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Coming up with an idea

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Evaluate your ideas

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Let's brainstorm some ideas you're interested in exploring. Once you have multiple ideas you're going to converge on one idea to explore for this project. List the ideas you came up with in the first column below and determine if each idea meets specific criteria:
- useful: does it solve a real problem? - skill-aligned: are there Sora skills that could be applied to this idea? - feasible: is the idea doable within the timeframe? - appealing: is the idea something you're really curious about? Pick your final idea by checking the "Selected" box.

My Idea Matrix

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Final Idea

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After you check the "Selected" checkbox for an idea in the table above, your final idea appears here. This is the idea you will focus on for the rest of the project cycle.

My Idea Matrix

Guiding Question or Challenge Statement

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What is the one question which will guide this process of discovery and work? Or, what challenge will you be attempting to complete? For example: How does rock music effect the brain?
Write your guiding question here...

Selecting Skills

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This is the list of all skills available. Check off "Interested" for skills that you plan to acquire while working on this project. You can also use "Search" button to search for skills by name.

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Project Skills

Communication
Active Listening
Active Listening
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Analytical Reading
Analytical Reading
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Analyzing Multimedia
Analyzing Multimedia
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Argumentation
Argumentation
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Character Development
Character Development
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Citing Sources
Citing Sources
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Concise Writing
Concise Writing
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Correct Punctuation
Correct Punctuation
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Critical Reading
Critical Reading
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Grammar
Grammar
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Informative Writing
Informative Writing
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Inspiration
Inspiration
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Leading Group Discussion
Leading Group Discussion
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Narrative
Narrative
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Primary Source Analysis
Primary Source Analysis
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Public Speaking
Public Speaking
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Research
Research
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Resource Allocation
Resource Allocation
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Revisions
Revisions
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Sourcing and Integration
Sourcing and Integration
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Storytelling
Storytelling
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Themes or Tropes
Themes or Tropes
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World Literature Analysis
World Literature Analysis
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Writing Techniques
Writing Techniques
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Written Flow
Written Flow
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Life Skills
Accountability
Accountability
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Autonomy
Autonomy
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Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence
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Empathy
Empathy
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Habit Formation
Habit Formation
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Motivation
Motivation
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Punctuality
Punctuality
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Stress Management
Stress Management
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Time Management
Time Management
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Design and Creation
Brainstorming
Brainstorming
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Framing
Framing
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MVP
MVP
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Polishing
Polishing
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Prototyping
Prototyping
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User Experience Design
User Experience Design
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User Interface Design
User Interface Design
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Wire-framing
Wire-framing
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Financial Literacy
Budgeting
Budgeting
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Compound Interest
Compound Interest
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Debt
Debt
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Investing
Investing
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Taxes
Taxes
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The Only Safe Investment
The Only Safe Investment
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Value Creation
Value Creation
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What Money Can't Do
What Money Can't Do
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Math
Accuracy
Accuracy
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Area and Volume
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Area and Volume
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Basic Operations
Basic Operations
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Binomial Theorem
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Binomial Theorem
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Circle Properties
Circle Properties
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Combinations
Combinations
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Complex Numbers
Complex Numbers
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Composition of Functions
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Composition of Functions
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Congruence
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Congruence
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Conic Equations
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Conic Equations
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Correlation
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Correlation
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Cubic Functions
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Cubic Functions
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Descriptive Statistics
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Descriptive Statistics
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Determining Probability
Determining Probability
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Distributions
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Distributions
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Exponent
Exponent
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Exponential Functions
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Exponential Functions
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Function Operations
Function Operations
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Function Properties
Function Properties
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Functions
Functions
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Geometric Modeling
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Graphing Functions
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Graphing of Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Graphing of Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
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Inverse Functions
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Inverse Functions
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Law of Sines and Cosines
Law of Sines and Cosines
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Logarithms
Logarithms
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Matrices
Matrices
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Mean and Standard Deviation
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Mean and Standard Deviation
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Numbers
Numbers
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Patterns
Patterns
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Percent
Percent
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Permutations
Permutations
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Polar Coordinates
Polar Coordinates
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Polynomial Operations
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Polynomial Operations
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Probability
Probability
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Pythagorean Theorem
Pythagorean Theorem
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Quadrants and Angles (Degrees)
Quadrants and Angles (Degrees)
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Quadratic Equations
Quadratic Equations
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Radian Measure
Radian Measure
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Radians
Radians
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Rational Numbers
Rational Numbers
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Regression
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Regression
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Rigid Motion and Shape Transformations
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Rigid Motion and Shape Transformations
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Roots
Roots
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Sampling Bias
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Sampling Bias
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Scalars
Scalars
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Scientific Notation
Scientific Notation
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Similarity
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Similarity
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Simplify Expressions
Simplify Expressions
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Solve Linear Equations
Solve Linear Equations
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Solve Systems of Equations
Solve Systems of Equations
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Solving Real World Problems using the Sine and Cosine Functions
Solving Real World Problems using the Sine and Cosine Functions
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Special Right Triangles
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Special Right Triangles
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The Unit Circle
The Unit Circle
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Transforming the Sine and Cosine Graph
Transforming the Sine and Cosine Graph
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Triangle Properties
Triangle Properties
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Trigonometric Ratios
Trigonometric Ratios
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Understanding Data
Understanding Data
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Variables
Variables
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Vectors
Vectors
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Why Calculus?
Why Calculus?
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Science
Amino Acids
Amino Acids
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Atomic Properties
Atomic Properties
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Biodiversity
Biodiversity
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Bulk Appearance of Particles
Bulk Appearance of Particles
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Carbon Cycle
Carbon Cycle
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Carrying Capacity
Carrying Capacity
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Chemical Equilibrium
Chemical Equilibrium
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Components of Evolution
Components of Evolution
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Composition Changes in Atom
Composition Changes in Atom
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Conservation of Mass in Chemical Reaction
Conservation of Mass in Chemical Reaction
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Continents
Continents
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Coulomb's Law
Coulomb's Law
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DNA
DNA
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DNA Lab
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DNA Lab
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Earth's Core
Earth's Core
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Earthquakes
Earthquakes
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Effects of Molecular Structure
Effects of Molecular Structure
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Electromagnetism
Electromagnetism
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Elements from Stars
Elements from Stars
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Energy from Chemical Reaction
Energy from Chemical Reaction
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Energy Transfer
Energy Transfer
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Energy Transfer in Ecosystem
Energy Transfer in Ecosystem
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Energy Types
Energy Types
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Entropy
Entropy
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Environment Effect on Ecosystem
Environment Effect on Ecosystem
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Evolution
Evolution
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Factors in Rate of Reaction
Factors in Rate of Reaction
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Food Becomes Energy
Food Becomes Energy
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Force and Energy
Force and Energy
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Gene Mutations
Gene Mutations
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Genetics
Genetics
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Homeostasis
Homeostasis
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Humans Affect Climate
Humans Affect Climate
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Minimizing Force
Minimizing Force
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Mitosis
Mitosis
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Multicellular Organisms
Multicellular Organisms
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Natural Climate Change
Natural Climate Change
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Natural Selection
Natural Selection
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Newton's First Law
Newton's First Law
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Newton's Second Law
Newton's Second Law
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Newton's Theory of Gravity
Newton's Theory of Gravity
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Newton's Third Law
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Newton's Third Law
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Orbital Mechanics
Orbital Mechanics
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Periodic Table
Periodic Table
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Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis
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Planet Formation
Planet Formation
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Sexual Reproduction
Sexual Reproduction
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Star Energy
Star Energy
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Star Lifespan
Star Lifespan
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The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
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Total Energy
Total Energy
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Volcanic Activity
Volcanic Activity
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Water
Water
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Wave and Particle
Wave and Particle
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Wave Characteristics and Energy
Wave Characteristics and Energy
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Waves in Computers
Waves in Computers
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Social Studies
13 Colonies
13 Colonies
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20th Century Africa
20th Century Africa
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95 Theses
95 Theses
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African Slave Trade in the US
African Slave Trade in the US
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Agrarian Societies in Africa
Agrarian Societies in Africa
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Ancient African Kingdoms
Ancient African Kingdoms
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Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt
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Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece
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Australia and the Pacific Islands
Australia and the Pacific Islands
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Aztec Empire
Aztec Empire
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Beginning of the Universe
Beginning of the Universe
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Britain's Control of North America
Britain's Control of North America
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Cambrian Explosion
Cambrian Explosion
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Chinese Dynasties
Chinese Dynasties
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Christianity
Christianity
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Christianity to Europe
Christianity to Europe
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Civil Rights Movements
Civil Rights Movements
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Colonialism in Africa
Colonialism in Africa
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Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
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Development of Agriculture
Development of Agriculture
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Early Agrarian Civilizations
Early Agrarian Civilizations
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Early Asian Agrarians
Early Asian Agrarians
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Early Asian Nomads
Early Asian Nomads
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Early Cities
Early Cities
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Early European Society
Early European Society
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Early Human Migration
Early Human Migration
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Early Humans
Early Humans
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Early Life on Earth
Early Life on Earth
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Early Middle-Eastern Agrarian Societies
Early Middle-Eastern Agrarian Societies
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Early North Americans
Early North Americans
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Early South Americans
Early South Americans
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Early Universe
Early Universe
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End of World War 1
End of World War 1
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Europe Discovering the Americas
Europe Discovering the Americas
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European Contact with South America
European Contact with South America
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European Involvement in Asia
European Involvement in Asia
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Fall of the Roman Empire
Fall of the Roman Empire
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First Africans
First Africans
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First Europeans in North America
First Europeans in North America
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Foreign Religions in West Asia
Foreign Religions in West Asia
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French Revolution
French Revolution
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Growth of the EU
Growth of the EU
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Hunter Gatherers
Hunter Gatherers
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Inca Empire
Inca Empire
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Independent Asia
Independent Asia
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Indian Dynasties
Indian Dynasties
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Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution
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Interwar Germany
Interwar Germany
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Islam and Islamic Civilization
Islam and Islamic Civilization
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Islam in Africa
Islam in Africa
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Islamic Golden Age
Islamic Golden Age
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Isolated Asia
Isolated Asia
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Judaism
Judaism
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Kingship
Kingship
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Making of the Modern Middle East
Making of the Modern Middle East
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Mass Extinctions
Mass Extinctions
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Mesopotamian Civilizations
Mesopotamian Civilizations
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Modern African Empires
Modern African Empires
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Mongolian Empire
Mongolian Empire
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Native American Lifestyle
Native American Lifestyle
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NATO
NATO
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Nuclear Bombing of Japan
Nuclear Bombing of Japan
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Olmecs/Mayan Empire
Olmecs/Mayan Empire
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Origin Stories
Origin Stories
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Other Conditions
Other Conditions
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Other Culture
Other Culture
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Other Religion
Other Religion
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Phoenicians
Phoenicians
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Postclassical African Empires
Postclassical African Empires
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Revolutionary War
Revolutionary War
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Roman Republic
Roman Republic
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Russian Revolution
Russian Revolution
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Slave Trade and Africa
Slave Trade and Africa
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Slavery and the Civil War
Slavery and the Civil War
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South American Debt Crisis
South American Debt Crisis
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South American Independence
South American Independence
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Spanish Colonialism
Spanish Colonialism
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Spread of Islam in Europe
Spread of Islam in Europe
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Start of World War 2
Start of World War 2
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Starting World War 1
Starting World War 1
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Symbolic Language
Symbolic Language
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The Black Death
The Black Death
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The Crusades
The Crusades
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The East-West Schism
The East-West Schism
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The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment
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The Great Depression
The Great Depression
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The Hundred Years' War
The Hundred Years' War
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The Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution
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The Louisiana Purchase
The Louisiana Purchase
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The Missouri Compromise
The Missouri Compromise
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The Nuclear Era
The Nuclear Era
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The Persian and Ottoman Empires
The Persian and Ottoman Empires
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The Renaissance
The Renaissance
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The Westward Expansion
The Westward Expansion
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Trade and Centralization of Power
Trade and Centralization of Power
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Transformation of Japan
Transformation of Japan
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US Constitution
US Constitution
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US in the Korean War
US in the Korean War
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US in World War 1
US in World War 1
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US Joining World War 2
US Joining World War 2
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War on Terror
War on Terror
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Worldwide Conflicts
Worldwide Conflicts
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Philosophy Logic and Ethics
Aesthetics
Aesthetics
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Consciousness
Consciousness
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Epistemology
Epistemology
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Ethics
Ethics
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Fallacies
Fallacies
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Logic
Logic
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Metaphysics
Metaphysics
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The Philosophy of Technology
The Philosophy of Technology
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