Heroes

Celebrate our nation’s birthday and the people we call heroes, whether they are veterans, everyday helpers, or the kind who wear capes.

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Events

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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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  • The Little Things

    The Little Things

    English1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Kindergarten

    “You know, it’s the little things that you do day in and day out that I admired for the last 8 years. I don’t think you can find a better person to be friends …

  • The Last Viewing

    The Last Viewing

    English1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Kindergarten

    Allen Hoe was as a combat medic in Vietnam. His oldest son, Nainoa K. Hoe, served as a first lieutenant infantry officer with the Army’s 3rd Battalion in Iraq.…

  • Alone Together

    Alone Together

    English1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Kindergarten

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Director of Microbiology Dr. Roberto Vargas worked long hours running tests at a hospital in Rochester, New York. Because of …

  • Heroes
    Lesson 303

    Heroes

    English1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

    Pediatrician and Chief Medical Officer for Munson Healthcare, Dr. Christine Nefcy, reads the book Community Helpers Then and Now. The episode focuses on learni…

  • Earthquakes, Eruptions and Making Words
    Lesson 205

    Earthquakes, Eruptions and Making Words

    English2nd Grade

    Complete an experiment and a writing activity about earthquakes.

  • Explosions and -ngth Words
    Lesson 206

    Explosions and -ngth Words

    English2nd Grade

    Practice ‌words‌ that include -ngth-, then read and write about volcanoes.

  • Cardio Kickboxing 1
    Lesson 1036

    Cardio Kickboxing 1

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, Kindergarten

    Cardio kickboxing is a fantastic way to get your blood flowing and body moving. By the end of this video, you'll be performing a series of basic punches and ki…

  • Cardio Kickboxing 3
    Lesson 30

    Cardio Kickboxing 3

    Health & Fitness1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade, Kindergarten

    Combine punches and kicks for a full body blasting workout.Download Activity Log.