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

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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

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How Can We Predict Patterns of Motion?

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Separating Solutes (Preparation for Lesson)

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Sound– Lesson 8: Making a Model Eardrum

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

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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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How Can We Light Our Way In The Dark?
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How Can We Light Our Way In The Dark?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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BumperDucks

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STC Secondary: Investigating Circuit Design

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How Can We Change Solids and Liquids?
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How Can We Change Solids and Liquids?

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How Does Energy Move from One Object to Another?

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Beats and Banjos

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Sound– Notebooking

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How Can We Light Our Way in the Dark?

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Water Works

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STC Secondary: Experimenting with Forces and Motion

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How Does Motion Energy Change in a Collision?

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Channel Challenge!

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STC-Secondary™: Researching Optical Systems

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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

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

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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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