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  • Frogs are a species of amphibian. In recent years, there has been a decline in the numbers of amphibians worldwide.…

    As the Frog Hops: What Routes Do Frogs Travel in Mountain Environments?

  • Test your knowledge on ecosystems, vegetation, and erosion.

    Crossword – Ecosystem Services

  • After reading the Woodsy Owl edition of Natural Inquirer, test your knowledge with a crossword puzzle.

    Crossword – Woodsy Owl

  • 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

  • In this article, scientists explore the different ecosystem services provided by prairie potholes such as soil nutrients, absorbing carbon, and…

    Fill Those Potholes! Identifying Ecosystem Services of Small Wetlands on the American Prairie

  • 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

  • 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)

  • This lesson plan has students analyze how an article fits into the broader theme of the journal, specifically the Ecosystem…

    Lesson Plan – Ecosystem Services

  • Over the past 40 years, Federal and State governments have provided financial incentives to private forest landowners. In this article,…

    Show Me the Money: Promoting Sustainable Forests in the South

  • This article looks at how long-term weather patterns affect Carolina Bay Wetlands.

    What Goes Around Comes Around: How Long-Term Weather Patterns Affect Plants in Carolina Bay Wetlands

  • The scientists in this study wanted to know three things: (1) Do visitors’ activities and reasons for using urban parks…

    Where the Sidewalk Ends – Visitor Use of Natural and Landscaped Areas in Urban Parks

  • Test your knowledge on invasive species, invertebrates, and freshwater.

    Word Search – Ecosystem Services