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Inquiry science is vital

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Scaffolding Science Vocabulary Development within Inquiry-Based Instruction

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Hands-on science and non-English speakers

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Working in groups

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¡Mosquito! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar la salud para todos contra las enfermedades transmitidas por los mosquitos?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Weather Lab

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"Inquiry-based learning is incredible!"

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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Effective Inquiry-Based STEM Education

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Impact of Professional Development for Science Teachers

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Global Inspiration | Dr. Carol O'Donnell | Smithsonian | January

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LASER i3 PLC Leaders Share Best Practices and Lessons Learned

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Make it Rain!

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Smithsonian literacy materials

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Light Up the Cave

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Ocean! How can we create a sustainable future for the ocean?

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PROTEGIENDO A LES BALLENAS

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Why Right Brained is Wrong…Brained

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Vaccines! How can we use science to help our community make decisions about vaccines?

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Increases in student achivement

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Time: It’s Like, So Deep

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Understanding Weather and Climate

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Collège les Colliberts Group 3 Capstone Video

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Conceptual Change: How New Ideas Take Root

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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