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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Shrinking Sutures

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

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Habitats

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

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Cool to Carry

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Styling Sun Safety

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HOW CAN ANIMALS USE THEIR SENSES TO COMMUNICATE?

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

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Expedition: Insects

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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