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

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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

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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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How Can Animals Use Their Senses To Communicate?

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Whale Protection Corps

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Mini Golf Motion

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Light Up the Cave

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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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How Can We Change Solids And Liquids?

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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

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

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

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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How Can We Send a Message Using Sound?

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Mission to the Moon Model

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Shrinking Sutures

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

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Habitats

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Cool to Carry

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others?

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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