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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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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 Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Whale Protection Corps

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Stories of Women in STEM: Energy

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Expedition: Insects

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

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Morphy

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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