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How Can We Provide Energy to Meet Diverse Needs?

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

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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Cool to Carry

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Sample Populations of Fish and Invertebrates Along the Shorelines?

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Weather Lab

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Earth & Space Science
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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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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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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Physical Science
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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 do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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

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Habitats

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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Life Science
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Keep it Balanced

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Life Science
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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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