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Explore Smithsonian: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

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Weather Lab

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Ocean! How can we create a sustainable future for the ocean?

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Light Up the Cave

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Energy! How can we ensure sustainable energy for all?

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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Mini Golf Motion

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Whale Protection Corps

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Keep it Balanced

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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PROTECTING WHALES

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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¡Mosquito! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar la salud para todos contra las enfermedades transmitidas por los mosquitos?

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

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