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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

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STC-Secondary™: Researching Optical Systems

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Motion and Design– Using Cooperation Cups

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How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?
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How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?

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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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Sound– Notebooking

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BumperDucks

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Organization!

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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STC Secondary: Investigating Circuit Design

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Sound– Lesson 1: Thinking about Sound

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STCMS™: Electricity, Waves, and Information Transfer

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STC Program: Energy, Machines, and Motion Unit Kit

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How Can We Use Patterns To Predict Motion?

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Physical Science
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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounts, and Elements– Marking Chromotography Paper

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

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Investigating Circuit Design– Generating Electric Energy

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Floating and Sinking– What Do We Know About Floating and Sinking?

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Sound– Lesson 6: Vibrations We Can't See

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

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