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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Resources for Educators and Students

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EROS Image of the Week

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

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Sun STEM Toolkit

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Climate Action! How can we mitigate human impacts on the atmosphere?

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Grade 6
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Earth & Space Science
Sustainability
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Space Force STEM Activities

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Conservation of Energy & Momentum

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How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate?

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Grade 5
Earth & Space Science
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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Cari

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Tales of the modern astronomer

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

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Ecosystems– Lesson 2: Setting up the Terrarium

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STC-Secondary™: Researching the Sun-Earth-Moon System

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Earth & Space Science
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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 5: Investigating the Effects of Colliding Air Masses

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NOAA Satellites Youtube

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NASA: Faces of Technology

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STC Program: Earth in Space Unit Kit

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

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Matthew Tan, Aerospace Engineering Student at Stanford

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Harvard-MIT Science Research Mentoring Program

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Department of the Air Force SOAR Educational Videos

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Cells In Space: Helping Astronauts and Injured Soldiers

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STCMS™: Weather and Climate Systems

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Earth & Space Science
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Spin Cycle: Training for High G Flying

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Robert Latta, Aerospace Engineer

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Rainy Day Fabrics

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Civil Air Patrol lessons to support the US Space Force

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Orbit Types

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Plug-N-Play Satellites

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Ecosystems– Notebooking Strategies

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