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

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

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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

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Disaster Detector

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Sugar Simulation

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

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Shrinking Sutures

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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

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Stories of Women in STEM at 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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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Weather Lab

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Keep it Balanced

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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¡Mosquito! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar la salud para todos contra las enfermedades transmitidas por los mosquitos?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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