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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  • Care on Two Wheels: Celebrating and Sharing Our Gifts with the World
    Lesson 207

    Care on Two Wheels: Celebrating and Sharing Our Gifts with the World

    English4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    In today's episode, Ty Schmidt from Norte! Youth Cycling reads us a story about a bicycle, Big Red, and its trip from North America to Burkina Faso, in West Af…

  • Sustainable Building
    Lesson 5

    Sustainable Building

    ArchitectureMathScience1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade, Kindergarten

    Animals are masters of building homes that fit in with the natural environment. We humans can learn a lot from them! Visit a green building in Ann Arbor and lo…

  • Venomous Fish in the Great Lakes
    Lesson 2211

    Venomous Fish in the Great Lakes

    Exploring MichiganScience6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Explore the phenomenon of venomous fish in the Great Lakes by learning about the Northern Madtoms.

  • Critical Thinking
    Lesson 8

    Critical Thinking

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

    In the 21st century there is one skill that is absolutely essential, critical thinking. Learn how to practice and master your critical thinking skills.