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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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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Cool to Carry

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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

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Weather Lab

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Morphy

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

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

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Shrinking Sutures

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HOW CAN ANIMALS USE THEIR SENSES TO COMMUNICATE?

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Life Science
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Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game

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

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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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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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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

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Life Science
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UN PROBLEMA DE PESO

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

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