6th – 8th Grade

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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.

Extra Credit

Creative writing, math, fitness, art, career exploration, and more for 4th-6th 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.

30 days of clay from the Ann Arbor District Library

30 Days of Clay

Follow along with the Ann Arbor District Library to make mini creations from polymer clay.

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  • Musician
    Lesson 3

    Musician

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Genesis “jams” with musician Jen Sygit and discovers how music is based on science! They play a variety of instruments to see how STEM integrates with music th…

  • Architectural Designer

    Architectural Designer

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Architectural Designer Tiffany Brown “builds” Janellyn’s knowledge about architecture! Janellyn learns the science and art that goes into the process of creati…

  • Zookeeper

    Zookeeper

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Zookeeper Annie Marcum shows investigator Genesis the nutritional science involved in the care of carnivores! From lions to tigers to otters, oh my, Genesis he…

  • Computer Software Developer

    Computer Software Developer

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Computer Coder Hillary Lewandowski explains to Curious Crew investigator Janellyn how programming language is used to create interactive websites. Ms. Lewandow…

  • Robotics Engineer

    Robotics Engineer

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Robotics and Automation Educator Sid Mosley demonstrates to Curious Crew investigator Janellyn how students and professionals retrain for new careers by learni…

  • Water Chemist

    Water Chemist

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Water Chemist Daveda Quinn shows investigator Genesis the importance of chemistry in keeping our water clean and safe! Daveda gives her a tour of the Wastewate…

  • Athletic Trainer

    Athletic Trainer

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Genesis “strengthens” her knowledge of athletic training with LouAnne Jefferson! Athletic training is more than just push-ups and sit-ups! Genesis learns how d…

  • Airplane Pilot

    Airplane Pilot

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Fasten your seat belt as Janellyn learns how to fly a plane with Delta Air Lines pilot Emily Coaker! Janellyn’s knowledge about aviation soars as Emily gives h…