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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow?

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Expedition: Insects

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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Shrinking Sutures

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

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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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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Explore Smithsonian: How Can a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Explore Smithsonian: What External Adaptations do Pandas Have for Their Unique Diet?

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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