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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 3: Learning More About Caterpillars

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

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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Plant Growth and Development–Getting a Handle on Your Bee

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

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Motion and Design– Using Cooperation Cups

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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

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Life Cycles of Butterflies– Lesson 8: Observing the Crysalis - Moving the Crysalis Properly

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Organization!

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Plant Growth and Development– Planting the Seeds

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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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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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

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

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Ecosystems– Material Consideration

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 6: Temperature, Pressure, and Cloud Formation

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 2: Caring for Caterpillars

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– The Solar System:Design

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

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Land and Water– Lesson 2/3 The Water Cycle: Modeling Land and Water

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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Nonfiction 2 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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