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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  • Positive Self Messages
    Lesson 09

    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.

  • Move and Freeze: Mind and Body
    Lesson 29

    Move and Freeze: Mind and Body

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

    Practice going from moving to stillness and understand the effects both have on your body.

  • Bubble Science
    Lesson 602

    Bubble Science

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

    Bubbling Over with Bubbles! Dr. Rob and the Curious Crew are “bubbling over” with investigations into the science behind soapy, sudsy bubbles! STEM Challenge: …

  • Density
    Lesson 105

    Density

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew have fun building their own heatless lava lamp. Explore what will float (or sink) with these density experiments.

  • 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!

  • Artist Demonstration: Rachele Baker
    Lesson 3

    Artist Demonstration: Rachele Baker

    Art2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Learn about the art and artistic process of Rachelle Baker, a multi-disciplinary artist from Detroit, Michigan.

  • Our Stories Part 1
    Lesson 109

    Our Stories Part 1

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    On today's episode of Extra Credit we learn how to draw a rooster, get tips on how to tell an interesting story, and so much more!

  • Our Stories Part 2
    Lesson 110

    Our Stories Part 2

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    On today's episode of Extra Credit we meet a teenager who owns his own business, get fit with cardio kickboxing, and learn about self-portraits.