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Morphy

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Rock and Roll: Balancing River Rocks

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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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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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Keep it Balanced

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Science Starts With a Question: Chemical Reactions (Student Guide)

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Chemistry
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BumperDucks

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

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Expedition: Insects

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

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