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  • Front cover of National Inquirer Climate Change edition with images of scientists, a wolverine, and a field
    Is the climate changing over time? You may have heard different opinions about climate change. In the past few years,…

    Climate Change – Vol. 14 No. 1

  • PDF Preview of Crossword Puzzle
    Test your knowledge on ecosystems, vegetation, and erosion.

    Crossword – Ecosystem Services

  • PDF Preview of Made in the Shade FACTivity
    The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How does being in the shade affect how hot you feel?

    FACTivity – Made in the Shade

  • PDF preview of the FACTivity from Made in The Shade Spanish version
    The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How does being in the shade affect how hot you feel?

    FACTivity – Made in the Shade (Spanish)

  • PDF Preview of What Goes Around Comes Around FACTivity
    This FACTivity will represent the methods the scientists used to collect vegetation data in the study. The question students will…

    FACTivity – What Goes Around Comes Around

  • PDF Preview of Where in the World is Carbon Dioxide FACTivity
    The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: Does it take much of a change in climate to cause…

    FACTivity – Where in the World is Carbon Dioxide?

  • PDF preview of the FACTivity from Where in the World is Carbon Dioxide? in Spanish
    The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: Does it take much of a change in climate to cause…

    FACTivity – Where in the World is Carbon Dioxide? (Spanish)

  • PDF Preview of Inquiry 1 from World's Forests 2
    A forest is a natural ecosystem composed most notably of trees. Different types of forests are found across the planet.…

    Inquiry 1: What Kinds of Forests Grow on Earth and Where Are They Found?

  • PDF preview of the 'keeping it local' article cover. It is a photograph of a Smokey Bear with a park ranger, and both are standing in front of a group of children.
    In the past, forest managers always put out wildfires. More recently, forest managers have discovered that fire can be a good thing for…

    Keeping It Local: How Federal Wildfire Policy Is Implemented at the Local Level

  • A black and white illustration of three kids, two of which are standing in front of a llama and horse.
    When people go hiking or camping in back country or wilderness areas, they almost always impact the natural environment in…

    Quit Yer Horsin’ Around! The Effects of Trampling on Vegetation in Montana

  • PDF preview of the Spanish version of
    When people go hiking or camping in back country or wilderness areas, they almost always impact the natural environment in…

    Quit Yer Horsin’ Around! The Effects of Trampling on Vegetation in Montana (Spanish)

  • illustration of the propeller on a plane
    Some kinds of forest fires can be beneficial to the natural environment and to people. Fire is a normal event…

    Smoke and Mirrors: Detecting the Amount of Gases in Wildland Fire Smoke