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Filter Fun!

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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Literacy Tool Use as an Integral Feature of Students’ “Science ing”

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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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Motion and Design– Using Cooperation Cups

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STC Program: Food Chemistry Student Investigations Guide, 3rd Edition

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How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Learning Without Borders (Carol O’Donnell, 2018)

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Smithsonian Science for Global Goals Media Kit

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LASER Focused on English Learners: PD plus an inquiry-based science curriculum improves K-8 teachers' perceived ability to support ELs and reduces the achievement gap in math and reading
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LASER Focused on English Learners - OELA 2020 Poster

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

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Make it Rain!

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Building Networks and Enhancing Diversity in the K-12 STEM Teaching Workforce

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LASER i3 in North Carolina

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Autumn-Lynn Harrison - Earth Optimism Summit 2017

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LASER i3 in NC

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Opening Our Minds & Success in Conservation - Plenary 1 - Earth Optimism Summit 2017

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Investigating Circuit Design– Solar Cells

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We're the Smithsonian Science Education Center!

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STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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How Can We Use Patterns To Predict Motion?

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How Can We Change An Object's Motion?
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How Can We Change An Object's Motion?

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Changing Earth

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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Why Right Brained is Wrong…Brained

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

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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