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  • PDF Preview of Think Outside the Box FACTivity
    In this activity, students will explore their schoolyard at different scales. The question students will answer is: What are the…

    FACTivity – Thinking Outside the Box

  • PDF Preview of What Goes Around Comes Around FACTivity
    This FACTivity will represent the methods the scientists used to collect vegetation data in the study. The question students will…

    FACTivity – What Goes Around Comes Around

  • PDF Preview of the eyeChallenge for The Bee Frequency
    Find out what you learned after reading “The Bee Frequency” by completing this eyeChallenge. Each of the following images represents…

    eyeChallenge – The Bee Frequency

  • PDF preview of Prairie Dog Days article.
    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

  • A photo of a woodpecker with the title of the article 'Pecking Order' on the top left hand corner.
    Trees that are dead but still standing are called snags. Even though snags are dead, they are still are important…

    Pecking Order: What Types of Post-Fire Snag Areas Do Woodpeckers Prefer?

  • PDF preview of the 'Snake, Rattle, and Roll' FACTivity.
    In this FACTivity, you will do an experiment similar to the one the scientists did in “Snake, Rattle, and Roll,”…

    FACTivity – Snake, Rattle, and Roll

  • PDF Preview of FACTivity for Snowed In
    In this FACTivity, students will investigate the soil in their school yard and some soil from home. Materials: At least…

    FACTivity – Snowed In?

  • PDF Preview of Urban Forest Lesson Plan
    In this lesson plan, students will assess the biological diversity of trees on their school grounds or another designated area.…

    Lesson Plan – Urban Forests

  • PDF preview of the Swimming Upstream Without a Ladder FACTivity
    For this FACTivity, you will answer the question: What is the difference between having a 50 percent chance of having…

    FACTivity – Swimming Upstream Without a Ladder

  • PDF preview of the FACTivity for Swimming Upstream Without a Ladder Spanish version
    For this FACTivity, you will answer the question: What is the difference between having a 50 percent chance of having…

    FACTivity – Swimming Upstream Without a Ladder (Spanish)