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

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Rocks and Minerals– Incorporating Literacy

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Exploring Planetary Systems–Thinking about our Solar System

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Exploring Planetary Systems– The Solar System:Design

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Habitats

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features : Materials and Safety

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Motion and Design– Using Cooperation Cups

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 14: Discovering that Butterflies are Insects

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Sound– Notebooking

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Soils– Organizing the Distribution Center

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

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

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Fiction

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Mini Golf Motion

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Animal Studies– Materials Management

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

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Investigating Circuit Design– Generating Electric Energy

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

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

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

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Sound– Lesson 6: Vibrations We Can't See

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

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Sound– Lesson 1: Thinking about Sound

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Floating and Sinking– How is Salt Water Different from Fresh Water?

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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