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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 a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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

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Expedition: Insects

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

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Showbiz Safari

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Vaccines! How can we use science to help our community make decisions about vaccines?

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

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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

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Explore Smithsonian: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

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Morphy

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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

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