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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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PROTECTING WHALES

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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

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BumperDucks

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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World of the Small VR

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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

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

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

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Expedition: Insects

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game

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

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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