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A lighthouse between two palm trees
Resource

How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Kindergarten
Engineering Design
Where Does the Water Go? Cover Image
Resource

Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Engineering Design
Sustainability
Smithsonian Science for the Classroom grade 5 engineering cover
Curriculum

How Can We Protect and Clean Earth's Water?

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Grade 5
Engineering Design
Image of 3D printed Smithsonian Castle and pan
Resource

Channel Challenge!

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Engineering Design
Image of a yellow 3D printed anemometer with a base, a pencil as a vertical component and four half spheres on a horizonal top piece
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Anemometer Energy!

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Engineering Design
Cover of Smithsonian Science for the Classroom with yellow background and 12 images in circles with tiger stripes, insect, fossil, and animal crossing sign.
Curriculum

How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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Grade 3
Engineering Design
The yellow cover of a kindergarten engineering teachers guide
Curriculum

How Can We Stay Cool in the Sun?

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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
Image of 3D printed water filter
Resource

Filter Fun!

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Engineering Design
yellow cover of How Can We Provide Energy to People’s Homes?
Curriculum

How Can We Provide Energy to People’s Homes?

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Grade 4
Engineering Design
A yellow cover of a grade 1 engineering teachers guide
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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Grade 1
Engineering Design
Image of 3D printed camera trap
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Wilderness Watch!

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Engineering Design
Ouch I Need A Bandage activity cover
Resource

Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Engineering Design
A yellow book cover with images in circles. The images are of a solar panel electric stove burner and lightbulb.
Curriculum

How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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Grade 4
Engineering Design
Sustainability
Cover of grade two engineering teachers guide titled How can we stop land from washing away?
Curriculum

How Can We Stop Land From Washing Away?

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Grade 2
Engineering Design
Sustainability
yellow cover of How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?
Curriculum

How Can We Provide Freshwater to Those in Need?

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Grade 5
Engineering Design
the yellow cover of grade 2 engineering teachers guide
Curriculum

How Can We Stop Soil From Washing Away?

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Grade 2
Engineering Design
Image of 3D printed guitar
Resource

Match The Pitch!

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Engineering Design
The yellow cover of the grade 1 engineering teachers guide
Curriculum

How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Grade 1
Engineering Design
What's the Code? activity cover
Resource

What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Engineering Design
Yellow cover of grade 3 engineering teachers guide How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?
Curriculum

How Can We Protect Animals When Their Habitat Changes?

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Grade 3
Engineering Design