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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  • Leadership
    Lesson 11


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

    Sometimes all a project needs is a good leader. Learn how to sharpen your leadership skills for the 21st century.

  • Citizen Science and the Great Lakes
    Lesson 2303

    Citizen Science and the Great Lakes

    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…

  • How to Safely View an Eclipse
    Lesson 11

    How to Safely View an Eclipse

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Astronomer/ Professor Dr. Kate Dellenbusch explains different ways to safely view a solar eclipse, the science behind why these methods work, and how to create…