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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features : Materials and Safety

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STCMS™: Space Systems Exploration

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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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

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Storm Smart

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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STC Secondary: Exploring Plate Tectonics

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

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STCMS™: Space Systems Exploration (2018)

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

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Soils– Using Alpha Boxes

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STC-Secondary™: Researching the Sun-Earth-Moon System

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STC Secondary: Understanding Weather and Climate

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 5: Investigating the Effects of Colliding Air Masses

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features: Don't Hurry the Slurry

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Ecosystems– Lesson 2: Setting up the Terrarium

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Ecosystems– Lesson 7: Joining Terrarium and Aquarium

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Convection in the Mantle

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Disaster Detector

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 9: Ocean Currents- Using Thermometer Strips

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

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Soils– Lesson 6: How Quickly Do Soils Settle in Water?

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Land and Water– Literacy Integration (Sharing Predictions)

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