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Time Magazine's first Kid of the Year


A Brief History of the Snow Globe


Biology video about viruses - this is by McAlary's friend, Mr. Brown, who is charge of STEM Education at San Joaquin County Office of Education.

How to Make a COVID-19 vaccine - The first patients outside of clinical trials are now getting the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines. It's Okay to be Smart • PBS takes you inside the lab that invented the key ingredient in these vaccines so you can see how basic research was translated into life-saving medications. This is how to make a COVID-19 vaccine.
This video was also sent to me by Mr. Brown.


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