Curriculum

Use these free, interactive resources, designed for students in grades 6–12, to develop problem-solving and decision-making skills with real-world applications in college access, STEM learning, language arts, and more.

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6-12
Lesson45-90 min.

Academic Resume

Through reflection and sharing, students will understand the importance of leadership and community service in the college application process. In this lesson, students will reflect on what...
  • College and Career Resources
  • English Language Arts
  • Social Emotional Learning
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9-12
Lesson180-200 min.

Beating Mosquitoes At Their Own Game

In this lesson, students will investigate how humans, through biotechnology, can influence the characteristics of organisms in order to ultimately take a stance on the best...
  • Science (Life)
  • STEM
  • Technology
  • English Language Arts
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6-12
Lesson120–150 min.

Body Systems And Biomimicry

Students will explore the field of biomimicry and see examples of how nature is being used as an inspiration and template for problem-solving technology.
  • Engineering
  • Science (Life)
  • STEM
  • Technology
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6-8
Virtual Field Trip23:44 min.

Career Connections: Transforming Passion into purpose at Facebook

Take a virtual field trip with TGR Foundation and Discovery Education to the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. as we showcase some of the innovative careers...
  • STEM
  • College and Career Resources
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6-12
Lesson45-90 min.

Career Path

Your students will visualize, organize and illustrate their future pathways and translate this information into goals for themselves, with written action plans for achievement.
  • College and Career Resources
  • English Language Arts
  • Social Emotional Learning
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6-12
Lesson120–150 min.

City Planning For Biodiversity And Our Future

Challenge your students to take on the role of city planner by understanding the importance of biodiversity. Having a large number of different species in an urban area...
  • Engineering
  • Science (Life)
  • STEM
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9-12
Self-Paced Module30 min.

College Blueprint

Invite students to take a virtual campus tour to learn about the college admissions and application process. In this self-paced module, students will go on a virtual campus...
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9-12
Lesson180–200 min.

Digital Transmission

Explore the science behind photography as students manipulate shutter speed, capture light motion trails and transmit digital images. Students will learn how a smart device camera.
  • Technology
  • STEM
  • Science (Physical)
  • Engineering
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6-12
Lesson120–150 min.

Entomology Explorations

Insects far outnumber humans and any other species of animal and play important roles in ecosystems as pollinators, food sources and indicators of ecosystem health.
  • Science (Life)
  • STEM
  • Mathematics
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9-12
Self-Paced Module40 min.

Financial Pur$uit

Learn how to make paying for college a reality. With loans, grants and scholarships available - financing to afford college is just a matter of dollars and sense.
  • College and Career Resources
  • English Language Arts
  • Social Emotional Learning
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6-12
Lesson45-90 min.

Find Your Passion

As the saying goes, if you love what you do, you never work a day in your life. Allow students to see how their passions and interests can lead to a promising, life-long career.
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • English Language Arts
  • College and Career Resources
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6-8
Digital Exploration20 min.

Following Nature's Lead

In this Digital Exploration, students will learn that scientists and engineers frequently use nature to inspire their research, designs and products. Students will...
  • STEM
  • Science (Life)
  • Technology
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6-8
Lesson130-180 min.

Geometric Building Design

In this lesson, students will use Google Maps to visualize the relationship between two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes. They will further investigate how 2-D shapes...
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • STEM
  • Technology
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6-8
Lesson120–150 min.

Magnetic Migration

Through a series of hands-on activities, students will work together to investigate the claim: Animals use Earth's magnetic field to navigate. Students will collect...
  • Science (Life)
  • STEM
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6-12
Lesson45-90 min.

Personal Statement

Teach students how to craft a powerful and engaging Personal Statement for college admissions. In this activity, students will think about different ways they can tell...
  • College and Career Resources
  • English Language Arts
  • Social Emotional Learning
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6-8
Lesson60–90 min.

Project Pipeline

Encourage your students to role-play different careers and work through the engineering design process as they develop possible solutions to protect Earth’s freshwater supply...
  • Engineering
  • STEM
  • Science (Physical)
  • Science (Earth)
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6-12
Lesson180 min.

Rethinking Failure

Failure can be a painful experience, particularly for teens, who are forming their sense of selves, exploring their own budding potential and developing critical interpersonal...
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • English Language Arts
  • College and Career Resources
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6-8
Digital Exploration20-25 min.

Robots to the Rescue

Through a guided interactive experience, students will examine how robotic technologies help respond to natural hazards by aiding in a rescue and reconnaissance mission...
  • Science (Earth)
  • Engineering
  • STEM
  • Technology
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9-12
Lesson120–150 min.

Scholarship Case Study: Reducing the Gap

Scholarships are a powerful tool students can use to help ease their journey to higher education. Support your students through this critical aspect of the college application process.
  • College and Career Resources
  • English Language Arts
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6-8
Lesson120–150 min.

Sensitive Delivery

In this lesson, students will be presented with a real-world problem they need to solve - developing a “lunch box” package that utilizes self-heating and self-cooling technology...
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • STEM
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6-12
Digital Exploration25-30 min.

To Our Solar System and Back

Using this Digital Exploration, students will act as planetary scientists who have been tasked with conducting a sample return mission. Students will be introduced to several...
  • STEM
  • Science (Physical)
  • Engineering
  • Technology
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6-12
Digital Exploration25-30 min.

Tracing Life's Roots

In this Digital Exploration, students will act as zoologists to investigate common ancestry. They will obtain information about four different species to determine...
  • STEM
  • Science (Life)
  • Technology
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6-8
Lesson150–180 min.

Video Game Design

Challenge your students to learn Video Game Design. From predicting viable industry career paths to taking the first steps in development and coding, students will learn how to make...
  • Technology
  • STEM
  • Science (Computer)
  • English Language Arts
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6-8
Lesson60–90 min.

What’s Lurking In Your Fast Food?

Fast food has been associated with higher caloric intake and poorer diet quality in children and adolescents. Why is this? What is lurking in fast food that may contribute...
  • Science (Life)
  • STEM
  • English Language Arts
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