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Cool to Carry

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game

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

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UN PROBLEMA DE PESO

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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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 Track and Monitor Blue Crab Populations in the Chesapeake Bay?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Styling Sun Safety

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

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Storm Smart

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Keep it Balanced

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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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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Shrinking Sutures

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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