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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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

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

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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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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Stories of Women in STEM: Space

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Keep it Balanced

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Styling Sun Safety

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? NGSS-Aligned Teacher Companion Guide

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Sunlight on the National Mall

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Mini Golf Motion

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Cool to Carry

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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