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

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Whale Protection Corps

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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¡Food! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar una buena nutrició para todos?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Energy

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can a Greenhouse Use Technology to Meet the Needs of Different Types of Plants?

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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Keep it Balanced

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

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Glider Guide

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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

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