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.

The Group Chat

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

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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.

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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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  • Movement Flow Teens #4
    Lesson 1089

    Movement Flow Teens #4

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

    Build strength and muscle with movement and flow exercises.

  • Water Bottle Fitness with Lorenzo
    Lesson 1008

    Water Bottle Fitness with Lorenzo

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, Kindergarten

    You can get a great workout with common household items. Grab a towel or pool noodle and get moving.

  • Cardio Kickboxing 1
    Lesson 1036

    Cardio Kickboxing 1

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, Kindergarten

    Cardio kickboxing is a fantastic way to get your blood flowing and body moving. By the end of this video, you'll be performing a series of basic punches and ki…

  • Kangaroo and Joey, Too
    Lesson 2

    Kangaroo and Joey, Too

    Art3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    https://youtu.be/A4Oq-ZBKFUsCartoonist Joe Wos takes viewers through the simple steps of drawing one of “Down Under’s” most popular denizens – a kangaroo and i…

  • MSU Tollgate Farm: The Secret Life of Trees
    Lesson 01

    MSU Tollgate Farm: The Secret Life of Trees

    Science1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Kindergarten

    MSU Tollgate Farm explores the BIG questions, 'What is a tree? How are trees alike and different?' Join us on our virtual scavenger hunt as we "meet a tree!"

  • NREL Energy Basics: Wind

    NREL Energy Basics: Wind

    Science1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Kindergarten

    Learn how wind turbines work in this engaging video by the National Renewable energy Laboratory (NREL). This video is part of an eight-part series teaching abo…

  • MSU Tollgate Farm: Pest Control with Ducks
    Lesson 2

    MSU Tollgate Farm: Pest Control with Ducks

    Science1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Kindergarten

    Livestock Instructor Mrs. Rachael talks to us about the creative use of Ducks on some farms.

  • Pug
    Lesson 4

    Pug

    Art3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Follow along as staff from the Ann Arbor District Library make cute little animals with just a bit of polymer clay!