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

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Ecosystems– Lesson 7: Joining Terrarium and Aquarium

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Land and Water– Literacy Integration (Sharing Predictions)

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Storm Smart

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Rocks and Minerals– Incorporating Literacy

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 2: Observing Rocks- How are They the Same and Different?

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Soils– Reading Resource Extensions

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 3: Learning More about Rocks

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?

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Rocks and Minerals– Organizing Minerals

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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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

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Glider Guide

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Soils– Materials Distribution: Roles and Responsibilities

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Land and Water– Lesson 2/3 The Water Cycle: Modeling Land and Water

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Ecosystems– Notebooking Strategies

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Ecosystems– Material Consideration

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How Do Weather and Climate Affect Our Lives?
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How Do Weather and Climate Affect Our Lives?

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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

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Soils– Lesson 6: How Quickly Do Soils Settle in Water?

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth?
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What Can Maps Tell Us About Land and Water on Earth?

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