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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Keep it Balanced

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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World of the Small VR

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How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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

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

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Storm Smart

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

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

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Styling Sun Safety

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Disaster Detector

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

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COSIP.TV: ¡COVID-19! ¿Cómo puedo protegerme a mí mismo y a los demás?

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Showbiz Safari

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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