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

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Soils– Organizing the Distribution Center

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

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 9: Ocean Currents- Inquiry 9.2 Prep Work

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STC Program: Catastrophic Events Unit Kit

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STC Secondary: Exploring Plate Tectonics

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 8: Shining a Light on the Minerals

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

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Disaster Detector

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

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 4: Heat Transfer and the Movement of Air

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Exploring Planetary Systems–Thinking about our Solar System

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Rocks and Minerals– Organizing Minerals

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STCMS™: Matter and Its Interactions

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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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Soils– Reading Resource Extensions

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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STCMS™: Weather and Climate Systems

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Ecosystems– Notebooking Strategies

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

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Ecosystems– Material Consideration

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STC Secondary: Exploring the Properties of Matter Unit

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STCMS™: Genes and Molecular Machines

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 7: Hurricanes- Destructive Storms

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