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STCMS™: Space Systems Exploration (2018)

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Ecosystems– Material Consideration

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Rainy Day Fabrics

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How can we be ready for the weather?
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How Can We Be Ready for Weather?

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Ecosystems– Lesson 7: Joining Terrarium and Aquarium

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

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Land and Water– Literacy Integration (Using Alphabet Box with Science Vocabulary)

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Weather Lab

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features : Materials and Safety

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

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Understanding Weather and Climate

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How Do Weather and Climate Affect Our Lives?
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How Do Weather and Climate Affect Our Lives?

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Disaster Detector

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 2: Observing Rocks- How are They the Same and Different?

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How Can We Predict When the Sky Will Be Dark?
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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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

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Storm Smart

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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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Exploring Planetary Systems–Thinking about our Solar System

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Recording Earthquake Waves

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

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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STC Secondary: Exploring the Properties of Matter Unit

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

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

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Michael Wise

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Rocks and Minerals– Organizing Minerals

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Glider Guide

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

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