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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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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Mini Golf Motion

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Storm Smart

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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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Expedition: Insects

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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Styling Sun Safety

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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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The Protecting Whales teacher guide cover with a collage of images showing a mother and baby humpback whale, a whale fluke in front of a military ship, a whale fluke, and a whale fluke in front of a cargo ship.
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PROTECTING WHALES

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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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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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingenierĂ­a

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Habitats

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

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Title screen for the educational kindergarten game, Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp
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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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