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Milky Way Explorer

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Earth & Space Science
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2-Body Equation of Motion

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Earth & Space Science
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NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers

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Space Mission Operations

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Earth & Space Science
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World's Deadliest Animal Podcasting Module

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Life Science
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Commercial Space Data

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Penguin Protection

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Grade 1
Life Science
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Rainy Day Fabrics

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Earth & Space Science
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Wright Patterson Air Force Base Educational Outreach: Virtual Career Speaker Sessions

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Earth & Space Science
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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
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Why Right Brained is Wrong…Brained

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Education
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Channel Challenge!

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Engineering Design
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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Grade 7
Grade 8
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“The kids learn from each other!”

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Earth Observation Case Study: Using Landsat to Map Agricultural Yields and Irrigation

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Earth & Space Science
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Simulating Sutures

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Grade 1
Grade 2
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Kindergarten
Physical Science
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Orbit Types

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Earth & Space Science
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Smithsonian Science for Global Goals

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Sustainability
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2013 Biodiversity: Smithsonian Science Education Academy for Teachers

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Education
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"Science is fun, active, and hands-on."

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Autumn-Lynn Harrison - Earth Optimism Summit 2017

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Education
A view of the night sky in gamma rays so it shows bright green with a small bit of red yellow and blue.
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Electromagnetic Spectrum Basics

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Earth & Space Science
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Fired Up About Energy

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Physical Science
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Styling Sun Safety

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Grade 1
Kindergarten
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Kenny Harris, Senior Project Engineer - STEM Literacy Project

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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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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Life Science
Sustainability
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Collège les Colliberts Group 1 Capstone Video

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How much corn could DKIST pop if DKIST could pop corn?

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Classical Orbital Elements (COEs)

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Earth & Space Science