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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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

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

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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 Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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World of the Small VR

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

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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HOW CAN ANIMALS USE THEIR SENSES TO COMMUNICATE?

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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

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

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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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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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