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Channel Challenge!

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Engineering Design
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LASER i3 in North Carolina

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Education
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Strategic Planning Institute 2013

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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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Grade 4
Engineering Design
Sustainability
Earth Optimism for Educators: Climate Change Building a Sustainable Mindset
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Earth Optimism for Educators: Climate Change | Building a Sustainable Mindset

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Sustainability
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Introducing: Good Thinking!

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Engineering Design
Sustainability
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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Education
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Anyone with a Question Can Have a STEM2D Career

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Education
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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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Grade 3
Engineering Design
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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Kindergarten
Engineering Design
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Earth Optimism Student Video Competition: Conserving Coral Reefs

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Education
Sustainability
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Good Thinking: Make Sense of Science Class

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Education
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Why Right Brained is Wrong…Brained

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Education
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Changing Earth

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Grade 2
Engineering Design
Sustainability
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How Can We Protect and Clean Earth's Water?

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Grade 5
Engineering Design
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Literacy Tool Use as an Integral Feature of Students’ “Science ing”

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Education
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Enric Sala - Earth Optimism Summit 2017

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Education
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That’s so Meta(cognitive)!

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Education
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Student Notebooking– Keeping a Teacher Book

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Education
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We're the Smithsonian Science Education Center!

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Anemometer Energy!

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

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Education
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How Can We Stop Land From Washing Away?

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Grade 2
Engineering Design
Sustainability
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Scaffolding Science Vocabulary Development within Inquiry-Based Instruction

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Education
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Teaching ELL Students– Teaching Academic Vocabulary

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Education
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Autumn-Lynn Harrison - Earth Optimism Summit 2017

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Education
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LASER i3 PLCs and Online Resources

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Education
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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Kindergarten
Engineering Design
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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Grade 1
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Engineering Design