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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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

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

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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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Shrinking Sutures

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

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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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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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World of the Small VR

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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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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 Sample Populations of Fish and Invertebrates Along the Shorelines?

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

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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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

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

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

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