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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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

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Mini Golf Motion

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Showbiz Safari

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Expedition: Insects

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Nonfiction 2 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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

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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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COSIP.TV: ¡COVID-19! ¿Cómo puedo protegerme a mí mismo y a los demás?

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Storm Smart

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Morphy

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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Vaccines! How can we use science to help our community make decisions about vaccines?

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