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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Rock and Roll: Balancing River Rocks

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

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Engineering Circuits

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Disaster Detector

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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

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Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Showbiz Safari

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

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BumperDucks

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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

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

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