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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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

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

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Penguin Protection

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

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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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BumperDucks

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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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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Creature Feature: A Genes and Molecular Machines Lesson

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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

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

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¡Food! ¿Cómo podemos garantizar una buena nutrició para todos?

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Light Up the Cave

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Stories of Women in STEM: Biotechnology

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Shrinking Sutures

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

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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

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Explore the World of Small Through Virtual Reality

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¡BIOTECNOLOGÍA! ¿Cómo podemos crear un futuro sostenible usando labiotecnología de forma ética?

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Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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

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