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  • PDF preview of the Citizen Science eyeChallenge
    Test your understanding after reading the Citizen Science edition of Natural Inquirer. Each image is taken from an article in…

    eyeChallenge – Citizen Science

  • PDF preview of World Forests Ed 3, Inquiry 3 FACTivity.
    In this FACTivity, you will create a forest management plan for a 1-hectare (or 1-acre) forest. You will make this…

    FACTivity – Planning Your Own Forest

  • PDF preview of the FACTivity for
    In this FACTivity, you will collect five soil samples, each from a different area, and compare them. Materials: Five shoeboxes…

    FACTivity – There Goes the Neighborhood

  • PDF preview of the Spanish version of the FACTivity for
    In this FACTivity, you will collect five soil samples, each from a different area, and compare them. Materials: Five shoeboxes…

    FACTivity – There Goes the Neighborhood (Spanish)

  • Which Wood Would You Choose Factivity PDF
    In this FACTivity, your class will consider the tradeoffs discussed in “Which Wood You Choose?” and work toward a solution.…

    FACTivity – Which Wood You Choose?

  • The cover of Facts to the Future Spanish version
    This Natural Inquirer edition discusses the condition of United States’ natural resources in the year 2000, as well as how…

    Facts to the Future – Spanish

  • Cover of Natural Inquirer with illustrations of kids studying nature
    This Natural Inquirer edition discusses the condition of United States’ natural resources in the year 2000, as well as how…

    Facts to the Future – Vol. 5 No. 1

  • PDF preview of World's Forests Edition 3, Inquiry 2 article.
    Learn about the many benefits that different types of forests provide.

    Inquiry 2: What Benefits Do the World’s Forests Provide?

  • PDF preview of World's Forests Inquiry 3 article.
    Learn more about how people around the world are planning and maintaining healthy forests.

    Inquiry 3: Healthy Forests Now and Into the Future

  • The first page of the article titled
    Forests provide many benefits to people and other animals. For forests to provide these benefits, however, they must be managed…

    Inquiry 4: How Well Are We Managing Our Forests Worldwide?

  • PDF Preview for the lesson plan for Inquiry 1 in the World's Forest edition
    A guided reading lesson plan that breaks down each section in this article. There are activities for each part to…

    Lesson Plan – Inquiry 1 World’s Forests Edition

  • PDF Preview of the lesson plan for Inquiry 2 in the World's Forests edition
    A guided reading lesson plan that breaks down each section in this article. There are activities for each part to…

    Lesson Plan – Inquiry 2 World’s Forests Edition