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Preview of the Smithsonian Science Education Centers info graphic on transforming science education
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Transforming Science Education

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An artist rendering of a rocket leaving Earth
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Launch, Propulsion, and Re-entry

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Earth & Space Science
Image of a yellow 3D printed anemometer with a base, a pencil as a vertical component and four half spheres on a horizonal top piece
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Anemometer Energy!

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Engineering Design
Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson Cover Image
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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Good Thinking: Make Sense of Science Class

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Education
Map of the moon with text that says astrogeology planets and moons.
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Astralgeology - Planets and Moons

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A close up view of the James Webb Space Telescope's gold hexoganal primary mirror.
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James Webb Space Telescope STEM Toolkit

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Earth & Space Science
Illustration of Earth with three concentric circles around it.
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Orbit Types

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Earth & Space Science
Storm Smart title screen, showing the title (Storm Smart), the play button, the credits button, and links to the Smithsonian Institution Privacy Statement and Smithsonian Kids Online Privacy Statement
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Storm Smart

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Kindergarten
Earth & Space Science
A square with a rocket launch in the bottom right corner text saying Ticket to Space in the top right corner and text saying the Air Up There in the bottom left corner.
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Podcast: Ticket to Space

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A collage of images from left to right: a world map, a coral reef, a metal sculpture of a teacher talking to a student, a dock on a lake, and a world map
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NOAA Data in the Classroom

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Earth & Space Science
Sustainability
A gallery of images with a boy looking through eclipse glasses a woman at a computer, two men in a reciprocal bike, a man with a model plane, and a logo with Saturn, a lightbulb, an astronaut, and a plane with text that says Inspire Engage Educated Employ the next generation of explorers.
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Exploring Careers @ NASA for Students

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Earth & Space Science
A group of students around s model of the Martian surface.
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DoD STARBASE

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Earth & Space Science
Teacher Toolkit for sustainable Futures
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Futures! Curriculum Toolkit Resource Site

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Providing STEM Education to Underserved and Vulnerable Populations PowerPoint

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NSF logo of blue globe surrounded by yellow spikes and text that says NSF
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Build and use a simple spectroscope

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Earth & Space Science
Image of the Martian surface of reddish dust and rock and the rover on the right hand side.
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Destination Deep Space

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Earth & Space Science
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
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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Grade 6
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Grade 8
The nose of a two propeller plane.
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NASA's Sustainable Aviation STEM Toolkit

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Earth & Space Science
Man looking at camera with bookshelf behind him.
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Matthew Tan, Aerospace Engineering Student at Stanford

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Earth & Space Science
Lime green rectangle with a man on the right looking at an inset image of a neutron star which looks pink with rings of red surrounding it.
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Astrophysicist Explains Dark Matter and 4 other Cosmic Phenomena

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Light Up the Cave title screen
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Light Up the Cave

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Grade 1
Physical Science
Yellow, orange and black image of the sun with solar flares
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Sun STEM Toolkit

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Earth & Space Science
Sugar Simulation screenshot
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Sugar Simulation

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Grade 5
Physical Science
Large hadron collider
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Magnetism - Defending Our Planet, Defining The Cosmos

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Earth & Space Science
Black and white line art of a child in a hooded sweatshirt.
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Be An Explorer!

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Earth & Space Science
Johannes Kepler
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Kepler's Laws

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Earth & Space Science
Earth from space
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Space Law-What Laws are There in Space?

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Earth & Space Science
Image of the earth from space with the moon behind it and peaking out above Earth with a silhouette of a child and a bike in the image of the Moon.
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Nuclear Frontiers

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Earth & Space Science