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Cover of the Keep it Balanced activity with an illustration of the endocrine system and a hand holding cards that say blood sugar increases and blood sugar decreases
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Keep it Balanced

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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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: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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

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BumperDucks

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World of the Small VR

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Cool to Carry

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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