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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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

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

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

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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 a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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Disaster Detector

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Storm Smart

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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

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

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Science Starts With a Question: Chemical Reactions (Student Guide)

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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

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

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