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Welcome to our website’s resource library, where we offer an extensive collection of free science materials tailored for K-12 students. Dive into a wealth of educational resources including articles, activities, lesson plans, learning modules, and much more. All materials are free to download!

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  • Particulate organic matter (POM), which consists of small pieces of twigs, leaves, soil, and other items found in the water,…

    Caribbean Cruise: Examining the Movement and Quality of Organic Matter Over Time From Two Caribbean Watersheds

  • In this FACTivity, you will research a recent natural disturbance that has been in the news in the past year.…

    FACTivity – Fight or Light?

  • The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: What are other ecosystem services provided by the Nation’s natural resources?…

    FACTivity – Fill Those Potholes

  • In this FACTivity, you will examine the rings on a cross-section of a tree trunk. Can you determine how old…

    FACTivity – Quaking in Their Roots

  • In this FACTivity, you will examine the rings on a cross-section of a tree trunk. Can you determine how old…

    FACTivity – Quaking in Their Roots (Spanish)

  • Successfully predicting where and when wildfires might occur is important. This prediction is important because of possible environmental and economic…

    Fire and Water: Predicting Future Wildfires in a Changing Climate

  • The scientists in this study wanted to figure out how forest management, climate change, and streamflow interact. First, the scientists…

    Flow Down! Can Managing Forests Help Maintain Water Supplies in the Face of Climate Change?

  • In this study, the scientists wanted to explore why people plant trees and flowers to remember events and people.

    Flower Power: Planting for the Past and the Future

  • In the Natural Inquirer Freshwater edition, you will learn many new things about Earth’s freshwater. As you read each article,…

    Freshwater – Vol. 18 No. 1

  • When a hurricane occurs, a lot of damage can be done to buildings and other structures. One of the most visible types of damage…

    I’ll Huff and I’ll Puff and I’ll Blow Your Trees Down: How Wind Speed Affected Trees During Hurricane Hugo

  • When a hurricane occurs, a lot of damage can be done to buildings and other structures. One of the most visible types of damage…

    I’ll Huff and I’ll Puff and I’ll Blow Your Trees Down: How Wind Speed Affected Trees During Hurricane Hugo (Spanish)

  • Investi-gator is a sister publication to Natural Inquirer serving students in grades 4 or higher. The Northern Research Station Investi-gator…

    Investi-gator (Northern Research Station) – Vol. 1 No. 1