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What do you think of when you hear the word “plastic”?

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What do you think of when you hear the word “plastic”? The term has become synonymous with being fake, superficial or cheaply made. Plastic has gotten a bad reputation, but we shouldn’t lose sight of the innovations plastics have brought. What makes something “plastic”?
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Discover how scientists use tech in a greenhouse to meet the needs of different plants. http://s.si.edu/25ebuR9
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Make it Rain! explores student misconceptions about weather, the water cycle, & more! http://s.si.edu/1WMd0rR
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What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Check out the coverage of our joint interest in inspiring the next generation of scientists! http://s.si.edu/1UaCVDv
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Enjoy face time with seven of Earth's 3-5 million mite species: http://s.si.edu/1sO0Nan
Because there is no polite way to ask a mite to sit still for its portrait, Gary Bauchan often gives his tiny subjects a shot …
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Don't forget to include us in your summer plans! See our upcoming events for educators: http://s.si.edu/22KmRz
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Signing Ceremony Launches Historic Collaboration with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem http://s.si.edu/22i6l8Q
On Monday, May 16, 2016 the Smithsonian Institution and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem formally signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. The Smithsonian and Hebrew University will leverage this significant Einstein anniversary to collaborate on projects, produced by the Smithsonian Science Education Center, that employ the resource...
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Scientists have only recently begun to investigate the science behind the diversity of dogs. http://s.si.edu/23HohJ3
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Orbiting camera unveils new moon in Air and Space Museum exhibition: http://s.si.edu/1U9pjs8
Admired from afar by the ancient Romans, the moon was once deified as a goddess, Luna. Today, two-thousand years later, geologists who scrutinize the moon’s …
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Lights! Camera! Action! Showbiz Safari is available for iPad http://s.si.edu/1WPLdqG ! Check it out!
Lights! Camera! Action! Our movie director needs your help! Help Walrus pick actors based on the traits that best fit the movie role. Which furry mammal will get the most wanted role in the blockbuster film “Paws”? Which water loving actor will get the leading role in “Swimmin’ in the Rain”? We need your help to find out! Download Showbiz Safari today! From the Smithsonian Science Education Center, Showbiz Safari is an educational life science ga...
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