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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Animal Studies– Materials and Organizations

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Ecosystems– Notebooking Strategies

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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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Sound– Notebooking

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

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

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

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

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Floating and Sinking– What Do We Know About Floating and Sinking?

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

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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Explore Smithsonian: What External Adaptations do Pandas Have for Their Unique Diet?

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Soils– Organizing the Distribution Center

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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World of the Small VR

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

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Motion and Design– Lesson 1: Designing Vehicles: Getting Started

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Animal Studies–Science Vocabulary

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Animal Studies– Observing Millipedes More Closely

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Investigating Biodiversity and Interdependence– Investigating Fungi

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

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Convection in the Mantle

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