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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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

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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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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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

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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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

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

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

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

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

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Disaster Detector

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

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

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Storm Smart

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

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Habitats

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Showbiz Safari

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Mini Golf Motion

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Cool to Carry

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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

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