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Resource

How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Grade 1
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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
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Resource

Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Grade 4
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Engineering Design
Sustainability
Sustainable Communities
Curriculum

Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
High School
Sustainability
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Curriculum

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

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High School
Sustainability
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Mission to the Moon Model

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Grade 2
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Grade 5
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Curriculum

How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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Grade 2
Physical Science
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App

Penguin Protection

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Grade 1
Life Science
Video

Explore Smithsonian: What Internal Adaptations do Pandas Have to Eat Bamboo?

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Life Science
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Curriculum

Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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Grade 6
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High School
Sustainability
Tami's Tower Title Screen
Game

Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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Grade 1
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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
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Video

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

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Earth & Space Science
Video

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

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Life Science
Sustainability
Video

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

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Kindergarten
Life Science
Video

Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Grade 6
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Physical Science
Video

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

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Life Science
Sustainability
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Game

Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Video

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

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Earth & Space Science
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Game

Showbiz Safari

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Life Science
Sustainability
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Game

Whale Protection Corps

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Grade 2
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Life Science
Sustainability
Video

Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Life Science
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Resource

How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Kindergarten
Physical Science
Video

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

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Life Science
Sustainability
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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Video

Teacher Tips: Weather

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Kindergarten
Earth & Space Science
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eBook

Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Grade 5
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Education
Video

Explore Smithsonian: How Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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Physical Science
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eBook

Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Sustainability
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Game

BumperDucks

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Grade 6
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Physical Science
Video

Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Grade 6
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Physical Science
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Game

Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Grade 5
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Education