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Astronomy & Astrophysics Classroom Resources

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Earth & Space Science
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National Geospatial -Intelligence Agency Mapping Moments: Lunar Module Simulator

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Earth & Space Science
Sustainable Communities
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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Grade 6
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PROTEGIENDO A LES BALLENAS

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Grade 3
Life Science
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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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Life Science
Earth Optimism for Educators: Climate Change Building a Sustainable Mindset
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Earth Optimism for Educators: Climate Change | Building a Sustainable Mindset

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Education
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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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Grade 4
Engineering Design
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Mosquito! How Can We Ensure Health For All From Mosquito-borne Diseases?

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DCPS Resources and Strategic Plan to Address More Accessible and Inclusive Learning

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

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Grade 6
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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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Grade 2
Physical Science
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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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Grade 6
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Implicit Bias: How it impacts DEAI efforts in K-12 STEM Education

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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Grade 6
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¡Mosquito! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar la salud para todos contra las enfermedades transmitidas por los mosquitos?

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Zero Barriers in STEM Education Summit: Keynote Address & Closing Remarks

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How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow?

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Grade 2
Life Science
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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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Grade 5
Physical Science
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UN PROBLEMA DE PESO

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Grade 5
Physical Science
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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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Grade 6
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¡Food! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar una buena nutrició para todos?

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? NGSS-Aligned Teacher Companion Guide

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Panel: Transforming STEM Education and Industry through an Accessibility Lens

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

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Promising Practices for Online Learning

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PROTECTING WHALES

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Grade 3
Life Science
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How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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Grade 2
Engineering Design
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IDEAS in STEM: Building Relationships

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

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Grade 6
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