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

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

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Showbiz Safari

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

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Penguin Protection

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Cool to Carry

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Styling Sun Safety

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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COSIP.TV: ¡COVID-19! ¿Cómo puedo protegerme a mí mismo y a los demás?

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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

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Expedition: Insects

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Whale Protection Corps

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Weather Lab

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

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