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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Explore Smithsonian: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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

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

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Energy

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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Tami's Tower: Pensemos en la ingeniería

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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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

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Storm Smart

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Habitats

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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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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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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