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PROTECTING WHALES

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

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Showbiz Safari

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Energy! How can we ensure sustainable energy for all?

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

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

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

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Glider Guide

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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Habitats

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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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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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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¡Food! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar una buena nutrició para todos?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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Cool to Carry

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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