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A lighthouse between two palm trees
Resource

How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Grade 1
Grade 2
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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
Video

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

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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Nonfiction 2 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
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Grade 5
Kindergarten
Life Science
Where Does the Water Go? Cover Image
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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Engineering Design
Sustainability
What's the Code? activity cover
Resource

What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Engineering Design
Video

Explore Smithsonian: How Can a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Life Science
Home on the Range title screen
App

Home on the Range

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Grade 2
Life Science
Sustainability
Image of 3D printed water filter
Resource

Filter Fun!

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Engineering Design
Image of 3D printed camera trap
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Wilderness Watch!

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Engineering Design
Image of 3D printed guitar
Resource

Match The Pitch!

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Engineering Design
A desert habitat in Habitats
Game

Habitats

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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Life Science
The Protecting Whales teacher guide cover with a collage of images showing a mother and baby humpback whale, a whale fluke in front of a military ship, a whale fluke, and a whale fluke in front of a cargo ship.
Curriculum

PROTECTING WHALES

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Grade 3
Life Science
Sustainability
Image of 3D printed Smithsonian Castle and pan
Resource

Channel Challenge!

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Engineering Design
Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study title screen
Game

Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Life Science
Title screen for the education life science game, Showbiz Safari
Game

Showbiz Safari

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Life Science
Sustainability
World's Deadliest Animal Podcasting Module
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World's Deadliest Animal Podcasting Module

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Life Science
Ouch I Need A Bandage activity cover
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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Engineering Design
Image of a yellow 3D printed anemometer with a base, a pencil as a vertical component and four half spheres on a horizonal top piece
Resource

Anemometer Energy!

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Engineering Design
Video

Natural Selection: Common Misconceptions

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Life Science
Video

Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Santiago-Blay

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Life Science
Cover of the grade 4 life science teacher guide with the title how can animals use their senses to communicate and images of fireflies, birds and eyes
Curriculum

How Can Animals Use Their Senses To Communicate?

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Grade 4
Life Science
Whale logo with WPC below, a welcome message, a yellow button that says dive in
Game

Whale Protection Corps

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Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Life Science
Sustainability
Title screen for the educational life science game, Morphy.
Game

Morphy

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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Life Science
Video

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

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Life Science
Cover of the Keep it Balanced activity with an illustration of the endocrine system and a hand holding cards that say blood sugar increases and blood sugar decreases
Resource

Keep it Balanced

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Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Life Science
Video

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

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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Life Science
Sustainability
An orangutan hangs from a tree in a moderately dense forest
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Earth Optimism Indonesia TV | Earth Optimism Education Series

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Life Science
Sustainability
The cover of Protegiendo a les ballenas with 4 images of whales and ships
Curriculum

PROTEGIENDO A LES BALLENAS

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Grade 3
Life Science
Sustainability
Penguin Protection title screen
App

Penguin Protection

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Grade 1
Life Science
Cover of Biodiversity guide with a photo of a coral reef and shoreling
Curriculum

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

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
High School
Life Science
Sustainability