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How Can We Use Patterns To Predict Motion?

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STCMS™: Electricity, Waves, and Information Transfer

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How Can We Identify Materials Based On Their Properties?
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How Can We Identify Materials Based on Their Properties?

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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Sound– Lesson 6: Vibrations We Can't See

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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Sound– Lesson 9: Making Sounds with Strings

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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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Bike Powered Generator featuring Mr. Harrison

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STC Program: Energy, Machines, and Motion Unit Kit

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STC Secondary: Exploring the Nature of Light

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STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Organization!

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How Can We Light Our Way in the Dark?

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STC Secondary: Working with Motors and Simple Machines

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

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

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STCMS™: Electricity, Waves, and Information Transfer (2018)

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Drying Chromotography Paper

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How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision?

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STC Secondary: Investigating Circuit Design

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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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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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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STC Program: Electrical Energy and Circuit Design Unit Kit

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STC-Secondary™: Researching Optical Systems

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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Motion and Design– Lesson 1: Designing Vehicles: Getting Started

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Investigating Circuit Design– Generating Electric Energy

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