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  • 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

  • Is there a point when a tree doesn’t hold enough carbon to make up for the emissions released to care…

    Balancing Act – Climate Change Monograph Series Vol. 1 No. 3

  • Too much carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is mostly caused by two things: burning fossil fuels and the loss…

    Balancing Act: Urban Trees and the Carbon Cycle

  • In this lesson plan, students learn about bioenergy, then stage a debate in a town considering switching from fossil fuels…

    Bioenergy Lesson Plan

  • After reading “A Green Bill of Health,” see how much you learned with this eyeChallenge. Each image is from the…

    eyeChallenge – A Green Bill of Health

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

    eyeChallenge – Woodsy Owl

  • In this FACTivity, you will consider the source and availability of different types of energy for heating your school. There…

    FACTivity – A Chip Off the Old Block

  • The question you will answer in the FACTivity is: Were there more acres of streets or sidewalks covered by street…

    FACTivity – I’ve Got You Covered

  • The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How does being in the shade affect how hot you feel?

    FACTivity – Made in the Shade

  • The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How does being in the shade affect how hot you feel?

    FACTivity – Made in the Shade (Spanish)

  • The questions you will answer in this FACTivity are: How does a park in your area offer visitors (1) refuge…

    FACTivity – Where the Sidewalk Ends