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.

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 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.

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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Career Girls

Career guidance videos focusing exclusively on diverse and accomplished women — over 250 of whom are in STEM fields.

30 days of clay from the Ann Arbor District Library

30 Days of Clay

Follow along with the Ann Arbor District Library to make mini creations from polymer clay.

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  • Up, Down, Stop, Go
    Lesson 8

    Up, Down, Stop, Go

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

    Practice your listening skills with this fun movement workout.

  • Positive Self Messages
    Lesson 9

    Positive Self Messages

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

    Learn how you can pump up your muscles and pump up your mind with these fitness activities.

  • Ball Handling
    Lesson 25

    Ball Handling

    Health & Fitness3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    This activity will teach you skills for properly handling a basketball.

  • Kinetic and Potential Energy
    Lesson 111

    Kinetic and Potential Energy

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Experimenting with pendulums, marble tracks and more.

  • Bowl of Cereal

    Bowl of Cereal

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

    Do you like cute little fun foods? Watch this video and see how we made one with just a bit of polymer clay.

  • Computer Software Developer

    Computer Software Developer

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Computer Coder Hillary Lewandowski explains to Curious Crew investigator Janellyn how programming language is used to create interactive websites. Ms. Lewandow…

  • Robotics Engineer

    Robotics Engineer

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Robotics and Automation Educator Sid Mosley demonstrates to Curious Crew investigator Janellyn how students and professionals retrain for new careers by learni…

  • Science Center Director

    Science Center Director

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Explore your possibilities at Detroit's Michigan Science Center as Dr. Tonya Matthews takes Janellyn on an interactive tour.