Resource Library

Welcome to our website’s resource library, where we offer an extensive collection of free science materials tailored for K-12 students. Dive into a wealth of educational resources including articles, activities, lesson plans, learning modules, and much more. All materials are free to download!

  • This guidebook contains information and resources for your Moon Tree’s planting and care.

    Moon Tree Seedling Planting and Care Guidebook

  • Background: Natural Inquirer (NI) articles are written at a middle school level; however, the content, format, and focus on the…

    Natural Inquirer in the High School Classroom

  • Mariko Yamasaki, Research Wildlife Biologist

    Wildlife
    Front cover of Mariko Yamasaki Collector card
    • M.S., University of Michigan
    • USDA Forest Service Scientist
    • Research wildlife biologists study vertebrates and habitats they occupy to better understand how to ensure their continued presence in an ever-changing world.
  • Joseph Wunderle, Wildlife Ecologist & Conservation Biologist

    Wildlife
    Front coer of Dr. Joseph Wunderle Collector Card
    • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
    • USDA Forest Service Scientist
    • We study wildlife populations and their relationships with their physical and living environment to identify what might cause populations to increase or decrease.  We apply these research findings to help endangered species’ populations to increase.
  • Ted Weller, Ecologist

    Forests & PlantsWildlife
    Front cover of Ted Weller Collector Card
    • M.S., Humboldt State University
    • USDA Forest Service Scientist
    • An ecologist studies the interaction between animals, their environment, and the weather.  In my work, I study how those interactions change among seasons.
  • Mel Warren, Fisheries & Aquatic Ecologist

    Wildlife
    Front cover of Dr. Mel Warren Collector Card
    • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
    • USDA Forest Service Scientist
    • As a fisheries and aquatic ecologist, I study fishes and freshwater mussels in their natural habitats to learn about their life cycles, needs for survival, roles in the ecosystem, and how we can conserve them.
  • Frank R. Thompson III, Wildlife Biologist

    Wildlife
    Front cover of Dr. Frank R. Thompson III Collector Cards
    • Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
    • USDA Forest Service Scientist
    • A wildlife biologist studies wild animals and their habitats to provide the knowledge needed to conserve or manage wildlife species.
  • John R. Squires, Research Wildlife Biologist

    Wildlife
    Front cover of Dr. John R. Squires Collector Card
    • Ph.D., University of Wyoming
    • USDA Forest Service Scientist
    • A wildlife biologist studies how ecological and human-caused factors affect wildlife management and conservation, usually in natural habitats.
  • E. Ashley Steel, Quantitative Ecologist

    Forests & PlantsWaterWildlife
    Front cover of Dr. E. Ashley Steel Collector Card
    • Ph.D., University of Washington-Seattle
    • USDA Forest Service Scientist
    • A quantitative ecologist uses mathematical skills and ideas to better understand forests, rivers, oceans, fish, wildlife, climate, and more.
  • Janice Reid, Wildlife Biologist

    Wildlife
    Front cover of Janice Reid Collector card
    • B.S., University of California, Berkeley
    • USDA Forest Service Scientist
    • A wildlife biologist studies animal populations and the habitats with which animals associate.