6th – 8th Grade

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Wild Hope

Crisscross the globe to spotlight the changemakers who are restoring and protecting the natural world.

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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.

The Career Center

Real teens explore the opportunities in their future and the paths available to find their dream career.

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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.

Extra Credit

Creative writing, math, fitness, art, career exploration, and more for 6th-8th graders.

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  • Exploring Raptors: Birds of Prey
    Lesson 201

    Exploring Raptors: Birds of Prey

    English4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Meet Kaitlyn Bohnet and her friend Vega, a Red-Tailed Hawk, from the North Sky Raptor Sanctuary. Kaitlyn reads us a book about birds of prey, also known as rap…

  • How Cold is Melting Ice?
    Lesson 2302

    How Cold is Melting Ice?

    Exploring MichiganScience6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Explore the phase changes associated with water going between the liquid and solid state in order to learn about the formation of ice that is climbable, the me…

  • Creativity
    Lesson 13


    Career Exploration6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Learn how thinking outside the box can help you get on the fast track. Learn all about creativity, an essential skill for the 21st century.