Great Outdoors

Explore the world outside your door and the incredible parks and waters that belong to us all.

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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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  • Great Outdoors
    Lesson 306

    Great Outdoors

    English1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

    The episode explores the subject of plants, while also using plants and how they never sit still as a way to talk about how we keep our communities moving forw…

  • Shapes

    Shapes

    MathKindergarten, Pre-K

    Look at the world and identify shapes, while discussing the attributes that define them. Then continue the conversation at home while putting groceries away.

  • The Power of Tens
    Lesson 3

    The Power of Tens

    Math4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Move on a physical place value chart to help understand that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the…

  • The Power of 10!
    Lesson 2

    The Power of 10!

    Math4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right. Hunt for patterns in the n…

  • Blizzards and the Letter Z
    Lesson 212

    Blizzards and the Letter Z

    EnglishKindergarten

    Learn about the letter L, learn some new vocabulary words, and practice building words.

  • Sk- is for Sky and More S-Blends
    Lesson 212

    Sk- is for Sky and More S-Blends

    English1st Grade

    Think about how your senses help you to observe and use that to start writing your own book about the daytime sky.

  • Persuasive Writing and Simple Compound Words
    Lesson 212

    Persuasive Writing and Simple Compound Words

    English2nd Grade

    Work with simple compound words and write a persuasive letter about helping our environment.

  • Even More Open and Closed Syllables
    Lesson 212

    Even More Open and Closed Syllables

    English3rd Grade

    Find a mystery word, read a text about saving our planet, and write your own opinion text.