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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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Whale Protection Corps

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

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Home on the Range

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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

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Penguin Protection

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Physical Science
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Light Up the Cave

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

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

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

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Keep it Balanced

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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Climate Action! How can we mitigate human impacts on the atmosphere?

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Styling Sun Safety

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Disaster Detector

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

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Ocean! How can we create a sustainable future for the ocean?

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Mission to the Moon Model

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