Discovery Education Featured Programs about the Environment

Posted by kcaise on April 3, 2017 in blogging, Digital Media, Discovery Education Network (DEN), online events |

Discovery Education works with a variety of partner programs. The ones shared below are just a few of the gems that supplement the curriculum you implement in your classroom. You can find their featured programs about the environment at
this link just in time for Earth Day 2017!

Life of a Can:
The Never Ending Story

Grade Level(s): 3-5
What is the impact of recycling just ONE can? Novelis and Discovery Education are proud to bring you Life of a Can, a brand new elementary recycling education program that allows your students to explore this question and many more! Your students will be empowered to make a positive difference in their communities as they explore the never-ending lifecycle of a recycled aluminum can.

From the Ground Up:
The Science of Soil

Grade Level(s): 6-8

Explore concepts that highlight the importance of soil, soil nutrients and soil science to sustainable global plant and crop growth. Brought to you in partnership with

Discovering FARMLAND

Grade Level(s): 9-12
Using the award-winning documentary, “FARMLAND, a film by James Moll,” as a foundation, Discovering FARMLAND inspires students through an innovative, multi-modal curriculum that brings to life critical issues impacting the agriculture industry. Engage students with a first-hand glimpse into agriculture with lessons and activities that bring to life critical issues such as sustainability, the new science behind farming, and entrepreneurship. Brought to you in partnership with
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance.

Earth Day Virtual Viewing Party

April 21 | 1:00 PM (ET)

#CelebrateWithDE and explore the history of Earth Day, an annual holiday observed on April 22nd to celebrate the beauty and fragility of Planet Earth. With this virtual viewing party your students will explore the importance of Earth Day and the best way they can promote environmentalism in their local communities.


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