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PROTECTING WHALES

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

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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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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive?

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Weather Lab

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

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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

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

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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