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

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

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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

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

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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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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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

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Ouch! I Need a Band-Aid®: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Band-Aid

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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

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

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