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Floating and Sinking– How is Salt Water Different from Fresh Water?

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Exploring Planetary Systems– The Solar System:Design

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Recording Earthquake Waves

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Other Surface Features: Don't Hurry the Slurry

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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STC Secondary: Working with Motors and Simple Machines

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Convection in the Mantle

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

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Sound– Lesson 9: Making Sounds with Strings

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STCMS™: Space Systems Exploration (2018)

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Investigating Circuit Design– Generating Electric Energy

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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

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STC Secondary: Experimenting with Forces and Motion

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

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 9: Ocean Currents- Inquiry 9.2 Prep Work

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

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STCMS™: Space Systems Exploration

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

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 5: Investigating the Effects of Colliding Air Masses

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STC-Secondary™: Researching Optical Systems

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STC Secondary: Investigating Circuit Design

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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

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Soils– Using Alpha Boxes

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

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