6th – 8th Grade

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Wild Hope

Crisscross the globe to spotlight the changemakers who are restoring and protecting the natural world.

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Visual Thinking Strategies

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

The Group Chat

Middle and high school students share their thoughts on current events and issues that affect students everywhere.

The Career Center

Real teens explore the opportunities in their future and the paths available to find their dream career.

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InPACT at Home

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 6th-8th graders.

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  • Canine Conservationists
    Lesson 8

    Canine Conservationists

    Science6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Dogs in Australia are partnering with people to save other species from grave threats to the island continent’s unique fauna.

  • Gardener to Guardian
    Lesson 9

    Gardener to Guardian

    Science6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Mary Reynolds of Ireland is building a movement to turn gardeners into guardians of the planet by returning our own patch of land to nature, and by restoring h…

  • Vertical Meadows
    Lesson 10

    Vertical Meadows

    Science6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    As urban expansion quickly replaces natural habitats, façade engineer Alistair Law has discovered a new way to restore native ecosystems for pollinators and cr…

  • Extra Credit: MiPoetry Adventure

    Extra Credit: MiPoetry Adventure

    EnglishExploring Michigan6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Meet poet laureates, discover a collection of poems written by Flint students, and visit a cool poetry competition in Lansing.