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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.

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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.

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  • Polymers
    Lesson 501

    Polymers

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    How are growing gummy bears, exploding diapers, and making water disappear all related? The Curious Crew explores the world of polymers! STEM Challenge: Making…

  • Simple Machines: Wedge
    Lesson 502

    Simple Machines: Wedge

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Splitting logs, building canoes, and “uplifting” wedges! From axes to canoes to the forks we eat with, the Curious Crew gets a “cutting edge” look at the simpl…

  • Soccer Science
    Lesson 507

    Soccer Science

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    The Curious Crew gets a kick out of learning the science of soccer! Dr. Rob and the kids take the field to learn about banana kicks, knuckleballs, and parries.…

  • Collisions
    Lesson 601

    Collisions

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Bouncy Balls and Bumper Cars! The Curious Crew explores elastic and inelastic collisions! STEM Challenge: Designing Better Bumper Cars. Curious About Careers: …

  • Bubble Science
    Lesson 602

    Bubble Science

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Bubbling Over with Bubbles! Dr. Rob and the Curious Crew are “bubbling over” with investigations into the science behind soapy, sudsy bubbles! STEM Challenge: …

  • Waves
    Lesson 609

    Waves

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Sloping slinky and wiggly water! The Curious Crew gets an “earful” from Dr. Rob on the science behind sound waves! STEM Challenge: Design a Gumdrop Wave Machin…

  • Convection
    Lesson 607

    Convection

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Fire and ice, candles and snowflakes! The Curious Crew cycles through carousels, boiling water, and soap to understand convection! STEM Challenge: Designing a …

  • Paper Airplane Science
    Lesson 508

    Paper Airplane Science

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    It’s a bird! It’s a paper airplane! It’s science! The Curious Crew explores the aerodynamics behind different kinds of paper airplanes including boomerangs, gl…