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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: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Storm Smart

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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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 Track and Monitor Blue Crab Populations in the Chesapeake Bay?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingenierĂ­a

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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PROTECTING WHALES

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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Styling Sun Safety

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Habitats

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

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

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

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Mini Golf Motion

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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