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Cool to Carry

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Habitats

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

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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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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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Elementary Weather 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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Morphy

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What Internal Adaptations do Pandas Have to Eat Bamboo?

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COSIP.TV: ¡COVID-19! ¿Cómo puedo protegerme a mí mismo y a los demás?

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Shrinking Sutures

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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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