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

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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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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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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Energy! How can we ensure sustainable energy for all?

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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

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Morphy

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Disaster Detector

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Weather Lab

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Mini Golf Motion

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