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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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Ecosystems– Lesson 2: Setting up the Terrarium

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Storm Smart

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

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

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 2: Observing Rocks- How are They the Same and Different?

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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How Can We Be Ready for Weather?

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Land and Water– Literacy Integration (Using Alphabet Box with Science Vocabulary)

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Soils– Lesson 6: How Quickly Do Soils Settle in Water?

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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Rocks and Minerals– Incorporating Literacy

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Ecosystems– Material Consideration

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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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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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How Can We Stay Cool In The Sun?
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How Can We Stay Cool in the Sun?

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 3: Learning More about Rocks

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Soils– Materials Distribution: Roles and Responsibilities

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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How Do Weather And Climate Affect Our Lives?

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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STC Secondary: Exploring Plate Tectonics

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