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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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STC Secondary: Discovering Electrical Systems

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

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Separating Solutes (Preparation for Lesson)

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 1: Our Ideas About Weather and Climate– Save Weather Maps

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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STC Program: Electrical Energy and Circuit Design Unit Kit

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 9: Ocean Currents- Creating a "Cheat Sheet"

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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STC–Kindergarten™: Exploring Plants and Animals Two-Use Unit Kit

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

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Soils– Reading Resource Extensions

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounts, and Elements– Marking Chromotography Paper

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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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STC Program: The Life Cycle of Butterflies Unit Kit, 3rd Edition

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STC Program: Organisms - From Macro to Micro Unit Kit

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