Science

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

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  • The Cost of Drinking Water
    Lesson 2205

    The Cost of Drinking Water

    Science6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Based on an independent project by the Great Lakes News Collaborative to better understand the real cost of water, this lesson will explore the costs associate…

  • Rain Shadow – Death Valley and Sequoia

    Rain Shadow – Death Valley and Sequoia

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Death Valley is on the driest places in North America - but only about a 100 miles from a forest of Giant Sequoia trees. How can these two completely different…

  • Meet a Scientist – Dr. Vernon Morris

    Meet a Scientist – Dr. Vernon Morris

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Dr. Vernon Morris talks about his work learning about our atmosphere and why increasing access to STEM careers is his passion.

  • Tall Things Considered – Sequoia National Park

    Tall Things Considered – Sequoia National Park

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Ranger Michael Raymonds explains why giant sequoias get so giant and how they've adapted to the Sierra Mountains.

  • Meet a Scientist – Caprice Phillips

    Meet a Scientist – Caprice Phillips

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Caprice Phillips shares how trips to her grandparent's home in rural Arkansas with her first telescope inspired her to search for planets outside our solar sys…

  • Desert Adaptations: Saguaro National Park

    Desert Adaptations: Saguaro National Park

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Saguaro National Park receives about 10 inches of rain a year, but has some of the highest biodiversity in North American. Learn how plants and animals are ada…

  • Meet a Scientist – Cam Juarez

    Meet a Scientist – Cam Juarez

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Ranger Cam Juarez shares how environmental justice can hit close to home and the work he does to educate the public and engage his community.

  • Ah! Gila Monsters!

    Ah! Gila Monsters!

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Ranger Jordan Camp talks gila monsters and Chris shares a cool citizen science project.

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.