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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Elementary

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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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  • Sustainable Finance Expert

    Sustainable Finance Expert

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Health Educator Bethany Thayer explains to Curious Crew investigator Janellyn how awareness of healthy lifestyles and making good choices can improve our overa…

  • Meteorologist

    Meteorologist

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Health Educator Bethany Thayer explains to Curious Crew investigator Janellyn how awareness of healthy lifestyles and making good choices can improve our overa…

  • Marine Archaeologist

    Marine Archaeologist

    Career Exploration3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Health Educator Bethany Thayer explains to Curious Crew investigator Janellyn how awareness of healthy lifestyles and making good choices can improve our overa…

  • What does Normal mean?

    What does Normal mean?

    Social Emotional Learning4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Diatribe teaching artists talk about what "normal" means to them.

  • You Gotta Love Yourself!

    You Gotta Love Yourself!

    Social Emotional Learning4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    What makes you... you? Teaching artists from Grand Rapids' The Diatribe share what they love the most about themselves.

  • STEM Activist: My Career

    STEM Activist: My Career

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

    Watch Violeta Garcia, Ph.D., STEM Activist and founder of STEM Learning By Design, share how her family fled El Salvador to America when she was a young child …

  • STEM Activist: Why Girls Should Consider A Career in STEM

    STEM Activist: Why Girls Should Consider A Career in STEM

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

    Watch STEM Activist Violeta García share why girls should consider a career in STEM.

  • STEM Activist: Exciting Projects

    STEM Activist: Exciting Projects

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

    Watch STEM Activist Violeta García share why girls should consider a career in STEM.