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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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Storm Smart

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Mini Golf Motion

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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

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

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

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Rock and Roll: Balancing River Rocks

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Styling Sun Safety

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingenierĂ­a

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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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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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

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Expedition: Insects

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Morphy

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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

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