Creatures

From the prehistoric to the present, learn about the fascinating features of creatures near and far.

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Events

curious crew elephant toothpaste roadshow

Elephant Toothpaste with Curious Crew

Virtual Event in partnership with WKAR on June 22 at 10am

Detroit Zoo Penguins event with Michigan Learning Channel

Behind the Scenes with the Penguins from the Detroit Zoo

Online Event on June 24 at 10am

This Week's Lessons

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  • Creatures
    Lesson 404

    Creatures

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

    From prehistoric to the present, learn about some fascinating creatures with host Chase.Special thanks to our content partners featured in this episode: Kalama…

  • 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.

  • Meet a Scientist – Michelle Barboza Ramirez – Geologist

    Meet a Scientist – Michelle Barboza Ramirez – Geologist

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

    Michelle Barboza Ramierez shares her passion for rocks and teaching the public about geology.

  • Gabe Santos – Paleontology Curator

    Gabe Santos – Paleontology Curator

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

    Gabe Santos share his journey to become a paleontologist and how he uses Star Wars cosplay to teach kids about the Earth.

  • Alf Museum Fossils

    Alf Museum Fossils

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

    Paleontology curator Gabe Santos shows Chris fossils that could be found in the Grand Canyon.

  • Skunks Along the Trail

    Skunks Along the Trail

    ScienceVirtual Field Trips1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Kindergarten

    Take a virtual trip outside with your Metroparks. This time on the trail we found a sign from a skunk that has ventured through Willow Metropark.

  • Beavers Along The Trail

    Beavers Along The Trail

    ScienceVirtual Field Trips1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Kindergarten

    As we go along the trail in Oakwoods Metropark, we are looking for signs of animals. If we’re lucky we might see something like a beaver chew!

  • Deer Along the Trail

    Deer Along the Trail

    ScienceVirtual Field Trips1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Kindergarten

    This time on the trail we found a sign from a deer that has ventured through Oakwoods Metropark.