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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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  • Bristlecone pines have an interesting relationship with fire. When a fire occurs, it may open a once-closed area to sunlight.…

    Can We Grow Now? Helping Bristlecone Pine Trees To Take Root and Grow

  • Fusiform Rust Disease is one of the most destructive diseases to pine forests in the southeastern United States. Research on…

    Controlling the Rust Is a Must! Detection of a Major Gene for Rust Resistance to Fusiform Rust Disease

  • Fusiform Rust Disease is one of the most destructive diseases to pine forests in the southeastern United States. Research on…

    Controlling the Rust Is a Must! Detection of a Major Gene for Rust Resistance to Fusiform Rust Disease (Spanish)

  • Natural Inquirer Readers for students in grades K-2 focus on a scientist and their research. In this Reader, students will…

    Meet Dr. Warwell!

  • In 1908, the Forest Service established a system of experimental forests and ranges (EFRs) to be set aside for environmental…

    Spotlight – Harrison Experimental Forest

  • Forests provide many resources to society. To provide these resources, forest managers are continually working on tree improvement. Tree improvement…

    Spotlight – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Time Warp

  • We need trees for many important activities. Trees reduce soil erosion, reduce noise, lower temperatures, and provide habitat for animals.…

    There’s a Fungus Among Us! Developing Fusiform Rust-Resistant Loblolly & Slash Pines

  • We need trees for many important activities. Trees reduce soil erosion, reduce noise, lower temperatures, and provide habitat for animals.…

    There’s a Fungus Among Us! Developing Fusiform Rust-Resistant Loblolly & Slash Pines (Spanish)

  • Test your knowledge of genetics and fungi with a word search.

    Word Search – Controlling the Rust Is a Must!