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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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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 do Scientists Track and Monitor Blue Crab Populations in the Chesapeake Bay?

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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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Engineering Design
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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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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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

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Habitats

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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HOW CAN ANIMALS USE THEIR SENSES TO COMMUNICATE?

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

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BumperDucks

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Expedition: Insects

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

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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Sugar Simulation

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UN PROBLEMA DE PESO

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