June 28 – July 4: Across America

From coast to coast, explore what it means to be American.

Discover the past and present of our nation, from visiting iconic treasures at The Charles H. Wright Museum, to exploring our national parks, to learning about the architecture in your own neighborhood. Cap off your Fourth of July weekend with an inspiring TV performance from the U.S. Air Force band.

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Events

Shadows with Sid teh Science Kid, Detroit PBS Kids, and Michigan Learning Channel

Shadows with Sid the Science Kid

Virtual Event on June 29 at 10am

Wright Museum Hidden figures of the African Diaspora

Hidden Figures of the African Diaspora

Online Event in partnership with the Charles H. Wright Museum on July 1 at 10am

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  • Flowers
    Lesson 4

    Flowers

    Pre-K

    Wimee sings about alphabet rain; Moby tells us about state flowers; Wimee and friends write a story about a wheelbarrow, orchid seeds, and an ice cream party; …

  • Trucks
    Lesson 3

    Trucks

    Pre-K

    Wimee sings about a food truck that goes all through the town; Moby wonders about different types of trucks; Wimee and friends write a story about a tiger, som…

  • Across America Part 2
    Lesson 104

    Across America Part 2

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Welcome to Extra Credit! The place we come to meet interesting people, explore new ideas, and discover fun places together. Each episode includes interactive c…

  • Across America Part 1
    Lesson 103

    Across America Part 1

    4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Welcome to Extra Credit! The place we come to meet interesting people, explore new ideas, and discover fun places together. Each episode includes interactive c…

  • Top 20 Earth Images of 2020
    Lesson 1

    Top 20 Earth Images of 2020

    Science3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    The men and women who live and work on the International Space Station take thousands of photographs of their home planet every year, and we asked the folks at…

  • Cyberchase Monster Minutes Chapter 2
    Lesson 2

    Cyberchase Monster Minutes Chapter 2

    MathScience3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Hacker thinks his plan has succeeded, but the CyberSquad won't give up that easily.

  • Cyberchase Monster Minutes Chapter 1
    Lesson 1

    Cyberchase Monster Minutes Chapter 1

    MathScience3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

    The CyberSquad is inspiring kids everywhere to be active, but Hacker has a monstrous plan.

  • NREL Energy Basics: Wind
    Lesson 1

    NREL Energy Basics: Wind

    Science1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Kindergarten

    Learn how wind turbines work in this engaging video by the National Renewable energy Laboratory (NREL). This video is part of an eight-part series teaching abo…