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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Mission to the Moon Model

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

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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The Protecting Whales teacher guide cover with a collage of images showing a mother and baby humpback whale, a whale fluke in front of a military ship, a whale fluke, and a whale fluke in front of a cargo ship.
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PROTECTING WHALES

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Storm Smart

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The Environmental Justice Guide cover with a fist of blue sky and green grass in the foreground of a gray polluted scene.
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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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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 Mousetrap Car

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Morphy

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Cover of the Keep it Balanced activity with an illustration of the endocrine system and a hand holding cards that say blood sugar increases and blood sugar decreases
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Keep it Balanced

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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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

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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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