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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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

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

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Keep it Balanced

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Styling Sun Safety

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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

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Storm Smart

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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

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

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

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

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

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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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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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