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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Motion and Design– "The Explore Build" Extension Activity

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Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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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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Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

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STCMS™: Matter and Its Interactions

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 1: Getting Ready for Caterpillars

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STC-Secondary™: Researching Optical Systems

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 14: Discovering that Butterflies are Insects

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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STC Secondary: Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements Unit

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Organisms– Notebooking

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STC Secondary: Investigating Digestion and Motion

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Sound– Lesson 9: Making Sounds with Strings

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Floating and Sinking– Investigating Boat Designs

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Microworlds– Unit Preparation

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Investigating Circuit Design– Generating Electric Energy

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STC Program: Energy, Machines, and Motion Unit Kit

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What Do Plants And Animals Need To Live?
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What Do Plants And Animals Need To Live?

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How Can We Change An Object's Motion?
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How Can We Change An Object's Motion?

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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BumperDucks

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STC Secondary: Discovering Electrical Systems

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

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

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

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