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Summer Veggies All Year
Teacher-created lesson in which students design "growing systems" to provide warmth and nutrients to summer vegetables all through the school year.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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The Albatross Philippines Expedition
Information on the biggest fish-collection expedition, which took place between 1907 and 1910. Includes pages on the boat, the expedition, and the collection that resulted.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Black-Footed Ferret Ambassador Program
Program introducing students to conservation genetics and population bottlenecks. A teacher's guide, slideshow, and a visit from the National Zoo's Ambassador ferret is included. For Grade 7. Advanced booking and fee required.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8
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The Nitrogen Problem: Causes and Remedies
Thomas Jordan of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center discusses ways that human activities have overloaded the supply of nitrogen to plants and algae in rivers, streams, and coastal waters. How big is the nitrogen problem? How can we fix it?
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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The Sant Ocean Hall Family Guide
This printable guide provides a map showing the Sant Ocean Hall and activities available there. This brochure is perfect for planning a family trip to the National Museum of Natural History.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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The Search for a Past: The Prehistory of the Indigenous Saami in Northern Coastal Sweden
Prehistory of the Nordic Saami. Uses a scientific model to show how a research team used archeological remains to investigate the early culture of the Saami.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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The Sirenia: Dugong, Manatee, Steller’s Sea Cow, and Relatives Bibliography
Serves as an introductory guide to publications on the sirenia. Divided into three categories: technical, general, and periodicals. Includes several references for young school children.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Think Tank
Webpage looking at the Think Tank exhibit where behavioral scientists study “what is thinking” through the study of animals. Includes links to sections on language, society, measuring intelligence, evidence of thinking, the brain, tools, and current research projects.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Tigers
All about tigers and why they are in danger of extinction. Includes video map showing population change and how people are making efforts to coexist with tigers in Asia.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Water Ways: Mid-Atlantic Maritime Communities
Website containing exploration of the communities and individuals who make their living off the rivers, bays and oceans of the area. Includes sound and video clips, teacher and student guides, and games.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): General audience
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What’s for Lunch? Outreach Program, Grade 3
Classroom program where students learn how scientists study omnivores, carnivores, and herbivores. Students collect data on teeth from skulls of endangered species studied by National Zoo scientists, develop a hypothesis about what each animal might eat and why, and then check their conclusions. For Grade 3. Advanced booking and fee required.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Wildlife Pictures Bibliography
List of resources for pictures of wildlife. Identifies groups that sell or loan wildlife images, short description of services, and contact information.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Wondrous Cold: An Antarctic Journey
Penguin bookmarks featuring award-winning photographer, Joan Myers’s, photographs of Antarctica. Place mail order. No charge.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): General audience
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Zoo Jobs
Listing and short description of many of the professionals necessary for the operation of the Zoo. Includes suggestions for how to learn more about the careers.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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