Science

The Michigan Learning Channel provides supplemental Science support for K-12 students that are aligned with Michigan educational standards.

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  • NASA Space Crafts: Mathematician on the Go in Honor of Katherine Johnson
    Lesson 2

    NASA Space Crafts: Mathematician on the Go in Honor of Katherine Johnson

    ArtScience3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Katherine Johnson is known for being human computer and one of the original Hidden Figures at the National Advisory Committee, the precursor to NASA’s Langley …

  • Spend an AniMinute with Jabari the Giraffe
    Lesson 3

    Spend an AniMinute with Jabari the Giraffe

    Science1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Kindergarten

    Enjoy the Detroit Zoo's AniMinute series where we introduce you to individual animals living at the Detroit Zoo. In this episode, Andrew, mammal keeper for the…

  • BeLEAF It or Not: How to Identify Trees
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    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…

  • Save Water, Save Nature
    Lesson 1

    Save Water, Save Nature

    Science6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Great Lakes Now Host Ward Detwiler recently judged the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's Kids Clean Water Calendar Contest. Here's his interview wi…

  • 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 …

  • What Makes a Computer, a Computer?
    Lesson 3

    What Makes a Computer, a Computer?

    MathScience9th - 12th Grade

    Computers are all around us, but what really makes a computer, a computer? Explore the history of computers and the features they all share.

  • Top 20 Earth Images of 2020
    Lesson 1

    Top 20 Earth Images of 2020

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

    The men and women who live and work on the International Space Station take thousands of photographs of their home planet every year, and we asked the folks at…

  • How Teamwork Works
    Lesson 2

    How Teamwork Works

    MathScience3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Join the creators of Minecraft Education Edition to get in inside look at how their teamwork works.

Additional Resources

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Curious Crew

4th – 8th Grade | English, Math, Science | Dr. Rob Stephenson and inquisitive kids take a hands-on approach to scientific exploration

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DIY Science Time

4th – 6th Grade | Science | Mr. C and the science crew investigate the world through experiments and demonstrations.

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Great Lakes Now

6th – 12th Grade | Science, Social Studies | Providing coverage of issues around protecting, cherishing and enjoying the Great Lakes.