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Disaster Detector

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

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

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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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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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Engineering Batteries

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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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

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Mini Golf Motion

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

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Explore the World of the Small: Measuring in Nanometers

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

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