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Explore Smithsonian: How Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Styling Sun Safety

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Engineering Design
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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Keep it Balanced

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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Weather Lab

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Engineering Circuits

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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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Habitats

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

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

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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