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

“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.

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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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  • Waves
    Lesson 609


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

    Sloping slinky and wiggly water! The Curious Crew gets an “earful” from Dr. Rob on the science behind sound waves! STEM Challenge: Design a Gumdrop Wave Machin…

  • 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…

  • Water Bottle Fitness with Lorenzo
    Lesson 1008

    Water Bottle Fitness with Lorenzo

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, Kindergarten

    You can get a great workout with common household items. Grab a towel or pool noodle and get moving.

  • How to Make a Cloud Mobile
    Lesson 4

    How to Make a Cloud Mobile

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

    This mobile of feathery clouds will twist and turn in a gentle breeze. It even includes rain clouds with sparkling showers!You’ll have four kinds of clouds in …

  • Save Water, Save Nature
    Lesson 01

    Save Water, Save Nature

    Science6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Great Lakes Now Host Ward Detwiler recently judged the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's Kids Clean Water Calendar Contest. Here's his interview wi…