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

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

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Weather Lab

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingenierĂ­a

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Dr. Drew, Density, & Diffusion: Dr. Charles Richard Drew Giving Life Through Blood Research

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

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Engineering Circuits

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Penguin Protection

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?
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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Storm Smart

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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Sunlight on the National Mall

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