August 2 – 8: Around the World

Experience food, art, music, and cultures from around the globe.

Take a whirlwind trip around the world! The Detroit Institute of Arts will introduce you to musical instruments and show you how to make internationally-inspired crafts at home. The U.P. Children’s Museum hosts an interactive event. At night, the Concert of Colors brings global sounds to your home.

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Pre-K - Grade 2

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Grades 3 - 6

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Events

Curious Crew Crayon Candles roadshow

Crayon Candles with Curious Crew

Virtual Event from WKAR on August 3 at 10am

Upper Peninsula Children's Museum virtual field trip

Travel with the Upper Peninsula Children's Museum

Online Event on August 5 at 10am

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  • Curious About Careers: Musician
    Partner ContentLesson 3

    Curious About Careers: Musician

    ArtScience3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Genesis “jams” with musician Jen Sygit and discovers how music is based on science! They play a variety of instruments to see how STEM integrates with music th…

  • Spend an AniMinute with Jabari the Giraffe
    Partner ContentLesson 3

    Spend an AniMinute with Jabari the Giraffe

    EnglishSocial Emotional LearningSocial StudiesKindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Enjoy the Detroit Zoo's AniMinute series where we introduce you to individual animals living at the Detroit Zoo. In this episode, Andrew, mammal keeper for the…

  • Wildlife Adventure Stories: Why Turtles Live in Water
    Partner ContentLesson 2

    Wildlife Adventure Stories: Why Turtles Live in Water

    EnglishSocial Emotional LearningSocial StudiesKindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Join David, educator and storyteller, as he tells the tale of "Why Turtles Live in Water" through visual storytelling.

  • Architreks: Structures
    Partner ContentLesson 2

    Architreks: Structures

    MathScienceKindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Learn about structures in Architecture.

  • At Home DIA: Make a Cylinder Seal!
    Partner ContentLesson 2

    At Home DIA: Make a Cylinder Seal!

    ArtKindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

    Cylinder seals are tiny stone artifacts that were first created in the 4th millennium B.C.E., in tandem with the advent of writing. Traditionally the size of l…

  • Cartoon Academy: Kangaroo and Joey, Too
    Partner ContentLesson 2

    Cartoon Academy: Kangaroo and Joey, Too

    Art3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

    Cartoonist Joe Wos takes viewers through the simple steps of drawing one of “Down Under’s” most popular denizens - a kangaroo and its baby, commonly known as a…

  • Cardio Kickboxing 1
    InPACT at HomeLesson 1036

    Cardio Kickboxing 1

    Health & FitnessKindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    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…

  • Thermal Energy
    DIY Science TimeLesson 107

    Thermal Energy

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew are making ice cream and explore heat transfer, temperature and more.