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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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Mini Golf Motion

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Nonfiction 2 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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PROTEGIENDO A LES BALLENAS

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

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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PROTECTING WHALES

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Styling Sun Safety

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Cool to Carry

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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