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STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

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Strategic Planning Institute 2013

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Motion and Design– "The Explore Build" Extension Activity

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Smithsonian Science for Global Goals PowerPoint

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Good Thinking: Make Sense of Science Class

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2013 Biodiversity: Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers

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Science: A Work in Progress

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Sugar Simulation

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Physical Science
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Fired Up About Energy

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That’s so Meta(cognitive)!

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Student Notebooking– Tools: Using a Lab Report Writing Wheel

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

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Kindergarten
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Student Notebooking– Keeping a Teacher Book

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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Explore Smithsonian: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

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Student Notebooking– Table of Contents

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

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STC Secondary: Working with Motors and Simple Machines

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STC Program: Electrical Energy and Circuit Design Unit Kit

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Teaching ELL Students– Small Group Work

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Drying Chromotography Paper

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How Can We Light Our Way in the Dark?

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Physical Science
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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Grade 5
Physical Science
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STC Secondary: Discovering Electrical Systems

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What’s the “Matter” with Cells and Atoms?

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STC Secondary: Exploring the Nature of Light

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