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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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

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World of the Small VR

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How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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Disaster Detector

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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

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

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How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow?

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Showbiz Safari

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

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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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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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