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Motion and Design– "The Explore Build" Extension Activity

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Motion and Design– Using Cooperation Cups

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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

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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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STC Program: Energy, Machines, and Motion Unit Kit

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

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How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision?

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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BumperDucks

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

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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STC Secondary: Discovering Electrical Systems

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How Does Energy Move from One Object to Another?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Organization!

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Investigating Circuit Design– Solar Cells

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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Sound– Lesson 6: Vibrations We Can't See

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STCMS™: Electricity, Waves, and Information Transfer

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