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

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Life Science
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Sunlight on the National Mall

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Earth & Space Science
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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others?

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Mission to the Moon Model

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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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Science Starts With a Question: Chemical Reactions (Student Guide)

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

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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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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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Physical Science
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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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

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Vaccines! How can we use science to help our community make decisions about vaccines?

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Mini Golf Motion

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Physical Science
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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Physical Science
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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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Keep it Balanced

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?
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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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

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

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Life Science
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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Disaster Detector

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Physical Science
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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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BumperDucks

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Showbiz Safari

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