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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  • Great Outdoors
    Lesson 406

    Great Outdoors

    ArtEnglishHealth & FitnessMath4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Explore the world outside your door with host Chase.Special thanks to our content partners featured in this episode: Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Age…

  • Air Pressure
    Lesson 108

    Air Pressure

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew build a barometer to measure air pressure.

  • Dynamic Warm-Up Exercises
    Lesson 1123

    Dynamic Warm-Up Exercises

    Health & Fitness6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    For this movement activity, we’ll be doing some dynamic warm-up exercises including High Knees , Butt kicks, Knee Tuck Lunge and more with Roary.

  • Great Outdoors
    Lesson 306

    Great Outdoors

    English4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    The episode explores the subject of plants, while also using plants and how they never sit still as a way to talk about how we keep our communities moving forw…

  • Koala and a Kooky Kookaburra
    Lesson 102

    Koala and a Kooky Kookaburra

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

    Award-winning cartoonist, Joe Wos, takes to the trees of Australia where we learn to draw a Koala and Kookaburra. Students will also learn about using line to …

  • Rooster on the Roof
    Lesson 202

    Rooster on the Roof

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

    High up on the barn roof, a rooster wakes up early and waits for someone to draw him. Cartoonist Joe Wos will teach students how to draw that barnyard alarm cl…

  • Water Chemist

    Water Chemist

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

    Water Chemist Daveda Quinn shows investigator Genesis the importance of chemistry in keeping our water clean and safe! Daveda gives her a tour of the Wastewate…

  • Athletic Trainer

    Athletic Trainer

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

    Genesis “strengthens” her knowledge of athletic training with LouAnne Jefferson! Athletic training is more than just push-ups and sit-ups! Genesis learns how d…