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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Resources for Educators and Students

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NASA STEM Engagement YouTube channel

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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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Glider Guide

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Milky Way Explorer

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NASA Career Categories and Descriptions

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NASA eClips: Careers at NASA - More than just astronauts

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How Can We Predict When The Sky Will Be Dark?

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Interview with a Smithsonian Scientist: Dr. Cari

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Match The Pitch!

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Space Force STEM Activities

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Beekeeper Presentation featuring Ren Ramsey

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U.S. Space Force: Origins

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Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Space Transportation Careers

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Understanding Weather and Climate

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

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Civil Air Patrol lessons to support the US Space Force

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Earth As Art

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Air Force Civilian Careers

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Destination Deep Space

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PROTECTING WHALES

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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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Life-saving warning': How Space Force detected missile launch

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Teaching with Telescopes

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Teacher Tips: Land and Water

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Don't Call Me Extinct Podcasting Module

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U.S. Space Force: Make History :30 Commercial

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Space Junk Around Earth

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NASA's Women in STEM

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