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Tales of the modern astronomer

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Earth & Space Science
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Space Mission Operations

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Earth & Space Science
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STC Assessment Guide: Animal Studies

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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Ouch I Need A Bandage activity cover
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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Grade 1
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Grade 4
Engineering Design
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How Can We Change an Object’s Motion?

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STC Literacy Series™: Rocks and Minerals

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Grade 3
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Grade 5
An astronaut in a spacesuit on a spacewalk.
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The U.S. Army in Space today and in the future

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Earth & Space Science
Anyone with a question can have a stem2d career poster with illustrations of people in STEM careers
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Anyone with a Question Can Have a STEM2D Career

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Education
How Can We Glide Like a Squirrel?
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How Can We Glide Like a Squirrel?

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Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
The nose of a two propeller plane.
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NASA's Sustainable Aviation STEM Toolkit

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Earth & Space Science
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Mini Golf Motion

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Grade 1
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Kindergarten
Physical Science
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Inquiry-Based Science Fosters 21st Century Skills

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Education
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Rainforest Protector

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STC Assessment Guide: Microworlds

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Grade 3
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Grade 5
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STC Assessment Guide: Motion and Design

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Grade 3
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Grade 5
Cover image for STEM Leadership Alliance 2020 presentation
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An Integrated Approach to Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion (DEAI) in STEM

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Illustration of cubesat satellite with grey hexagonal body and blue solar panel wings
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Build a CubeSat!

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Earth & Space Science
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Developing User Confidence & Engagement with New Technologies

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A three tiered purple building with National Museum of African American History and Culture in white text
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Through the Window and into the Mirror: Narratives of African American STEM Professionals

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Earth & Space Science
A view of the night sky in gamma rays so it shows bright green with a small bit of red yellow and blue.
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Electromagnetic Spectrum Basics

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Earth & Space Science
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STC Literacy Series™: Chemical Tests

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Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
America's First Food Spy Podcasting Module
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America's First Food Spy Podcasting Module

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A white square with six cards spread out wtih images of a telescope, the sun, and arura as well as a student data sheet.
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National Science Foundation and National Solar Observatory Google Classrooms

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Earth & Space Science
A light blue rectangle with a white jet on the left and white text that says national air and space museum Smithsonian on the right
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Women in Aviation and Space History

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Earth & Space Science
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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
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360 Photos

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LASER Focused on English Learners: PD plus an inquiry-based science curriculum improves K-8 teachers' perceived ability to support ELs and reduces the achievement gap in math and reading
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LASER Focused on English Learners - OELA 2020 Poster

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Education
Image of 3D printed Smithsonian Castle and pan
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Channel Challenge!

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Engineering Design
Preview of the Smithsonian Science Education Centers info graphic on transforming science education
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Transforming Science Education

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Astronaut in the Space Station looking out a window down onto Earth.
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Space Junk Around Earth

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Earth & Space Science