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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Sugar Simulation

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

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others?

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Weather Lab

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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Dr. Drew, Density, & Diffusion: Dr. Charles Richard Drew Giving Life Through Blood Research

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Climate Action! How can we mitigate human impacts on the atmosphere?

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

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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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BumperDucks

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¡Food! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar una buena nutrició para todos?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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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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