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STCMS™: Matter and Its Interactions

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

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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BumperDucks

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STC Program: Light Unit Kit

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

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STC Secondary: Working with Motors and Simple Machines

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

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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™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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STC-Secondary™: Researching Optical Systems

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What is Our Evidence That We Live On A Changing Earth?
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What Is Our Evidence That We Live on a Changing Earth?

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Organization!

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

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

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

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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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STCMS™: Electricity, Waves, and Information Transfer (2018)

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

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STCMS™: Genes and Molecular Machines

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STC Secondary: Exploring the Properties of Matter Unit

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How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision?

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Physical Science
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Investigating Circuit Design– Solar Cells

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