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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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How Do Weather and Climate Affect Our Lives?
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How Do Weather and Climate Affect Our Lives?

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How Can We Light Our Way In The Dark?
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How Can We Light Our Way In The Dark?

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‘Tis the Season for a Reason

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Disaster Detector

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Floating and Sinking– Which Things Float? Which Things Sink?

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Rocks and Minerals– Organizing Minerals

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STCMS™: Space Systems Exploration (2018)

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Motion and Design– Using Cooperation Cups

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Spirit of St. Louis
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STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Soils– Organizing the Distribution Center

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Soils– Reading Resource Extensions

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Storm Smart

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Cari

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 3: Learning More about Rocks

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Ecosystems– Lesson 7: Joining Terrarium and Aquarium

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Michael Wise

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STC Secondary: Working with Motors and Simple Machines

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How Can We Predict When the Sky Will Be Dark?
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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

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STCMS™: Earth's Dynamic Systems

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STC Program: Light Unit Kit

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Sound– Lesson 6: Vibrations We Can't See

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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

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Sound– Lesson 1: Thinking about Sound

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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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