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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: Symbiosis

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COSIP.TV: ¡COVID-19! ¿Cómo puedo protegerme a mí mismo y a los demás?

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

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

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

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¡Mosquito! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar la salud para todos contra las enfermedades transmitidas por los mosquitos?

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Mission to the Moon Model

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Light Up the Cave

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Ouch! I Need a Bandage: Designing, Constructing, and Packaging a Bandage

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Engineering Batteries

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PROTEGIENDO A LES BALLENAS

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Nonfiction 2 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Engineering Circuits

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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