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  • Cover of the Animals and Ecosystems of the Southwestern United States Investi-gator journal cover. The background photo is a desert landscape. There are three circular photos showcasing a different animal, a frog, a bird and a mammal.
    Investi-gator is a sister publication to Natural Inquirer, serving students in grades 4 or higher. In this Investi-gator edition, you…

    Animals and Ecosystems of the Southwestern United States Investi-gator (Rocky Mountain Research Station) – Vol. 3 No. 1

  • PDF Preview of the crossword puzzle from the Pacific Islands edition
    Test your knowledge on food chains, endemic species, and germination.

    Crossword Puzzle – Pacific Islands

  • PDF Preview of the Glossary Challenge for Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
    At the end of the “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants” article, there is a glossary of terms that were…

    Glossary Challenge – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

  • Black and white illustration of a group of goldfinches singing. They are positioned as two rows of five, both sitting on a branch in a leafy tree.
    Some scientists think that wildlife is mostly dependent on the immediate natural area in which it lives. The scientist in…

    Goldifinch and the Three Scales: Investigating Songbird Habitats Near Rivers

  • PDF preview of the Spanish version of
    Some scientists think that wildlife is mostly dependent on the immediate natural area in which it lives. The scientist in…

    Goldifinch and the Three Scales: Investigating Songbird Habitats Near Rivers (Spanish)

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    To ensure that big-leaf mahogany harvesting is sustainable, scientists and land managers must know the conditions in which mahogany grows.…

    Standing On the Shoulders of Giants: How Well Do Big-Leaf Mahogany Trees Grow in Different Conditions?

  • PDF preview cover of the Treasure Islands article. The cover is a photograph of an i'iwi, a small tropical bird.
    The scientists in this study were interested in learning about birds living in different sized kīpuka on the island of…

    Treasure Islands: Hawaiian Kīpuka and the Future of Native Hawaiian Birds

  • Tropical Four-est Inventory - Using Measurement to Understand the Condition of Forests in Micronesia
    In this research, the scientists wanted to describe and summarize the forests managed for conservation in the Federated States of Micronesia,…

    Tropical Four-est Inventory – Using Measurement to Understand the Condition of Forests in Micronesia

  • PDF preview of Wild Ways article cover.
    Identifying which species may be the most vulnerable to a changing climate is important. This information can help people make…

    Wild Ways: Assessing How Climate Change May Affect Certain Wildlife

  • Fighting Fire with Fire word search preview
    Test your knowledge on ecologist, adaptation, and wildfire.

    Word Search – Fighting Fire with Fire

  • PDF preview of the
    After reading “Goldifinch and the Three Scales,” test your knowledge with a word search.

    Word Search – Goldifinch and the Three Scales