Engineering

Meet the people who design bridges, cars, and video games and learn how to think like an engineer.

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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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  • Hero Stories 6: Hero Sized Problem
    Lesson 109

    Hero Stories 6: Hero Sized Problem

    English4th Grade, 5th Grade

    In this episode, we establish a conflict by giving our hero a hero-sized problem!

  • Understanding Ten Thousands
    Lesson 107

    Understanding Ten Thousands

    Math4th Grade

    Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the dig…

  • Structures
    Lesson 2

    Structures

    ArchitectureMathScience1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Kindergarten

    How come a bench is able to support your weight and resist the gravity pulling it towards the earth? How do buildings manage to stay upright? And how do all of…

  • Shapes
    Lesson 01

    Shapes

    ArchitectureMathScience1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Kindergarten

     What are some shapes that you can find right outside your door? Once you see the shapes hidden in any building’s design, you can start to see how the architec…

  • At Home DIA: Make a Cylinder Seal
    Lesson 2

    At Home DIA: Make a Cylinder Seal

    Art1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Kindergarten

    Cylinder seals are tiny stone artifacts that were first created in the 4th millennium B.C.E., in tandem with the advent of writing. Traditionally the size of l…

  • Fun With Numbers

    Fun With Numbers

    English1st Grade, Kindergarten, Pre-K

    Join the Ann Arbor District Library's crew of puppet pals as they recommend and talk about new and interesting picture books found at your local library. This …

  • Counting Groups 11-20
    Lesson 315

    Counting Groups 11-20

    MathKindergarten

    Join Mrs. Gray for a Mystery Math Mistake with D.C. He needs help figuring out his number bonds to match ten frames. We are going to have fun figuring out how …

  • Count Groups Up to 20
    Lesson 316

    Count Groups Up to 20

    MathKindergarten

    Join Mrs. Gray for a Mystery Math Mistake with D.C. He needs help figuring out his number sentences to match ten frames. We are going to work on answering ques…