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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Weather Lab

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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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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Mini Golf Motion

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow?

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Disaster Detector

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Storm Smart

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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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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 can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Nonfiction 2 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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Showbiz Safari

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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