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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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

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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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

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Energy! How can we ensure sustainable energy for all?

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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

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

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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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: What External Adaptations do Pandas Have for Their Unique Diet?

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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

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

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

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