Under Water

Dive deep into oceans, rivers, and our own Great Lakes to discover what it takes to live beneath the waves.

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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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  • Under Water
    Lesson 302

    Under Water

    English1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

    Michele Howard reads the book The Great Lakes. The episode's activity is led by Tara Gang, an elementary art teacher at Traverse City Area Public Schools, and …

  • Number Sense and Counting

    Number Sense and Counting

    MathKindergarten, Pre-K

    Discover how children learn to count and how you, as a family member or caregiver of a young learner, can help encourage their development. Then explore ways y…

  • Learn to Count With Number Bingo

    Learn to Count With Number Bingo

    MathKindergarten, Pre-K

    In this step-by-step activity video, we create a fun Bingo-style board game while helping your child develop number and counting skills. This video is included…

  • Benchmark Fractions
    Lesson 18

    Benchmark Fractions

    Math4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Use visual models and benchmark fractions to help compare and order fractions with unlike numerators and denominators. Use a number line and benchmark fraction…

  • Comparing and Ordering Fractions
    Lesson 17

    Comparing and Ordering Fractions

    Math4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Explore comparing fractions with like numerators or like denominators to tell which is larger or smaller using benchmark fractions and visual representations l…

  • Put Shapes Together
    Lesson 207

    Put Shapes Together

    MathKindergarten

    Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake to tell whether Dotson's 10-frames represent a number more than his focus number. Examine a train to find shapes. Put toget…

  • Ways to Make Different Shapes
    Lesson 208

    Ways to Make Different Shapes

    MathKindergarten

    Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake to tell whether Dotson's 10-frames represent a number less than his focus number. Tell Which One Doesn't Belong by examinin…

  • Count in Groups

    Count in Groups

    Math1st Grade, Kindergarten, Pre-K

    In this activity, children will create a nighttime city and skip count the windows by 2 using a flashlight.For more math fun, try putting a sticker on a window…