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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? NGSS-Aligned Teacher Companion Guide

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Mini Golf Motion

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Stories of Women in STEM: Energy

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Keep it Balanced

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Storm Smart

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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

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Mosquito! How Can We Ensure Health For All From Mosquito-borne Diseases?

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Engineering Batteries

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

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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

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

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