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Disaster Detector

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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BumperDucks

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Engineering Batteries

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

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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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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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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

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

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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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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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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

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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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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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

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

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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 Force of Friction

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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