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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  • Solar Balloons
    Lesson 101

    Solar Balloons

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew use the engineering design process to build a balloon that flies using only the power of the sun. This simple DIY activity will h…

  • Magnetic Racer
    Lesson 102

    Magnetic Racer

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew create a magnet-powered race car. Harness the power of magnets to explore magnetic fields, attraction and repulsion.

  • Surface Tension
    Lesson 103

    Surface Tension

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew bubble over with excitement creating a square bubble.

  • Kitchen Science
    Lesson 104

    Kitchen Science

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew have the right recipe to make learning fun.

  • Density
    Lesson 105

    Density

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew have fun building their own heatless lava lamp. Explore what will float (or sink) with these density experiments.

  • Polymers
    Lesson 106

    Polymers

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew have the right formula to create super-stretchy, ooey-gooey slime.

  • Thermal Energy
    Lesson 107

    Thermal Energy

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew are making ice cream and explore heat transfer, temperature and more.

  • Air Pressure
    Lesson 108

    Air Pressure

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew build a barometer to measure air pressure.