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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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

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

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PROTECTING WHALES

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Disaster Detector

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Engineering Circuits

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

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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

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

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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BumperDucks

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Habitats

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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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 Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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