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Glider Guide Title Screen
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Glider Guide

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Earth & Space Science
Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second Cover Image
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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson Cover Image
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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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Video

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

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Life Science
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Cover of Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis with a green frog on a leaf
eBook

Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Grade 6
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Sustainability
The Environmental Justice Guide cover with a fist of blue sky and green grass in the foreground of a gray polluted scene.
Curriculum

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

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Grade 6
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High School
Sustainability
Shrinking Sutures activity cover
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Shrinking Sutures

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A dark blue background with orange and purple fiber optics wires and white text that says Women in STEM: Energy
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Stories of Women in STEM: Energy

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Sustainability
Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy Cover Image
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Be Mosquito Smart: Know the Enemy

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Whale logo with WPC below, a welcome message, a yellow button that says dive in
Game

Whale Protection Corps

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Life Science
Sustainability
Video

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

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

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A lighthouse between two palm trees
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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Kindergarten
Engineering Design
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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Track and Monitor Blue Crab Populations in the Chesapeake Bay?

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Mission to the Moon Model Cover Image
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Mission to the Moon Model

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Title screen for the educational earth science game, Disaster Detector.
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Disaster Detector

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Earth & Space Science
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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Literacy Integration: Nonfiction 2 - Multiple Intelligence Retell

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Kindergarten
Life Science
Title screen of the educational physical science game, BumperDucks
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BumperDucks

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Physical Science
Where Does the Water Go? Cover Image
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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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

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Sustainability
Cover of the Keep it Balanced activity with an illustration of the endocrine system and a hand holding cards that say blood sugar increases and blood sugar decreases
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Keep it Balanced

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Life Science
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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Education
The cover of A Weighty Problem grade 5 teacher guide with a collage of pictures depicting hiking gear, girls in science class, a boy hiking and a scale with a water and powder mixture.
Curriculum

A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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Grade 5
Physical Science
Sugar Simulation screenshot
App

Sugar Simulation

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Grade 5
Physical Science
Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición title screen
Game

Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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James Webb Space telescope image of the Pillars of Creation
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Stories of Women in STEM: Space

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High School
Sustainability
the cover of the Biotechnology guide with a blue DNA helix and text saying Smithsonian Science for Global Goals and Biotechnology.
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Biotechnology! How can we ethically create a sustainable future using biotechnology?

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Grade 6
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High School
Sustainability
Video

Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Grade 1
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Kindergarten
Earth & Space Science
Video

Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Physical Science