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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Physical Science
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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Morphy

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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

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Cool to Carry

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

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

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

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PROTECTING WHALES

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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

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

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Disaster Detector

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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