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  • The questions you will answer in this FACTivity are: What similarities and differences do you notice between bird songs? How…

    Alternate FACTivity – Invasion of the Song Catcher

  • 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

  • People across the world are helping scientists collect data to answer important research questions. Learn how citizens are getting involved…

    Citizen Science – Vol. 19 No. 1

  • Color your own Mexican spotted owls!

    Coloring Pages – Meet Dr. Hoagland!

  • The “Cream of the Crop” monograph is the first in the Forest & Agriculture series. The research in this monograph…

    Cream of the Crop – Vol. 1 No. 20

  • The research in this monograph looks at the use of prairie strips, which are strips of native prairie plants that…

    Cream of the Crop: Assessing the Environmental Benefits of Prairie Strips

  • After reading “Knock on Wood,” try this create-a-phrase challenge. Draw a line from a word in the left column to…

    Create-A-Phrase Challenge – Knock on Wood

  • Test your understanding after reading the Citizen Science edition of Natural Inquirer. Each image is taken from an article in…

    eyeChallenge – Citizen Science

  • After reading the Woodsy Owl edition of Natural Inquirer, test what you learned with an eyeChallenge. Look at each of…

    eyeChallenge – Woodsy Owl

  • The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How many birds do I notice in my schoolyard habitat? Materials:…

    FACTivity – Invasion of the Song Snatcher

  • In this FACTivity, you will research black-backed woodpeckers and learn about what they eat and where they prefer to build…

    FACTivity – Pecking Order

  • In this FACTivity, you will answer the question: What kinds of physical characteristics might different birds have to help them…

    FACTivity – Please Join Us for Dinner