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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Showbiz Safari

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

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

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Storm Smart

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Sustainable Communities
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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Physical Science
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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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

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Life Science
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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Styling Sun Safety

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

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Glider Guide

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Weather Lab

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Engineering Batteries

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

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

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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