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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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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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Wilderness Watch!

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LASER Focused: A Model for Teaching Inquiry-Based Science to English Learners - 2017-2018 District Report: Denver Public Schools
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LASER 2017-2018 District Report Highlights: Denver Public Schools

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Learning Without Borders (Carol O’Donnell, 2018)

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

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Earth Optimism Student Video Competition: Dajopen

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LASER i3 PLCs and Online Resources

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Attack the Knack

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

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Match The Pitch!

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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How to Best Support Your Child’s Science Learning in the Time of COVID-19

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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

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Smithsonian Science for Global Goals Case Statement

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LASER Focused: A Model for Teaching Inquiry-Based Science to English Learners - 2018-2019 District Report: Denver Public Schools
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LASER 2018-2019 District Report: Denver Public Schools

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

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LASER i3 in North Carolina

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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LASER i3 in NC

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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Filter Fun!

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2013 Biodiversity: Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers

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Earth Optimism Student Video Competition: Conserving Coral Reefs

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Science: A Work in Progress

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Scaffolding Science Vocabulary Development within Inquiry-Based Instruction

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Teaching ELL Students– Teaching Academic Vocabulary

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Make it Rain!

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