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  • 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

  • Put your feet up in the dugout and flip through “Batter Up!,” the final edition in the Time Warp Series.…

    Batter Up! (Time Warp Monograph Series) – Vol. 1 No. 17

  • Mountain pine beetles are important to the Western United States. They have a very special life cycle, that includes staying…

    Beetles Are Supercool! Climate Change Monograph Series – Vol. 1 No. 2

  • Termites are well known pests that can impact homes and other buildings. However, termites also play an important role in…

    Chew on This! (Time Warp Monograph Series) – Vol. 1 No. 12

  • In this research study, scientists try to understand the impact of termites on forest wood decomposition in the Southern United…

    Chew on This! Measuring the Impact of Termites on Forest Wood

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

    eyeChallenge – Batter Up!

  • After reading “Chew on This,” test your knowledge with an eyeChallenge. Explain what each of these images from the article…

    eyeChallenge – Chew on This!

  • After reading “SPLAT!,” see if you can complete this eyeChallenge. Each of the following images represents something from the article.…

    eyeChallenge – SPLAT!

  • The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How do forest termites contribute to the carbon cycle? Materials: Ruler…

    FACTivity – Chew on This!

  • The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How does the decline of prairie dogs affect the prairie food…

    FACTivity – Prairie Dog Days

  • The questions you will ask in this FACTivity are: What happens over the period of 1 week to chlorine that…

    FACTivity – SPLAT!

  • Lumber is an important product from trees. When two countries export goods to one another, international policies may exist to…

    Goodbye Nematodes! Heat-Treating Southern Pine Lumber