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PROTECTING WHALES

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Setting Up and Maintaining an Online Science Classroom for Success

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

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

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Earth Optimism Student Video Competition: The Gray Whales of San Ignacio Lagoon

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LASER i3 in New Mexico

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Laser i3 in Action

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Smithsonian Science for Global Goals Media Kit

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Make it Rain!

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What’s the “Matter” with Cells and Atoms?

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Moving Assessment from the Dessert Menu to the List of Entrees

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LASER Focused: A Model for Teaching Inquiry-Based Science to English Learners - 2018-2019 District Report: Aurora Public Schools
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LASER 2018-2019 District Report: Aurora Public Schools

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Channel Challenge!

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Whale Protection Corps

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Anemometer Energy!

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Santiago-Blay

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Focus on the Stuff

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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LASER i3 PLCs and Online Resources

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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 Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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We're the Smithsonian Science Education Center!

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Expedition: Insects

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Time: It’s Like, So Deep

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Impact of Professional Development for Science Teachers

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Why Right Brained is Wrong…Brained

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

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Penguin Protection

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