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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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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 Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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

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Showbiz Safari

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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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: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

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Disaster Detector

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Light Up the Cave

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