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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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  • Desert Adaptations: Saguaro National Park

    Desert Adaptations: Saguaro National Park

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Saguaro National Park receives about 10 inches of rain a year, but has some of the highest biodiversity in North American. Learn how plants and animals are ada…

  • Meet a Scientist – Cam Juarez

    Meet a Scientist – Cam Juarez

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Ranger Cam Juarez shares how environmental justice can hit close to home and the work he does to educate the public and engage his community.

  • Ah! Gila Monsters!

    Ah! Gila Monsters!

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Ranger Jordan Camp talks gila monsters and Chris shares a cool citizen science project.

  • Succulents at Home

    Succulents at Home

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Jeremy Jones and Jamil Cary explain how succulents are adapted to dry environments and gives some hot tips on how to grow them at home.

  • Grand Canyon – Laws of Stratigraphy

    Grand Canyon – Laws of Stratigraphy

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Chris and Gabe Santos explain how you can learn about the Earth's history by learning how to read the rock layers.

  • Relative Dating Game

    Relative Dating Game

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Host Michelle Barboza Ramirez asks Chris the tough questions on the relative age of rock layers.

  • The Cost of Drinking Water
    Lesson 2205

    The Cost of Drinking Water

    Science6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Based on an independent project by the Great Lakes News Collaborative to better understand the real cost of water, this lesson will explore the costs associate…

  • Take Flight
    Lesson 401

    Take Flight

    ArtEnglishHealth & FitnessMath4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    From planes and kites to butterflies and birds, discover the fables and physics of things that fly with host Gabriel.Special thanks to our content partners fea…