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Title screen of the educational physical science game, BumperDucks
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BumperDucks

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STC Secondary: Experimenting with Forces and Motion

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Sound– Lesson 9: Making Sounds with Strings

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STC Secondary: Discovering Electrical Systems

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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STC Secondary: Working with Motors and Simple Machines

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

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Drying Chromotography Paper

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

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

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STC Secondary: Investigating Circuit Design

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Investigating Circuit Design– Solar Cells

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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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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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STCMS™: Electricity, Waves, and Information Transfer

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Motion and Design– "The Explore Build" Extension Activity

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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STC-Secondary™: Researching Optical Systems

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Sound– Lesson 1: Thinking about Sound

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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