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

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

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

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Soils– Organizing the Distribution Center

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Ecosystems– Lesson 2: Setting up the Terrarium

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 4: Heat Transfer and the Movement of Air

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features: Don't Hurry the Slurry

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Rocks and Minerals– Incorporating Literacy

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Storm Smart

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 9: Ocean Currents- Using Thermometer Strips

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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Soils– Reading Resource Extensions

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features : Materials and Safety

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Convection in the Mantle

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 5: Investigating the Effects of Colliding Air Masses

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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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Ecosystems– Material Consideration

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Land and Water– Literacy Integration (Sharing Predictions)

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 7: Hurricanes- Destructive Storms

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 5: Convection Current in the Air

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Understanding Weather and Climate–Lesson 9: Ocean Currents-Using the Demo Box

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems–Thinking about our Solar System

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 3: Learning More about Rocks

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