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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  • When I Grow Up
    Lesson 407

    When I Grow Up

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

    Host Kenneth explores some exciting career possibilities.Special thanks to our content partners featured in this episode: Kalamazoo Regional Educational Servic…

  • Teamwork: Dealing with Disagreements
    Lesson 01

    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 Part 2

    BeLEAF It or Not: How to Identify Trees Part 2

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

    https://youtu.be/lTbNWcxedYMTree identification is a popular hobby and one of the first steps in better understanding our forests. Part 2 of "How to Identify T…

  • 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 & Fitness6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    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 & Fitness6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    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…