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Elementary Weather Lesson

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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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Expedition: Insects

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

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Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Habitats

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Sugar Simulation

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

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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

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

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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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Showbiz Safari

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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Morphy

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

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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 Scientists Sample Populations of Fish and Invertebrates Along the Shorelines?

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Shrinking Sutures

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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