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Inventure Prize: A New Kind of Science Fair

Tonight is the night that the Inventure Prize winner will be chosen in a live competition show at Georgia Tech, broadcasted by GPB at 7PM. You can watch and encourage your students to watch online and join in the chat discussion, too.

Take a Dip into History: Find Family Fun this Labor Day

In 1921, an aristocratic up-and-coming young New York politician, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, contracted polio. Fearing his political future over, and desperate for a cure, FDR journeyed to Warm Springs, GA., on the advice of his friend, George Foster Peabody. There, FDR found the naturally soothing mineral water helpful in his physical therapy. FDR purchased the property and turned it into a polio treatment center. Eventually, FDR reentered politics and was elected, first Governor of New York, then four times President of the United States.

Middle School Students Can Win Big With The Generation Beyond Video Challenge

Discovery Education and Lockheed Martin are challenging middle school students to design the habitation module on the Orion spacecraft. The best video entries will win amazing prizes!

Empowering Students Through Technology

Wow, the beginning of a new school year. This is the start of year 12 for me in education and it has been such an eventful and rewarding ride. A new school year provides an awesome opportunity and chance for new possibilities for both teachers and students. I hope you are as excited as I am for the chance to try something new, build relationships with students, and really make this a great year of learning and growth. Many teachers are inundated with so many beginning of the year tasks and to-do lists.

Have A Roaring Time At Fernbank’s Dinosaur Birthday Bash

It’s their party and they’ll roar if they want to on August 20! Join the Fernbank Museum of Natural History this Saturday as it hosts Dinosaur Birthday Bash, a celebration in honor of the 15th anniversary of its permanent exhibit, Giants of the Mesozoic.

Andersonville Virtual Field Trip Launches

3…2…1…Liftoff! In our newest virtual field trip, Andersonville, students take a trip back in time to one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. They explore the issues that arose due to inadequate supplies and unsanitary conditions as well as learn about notable camp commanders, listen to and read diary entries from Andersonville prisoners, and watch informational videos with illustrative graphics. 

5 Tips To Get Started With Discovery Education

Need help bringing together lesson plans, great streaming video, teaching strategies, and potential activities for students? All of that content is under one roof! Welcome to Discovery Education, a free service to all Georgia educators brought to you by Georgia Public Broadcasting. For help logging in, click here.

Metro-Atlanta Teens ‘Replaced The Pros’ To Film TV Series This Summer

Fresh Films selected hundreds of teens to spend the summer working alongside filmmaking veterans in eight cities – including Metro-Atlanta – to produce new episodes of Emmy-nominated kids’ TV show, Detectives Club.

Go The Distance With PBS KIDS Measure Up!

PBS KIDS Measure Up! is a fun and engaging tool that helps preschoolers learn important math skills. This free app is ideal for children ages 3-5 and is available on iPad and Android tablets.

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