Take a Virtual Field Trip to 3M with Discovery Education

Image result for 3m young scientist labDiscovery Education has done some great virtual field trips from all over the world but their most recent from 3M’s innovation labs might be one of their best ever. With one exciting revelation after another, classes can explore the science behind some of the things we use constantly like the screens on our smart phones and tablets. The video is available on demand and hosted by one of the hosts of Science Channel’s relaunch of Mythbusters.

Check out www.youngscientistlab.com/vft to watch now.

Get an Insiders’ Look at the the S.T.E.A.M. behind Madden NFL

Join Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins for an all-access pass inside EA SPORTS

Discovery Education, EA SPORTS, and the NFLPA have joined forces to give your middle school students an insider’s view of EA TIBURON (where the magic of Madden NFL is created). Join the EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers team to see S.T.E.A.M. in action: we’ll meet the animators, producers, engineers, and designers who create some of the world’s coolest games. You’ll even get to see one student experience the motion capture process, with a special surprise result!

Good for athletes and mathletes alike, #MagicOfMaddenVFT is your chance to join Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins as we travel beyond the classroom walls and into the game!

April 14, 1:00 PM EST

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Ask the Coach
Don’t forget to submit your students’ questions ahead of time and Kirk Cousins or EA SPORTS may answer them during the live event. Questions can be submitted HERE.

Prep the Team
Before the virtual field trip, explore a variety of educator resources at EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers, including an educational interactive developed for grades 5-9.

Be sure to share why you’re excited using #MagicOfMaddenVFT!
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It’s Polar Bear Week With Discovery Education

Screen Shot 2015-11-09 at 11.28.02 AMDiscovery Education is in the tundra this week with four virtual field trips (VFTs) from Churchill, Manitoba. Webcasts are available free to educators, even if their schools aren’t subscribers to DE Streaming. Polar Bears International will serve as hosts and all events can be found at their event page.

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The VFTs are not only live but will also be archived and available on demand.

Register your class for the live showings and submit questions for the hosts to ask scientists in the middle of each broadcast.

Check out “Tundra Connections” from earlier today for a sample of the high quality learning experience available to students and educators or people who just love to learn.

Discovery Education also is providing its subscribers with additional polar bear and tundra resources to support the virtual field trips. Check out those here. You’ll be transferred once you’ve logged in to DE Streaming.

Polar Bears International has also launched an iTunes U channel with great support resources to use in conjunction with the VFTs as well.