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Falling 101

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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Chemical Reactions in Action

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

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Teacher Guide)

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Motion and Design– Lesson 1: Designing Vehicles: Getting Started

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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STC Program: Earth in Space Unit Kit

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

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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 — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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STC Program: Food Chemistry Student Investigations Guide, 3rd Edition

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Michael Wise

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Teacher Tips: Land and Water

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

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Science Starts With a Question: Chemical Reactions (Teacher Guide)

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Studying Soils: Claims and Evidence

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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Exploring Planetary Systems– The Solar System:Design

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Sound– Lesson 10: Changing the Pitch by Changing the Tension

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Storm Smart

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Separating Solutes (Preparation for Lesson)

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

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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features : Materials and Safety

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

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How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?
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How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?

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STCMS™: Earth's Dynamic Systems

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