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

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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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 Track and Monitor Blue Crab Populations in the Chesapeake Bay?

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

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?
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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Engineering Design
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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BumperDucks

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Physical Science
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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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Physical Science
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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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Keep it Balanced

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

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

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Sunlight on the National Mall

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Weather Lab

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Disaster Detector

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Physical Science
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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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