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Main screen for the educational earth science app, Weather Lab
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Weather Lab

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Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Earth & Space Science
Cover of grade two engineering teachers guide titled How can we stop land from washing away?
Curriculum

How Can We Keep Land From Washing Away?

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Grade 2
Engineering Design
Video

Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Michael Wise

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Earth & Space Science
Video

Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Earth & Space Science
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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Earth & Space Science
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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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Grade 3
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Grade 5
Grade 6
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Earth & Space Science
Image of 3D printed Smithsonian Castle and pan
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Channel Challenge!

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Engineering Design
Storm Smart title screen, showing the title (Storm Smart), the play button, the credits button, and links to the Smithsonian Institution Privacy Statement and Smithsonian Kids Online Privacy Statement
App

Storm Smart

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Kindergarten
Earth & Space Science
Cover of grade 2 physical science teacher's guide
Curriculum

How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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Grade 2
Physical Science
Cover for Science Starts With a Question: Energy
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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Teacher Guide)

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Physical Science
Glider Guide Title Screen
App

Glider Guide

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Grade 2
Earth & Space Science
Cover for Science Starts With a Question: Energy
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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Physical Science
Where Does the Water Go? Cover Image
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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Engineering Design
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Fired Up About Energy

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Physical Science
Light Up the Cave title screen
App

Light Up the Cave

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Grade 1
Physical Science
Image of 3D printed water filter
Resource

Filter Fun!

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Engineering Design
Ouch I Need A Bandage activity cover
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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Engineering Design
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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Grade 1
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Kindergarten
Earth & Space Science
Composite image of stars from the Chandra X-ray Telescope
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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Earth & Space Science
Title screen for the educational earth science game, Disaster Detector.
Game

Disaster Detector

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Earth & Space Science
Image of a 3D printed anemometer
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Anemometer Energy!

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Engineering Design
Tami's Tower Title Screen
Game

Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Kindergarten
Engineering Design
Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering title screen
Game

Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Kindergarten
Engineering Design
Title screen of the educational physical science game, BumperDucks
Game

BumperDucks

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Sunlight on the National Mall title
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Sunlight on the National Mall

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Grade 1
Earth & Space Science
Image of 3D printed camera trap
Resource

Wilderness Watch!

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Engineering Design
Video

Teacher Tips: Weather

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Earth & Space Science
Cover of the grade 1 earth and space science teacher's guide
Curriculum

How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Grade 1
Earth & Space Science
A lighthouse between two palm trees
Resource

How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Kindergarten
Engineering Design