Discovery Education offers free online materials, lesson plans, worksheets and programs for science, math, English and social studies. It also offers materials for running science fairs, outdoor activities and safe driving lessons for teenagers.
Discovery Education also provides access to featured programs covering topics such as science, the environment, health, language arts and world cultures. These include projects such as Siemens Science Day, a sweepstakes for schools to win access to Discovery Education programs, an Education Station program to help teachers emphasize healthy eating and the Belk Service Learning Challenge, which encourages students to take meaningful action and create change in their communities. There is a Discovery Education puzzle-making tool allowing users to make word searches, math squares, mazes, cryptograms and other types of puzzles for students.
For students, Discovery Education offers resources to help complete course material. An online homework-help database can assist students with science, English, social studies or math homework. There are also games and interactive programs to help students practice skills and test knowledge. The WebMATH program can help students with difficult math problems. Students can also browse webinars, get career advice and use programs designed to help them understand the practical application for the topics they are learning about.