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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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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 Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Shrinking Sutures

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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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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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BumperDucks

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Disaster Detector

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Keep it Balanced

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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