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"The staff love the PD"

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Physical Science
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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Michael Wise

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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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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Santiago-Blay

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Scaffolding Science Vocabulary Development within Inquiry-Based Instruction

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Climate Action! How can we mitigate human impacts on the atmosphere?

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Smithsonian | Global Generations | The Global Classroom | October
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Smithsonian | Global Generations | The Global Classroom | October

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Stories of Women in STEM: Energy

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Natural Selection: Common Misconceptions

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Conceptual Change: How New Ideas Take Root

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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Education
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Sending "Learning Styles" Out of Style

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Kindergarten
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Autumn-Lynn Harrison - Earth Optimism Summit 2017

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"Inquiry-based learning is incredible!"

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

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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Physical Science
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“I love the training!”

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PROTECTING WHALES

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Life Science
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Students can’t wait for science!

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Global Generations | The Global Classroom | November
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Smithsonian | Global Generations | The Global Classroom | November

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Inquiry science is vital

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How Can Animals Use Their Senses To Communicate?

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Grade 4
Life Science
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National Geospatial -Intelligence Agency Mapping Moments: Lunar Module Simulator

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