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

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Habitats

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Rock and Roll: Balancing River Rocks

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Vaccines! How can we use science to help our community make decisions about vaccines?

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Disaster Detector

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

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Keep it Balanced

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Sustainable Communities

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Mini Golf Motion

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Light Up the Cave

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

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Showbiz Safari

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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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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