Science Channel Joins Silver Spring Maker Faire This Weekend

Science Channel will join Silver Spring’s second annual Maker Faire on Sunday, hosted by Washington D.C. children’s museum KID Museum. Discovery Communications is the lead sponsor of the free festival celebrating innovation and creativity,  featuring hands-on science, engineering, electronics, and arts and crafts activities for children and adults.  From 12-5 at the Silver Spring Civic Center, Science Channel will host the How It’s Made: Dream Car Challenge at the fair, giving…

Discovery Education STEM Camp Boosts Summer Learning

When students stepped out of the classroom this summer, Discovery Education stepped in with the Discovery Education STEM Camp to ensure students continue to learn, even out of school. The Discovery Education STEM Camp is a dynamic series of standards-aligned STEM curricula that is available at no cost to schools, districts, non-profit organizations and parents. It features hands-on and virtual labs, engineering challenges, digital investigations, videos and career connections designed…

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Kick Off the Fifth Annual ‘We Can Change the World Challenge’

Discovery Education and Siemens Foundation kicked off the fifth annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge yesterday, asking students K-12 to evaluate environmental problems in communities around the world and develop sustainable solutions. More than $300,000 will be awarded in scholarships, savings bonds, school grants and more to the students who are best able to find real-world solutions to these environmental problems. If you’re an educator or school employee,…

Attention ‘Enginerds’: ‘JUNKies’ and ‘Stuck with Hackett’ Premiere on Science Tonight

Science viewers are curious about our world and what lies beyond, and tonight the network debuts two new series — JUNKies (at 10pm ET/PT) and Stuck with Hackett (at 10:30pm ET/PT) that will inspire the nerd in everyone. First up, JUNKies introduces us to Long Island’s Jimmy “The Junk Genius” Ruocco, who builds inspired creations from discarded scraps. Find out more about the guys at Jimmy’s Junk and tune in…