6th – 8th Grade

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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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Extra Credit

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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  • 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…

  • Magnetic Racer
    Lesson 102

    Magnetic Racer

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew create a magnet-powered race car. Harness the power of magnets to explore magnetic fields, attraction and repulsion.

  • NREL Energy Basics: Wind
    Lesson 1

    NREL Energy Basics: Wind

    Science1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Kindergarten

    Learn how wind turbines work in this engaging video by the National Renewable energy Laboratory (NREL). This video is part of an eight-part series teaching abo…

  • Top 20 Earth Images of 2020
    Lesson 1

    Top 20 Earth Images of 2020

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

    The men and women who live and work on the International Space Station take thousands of photographs of their home planet every year, and we asked the folks at…

  • Across America Part 1
    Lesson 103

    Across America Part 1

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Welcome to Extra Credit! The place we come to meet interesting people, explore new ideas, and discover fun places together. Each episode includes interactive c…

  • Across America Part 2
    Lesson 104

    Across America Part 2

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Welcome to Extra Credit! The place we come to meet interesting people, explore new ideas, and discover fun places together. Each episode includes interactive c…