Discovery Center Education Programs

MIDDLE SCHOOL | GRADES 6 – 8

Global Goals, Local Action

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals frame a discussion about global issues and youth leadership.


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How does the world
feed itself?

We consider the challenges of growing enough food to feed the planet while simultaneously addressing inequities and climate change.

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Achieving Gender Equality

Consider how gender impacts your own life and how our world would be different with true gender equality.

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What to do with all the poo?

Explore the global sanitation crisis, some possible solutions, and share your own thoughts and ideas.


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COVID-19: Science, Vaccines & Variants

Explore how the pandemic is evolving, how vaccines work, and come away with a better understanding of COVID-19 and the virus that causes it.

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COVID-19: Global Vaccine Challenge

Who has access to COVID-19 vaccines and why? In this virtual experience, we will take a global view at ending the pandemic.

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COVID-19: Your Story

Amidst the pandemic, each of us has a story to tell. Explore and express yours.

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Design Thinking

Students consider design as a process and use design thinking to solve a problem.


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Data In Action

Students will practice interpreting and using real-life, everyday data to make decisions.

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THROUGH POSITIVE EYES: LIVE ‘ARTIVIST’ STORYTELLING

This real-time, interactive presentation of Through Positive Eyes will invite you to confront stigma and build empathy for the resilient spirit of those facing the challenges of HIV/AIDS.

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THROUGH POSITIVE EYES: THE ARTIVIST WITHIN YOU WORKSHOP

Are your students interested in art and activism? Meet Kelly G., performer, activist, and a storyteller, in this virtual workshop that helps students bring out their inner artivist!

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