6th – 8th Grade

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Visual Thinking Strategies

Guide learners through research-based strategies for active processing as they view, read, or experience something new.

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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.

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Extra Credit

Creative writing, math, fitness, art, career exploration, and more for 6th-8th 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.

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  • Leg Day
    Lesson 32

    Leg Day

    Health & Fitness4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Target your lower body with movements like squats, lunges, and calf raises.

  • Upper Body Exercise
    Lesson 33

    Upper Body Exercise

    Health & Fitness3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Learn movements to work your chest, back, shoulders, biceps, and triceps.

  • Chair Tabata
    Lesson 34

    Chair Tabata

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade, Kindergarten

    Discover cool workouts you can do with just a chair.

  • AMRAP v5
    Lesson 35

    AMRAP v5

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade, Kindergarten

    For this movement activity, do as many reps as possible with mountain climbers, knee to elbows, and flutter kicks.Download Activity Log.

  • Sock/Hoodie Ball – Foot Dribble
    Lesson 36

    Sock/Hoodie Ball – Foot Dribble

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade, Kindergarten, Pre-K

    Learn to make a ball out of clothes lying around the house and practice your soccer foot drills.

  • Post Workout Recovery
    Lesson 37

    Post Workout Recovery

    Health & Fitness3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    It's important to do the right things to ensure your body recovers after exercise. This includes proper nutrition, good stretching, and quality sleep.

  • Soccer Science
    Lesson 507

    Soccer Science

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    The Curious Crew gets a kick out of learning the science of soccer! Dr. Rob and the kids take the field to learn about banana kicks, knuckleballs, and parries.…

  • Collisions
    Lesson 601

    Collisions

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Bouncy Balls and Bumper Cars! The Curious Crew explores elastic and inelastic collisions! STEM Challenge: Designing Better Bumper Cars. Curious About Careers: …