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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?
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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Habitats

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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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Keep it Balanced

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BumperDucks

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

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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World of the Small VR

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

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

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

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Sunlight on the National Mall

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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

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Science Starts With a Question: Chemical Reactions (Student Guide)

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Penguin Protection

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Weather Lab

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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