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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Mosquito! How Can We Ensure Health For All From Mosquito-borne Diseases?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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

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

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

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

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

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Keep it Balanced

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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Styling Sun Safety

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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Disaster Detector

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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