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

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

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Changing Habitats

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Rock and Roll: Balancing River Rocks

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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STC Program: Changes Unit Kit, 2nd Edition

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What Explains Similarities and Differences Between Organisms?

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STCMS™: Ecosystems and Their Interactions

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STCMS™: Weather and Climate Systems

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

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Disaster Detector

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Organisms– Notebooking

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 5: Convection Current in the Air

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STC Assessment Guide: Chemical Tests

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Convection in the Mantle

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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Floating and Sinking– Investigating Boat Designs

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STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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STC Program: Organisms Unit Kit, 2nd Edition

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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Habitats

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STC Program: Measuring Time Unit Kit

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Sample Populations of Fish and Invertebrates Along the Shorelines?

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STCMS™: Structure and Function

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features : Materials and Safety

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

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STC Assessment Guide: Land and Water

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BumperDucks

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