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BumperDucks

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Ouch I Need A Bandage activity cover
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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Education
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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Earth & Space Science
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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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

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Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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

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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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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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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Physical Science
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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Physical Science
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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Mini Golf Motion

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Physical Science
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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Physical Science
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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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

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

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