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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Sustainable Communities
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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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

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

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

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Showbiz Safari

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

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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

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

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Glider Guide

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

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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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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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

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BumperDucks

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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