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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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

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

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Climate Action! How can we mitigate human impacts on the atmosphere?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Cool to Carry

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COSIP.TV: ¡COVID-19! ¿Cómo puedo protegerme a mí mismo y a los demás?

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

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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PROTECTING WHALES

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Energy! How can we ensure sustainable energy for all?

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

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

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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BumperDucks

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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

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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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Morphy

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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