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Weather Lab

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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 Can a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Engineering Design
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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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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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

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

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Physical Science
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Mosquito! How Can We Ensure Health For All From Mosquito-borne Diseases?

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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¡Mosquito! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar la salud para todos contra las enfermedades transmitidas por los mosquitos?

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

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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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Shrinking Sutures

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