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  • Are you a good observer?
  • Can you see the forest for the trees?
  • How do scientists make observations?
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Which of the following is NOT an example of a modern tool used by scientists to make indirect observations?

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  • What is dyslexia?
  • How does dyslexia affect learning?
  • Can you be a reading mentor?
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People with dyslexia might have trouble in which of the following areas?

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  • How much money can a bank hold?
  • Where do banks keep all the money?
  • What is a reserve requirement?
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The reserve requirement in the United States is set by the Board of Governors of the what?

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  • Are ninjas real?
  • When were the ninjas active in Japan?
  • What did ninjas do?
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Some experts think of shinobi as the opposite of __________________.

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  • Why do bananas bruise?
  • What causes bananas to ripen?
  • How can you slow down the ripening process?
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Which of the following actions could help to slow down the ripening process in a bunch of bananas?

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