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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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COMING SOON! Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Cool to Carry

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

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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World of the Small VR

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

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Track and Monitor Blue Crab Populations in the Chesapeake Bay?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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

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Mini Golf Motion

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