Suddenlink and Discovery Communications Announce Long-Term Distribution Agreement

Suddenlink and Discovery Communications today announced the renewal of their long-term distribution agreement, allowing Suddenlink to continue delivery of Discovery’s unparalleled family of 13 U.S. networks.  The agreement supports both companies’ goal to deliver the highest-quality content across multiple platforms. As part of the new multi-year, multi-platform agreement, Suddenlink TV customers will have continued access to Discovery’s U.S. networks and VOD content including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery,…

Discovery Education and 3M Announce Finalists in 2014 Young Scientist Challenge

Discovery Education and 3M have named the top 10 finalists in the annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the following 10 finalists (in alphabetical order)*: Mythri Ambatipudi, San Jose, Calif., Stratford Middle School David Cohen, Dallas, Texas, SR Academy of Dallas Sahil Doshi, Pittsburgh, Pa., Fort Couch Middle School Ana Humphrey, Alexandria, Va.,…

Science Channel Asks ‘Are We Alone?’

This week, Science Channel’s Are We Alone? week of programming returns with new premieres every night at 10PM ET/PT. This question has puzzled the world and gripped those who believe that life exists among the 22 billion habitable planets throughout space.  Science’s week of programming will look deep into the universe to answer some of the most important questions. On Wednesday, Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman asks “Is God…

Know More, Feel More, Do More: Introducing Sci2

Ever wonder what happens when you drop a magnet into a copper pipe? What 100 tons of explosives looks like? How astronauts wash their hair in space? Introducing Sci2 (sci2.tv), Science Channel’s new video-focused digital destination for those who can’t get enough educational, mind-blowing, engaging science content. Sci2 curates the best, most awe-inspiring science content and live feeds from across the web in a simple, compelling experience. Optimized for all platforms,…

Discovery Education and 3M Announce 2013’s Top Young Scientist

Earlier this week, representatives from Discovery Education and 3M, a distinguished judges panel and this year’s class of Young Scientist Challenge finalists met in St. Paul, Minn., at the 3M Innovation Center, for the final competition in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. In this last step of the challenge, finalists presented the innovations they developed while working with their 3M scientist throughout the summer. Over the course of…

Science Channel Celebrates Maker Faire in New York, Mini Maker Faire in Silver Spring

This weekend, the Science Channel joined over 650 of the world’s leaders in tech, science, craft, fashion and art in New York City for the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth – the Maker Faire. The Faire, which took place Friday and Saturday in Flushing Meadow Park, Queens, brings together Makers from all walks of earth to share what they’ve made and learned with other innovative enthusiasts. The Science Channel…

Discovery Education and Siemens Foundation Kick Off Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

As scientists and experts look to solve global environmental challenges, the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education are once again looking to our country’s future leaders and problem-solvers for innovative solutions. Last week, Discovery Education and Siemens Foundation partnered to launch this year’s Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. Since 2008, the Challenge has tasked K-12 students, under the guidance of an advisor, with identifying an environmental issue in their classroom,…

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…

Kal Penn’s ‘The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius’ Premieres Tonight on Discovery Channel

Could the next Einstein be in our ranks? On The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius, premiering tonight on Discovery Channel at 10pm ET/PT, host Kal Penn launches his search for the next great innovator that could change the future of our world. In each episode, Penn will present contestants with a seemingly impossible engineering challenge that must be solved in just 30 minutes. The judges will then choose the best engineering concept…

Kids Day 2013: Get Curious!

In honor of Take Your Child to Work Day yesterday, Discovery invited the youngest in our ranks to come experience life at the office…or maybe just how we wish every day was! Discovery’s Kids Day 2013 kicked off with mug decorating, face-painting and monster hair styling, and then the kids settled in for a morning of wild science shows, featuring interactive science experiments and lots of foam! After a lunch…