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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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

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World of the Small VR

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Weather Lab

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Science Starts With a Question: Chemical Reactions (Student Guide)

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

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BumperDucks

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Keep it Balanced

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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COSIP.TV: ¡COVID-19! ¿Cómo puedo protegerme a mí mismo y a los demás?

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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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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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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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 Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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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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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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

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

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