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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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Cool to Carry

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Showbiz Safari

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Track and Monitor Blue Crab Populations in the Chesapeake Bay?

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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? NGSS-Aligned Teacher Companion Guide

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Explore Smithsonian: What Internal Adaptations do Pandas Have to Eat Bamboo?

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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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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Shrinking Sutures

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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

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