The Future Is Now
Virtual Field Trip

Premiering Thursday, November 4th at 1pm ET

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Discovery Education is partnering with Edge at Hudson Yards to take students on a virtual adventure into NYC’s newest and most forward-thinking neighborhood. Welcome to Edge, where marvels of modern engineering elevate the possibilities of everyday life to extraordinary heights. Students will explore new horizons in community building as they journey 1131 ft into the air to Edge, the highest outdoor skydeck in the Western hemisphere, for an unparalleled 360° view of the city and a behind-the-scenes look at amazing innovations of architecture and engineering.

  • Run time: Approximately 25 minutes
  • On the Edge of Innovation
  • Grade levels: 4-12

See the future in the making

A series of real-world STEAM pros driving innovation at Edge will help students realize that nothing is out of reach when we work together and rise to the challenge.

A History of Innovation

Uncover the amazing backstory of Edge and Hudson Yards with John Reddick, Historian, who shows students how Edge is the latest chapter in an awesome story of dreaming outside the box.

A NEW KIND OF NEIGHBORHOOD

Find out how work, play, tourism, arts, entertainment, shopping and other parts of daily life all converge like never before in Hudson Yards with the help of Mike Gilbane, Senior Vice President, Related Companies.

stepping into the future

Venture out onto Edge with John Kelly, Vice President, Related Companies, and Marianne Kwok, Principal, KPF, to learn how mind-blowing (and gravity-defying!) feats of architecture and engineering were achieved using intentional design and international collaboration.

About the Partnership

Edge at Hudson Yards and Discovery Education are catalyzing hands-on, experiential teaching and learning by giving classrooms nationwide a virtual pass to the neighborhood of the future. Join us as we inspire students to take action while supporting underserved communities with access to engaging digital educational resources for grades 4-12. Show students how big ideas and cutting-edge technology can be combined to improve lives and revolutionize communities.

Edge

Edge is the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere, a marvel of architecture, engineering, and technology with panoramic views of New York City. Suspended in mid-air, this one-of-a-kind blend of thrill and hospitality gives guests the feeling of floating in the sky with unparalleled 360-degree views. Edge combines the pulse-quickening excitement of leaning out over a 100-story outdoor balcony with the warm welcome of elevated food & beverage service in a unique social space.

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