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

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STC-Secondary™: Exploring Planetary Systems

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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BumperDucks

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

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Storm Smart

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Mini Golf Motion

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Exploring Planetary Systems– The Solar System:Design

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Convection in the Mantle

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

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 3: Learning More about Rocks

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

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How Can We Be Ready for Weather?

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Disaster Detector

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Ecosystems– Notebooking Strategies

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Ecosystems– Lesson 7: Joining Terrarium and Aquarium

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STC Secondary: Understanding Weather and Climate

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

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Drying Chromotography Paper

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Exploring Planetary Systems–Thinking about our Solar System

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Ecosystems– Material Consideration

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounts, and Elements– Marking Chromotography Paper

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

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STCMS™: Space Systems Exploration (2018)

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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