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  • Kidzu Spreading - Tag Game.
    Use this modified game of tag to illustrate the spread of an invasive species that has no natural predators in…

    Activity – “Kid-zu” Spreading

  • And Then There Were Nun FACTivity sheet.
    In this FACTivity, you will use the findings from this study to draw a conclusion about the possible danger from…

    And Then There Were Nun FACTivity

  • Cover of the Animals and Ecosystems of the Southwestern United States Investi-gator journal cover. The background photo is a desert landscape. There are three circular photos showcasing a different animal, a frog, a bird and a mammal.
    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

  • The cover for Citizen Science Journal. The main image is a collage of photos of two different group of students. The top image the group are in a forest and all looking through binoculars, and the bottom image the group is wearing green shirts.
    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

  • PDF preview for the Woolly Bully Crossword
    Test your knowledge on water, invasive species, and ecology.

    Crossword – Woolly Bully

  • The pdf cover of the 'Don't Judge a Soil' article which features a photo of vegetation burning.
    When a wildfire burns across a forest, logs and stumps on the ground may completely burn up. When this happens…

    Don’t Judge a Soil by Its Color: Exploring Forest Soil Following a Wildfire

  • Cover for Don't Litter the Stream. It's a photo of a stream in a very green wooded area.
    From 1920 to 1950, a tree species called albizia (Falcataria moluccana) was brought to Hawai‘i from islands located north and…

    Don’t Litter the Stream: An Invasive Tree Species and a Hawaiian Stream Food Web

  • PDF preview of Batter Up eyeChallenge.
    Test your knowledge with an eyeChallenge after reading “Batter Up.” Each of the following images represents something from the article.…

    eyeChallenge – Batter Up!

  • PDF preview of the Don't Litter the Stream FACTivity.
    In this FACTivity, you will answer the question: What are some ways that albizia leaves may be changing the Hawaiian…

    FACTivity – Don’t Litter the Stream!

  • PDF Preview of the Moving On Up FACTivity
    The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: What is the geographic distribution of a particular tree species?

    FACTivity – Moving on Up

  • PDF preview of Using Chemicals to Discourage the Pine Shoot Beetle FACTivity.
    In this FACTivity, we want you to think about what scents you really like and what scents you really do…

    FACTivity – Shoot! Foiled Again!

  • PDF preview of Using Harmonic Radar to Track the Flight of Beetles FACTivity.
    In this FACTivity, you will participate in a “rapid response” exercise. You will pretend you are scientists responding to the…

    FACTivity – Tag, You’re It!