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!

  • In this 34-minute video, journey with us from the backyard to the back country as we explore public lands and…

    Great Outdoors LIVE: Yours to Explore

  • Our country is full of dazzling landscapes where you can play and learn. America’s public lands are a treasured part…

    Great Outdoors LIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure from Shoshone National Forest

  • Watch a 43-minute video taped live at Grand Lake, Colorado, featuring questions from students and answers by Carl Chambers, a…

    Fresh Water LIVE from Colorado

  • Follow water on a journey through a watershed, from forest to faucet, in the Eastern United States. This is a…

    Fresh Water LIVE from Eastern U.S.

  • Check out this live distance learning adventure from Pawnee National Grassland held on May 17, 2017. Learn about the grassland…

    LIVE from Pawnee National Grassland in Colorado

  • 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

    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

    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

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    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.