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

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

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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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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Elementary Weather Lesson

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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Shrinking Sutures

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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

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

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Storm Smart

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Morphy

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Expedition: Insects

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HOW CAN ANIMALS USE THEIR SENSES TO COMMUNICATE?

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Life Science