6th – 8th Grade

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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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  • Teamwork: Dealing with Disagreements
    Lesson 1

    Teamwork: Dealing with Disagreements

    Computer ScienceSocial Emotional Learning3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    The creators of Minecraft Education Edition discuss the rules they use to work as a team.

  • BeLEAF It or Not: How to Identify Trees
    Lesson 2

    BeLEAF It or Not: How to Identify Trees

    Science1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Kindergarten

    Tree identification is a popular hobby and one of the first steps in better understanding our forests. "How to Identify Trees" explores bark patterns, branches…

  • Musician
    Lesson 3

    Musician

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

    Genesis “jams” with musician Jen Sygit and discovers how music is based on science! They play a variety of instruments to see how STEM integrates with music th…

  • Roary’s Lower Body Workout
    Lesson 1129

    Roary’s Lower Body Workout

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

    For this movement activity, we’re going to be doing a lower body workout using a chair.

  • Roary’s Upper Body Workout
    Lesson 1128

    Roary’s Upper Body Workout

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

    For this movement activity, we’re going to be doing an upper body workout using a chair.

  • Static Electricity
    Lesson 113

    Static Electricity

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Exploring static electricity.

  • Manufacturing
    Lesson 2

    Manufacturing

    Computer ScienceMathScience6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Meet with a data analyst at La-Z-Boy to learn how her work helps to bring comfy chairs to your home. Learn about how 3D printing is the future of manufacturing…

  • Quick Draw: Practice Makes Pretty Good

    Quick Draw: Practice Makes Pretty Good

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

    The best way to learn is to practice!