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  • The messages of Smokey Bear have spread across the globe. Today, Smokey continues to teach people of all ages about…

    A Burning Question – Vol. 1 No. 19

  • Today, Smokey continues to teach people of all ages about the importance of preventing wildfires. Just how effective is Smokey’s…

    A Burning Question: Is An Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure?

  • The scientists who worked on this study wanted to focus on the effect of people’s environments on their mental health.…

    A Green Bill of Health – Can Vacant Lot Treatments Impact Mental Health?

  • This is the first monograph in Natural Inquirer‘s Nature Health Benefits series. In “A Green Bill of Health,” students will…

    A Green Bill of Health – Vol. 1 No. 26

  • 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

  • In “Batter Up,” learn about how engineers designed a test to determine baseball bat breakage rates for different types of…

    Batter Up: Investigating What Type of Wood Makes the Best Baseball Bat

  • What is bioenergy? “Bio-” is related to living or once living things. Bioenergy is a source of energy that uses…

    Bioenergy – Vol. 9 No. 1

  • In 1964, Congress passed a law that established the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS). This law identified areas of Federal…

    Can You Hear Me Now? Using the Telephone to Discover People’s Opinions About Wilderness

  • The Caves and Karst edition of Natural Inquirer examines research on a variety of topics including white-nose syndrome in bats,…

    Caves and Karst Natural Inquirer – Vol. 20 No. 1

  • A world of wonder awaits just below the surface, and this distance learning adventure explores these amazing places. Specially adapted…

    Caves LIVE

  • The “Cream of the Crop” monograph is the first in the Forest & Agriculture series. The research in this monograph…

    Cream of the Crop – Vol. 1 No. 20

  • The research in this monograph looks at the use of prairie strips, which are strips of native prairie plants that…

    Cream of the Crop: Assessing the Environmental Benefits of Prairie Strips