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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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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 do Scientists Sample Populations of Fish and Invertebrates Along the Shorelines?

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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

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

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BumperDucks

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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¡Food! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar una buena nutrició para todos?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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

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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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Weather Lab

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Styling Sun Safety

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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