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 Great Lakes Now offers in-depth coverage of news, issues, events and developments affecting the lakes and the communities that depend on them while capturing the character and culture of the region. Middle school and high school teachers can access monthly lesson plans featuring timely ways to teach our most cherished waterways.  Learn about scientific processes as they relate to the Great Lakes region as a whole with videos, activities, and more.

In the NOVA Financial Lab, students practice making financial decisions and overcoming common behavioral biases that make managing money hard for all of us by taking care of some very active pets through three challenging mini-games. There are many ways to bring NOVA Labs into your classroom, after school program, day camp, or other educational program. Every Lab presents a particular subject and allows teens to develop their own questions and investigations .

Elementary Learning Resources 

Meet the Helpers

Introduce children to community helpers and practice emergency preparedness to help them react better during times of crisis. Explore the video series and learn how you can use it in your home, school or community.

Ask Dr. Universe!

Do you have a baffling science question that you want Dr. Universe to answer? Submit your question at! Ask Dr. Universe! is produced in partnership with Washington State University and Northwest Public Broadcasting.

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For Teachers

Back to School

Building Relationships for Back to School

Educators know that relationships can make or break a school year. This two-week curriculum offers resources for elementary and secondary educators to focus on relationships as they start the school year. Designed by Dr. Shayla Griffin, the Relationships Initiative is a series of ice-breakers, classroom activities, and closing circles aimed at building strong relationships that become the foundation of learning for the entire year.

Tips for Distance Learning with PBS LearningMedia

In this one-hour virtual learning seminar, PBS master trainers and educators share tips and techniques to support engaging, effective distance learning. Educators of children of all ages are introduced to virtual learning technologies, tools, and hacks to set up a digital classroom with confidence.

Professional Development 

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The Michigan Learning Channel is designed with teachers in mind! We curate high-quality, standards-aligned video content and related materials that encourage learning both in and out of the classroom. Find on-demand lessons, supplemental activities, and professional development opportunities on our website!

Our Virtual Professional Learning Series is created for teachers—by teachers—to bring together content experts and educators from all backgrounds. With an emphasis on fun, engaging, accessible, and free tools for classrooms, these bite-sized opportunities connect educators with each other and PBS shows, themes, and content. 

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