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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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Land and Water– Literacy Integration (Sharing Predictions)

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Storm Smart

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How can we be ready for the weather?
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How Can We Be Ready for Weather?

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Soils– Materials Distribution: Roles and Responsibilities

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Sunlight on the National Mall

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Rocks and Minerals– Incorporating Literacy

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 3: Learning More about Rocks

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Ecosystems– Material Consideration

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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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Beats and Banjos

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How Can We Predict When the Sky Will Be Dark?
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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 8: Shining a Light on the Minerals

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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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Soils– Reading Resource Extensions

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Land and Water– Lesson 2/3 The Water Cycle: Modeling Land and Water

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Ecosystems– Notebooking Strategies

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Soils– Organizing the Distribution Center

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How Do Weather and Climate Affect Our Lives?
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How Do Weather and Climate Affect Our Lives?

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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