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.

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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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Career Girls

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

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  • Under Water
    Lesson 402

    Under Water

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

    Dive deep into oceans, rivers, and our own Great Lakes with host Amelia to discover what it takes to live beneath the waves.Special thanks to our content partn…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Octopus

    Octopus

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

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

  • Lobster

    Lobster

    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 lobster with just a bit of polymer clay!

  • Penguin

    Penguin

    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 penguin with just a bit of polymer clay!

  • Whale

    Whale

    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 whale with just a bit of polymer clay!

  • Something’s Fishy
    Lesson 303

    Something’s Fishy

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

    Our fishy friend looks a little worried when we draw a cat to keep him company! Students will also learn about the relationship between predator and prey.