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  • illustration of children looking at a bird
    Animals play an important role in maintaining the health of our natural environment. It is important to know the status…

    Born To Be Wild: The Current Situation and Possible Future of Wildlife in the United States

  • illustration of children looking at a bird
    Animals play an important role in maintaining the health of our natural environment. It is important to know the status…

    Born To Be Wild: The Current Situation and Possible Future of Wildlife in the United States (Spanish)

  • PDF preview of the Busy Bee Word Challenge
    Help Busy Bee complete each statement by filling in the blanks for missing words. Use what you’ve learned about watersheds,…

    Busy Bee Word Challenge – Full Throttle Model

  • Front cover of the Investi-gator Science Journal
    Investi-gator is a sister publication to Natural Inquirer serving students in grades 4 or higher. This Investi-gator edition focuses on…

    Climate Change Investi-gator (Pacific Northwest Research Station) – Vol. 1 No. 2

  • Illustration of three students watering a plant
    In this study, the scientist was asked to predict how much fresh water people living in the United States will…

    Do What You Water: The Current Situation and Possible Future of Fresh Water in the United States

  • Illustration of three students watering a plant
    In this study, the scientist was asked to predict how much fresh water people living in the United States will…

    Do What You Water: The Current Situation and Possible Future of Fresh Water in the United States (Spanish)

  • Black and white illustration of three skiers in a snowy mountain. One skier stands up front holding a large thermometer while looking at their watch, while the other two skiers await anxiously behind.
    Slab avalanches are the most dangerous kind of avalanche. A slab is a layer of new snow sitting on top…

    Excuse Me While I Flow My Snows: What Makes An Avalanche Happen?

  • Black and white illustration of three skiers in a snowy mountain. One skier stands up front holding a large thermometer while looking at their watch, while the other two skiers await anxiously behind.
    Slab avalanches are the most dangerous kind of avalanche. A slab is a layer of new snow sitting on top…

    Excuse Me While I Flow My Snows: What Makes An Avalanche Happen? (Spanish)

  • PDF preview of At Your Service FACTivity.
    In this FACTivity, you will create an illustration model of your schoolyard’s ecosystem. The question you will answer in this…

    FACTivity – At Your Service

  • PDF preview of the By the Light FACTivity.
    The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How are diatoms important parts of an ecosystem? In this FACTivity…

    FACTivity – By the Light of the Silvery Minnow

  • PDF Preview of FACTivity for Full Throttle Model
    The question you will answer in this FACTivity is, “How might fish and other aquatic life be affected by turbidity?”…

    FACTivity – Full Throttle Model

  • PDF preview of the FACTivity for
    When vegetation near streams and rivers is disturbed or removed, it can no longer hold the soil in place. When…

    FACTivity – Go With the Flow!