Orioles love STEM

Orioles love STEM!

Baltimore Orioles head groundskeeper to engage Deep Creek Middle students in science lesson

Event celebrates BCPS, Major League Baseball, Baltimore Orioles, and Discovery Education partnership to immerse students in science education


What:           Deep Creek Middle School will host representatives from Major League Baseball, the Baltimore Orioles, and Discovery Education for a special event demonstrating how Baltimore County Public Schools teachers are using new digital content from Major League Baseball and Discovery Education to immerse students in science and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) instruction


During this event, members of the media are invited to observe teachers, students, and Nicole Sherry, head groundskeeper for the Baltimore Orioles, as they engage in an exciting science lesson exploring soil samples from Camden Yards


When:          Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 10 – 10:45 a.m.


Where:         Deep Creek Middle School, 1000 Marlyn Ave., 21221        


Background:             The digital content supporting this lesson was created through a new partnership between Discovery Education and Major League Baseball. The content is designed to connect students to a variety of intriguing science and STEM concepts and related careers through high-quality digital media specifically designed to appeal to students’ interest in baseball and sports. 


Discovery Education is the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms and is inspired by Discovery Inc., whose networks include Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel. Since 2014, Baltimore County Public Schools has used Discovery Education’s digital curriculum and resources to support instruction.