About Navy STEM for the Classroom

Expanding access for high school students interested in cutting-edge, real-world applications of STEM in the 21st century.  

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Our Mission

With STEM-related fields projected to add over one million new jobs by 2020, it is more important than ever to ensure students are properly prepared for the future job market.  America's Navy and Discovery Education have joined forces to expand access for high school students interested in cutting-edge, real-world applications of STEM in the 21st century.  Our series of standards-aligned, multi-platform learning tools, interactives and video resources aims to inspire students to connect STEM concepts to exciting Navy careers.

About the Partnership

America's Navy

The mission of America's Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas. A STEM advantage is essential in the success and support of Navy operations worldwide.

As the need for STEM professionals reaches critical levels in the United States, the Navy aims to inspire the next-generation of Sailors, naval engineers and scientists.

With highly-technical careers and real-world training in fields like engineering, robotics, aviation, healthcare and information technology, the Navy allows people to apply their skills and forge their potential while serving their nation.

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Discovery Education

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education's services are in half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the U.K., and more than 50 countries.

Accelerate student achievement in your district by capturing the minds and imaginations of students with the fascination of Discovery, tapping into students' natural curiosity and desire to learn.

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As the ship's navigator, I'm responsible for making sure the ship is at the right place at the right time and ready to execute.  At the core of this, the technology, science and math that I use revolves around time, speed and distance - making sure I know how far we need to go, how long we have to get there and our appropriate speed.

CDR Steve Froehlich
Navigator USS Nimitz
CDR Steve Froehlich