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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Morphy

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Cool to Carry

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

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The Environmental Justice Guide cover with a fist of blue sky and green grass in the foreground of a gray polluted scene.
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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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

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

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

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Cover of the Keep it Balanced activity with an illustration of the endocrine system and a hand holding cards that say blood sugar increases and blood sugar decreases
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Keep it Balanced

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

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Sustainable Communities
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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Expedition: Insects

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A desert habitat in Habitats
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Habitats

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Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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

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

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Cover of Sustainable Communities guide in Spanish
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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Cover of Biodiversity guide with a photo of a coral reef and shoreling
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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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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 use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Cover of Biodiversity! guide in Spanish
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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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