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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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  • Power Punching
    Lesson 28

    Power Punching

    Health & Fitness4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Learn proper form for throwing a power punch for upper cuts, jabs, and hooks.

  • Paper Airplane Science
    Lesson 508

    Paper Airplane Science

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

    It’s a bird! It’s a paper airplane! It’s science! The Curious Crew explores the aerodynamics behind different kinds of paper airplanes including boomerangs, gl…

  • Bumble Bee
    Lesson 1

    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!

  • 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 …

  • Friction
    Lesson 110

    Friction

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew build hovercrafts to explore friction.

  • Sailing Close to the Winter Wind
    Lesson 2203

    Sailing Close to the Winter Wind

    Science6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    This lesson will explore the phenomenon of wind in the winter through the pastime of ice boating to learn about the science behind how winds are produced, sail…

  • Parrot

    Parrot

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

    Follow along as Ann Arbor District Library staff make a parrot with just a bit of polymer clay!

  • Bat

    Bat

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

    Follow along as Ann Arbor District Library staff make a bat with just a bit of polymer clay!