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

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 1: Getting Ready for Caterpillars

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Santiago-Blay

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Fiction

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Expedition: Insects

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What Explains Similarities and Differences Between Organisms?

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STC Program: Organisms - From Macro to Micro Unit Kit

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Investigating Biodiversity and Interdependence– Investigating Fungi

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

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How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow? Teacher Guide
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How Can We Find the Best Place for a Plant to Grow?

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Cover of Biodiversity! guide in Spanish
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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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Animal Studies– Materials and Organizations

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 2: Caring for Caterpillars

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PROTECTING WHALES

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How Can Animals Use Their Senses To Communicate?

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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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Showbiz Safari

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Life Cycles of Butterflies– Lesson 8: Observing the Crysalis - Moving the Crysalis Properly

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Don't Call Me Extinct Podcasting Module
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Don't Call Me Extinct Podcasting Module

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Nonfiction 1 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 14: Discovering that Butterflies are Insects

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Whale Protection Corps

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STC Program: Human Body Systems Unit Kit

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Beekeeper Presentation featuring Ren Ramsey

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

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Animal Studies– Observing Millipedes More Closely

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Development and Reproduction– Wisconsin Fast Plants Beginning the Cycle

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