Learn how to put the power of Discovery Education streaming directly into the hands of your students. Through the use of the Student Center and Builder Tools, Discovery Education streaming is transformed from an instructional tool to an interactive world for students to be fully immersed in the process of their own learning. Learn how to create an environment for student access as well as a variety of media infused lessons, such as writing prompts and quizzes, which can be assigned directly to each individual student.

Let's Get Started

Log into Discovery Ed by visiting www.discoveryeducation.com, or click the link below.

Type in your username and password to login, or use Passcode to create your username and password. Edit your Profile.

Learn to Search for Content

Click in the search box at the top of the landing page, and search for content you are interested in.  Search videos, image, articles, and clip art.(The power of Boolean Query allows you to include and exclude words or phrases - for example: revolution NOT industrial. If you use quotation marks to search for a phrase - for example, "magic school bus" - you will constrain your search to media that includes the entire phrase in the title or description.)

  • Click in Search Box to change Media Type etc.
  • Check out Advanced Search
  • Search by Curriculum Standards

Click on Resources to see Details.


Click Play and Share with Class (downloading is recommended)

Share on Social Media Website (people you share with will need a username and pw)

Download - watch when you want, or insert in a presentation

Add to Content

Add to QuickList

Assign to Classroom or Student

Add to Builder Tool

Playing and Downloading Videos

You can use flexible features on the full video page to play and download videos, save them to a folder in My Content, Assign to a Class or Student, Add to Builder Tool, or share with a friend.

Videos can be streamed or downloaded in QuickTime for Mac or Windows Media Player for PC.

  • Downloading is recommended for classroom use.
  • Streaming is recommended for previewing.
  • Downloading insures a smooth and uninterrupted playing experience that will not be diminished by bandwidth or connectivity issues.
  • Check with your school Network Manager for best times to download.

To download a video click the orange down arrow or right click and select "save link as" or "save target as" depending on your internet browser.

You can also download images, audio, articles etc.

Suggested size:

Small - great for word documents

Medium - for presentations

Large - to View in browser or Print (high quality)

Citations - Citation information is provided for videos, video segments, images and articles. Citations may be copied and pasted into projects that include Discovery Education streaming content.

My DE Services

My DE - Home Page

Streaming Plus

Science Elementary School

Science Middle School

Discovery Educator Network (DEN) - A global community of educators passionate about teaching with digital media, sharing resources, collaborating, and networking.

Teacher Center

ReadyZone: Continuity of Learning - Help you plan for student absence

STEM Connect - Career Videos and Learning Activities

Lesson Plan Library - 200 + Lesson Plans, Vocab, Rubrics

Discovery Atlas - Interactive Map

Thematic Focus - Weekly Teaching Topics

Calendar - Help students connect the past and present

Professional Development

Hidden Treasures

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