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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Veterinarian Career Overview

    Veterinarian Career Overview

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, liv…

  • Veterinarian: My Career

    Veterinarian: My Career

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Watch Marcia Backstrom, DVM, veterinarian and senior clinician at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Ann Arbor, Michigan, describe her typical day as an emergenc…

  • Veterinarian: Tips for Handling Animals

    Veterinarian: Tips for Handling Animals

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Watch Marcia Backstrom, DVM, veterinarian and senior clinician at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Ann Arbor, Michigan, describe her typical day as an emergenc…

  • Why a Veterinarian?

    Why a Veterinarian?

    Career Exploration4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Veterinarian Marcia Backstrom shares valuable career guidance and life advice.