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Cool to Carry

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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

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Chemistry
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Engineering Circuits

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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BumperDucks

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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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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Explore Smithsonian: How Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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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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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Engineering Design
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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Physical Science
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Weather Lab

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

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Sugar Simulation

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

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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Physical Science
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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Showbiz Safari

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