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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Physical Science
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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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Stories of Women in STEM: Energy

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BumperDucks

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

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

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

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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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 use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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Cool to Carry

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Physical Science
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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Disaster Detector

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Habitats

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

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