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

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

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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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Engineering Design
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Keep it Balanced

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Life Science
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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Shrinking Sutures

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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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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Sustainable Communities
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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Physical Science
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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Cool to Carry

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Engineering Circuits

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Engineering Batteries

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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HOW CAN ANIMALS USE THEIR SENSES TO COMMUNICATE?

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Life Science
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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Engineering Design
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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Cover of the Biotechnology guide in Spanish with a DNA double helix
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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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