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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Cartoon Academy

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

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  • Robotics Engineer Career Overview

    Robotics Engineer Career Overview

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Find out about Robotics Engineering and the careers you can have in the field.

  • Veterinarian Career Overview

    Veterinarian Career Overview

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, liv…

  • Veterinarian: My Career

    Veterinarian: My Career

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Watch Marcia Backstrom, DVM, veterinarian and senior clinician at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Ann Arbor, Michigan, describe her typical day as an emergenc…

  • Veterinarian: Tips for Handling Animals

    Veterinarian: Tips for Handling Animals

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Watch Marcia Backstrom, DVM, veterinarian and senior clinician at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Ann Arbor, Michigan, describe her typical day as an emergenc…

  • Why a Veterinarian?

    Why a Veterinarian?

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Veterinarian Marcia Backstrom shares valuable career guidance and life advice.

  • Advice from a Veterinarian

    Advice from a Veterinarian

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Veterinarian Marcia Backstrom shares her best life advice.

  • STEM Activist: My Career

    STEM Activist: My Career

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Watch Violeta Garcia, Ph.D., STEM Activist and founder of STEM Learning By Design, share how her family fled El Salvador to America when she was a young child …

  • STEM Activist: Why Girls Should Consider A Career in STEM

    STEM Activist: Why Girls Should Consider A Career in STEM

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Watch STEM Activist Violeta García share why girls should consider a career in STEM.