NEW YORK – November 12, 2019 – Today, NBC News Learn launched the third installment of “Discovering You: Engineering Your World,” an original video series celebrating the careers of engineers who are inspiring the next generation and using their skills to give back to their communities. NBC News Learn, the education division of NBC News, produced the 30-part series in collaboration with Chevron, the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The new 10-part series showcases what motivates a diverse group of engineers to utilize the skills they’ve learned to make a difference in the world around them, especially their local communities. Aligned to state and national education standards, each video is produced with tailored lesson plans for educators to use in the classroom.
The original series can be viewed online at NBCNewsLearn.com. Viewers can learn more about the series and join the discussion by following @NBCNewsLearn on Facebook and Twitter.
About NBC News Learn
NBC News Learn is the education brand of NBC News – distributing the journalism and storytelling of NBC News to students in the classroom, at home, and in the community. Our award-winning content, innovative live broadcasts, and extensive, exclusive news archives have made NBC News Learn an invaluable education tool for K-12 and Higher Ed students and teachers across the country.
Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at https://www.chevron.com/.
About American Society for Engineering Education
ASEE is an global society of individual, institutional, and corporate members founded in 1893 and committed to advancing innovation, excellence, and access at all levels of education for the engineering profession through instruction, research, public service, professional practice, and societal awareness.
About National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2018, its budget is $7.8 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 50,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.