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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Cari

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Earth & Space Science
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Why Invest in STEM?

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How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate?

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Grade 5
Earth & Space Science
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Earth Optimism Student Video Competition: The Gray Whales of San Ignacio Lagoon

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 9: Ocean Currents- Using Thermometer Strips

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We're the Smithsonian Science Education Center!

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Land and Water– Literacy Extension

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Earth Optimism Student Video Competition: Dajopen

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Life-saving warning': How Space Force detected missile launch

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STCMS™: Earth's Dynamic Systems

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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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Moving Assessment from the Dessert Menu to the List of Entrees

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Gravity

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Remote Sensing Classroom

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Earth Optimism: Change is Positively Possible

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Bike Powered Generator featuring Mr. Harrison

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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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LASER i3 PLCs and Online Resources

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Literacy Tool Use as an Integral Feature of Students’ “Science ing”

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LASER Focused: A Model for Teaching Inquiry-Based Science to English Learners - 2018-2019 District Report: Aurora Public Schools
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LASER 2018-2019 District Report: Aurora Public Schools

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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STCMS™: Weather and Climate Systems

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Department of Education Learning with NASA is Out of this World

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World's Deadliest Animal Podcasting Module
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World's Deadliest Animal Podcasting Module

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Smithsonian Science for Global Goals PowerPoint

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The Protecting Whales teacher guide cover with a collage of images showing a mother and baby humpback whale, a whale fluke in front of a military ship, a whale fluke, and a whale fluke in front of a cargo ship.
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PROTECTING WHALES

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Through the Window and into the Mirror: Narratives of African American STEM Professionals

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How Do Living Things Stay Safe and Grow?
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How Do Living Things Stay Safe and Grow?

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Grade 1
Life Science
LASER Focused: A Model for Teaching Inquiry-Based Science to English Learners - 2017-2018 District Report: Aurora Public Schools
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LASER 2017-2018 District Report Highlights: Aurora Public Schools

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STC Secondary: Understanding Weather and Climate

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