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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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

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Life Science
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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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Life Science
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Expedition: Insects

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Life Science
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Shrinking Sutures

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

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

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Life Science
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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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Physical Science
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Keep it Balanced

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

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Life Science
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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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Education
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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Life Science
Sustainable Communities
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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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

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Life Science
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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Grade 8
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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? NGSS-Aligned Teacher Companion Guide

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

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Physical Science
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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Physical Science
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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Earth & Space Science
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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Sugar Simulation

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Grade 5
Physical Science
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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Earth & Space Science
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Morphy

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Life Science
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Mini Golf Motion

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