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Inquiry-Based Science Fosters 21st Century Skills

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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LASER i3 in North Carolina

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The Protecting Whales teacher guide cover with a collage of images showing a mother and baby humpback whale, a whale fluke in front of a military ship, a whale fluke, and a whale fluke in front of a cargo ship.
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PROTECTING WHALES

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Fostering Change: Ideas and Best Practices for Diversity in STEM Teaching in K-12 Classrooms

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Zero Barriers in STEM Education Accessibility and Inclusion Workbook

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Natural Selection: Common Misconceptions

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Cover of the Keep it Balanced activity with an illustration of the endocrine system and a hand holding cards that say blood sugar increases and blood sugar decreases
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Keep it Balanced

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

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Match The Pitch!

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What’s the “Matter” with Cells and Atoms?

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Scaffolding Science Vocabulary Development within Inquiry-Based Instruction

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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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

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Cover of the grade 4 life science teacher guide with the title how can animals use their senses to communicate and images of fireflies, birds and eyes
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How Can Animals Use Their Senses To Communicate?

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i3 PLC Leaders Becoming an Increasingly Effective Collaborative Team

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Wilderness Watch!

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Don't Call Me Extinct Podcasting Module
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Don't Call Me Extinct Podcasting Module

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Smithsonian Science for Global Goals Media Kit

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LASER Focused: A Model for Teaching Inquiry-Based Science to English Learners - 2018-2019 District Report: Denver Public Schools
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LASER 2018-2019 District Report: Denver Public Schools

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Expedition: Insects

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Difficult Conversations in Extraordinary Times

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JAYO - Earth Optimism Summit 2017

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Morphy

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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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Photosynthesis: Blinded by the Light

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LASER i3 in New Mexico

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A desert habitat in Habitats
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Habitats

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We're the Smithsonian Science Education Center!

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Earth Optimism: Change is Positively Possible

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