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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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

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Habitats

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Plant Growth and Development–Getting a Handle on Your Bee

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Explore Smithsonian: What External Adaptations do Pandas Have for Their Unique Diet?

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Morphy

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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Keep it Balanced

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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Motion and Design– "The Explore Build" Extension Activity

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Expedition: Insects

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Organisms– Notebooking

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Inegration: Nonfiction 2 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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Animal Studies– Observing Millipedes More Closely

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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Animal Studies–Science Vocabulary

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Animal Studies– Materials and Organizations

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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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Sound– Lesson 9: Making Sounds with Strings

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Floating and Sinking– Investigating Boat Designs

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How Can We Predict Change in Ecosystems?

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Plant Growth and Development– Planting the Seeds

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 3: Learning More About Caterpillars

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