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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Mini Golf Motion

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Expedition: Insects

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What Internal Adaptations do Pandas Have to Eat Bamboo?

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PROTEGIENDO A LES BALLENAS

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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

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

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Cool to Carry

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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PROTECTING WHALES

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

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Habitats

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Sunlight on the National Mall

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

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