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How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?
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How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?

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How Can We Use Patterns To Predict Motion?

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Sound– Lesson 1: Thinking about Sound

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Motion and Design– "The Explore Build" Extension Activity

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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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Floating and Sinking– Investigating Boat Designs

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Mini Golf Motion

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Sound– Lesson 10: Changing the Pitch by Changing the Tension

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Explore Smithsonian: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

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Floating and Sinking– How is Salt Water Different from Fresh Water?

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Sound– Lesson 6: Vibrations We Can't See

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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How Can We Provide Energy to People’s Homes?

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

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Floating and Sinking– What Do We Know About Floating and Sinking?

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Sound– Lesson 9: Making Sounds with Strings

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Floating and Sinking– Which Things Float? Which Things Sink?

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision?

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How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision?

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Everyday Energy

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What is Our Evidence That We Live On A Changing Earth?
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What Is Our Evidence That We Live on a Changing Earth?

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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