuring World Wildlife Fund

A new Conservation channel has been added to Discovery Education, inspiring students to take informed action on large-scale issues impacting our planet. Featuring images and videos directly from World Wildlife Fund’s vast collection, this channel gives students and educators an inside look at WWF’s efforts to support conservation with six goals:

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • Forests
  • Oceans
  • Wildlife
  • Experience
  • Science Techbook

New Animal Adaptation videos from Animal Planet

Uncover the weird and wonderful world of animal adaption in the Animal Planet series, How Do Animals Do That? Now live in Discovery Education, these programs present the natural world up close, with rare footage of animals captured in new and surprising ways. Explore mysteries such as:

  • Experience
  • Science Techbook

Students Bust Myths with MythBusters Jr.

Students will use STEM skills and ingenuity to bust myths alongside six of the nation’s most talented kids in Science Channel’s MythBusters Jr. The 10-episode series will tackle myths similar to those seen in MythBusters, including:

  • Driving
  • Explosions
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Popular culture
  • Experience

Start Students on the Pathway to Financial Success

Discover Financial Services has partnered with Discovery Education on a new series of financial literacy videos for middle school students. Now live in Discovery Education, the resources from Pathways to Financial Success in Schools aims to empower students to take control of their financial futures and set their paths for financial success. This series provides a basic overview of key financial concepts, including:

  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Using credit wisely
  • Growing and protecting your finances
  • Experience
  • Science Techbook

Explore Science with the Cooking Channel

Spice up science with a new program from the Cooking Channel, now available in Discovery Education. In Good Eats Reloaded, Chef Alton Brown explores the science behind common cooking techniques such as searing, baking, and frying. As he prepares traditional and brand-new recipes, Chef Brown investigates essential baking questions, including:

  • Experience

New Virtual Field Trip from Wings

Wings has partnered with Discovery Education to premiere a new virtual field trip, helping students develop social emotional learning skills. Bringing SEL to Life introduces students to other real-life students who share a “Words to Live By” pledge. Students will follow them throughout their day as they explain and model how the pledge helps them better understand themselves, control their actions, strengthen relationships, and use their wings to soar! This program, featured on the Soar with Wings channel, focuses on the key pillar of emotional intelligence: