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Motion and Design– "The Explore Build" Extension Activity

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 1: Getting Ready for Caterpillars

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

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

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering Gameplay Demo

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Available on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tamis-tower/id1438143259?mt=8 Available on Amazon Apps & Games Store at https://www.amazon.com/Smithsonian-Institution-Tamis-Tower/dp/B07L16ZS1S Available on Google Play Store at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.si.ssec.tamisTowerLetsThinkAboutEngineering It’s lunch time and Tami, the golden lion tamarin, is hungry! Help Tami reach the delicious fruit by building a tower. But watch out! Other animals can cause Tami’s tower to topple over. From the Smithsonian Science Education Center, Tami’s Tower: Let’s Think About Engineering is an educational engineering design game that will help teach your student how to design a solution to a problem using basic engineering design principles. Educational features: • Aligned to educational science standards for kindergarten through second grade • Designed for emergent readers • Grounded in educational psychology research • Metacognitive prompts provide students an opportunity to monitor and assess their own confidence • Teachers can assess student responses to metacognitive prompts through an in-game summary screen • In-game tutorial to teach students how to play • Introduces students to engineering design principles • Students will learn how the shape of an object can help it function as needed to solve a problem • Students can reflect on previous attempts to improve design • Students can design a level in Sandbox mode • Designed to be used in the classroom or at home

Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering Gameplay Demo

Smithsonian Science Education Center
Available on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tamis... Available on Amazon Apps & Games Store at https://www.amazon.com/Smithsonian-In... Available on Google Play Store at https://play.google.com/store/apps/de... It’s lunch time and Tami, the golden lion tamarin, is hungry! Help Tami reach the delicious fruit by building a tower. But watch out! Other animals can cause Tami’s tower to topple over. From the Smithsonian Science Education Center, Tami’s Tower: Let’s Think About Engineering is an educational engineering design game that will help teach your student how to design a solution to a problem using basic engineering design principles. Educational features: • Aligned to educational science standards for kindergarten through second grade • Designed for emergent readers • Grounded in educational psychology research • Metacognitive prompts provide students an opportunity to monitor and assess their own confidence • Teachers can assess student responses to metacognitive prompts through an in-game summary screen • In-game tutorial to teach students how to play • Introduces students to engineering design principles • Students will learn how the shape of an object can help it function as needed to solve a problem • Students can reflect on previous attempts to improve design • Students can design a level in Sandbox mode • Designed to be used in the classroom or at home

Sound– Lesson 1: Thinking about Sound

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Sound — Lessons 1-4: Materials

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Exploring Properties of Matter– Surface Gravity

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Fiction

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

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

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Land and Water– Lesson 2/3 The Water Cycle: Modeling Land and Water

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

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

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Microworlds– Unit Preparation

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Land and Water– Lesson 2 The Water Cycle: Modeling Land and Water

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Rainy Day Fabrics

Smithsonian Science Education Center
Karen Plavik explains lesson 12 of the STC unit on weather.

Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 6: Temperature, Pressure, and Cloud Formation

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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The Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection has over 8,000 living specimens and is a valuable source of research and species diversity. Discover why orchids are unique and how researchers are maintaining the collection. ---- If you enjoyed our Explore Smithsonian videos, share them with a friend, colleague, or a teacher in your life. And be sure to connect with us online! Our Website: http://s.si.edu/1RtrHsO STEMVisions Blog: http://s.si.edu/1de3GIH Facebook: http://s.si.edu/1Hc9Rt0 Twitter: http://s.si.edu/1GmsSVR Pinterest: http://s.si.edu/IJtdLq Google+: http://s.si.edu/1SGMzzj

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Sample Populations of Fish Along the Shorelines?

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Seining is the method of using a long net, with weights and floats, to capture fish and invertebrates. Learn how Smithsonian scientists are using this sampling method to look at the health of populations of nearshore fish and invertebrates in the Chesapeake Bay. --- If you enjoyed our Explore Smithsonian videos, share them with a friend, colleague, or a teacher in your life. And be sure to connect with us online! Our Website: http://s.si.edu/1RtrHsO STEMVisions Blog: http://s.si.edu/1de3GIH Facebook: http://s.si.edu/1Hc9Rt0 Twitter: http://s.si.edu/1GmsSVR Pinterest: http://s.si.edu/IJtdLq Google+: http://s.si.edu/1SGMzzj

Ada Asks: Erosion Introduction

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The Ada Erosion Module Introduction introduces the module, presents the scenario that contextualizes the erosion problem, and highlights some of the content and practices the students will experience throughout the module.

Bike Powered Generator featuring Mr. Harrison

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Mr. Harrison's science class created their very own bike powered generator. Watch the video to see how energy from the bike lights up an LED and incandescent light bulb on the display board!

Investigating Biodiversity and Interdependence– Investigating Fungi

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"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.

Floating and Sinking– Investigating Boat Designs

Smithsonian Science Education Center
"Quick Tips: Resources for Teachers” is a series of short videos providing down-to-earth advice and instructional tips to teachers of STC™, our signature science curriculum. Each “Quick Tip” offers practical suggestions by experienced teachers for handling materials or managing classrooms in science investigations.
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