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InPACT at Home

“InPACT at Home” is a home-based physical activity program that enables K-12 students to engage in physical activity and education.

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Great Lakes Now

Providing coverage of issues around protecting, cherishing, and enjoying the Great Lakes.

Future of Me

Explore STEM careers by meeting women who work in those fields.

Extra Credit

Creative writing, math, fitness, art, career exploration, and more for 4th-6th graders.

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DIY Science Time

Mr. C and the science crew investigate the world through experiments and demonstrations.

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Curious Crew

Dr. Rob Stephenson and inquisitive kids take a hands-on approach to scientific exploration.

Curious About Careers

Curious kids explore careers with professionals working in a wide variety of STEM-related fields.

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Cartoon Academy

Cartoonist Joe Wos takes students through the creative steps of drawing cartoon characters.

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Career Girls

Career guidance videos focusing exclusively on diverse and accomplished women — over 250 of whom are in STEM fields.

30 days of clay from the Ann Arbor District Library

30 Days of Clay

Follow along with the Ann Arbor District Library to make mini creations from polymer clay.

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  • The Great Lakes Part 2
    Lesson 112

    The Great Lakes Part 2

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    On today's episode of Extra Credit we visit some of Michigan's most interesting locations, learn about the hog-nosed snake, and so much more!

  • Around the World Part 1
    Lesson 113

    Around the World Part 1

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    This week's theme is Around the World. On today's episode of Extra Credit we write a superhero story, make our own ancient cylinder seal, and so much more!

  • Around the World Part 2
    Lesson 114

    Around the World Part 2

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    This week's theme is Around the World. On today's episode of Extra Credit we visit Australia and learn how to draw a koala. Plus, our friend Kennedy takes us o…

  • Space Part 1
    Lesson 115

    Space Part 1

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    This week's theme is Space. On today's episode of Extra Credit we build our own straw rockets, learn about space food, make our own comics, and so much more!

  • Space Part 2
    Lesson 116

    Space Part 2

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    This week's theme is Space. On today's episode of Extra Credit, we make paper rockets, meet an engineer who helps people explore outer space, and remember the …

  • Math Mess: The Belly Buster Pizza

    Math Mess: The Belly Buster Pizza

    Math4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Tito’s famous square pizza just got bigger – twice as big, in fact. Unfortunately, Tito isn’t nearly as good at math as he is at making pizza: his new pie’s pr…

  • Math Mess: Math Magic

    Math Mess: Math Magic

    Math4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Marko the Magnificent’s magic show isn't going very well – kids just don’t respond to his magic like they used to! Luckily, he’s got one final trick up his sle…

  • Math Mess: The Shadow Knows

    Math Mess: The Shadow Knows

    Math4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    He might be at an amusement park, but Cory isn’t amused. His mom’s silly rules are such a buzzkill. She won’t let him go on any ride over 100 feet! He has his …