Use these interactive resources, designed for grades 6-12, to develop problem-solving and decision-making skills with real-world applications in college access and STEM learning.
What's Lurking in Your Fast Food?
Join a TGR Learning Facilitator and STEM students as they put the What is Learning in Your Fast Food? lesson plan into practice. Students synthesize information on the carbohydrates, lipids and proteins - by conducting a series of chemical tests to determine which major biomolecules appear in common foods.
Explore Digital Transmission
Explore the science behind photography as your students manipulate shutter speed, capture light motion trails and transmit digital images. Investigate real-world problems through the lens of the various careers in this field and learn how to solve them using smart device cameras.
Using Project-Based Learning to Develop 21st Century Skills
In the 21st century workforce, students need more than just content knowledge. Project-based learning (PBL) teaches students to take initiative, solve problems, work together and think critically about complex challenges. Explore effective strategies to facilitate a project-based learning lesson in your STEM curriculum with industry professionals.
Implementing Differentiated Instruction with Active STEM Learning
As an educator, you work tirelessly to prepare your students for the 21st century workforce, and there’s no better way to develop these critical skills than through active STEM learning. Learn how to plan and facilitate active STEM learning for the diversity of learners in your classroom.
How to Integrate STEM into your Classroom
By embedding multiple concepts from different disciplines into a single lesson, students have the opportunity to create real world connections. Learn the tools you need to take an interdisciplinary approach to promote student thinking and problem solving.
Introducing TGR EDU: Explore
Today’s passion can turn into tomorrow’s career. Join Discovery Education and the TGR Foundation as we showcase TGR EDU: Explore. During this session we will highlight and discuss the program resources and showcase ways they can be used in the classroom.
Higher-education experts from the TGR Foundation discuss how high school students can prepare for the college admissions process. The session focuses on highlighting the importance of self-advocacy in students and what self-advocacy looks like in the college process.