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Image of 3D printed Smithsonian Castle and pan
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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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Explore Smithsonian: How Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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Life Science
A desert habitat in Habitats
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Habitats

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Life Science
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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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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Title screen for the interactive e-Book, Expedition: Insects
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Expedition: Insects

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Life Science
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Ouch I Need A Bandage activity cover
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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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

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Image of 3D printed water filter
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Filter Fun!

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Engineering Design
The Protecting Whales teacher guide cover with a collage of images showing a mother and baby humpback whale, a whale fluke in front of a military ship, a whale fluke, and a whale fluke in front of a cargo ship.
Curriculum

PROTECTING WHALES

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Grade 3
Life Science
Sustainability
What's the Code? activity cover
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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Engineering Design
Where Does the Water Go? Cover Image
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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Cover of the grade 4 life science teacher guide with the title how can animals use their senses to communicate and images of fireflies, birds and eyes
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How Can Animals Use Their Senses To Communicate?

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Grade 4
Life Science
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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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Cover of the Keep it Balanced activity with an illustration of the endocrine system and a hand holding cards that say blood sugar increases and blood sugar decreases
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Keep it Balanced

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Grade 5
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Life Science
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Natural Selection: Common Misconceptions

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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A lighthouse between two palm trees
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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
Tami's Tower Title Screen
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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingenierĂ­a

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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
Title screen for the education life science game, Showbiz Safari
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Showbiz Safari

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

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
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Photosynthesis: Blinded by the Light

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Image of 3D printed camera trap
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Wilderness Watch!

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World's Deadliest Animal Podcasting Module
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World's Deadliest Animal Podcasting Module

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Life Science
Penguin Protection title screen
App

Penguin Protection

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Grade 1
Life Science
How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?
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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Grade 1
Engineering Design
Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study title screen
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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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Grade 2
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Life Science