Great Lakes

Dive in and explore the lakes that make Michigan truly special.

Learn about the spectacular Great Lakes region we call home, from the plants and animals that surround us to the history of lumberjacks and farmers to the beauty of the Mackinac bridge and of our natural areas. Take a live tour of our state parks with the DNR and meet the creatures who live in the Belle Isle Aquarium.

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Don’t have a printer? MLC will be distributing activity books for this week on July 28 at Macomb Intermediate School District (44001 Garfield Rd, Clinton Township, MI 48038).

Pre-K - Grade 2

Get this week’s activities for Pre-K – Second Grade learners.

Grades 3 - 6

Get this week’s activities for Third – Sixth Grade Learners.

Events

Detroit PBS Kids mixtures with Ruff Ruffman event

Mixtures with Ruff Ruffman

Online Event on July 27 at 10am

Michigan DNR Wild spaces and places event

Michigan's Wild Spaces and Places

Online Event on July 29 at 10am

diy science time showcase

DIY Science Time's Super Summer Showcase

Online Event on July 31 at 11am

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  • Rocks
    Lesson 12

    Rocks

    Pre-K

    Wimee sings about a silly rock and Moby tell us about his favorite rock. Wimee and friends write a story about a quest to find a magical rock; Brody shows us s…

  • Weather
    Lesson 11

    Weather

    Pre-K

    ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee joins Wimee and friends to talk about weather and being a scientist, and Wimee and friends write a story about a cat th…

  • Nature in OUR Neighborhood: Colors and Shapes
    Lesson 01

    Nature in OUR Neighborhood: Colors and Shapes

    ArtScience1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Kindergarten, Pre-K

    Build your own tool to explore the different colors and shapes outside in your neighborhood.

  • Sharing Stories with Elle
    Lesson 111

    Sharing Stories with Elle

    Pre-K

    Join Elle for a storytime from her living room!

  • Snow Stories with Amanda
    Lesson 112

    Snow Stories with Amanda

    Pre-K

    Join Amanda for stories and songs from her living room!

  • Why Does the Hummingbird Hum?
    Lesson 110

    Why Does the Hummingbird Hum?

    Pre-K

    Come learn & sing with Miss Linda! Marty the Music Man tells us about theme & variations. Miss Linette shows us more of her farm friends in the Curiosity Corne…

  • My Curiosity
    Lesson 109

    My Curiosity

    Pre-K

    Come learn & sing with Miss Linda! Marty the Music Man tells us about sharps & Flats. Miss Linette visits the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum in the …