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How Do Weather And Climate Affect Our Lives?

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Resources for Educators and Students

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Earth As Art

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How Can We Change An Object's Motion?
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How Can We Change An Object's Motion?

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Fired Up About Energy

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Universities Space Research Association (USRA) Programs

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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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Exploring Planetary Systems– The Solar System:Design

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NGA Explains: What is GPS?

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Rocks and Minerals– Organizing Minerals

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Convection in the Mantle

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United States Geological Survey's Eyes on Earth Podcast

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How Can We Light Our Way In The Dark?
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How Can We Light Our Way In The Dark?

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Hispanos de la NASA

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STC Secondary: Working with Motors and Simple Machines

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Ask an Expert -- The Corona Spy Satellite

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Ecosystems– Lesson 7: Joining Terrarium and Aquarium

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Nirav Patel, Geospatial Data Scientist

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Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program

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National Science Foundation and National Solar Observatory Google Classrooms

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

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

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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How Can We Use Patterns To Predict Motion?

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

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Disaster Detector

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EROS Image of the Week

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Sound– Notebooking

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