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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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A WEIGHTY SOLUTION

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

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BumperDucks

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

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Keep it Balanced

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Disaster Detector

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Habitats

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Explore Smithsonian: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

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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 use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Sugar Simulation

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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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