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

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

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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 Sample Populations of Fish and Invertebrates Along the Shorelines?

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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

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UN PROBLEMA DE PESO

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Glider Guide

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Engineering Circuits

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Science Starts With a Question: Chemical Reactions (Student Guide)

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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BumperDucks

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

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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

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Sugar Simulation

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

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Keep it Balanced

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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World of the Small VR

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Mini Golf Motion

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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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