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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Engineering Design
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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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World of the Small VR

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Physical Science
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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Earth & Space Science
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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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Weather Lab

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How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow?

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

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

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

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Engineering Design
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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Keep it Balanced

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How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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Engineering Design
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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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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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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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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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Disaster Detector

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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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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