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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Falling 101

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Teacher Guide)

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Filter Fun!

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

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Light Up the Cave

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Weather Lab

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Storm Smart

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Michael Wise

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Sunlight on the National Mall

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Wilderness Watch!

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Bike Powered Generator featuring Mr. Harrison

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Understanding Weather and Climate

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How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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Channel Challenge!

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Anemometer Energy!

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Teacher Tips: Land and Water

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