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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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

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

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow?

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Life Science
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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Sample Populations of Fish and Invertebrates Along the Shorelines?

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Home on the Range

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

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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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Mission to the Moon Model

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Morphy

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Cool to Carry

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Expedition: Insects

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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