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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

  • Cover of the
    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

  • 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

  • A fusiform rust gall on a branch.
    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

  • PDF preview of the Spanish version of
    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)

  • 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 Woodsy Owl eyeChallenge.
    After reading the Woodsy Owl edition of Natural Inquirer, test what you learned with an eyeChallenge. Look at each of…

    eyeChallenge – Woodsy Owl