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

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

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Cool to Carry

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

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Weather Lab

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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

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

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Keep it Balanced

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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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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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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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