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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Rock and Roll: Balancing River Rocks

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

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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BumperDucks

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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