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10 Fun Ways to Help Kids Learn Science Beyond the Classroom

Two Detroit teachers offer activities and tips to help kids learn science beyond the classroom, from from kits and collections to engaging explorations.

Metro Parent Camp Expo

Find details about Metro Parent's Camp Expo to help plan your child's summer experiences in southeast Michigan and beyond.

Education Expo

Looking for the best schools in Michigan or the best educational programs available for southeast Michigan kids? Don't miss it on Sept. 24, 2017!

2017 Solar Eclipse Viewing Events in Southeast Michigan

The 2017 Solar Eclipse will shroud America in darkness on Aug. 21. Head to one of these local spots to safely watch and learn the science behind it.

Etiquette 101: Visiting a Science Center with Kids

Dos and don'ts for taking kids to science museums in Michigan like the Michigan Science Center, Cranbrook Institute of Science and Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

Halloween Fun for Families – Near and Far

A not-too-scary sprinkle of Halloween spirit for families.

Creating a Day Camp for Kids at Home

With do-it-yourself spirit, you can organize mini neighborhood-based camps for your kids.

Cranbrook Institute of Science Offers Fun, Family Destination

World-class mineral study gallery, planetarium and more make this museum a must-see for families.

Rainforest Adventure at Cranbrook Institute of Science

This Oakland County spot presents its new temporary exhibit, open July 8-Sept. 5, 2016, for creature and plant lovers of all ages.

BATS: Superheroes of the Night Exhibit at Cranbrook Institute of Science

This exhibit, which runs Sept. 26, 2015- June 19, 2016, gives visitors a closer look at the Earth's most mysterious and misunderstood night fliers.

Tips for Raising Science-Savvy Girls

From toys to activities, there are many ways that parents can naturally spike their daughter's science interest. Here, Stacy Rivard, Head of Cranbrook Middle School for Girls, shares her top tips.

What Makes Cranbrook Schools So Special?

This nationally-revered private school, which just happens to be located in Michigan, offers a unique approach to learning amid a campus rich with resources.
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Metro Parent’s Top Posts of the Week

MetroParent.com is loaded with great info for parents. Here, we've listed the best of the best posted this week for you to thumb through at your convenience.

What You Need to Know About Macomb County’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Unit Program

Kids in crisis in Macomb County can receive immediate assistance thanks to the county's new Children's Mobile Crisis Unit Program. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccine Recommendations for Macomb County Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we spoke to an expert with the Macomb County Health Department to find out what you need to know about getting one in Macomb County.

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibit Coming to Detroit

Become a part of a Vincent Van Gogh painting at Beyond Van Gogh Detroit, which will be on display starting June 25, 2021 at the TCF Center.