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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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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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BumperDucks

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Energy! How can we ensure sustainable energy for all?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Engineering Batteries

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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

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

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

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

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Keep it Balanced

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Dr. Drew, Density, & Diffusion: Dr. Charles Richard Drew Giving Life Through Blood Research

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