Discovery Education has announced the addition of more than 150 VHS, DVD, and CD-ROM titles to the Discovery School line of multimedia educational products. Bringing the total number of new releases to over 400 so far in 2005, these new Discovery School products were created from Discovery's Emmy Award-winning Discovery Channel series Assignment Discovery.
New Discovery School titles for Fall 2005 include:
Life, Earth, Physical, and Space Science Basics Series - These grade-specific series target students in K-2, 3-5, and 6-8, introducing them to a wide variety of core subject matter in life, earth, physical, and space science. Each 2-pack includes a student video as well as a scientific literacy video to aid classroom teachers. The DVD format also features additional professional development video segments.
20th Century Biographies Series - Introduce some of the most prominent figures of the 20th Century. From the creative lives of composers and writers to the legendary careers of some of America's greatest sports heroes and the extraordinary accomplishments of scientists, inventors, and world leaders, these personal profiles gives students a glimpse at the people who made history and shaped the world today.
Periodic Table of the Elements Series - Take a behind-the-scenes look and discover the role of various metals in everyday life, from building automobiles and aircraft carriers to designing the latest computer technologies.
Discovering Math Series - A series covering a wide range of mathematical topics from number theory and rational number concepts to algebra and geometry. Learn how math is a part of everyday life, and discover the role it plays in nature, technology, design, and other aspects of everyday life.
The Discovery School product line covers a broad range of core-curricular topics in more than 25 subject areas for elementary and secondary education, and all Discovery School products are correlated to national standards and include complete lesson plans for integration into existing curriculum. Specific content, ordering, and pricing information is available at http://www.discoveryschool.com.
Source: Discovery Education, http://www.discoveryeducation.com