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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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Plant Growth and Development– Planting the Seeds

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

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Ecosystems– Notebooking Strategies

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 1: Our Ideas About Weather and Climate– Save Weather Maps

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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Investigating Circuit Design– Solar Cells

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Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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Explore Smithsonian: What External Adaptations do Pandas Have for Their Unique Diet?

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 9: Ocean Currents- Inquiry 9.2 Prep Work

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Microworlds– Unit Preparation

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Animal Studies– Observing Millipedes More Closely

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 4: Heat Transfer and the Movement of Air

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Organization!

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Sound– Lesson 1: Thinking about Sound

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 8: Shining a Light on the Minerals

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

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Motion and Design– "The Explore Build" Extension Activity

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Ecosystems– Material Consideration

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Fiction

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 8: Observing the Crysalis

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Life Cycles of Butterflies– Lesson 8: Observing the Crysalis - Moving the Crysalis Properly

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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