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

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Earth & Space Science
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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Engineering Design
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Build Your Own Touch Screen Stylus

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

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Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition

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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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Keep it Balanced

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Life Science
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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Physical Science
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Mini Golf Motion

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Kindergarten
Physical Science
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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Physical Science
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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Physical Science
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Mission to the Moon Model

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Earth & Space Science
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PROTEGIENDO A LES BALLENAS

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Life Science
Sustainability
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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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

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Environmental Justice! How can we create environments that are healthy for everyone?

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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How Can Animals Use Their Senses To Communicate?

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

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

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Cool to Carry

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Sustainable Communities
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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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

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