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Smithsonian Institution | Dr. Carol O'Donnell | Director, Smithsonian Science Education Center
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Global Inspiration | Dr. Carol O'Donnell | Smithsonian | January

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Will Santos, Senior Structural Dynamics Engineer - STEM Literacy Project

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Hands-on science and non-English speakers

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That’s so Meta(cognitive)!

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

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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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Impact of Professional Development for Science Teachers

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

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“I love the training!”

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The Impact of LASER i3

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We're the Smithsonian Science Education Center!

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Collège les Colliberts Group 1 Capstone Video

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Collège les Colliberts Group 2 Capstone Video

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Students can’t wait for science!

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"The training is fantastic!"

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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Why Right Brained is Wrong…Brained

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Michael Wise

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Promising Practices for Online Learning

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"Science is fun, active, and hands-on."

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

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Bootons la COVID-19! Module

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Track and Monitor Blue Crab Populations in the Chesapeake Bay?

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"Inquiry-based learning is incredible!"

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2013 Biodiversity: Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers

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LASER i3 in New Mexico

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Scaffolding Science Vocabulary Development within Inquiry-Based Instruction

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