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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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

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

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Rock and Roll: Balancing River Rocks

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World of the Small VR

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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 do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Science Starts With a Question: Chemical Reactions (Student Guide)

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Habitats

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

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Shrinking Sutures

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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BumperDucks

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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

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

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Disaster Detector

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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