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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Stories of Women in STEM: Energy

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Keep it Balanced

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Swing Along with a Pendulum: Clocking a Second

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Exploring Planetary Systems– Solar System Explorations

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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

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Habitats

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Explore Smithsonian: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

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BumperDucks

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Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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

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¡Comunidades Sostenibles! ¿Cómo contribuiremos al progreso de nuestra comunidad?

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

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Ocean! How can we create a sustainable future for the ocean?

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Yuck! That Tastes Terrible: Discovering a Unique Genetic Trait

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

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Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición

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Weather Lab

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

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Sustainable Communities! How will we help our community thrive? المجتمعات المستدامة! كيف يمكننا مساعدة مجتمعنا على الازدهار؟

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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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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

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