Science

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

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  • Astronaut: A Message in Sign Language
    MathScience9th - 12th Grade

    Astronaut: A Message in Sign Language

    Partner ContentLesson 2

    Tracy Caldwell Dyson, Astronaut, signs in ASL a special message to students.

  • NASA Space Crafts: Mathematician on the Go in Honor of Katherine Johnson
    ArtScience3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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

    Partner ContentLesson 2

    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 …

  • Curious About Careers: Musician
    ArtScience3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Curious About Careers: Musician

    Partner ContentLesson 3

    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…

  • BeLEAF It or Not: How to Identify Trees
    ScienceKindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    BeLEAF It or Not: How to Identify Trees

    Partner ContentLesson 2

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

    Save Water, Save Nature

    Partner ContentLesson 1

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

    How to Make a Cloud Mobile

    Partner ContentLesson 4

    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 …

  • Coder: Sasha Williams
    MathScience9th - 12th Grade

    Coder: Sasha Williams

    Partner ContentLesson 1

    Sasha Williams, 14 year old coder, encourages girls to pursue coding and careers in tech. She is also an actor, dancer, and singer. STEM + Arts = STEAM.

  • What Makes a Computer, a Computer?
    MathScience9th - 12th Grade

    What Makes a Computer, a Computer?

    Partner ContentLesson 3

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

Additional Resources

Curious Crew - Image of host with students doing an experiment.

Curious Crew

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

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.