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Title screen for the educational life science game, Morphy.
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Morphy

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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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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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Disaster Detector

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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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Engineering Design
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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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the cover of the Biotechnology guide with a blue DNA helix and text saying Smithsonian Science for Global Goals and Biotechnology.
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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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The Protecting Whales teacher guide cover with a collage of images showing a mother and baby humpback whale, a whale fluke in front of a military ship, a whale fluke, and a whale fluke in front of a cargo ship.
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PROTECTING WHALES

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A friendly monster named Tycho talks to a girl named Desta.
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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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Life Science
The Environmental Justice Guide cover with a fist of blue sky and green grass in the foreground of a gray polluted scene.
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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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The cover of Protegiendo a les ballenas with 4 images of whales and ships
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PROTEGIENDO A LES BALLENAS

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World of the Small VR

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Cover of the grade 4 life science teacher guide with the title how can animals use their senses to communicate and images of fireflies, birds and eyes
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HOW CAN ANIMALS USE THEIR SENSES TO COMMUNICATE?

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

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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