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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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

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

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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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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Food! How Do We Ensure Good Nutrition for All?

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

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

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Biodiversity! How can we balance the needs of people with the needs of other living things?

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Disaster Detector

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Styling Sun Safety

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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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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Storm Smart

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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A WEIGHTY PROBLEM

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¡Biodiversidad! ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar las necesidades de las personas con las necesidades de otros seres vivos?

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

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Mini Golf Motion

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Stories of Women in STEM: Symbiosis

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Sugar Simulation

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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: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Aww Snap! a Snapdragon Study

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Bulldozing Technique for Science Class

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

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