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Penguin Protection

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Life Science
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Ocean! How can we create a sustainable future for the ocean?

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Sustainability
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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Kindergarten
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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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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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Sustainability
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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Earth & Space Science
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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Kindergarten
Earth & Space Science
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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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

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Grade 6
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High School
Life Science
Sustainability
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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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

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

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Sustainability
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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Grade 8
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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
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Mini Golf Motion

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Kindergarten
Physical Science
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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Earth & Space Science
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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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

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

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Life Science
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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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

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Earth & Space Science
eBook

Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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Grade 8
Education