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  • The scientists who worked on this study wanted to focus on the effect of people’s environments on their mental health.…

    A Green Bill of Health – Can Vacant Lot Treatments Impact Mental Health?

  • 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

  • After reading “A Green Bill of Health,” see how much you learned with this eyeChallenge. Each image is from the…

    eyeChallenge – A Green Bill of Health

  • In this FACTivity, you will use the findings from this research to design a picnic area.

    FACTivity – Social Groupies

  • In this FACTivity, you will think about how you live and what artifacts you would like an archaeologist to find…

    FACTivity – The Whole Kit and Kaboodle

  • The questions you will answer in this FACTivity are: How does a park in your area offer visitors (1) refuge…

    FACTivity – Where the Sidewalk Ends

  • The research you will read about in this Natural Inquirer was conducted by scientists working at the Institute of Pacific…

    Hawaii Pacific Islands – Vol. 16 No. 1

  • This lesson plan can be paired with any of the cultural essays from the Hawai’i-Pacific Islands edition of Natural Inquirer.…

    Lesson Plan – Cultural Essay

  • National forests, parks, and other wildland areas are provided by state and federal governments for the use and enjoyment of all Americans.…

    Lions and Tigers and Bears–Oh My! Understanding Wildland Visitation

  • National forests, parks, and other wildland areas are provided by state and federal governments for the use and enjoyment of all Americans.…

    Lions and Tigers and Bears–Oh My! Understanding Wildland Visitation (Spanish)

  • People visit parks to do many different activities, such as play basketball, baseball, sunbathe, swim, walk, picnic, or go bicycling.…

    Social Groupies: How Different Groups Use Urban Parks

  • In the Spring 1999 edition, learn about a variety of topics from the Southern Research Station as well as types…

    Spring 1999 – Spanish