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

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BumperDucks

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Physical Science
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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Keep it Balanced

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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COMING SOON! Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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Morphy

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Cool to Carry

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

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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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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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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Home on the Range

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Disaster Detector

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

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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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Glider Guide

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

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

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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