6th – 8th Grade

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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.

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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.

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Extra Credit

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

Curious About Careers

Curious kids explore careers with professionals working in a wide variety of STEM-related fields.

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Cartoon Academy

Cartoonist Joe Wos takes students through the creative steps of drawing cartoon characters.

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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…

  • Solar Balloons
    Lesson 101

    Solar Balloons

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew use the engineering design process to build a balloon that flies using only the power of the sun. This simple DIY activity will h…

  • Fox
    Lesson 2

    Fox

    Art3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Follow along as staff from the Ann Arbor District Library make cute little animals with just a bit of polymer clay!

  • Playful Pig and Delightful Duck
    Lesson 01

    Playful Pig and Delightful Duck

    Art3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    https://youtu.be/B-jKzUGXni4Joe Wos teaches students how to draw a playful piggy and a delightful duck using easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. Student…

  • Bumble Bee
    Lesson 01

    Bumble Bee

    Art3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Follow along as staff from the Ann Arbor District Library make cute little animals with just a bit of polymer clay!

  • Movement Flow Teens #4
    Lesson 1089

    Movement Flow Teens #4

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade, Kindergarten

    Build strength and muscle with movement and flow exercises.

  • Animals Part 1
    Lesson 101

    Animals 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…

  • Animals Part 2
    Lesson 102

    Animals 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…