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

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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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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Habitats

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

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

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Keep it Balanced

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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Weather Lab

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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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 Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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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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BumperDucks

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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Glider Guide

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Disaster Detector

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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

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