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Celebrating New Frontiers in Teaching and Learning

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.

Go Inside the Neighborhood of the Future

  • At 1,131 feet, Edge is the highest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Edge is a cantilevered observation deck, which means it juts out 80 feet and floats above the city.
  • On a clear day, you can see up to 80 miles from Edge.
  • Inside the building there is 70 foot pendulum with a 650 ton weight to counteract building sway.

Learn more about this 21st Century marvel of architecture and engineering with an In-Person Visit Toolkit, including information on the amazing backstory of Edge at Hudson Yards, plus a guide to help educators and families plan their visit.

In-Person Tool Kit

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 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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Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences, and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners.

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