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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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Investigating Biodiversity and Interdependence– Investigating Fungi

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Floating and Sinking– Investigating Boat Designs

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Motion and Design– Using Cooperation Cups

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Don't Call Me Extinct Podcasting Module

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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How Can We Identify Materials Based On Their Properties?
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How Can We Identify Materials Based on Their Properties?

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STC Program: Electrical Energy and Circuit Design Unit Kit

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Microworlds– Unit Preparation

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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Investigating Circuit Design– Generating Electric Energy

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Floating and Sinking– Which Things Float? Which Things Sink?

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Fiction

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Sound– Lesson 1: Thinking about Sound

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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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STCMS™: Structure and Function

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How Can We Use Patterns To Predict Motion?

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Separating Solutes (Preparation for Lesson)

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STC Program: Energy, Machines, and Motion Unit Kit

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Penguin Protection

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Explore Smithsonian: What External Adaptations do Pandas Have for Their Unique Diet?

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STC Program: Microworlds Student Investigations Guide, 3rd Edition

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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Explore Smithsonian: What Internal Adaptations do Pandas Have to Eat Bamboo?

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