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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  • Chair Tabata
    Lesson 34

    Chair Tabata

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

    Discover cool workouts you can do with just a chair.

  • AMRAP v5
    Lesson 35

    AMRAP v5

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

    For this movement activity, do as many reps as possible with mountain climbers, knee to elbows, and flutter kicks.Download Activity Log.

  • Sock/Hoodie Ball – Foot Dribble
    Lesson 36

    Sock/Hoodie Ball – Foot Dribble

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

    Learn to make a ball out of clothes lying around the house and practice your soccer foot drills.

  • Post Workout Recovery
    Lesson 37

    Post Workout Recovery

    Health & Fitness3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    It's important to do the right things to ensure your body recovers after exercise. This includes proper nutrition, good stretching, and quality sleep.

  • Ball Handling
    Lesson 25

    Ball Handling

    Health & Fitness3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    This activity will teach you skills for properly handling a basketball.

  • Chair HIIT (Upper Body)
    Lesson 26

    Chair HIIT (Upper Body)

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

    For this movement activity, we’re going to be doing an upper body Chair HIIT. All you need is a chair and some sort of weight if you would like a little more o…

  • AMRAP v2
    Lesson 27

    AMRAP v2

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

    For this movement activity do as many reps as possible with line jumps, lunges and push-ups.

  • Power Punching
    Lesson 28

    Power Punching

    Health & Fitness4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Learn proper form for throwing a power punch for upper cuts, jabs, and hooks.