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Sound– Lesson 2: How Sound Travels

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Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

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How Can We Use Patterns To Predict Motion?

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Spirit of St. Louis
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STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

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Investigating Circuit Design– Generating Electric Energy

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STC Secondary: Exploring the Nature of Light

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Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

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Floating and Sinking– Making a Sinker Float

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STC-Secondary™: Researching Optical Systems

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How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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STC Secondary: Experimenting with Forces and Motion

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Explore Smithsonian: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

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STC Secondary: Discovering Electrical Systems

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Motion and Design– Using Cooperation Cups

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STC Program: Energy, Machines, and Motion Unit Kit

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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STC Secondary: Working with Motors and Simple Machines

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Floating and Sinking– Weighing Floaters and Sinkers

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Floating and Sinking– How is Salt Water Different from Fresh Water?

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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STC Program: Food Chemistry Student Investigations Guide, 3rd Edition

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