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  • Today, Smokey continues to teach people of all ages about the importance of preventing wildfires. Just how effective is Smokey’s…

    A Burning Question: Is An Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure?

  • This is the first monograph in Natural Inquirer‘s Nature Health Benefits series. In “A Green Bill of Health,” students will…

    A Green Bill of Health – Vol. 1 No. 26

  • The Did You Feel It? (DYFI) system allows Internet users to report earthquake data when they feel an earthquake. The…

    All Over the Map: Investigating the Did You Feel It? Citizen Science System

  • 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

  • Much of what humans do depends on the land that we live on. No matter how much humans change the…

    Before & After: A Look at Our Land (Land Use History of Jones County, GA)

  • Much of what humans do depends on the land that we live on. No matter how much humans change the…

    Before & After: A Look at Our Land (Land Use History of Jones County, GA) (Spanish)

  • In this lesson plan, students learn about bioenergy, then stage a debate in a town considering switching from fossil fuels…

    Bioenergy Lesson Plan

  • In 1964, Congress passed a law that established the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS). This law identified areas of Federal…

    Can You Hear Me Now? Using the Telephone to Discover People’s Opinions About Wilderness

  • Hibernating bat populations across the Eastern United States have suffered declines since the 2000s. Little brown bat populations have declined…

    Cave Conundrum: Is White-Nose Syndrome Responsible for All Declining Bat Populations?

  • 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

  • After reading “Flower Power,” test your knowledge with a create-a-phrase activity. Draw a line from a word in the left…

    Create a Phrase – Flower Power

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

    Crossword – Citizen Science