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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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Cover of the Cool to Cary activity with three different designed cups.
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Cool to Carry

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Title screen for the educational life science game, Morphy.
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Morphy

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Engineering Design
The Environmental Justice Guide cover with a fist of blue sky and green grass in the foreground of a gray polluted scene.
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COMING SOON! Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson Cover Image
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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Ouch! I Need a Band-Aid®: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Band-Aid

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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

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

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

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Cover of COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? NGSS-Aligned Teacher Companion Guide
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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? NGSS-Aligned Teacher Companion Guide

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Styling Sun Safety
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Styling Sun Safety

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

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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Rock and Roll: Balancing River Rocks

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Showbiz Safari

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Mini Golf Motion

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Storm Smart

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Sustainable Communities

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