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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Shrinking Sutures

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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

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¡Food! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar una buena nutrició para todos?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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

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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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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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

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BumperDucks

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Keep it Balanced

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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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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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Cool to Carry

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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