Prairie Ecosystem

  • This lesson plan will have students read “Cream of the Crop” and answer the questions associated with it. After, they…

    Lesson Plan – Cream of the Crop

  • The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How does the decline of prairie dogs affect the prairie food…

    FACTivity – Prairie Dog Days

  • Natural Inquirer Readers for students in grades K-2 focus on a scientist and their research. In this Reader, students meet…

    Meet Dr. Ford!

  • Natural Inquirer Readers for students in grades K-2 focus on a scientist and their research. In this Reader, students meet…

    Meet Dr. Ford – Vol. 1 No. 6

  • Natural Inquirer Readers for students in grades K-2 focus on a scientist and their research. In this Reader, students meet…

    Meet Dr. Ford – Spanish

  • Natural Inquirer Readers for students in grades K-2 focus on a scientist and their research. In this Reader, students meet…

    Meet Dr. Ford! – Spanish

  • Plague is an infectious disease that is transmitted to other mammals by fleas. Prairie dogs are particularly susceptible to plague.…

    Prairie Dog Days: How Fleas Transmit the Plague and its Effects on Gunnison’s Prairie Dog