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Learning Without Borders (Carol O’Donnell, 2018)

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2013 Biodiversity: Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers

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Morphy

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Teaching ELL Students– Teaching Academic Vocabulary

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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That’s so Meta(cognitive)!

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Natural Selection: Common Misconceptions

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LASER Focused: A Model for Teaching Inquiry-Based Science to English Learners - 2018-2019 District Report: Aurora Public Schools
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LASER 2018-2019 District Report: Aurora Public Schools

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Track and Monitor Blue Crab Populations in the Chesapeake Bay?

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JAYO - Earth Optimism Summit 2017

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Earth Optimism Student Video Competition: The Gray Whales of San Ignacio Lagoon

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LASER Focused: A Model for Teaching Inquiry-Based Science to English Learners - 2018-2019 District Report: Denver Public Schools
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LASER 2018-2019 District Report: Denver Public Schools

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Sending "Learning Styles" Out of Style

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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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Impact of Professional Development for Science Teachers

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Enric Sala - Earth Optimism Summit 2017

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Keep it Balanced

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LASER Focused on English Learners: PD plus an inquiry-based science curriculum improves K-8 teachers' perceived ability to support ELs and reduces the achievement gap in math and reading
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LASER Focused on English Learners - OELA 2020 Poster

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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Beekeeper Presentation featuring Ren Ramsey

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Good Thinking: Make Sense of Science Class

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LASER i3 in NC

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Bootons la COVID-19! Module

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Chemical Reactions in Action

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Santiago-Blay

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Earth Optimism Student Video Competition: Conserving Coral Reefs

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World's Deadliest Animal Podcasting Module
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World's Deadliest Animal Podcasting Module

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