When I Grow Up

All summer we’ll learn about different careers—this week, think about all the exciting possibilities in your future!

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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 Building
    Lesson 5

    Sustainable Building

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

    Animals are masters of building homes that fit in with the natural environment. We humans can learn a lot from them! Visit a green building in Ann Arbor and lo…

  • When I Grow Up
    Lesson 407

    When I Grow Up

    ArtEnglishHealth & FitnessMath4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Host Kenneth explores some exciting career possibilities.Special thanks to our content partners featured in this episode: Kalamazoo Regional Educational Servic…

  • Meet a Scientist – Dr. Vernon Morris

    Meet a Scientist – Dr. Vernon Morris

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Dr. Vernon Morris talks about his work learning about our atmosphere and why increasing access to STEM careers is his passion.

  • Meet a Scientist – Caprice Phillips

    Meet a Scientist – Caprice Phillips

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Caprice Phillips shares how trips to her grandparent's home in rural Arkansas with her first telescope inspired her to search for planets outside our solar sys…

  • Meet a Scientist – Cam Juarez

    Meet a Scientist – Cam Juarez

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Ranger Cam Juarez shares how environmental justice can hit close to home and the work he does to educate the public and engage his community.

  • Succulents at Home

    Succulents at Home

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Jeremy Jones and Jamil Cary explain how succulents are adapted to dry environments and gives some hot tips on how to grow them at home.

  • Meet a Scientist – Michelle Barboza Ramirez – Geologist

    Meet a Scientist – Michelle Barboza Ramirez – Geologist

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Michelle Barboza Ramierez shares her passion for rocks and teaching the public about geology.

  • Gabe Santos – Paleontology Curator

    Gabe Santos – Paleontology Curator

    Science5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th - 12th Grade

    Gabe Santos share his journey to become a paleontologist and how he uses Star Wars cosplay to teach kids about the Earth.