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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Sugar Simulation

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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Cool to Carry

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

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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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Elementary Weather Lesson

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Expedition: Insects

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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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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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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Habitats

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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