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Below are the 6 bird song files for the FACTivity on page 72 in the Citizen Science Natural Inquirer. These files are .wav.
Bird Song 1
Bird Song 2
Bird Song 3
Bird Song 4
Bird Song 5
Bird Song 6
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An article about fighting invasive emerald ash borers with wood peckers and citizen scientists
an Article about fighting invasive emerald ash borers with woodpeckers and citizen scientists
The Fire Ecology Learning Lab is a place-based and experiential middle school science unit designed to help students understand the biotic communities of the Southwest, how these communities are or are not adapted to wildland fire, and how the land can be thoughtfully managed. The lessons are aligned with state standards and follow the 5E model of science education.
One of the educators that uses the Natural Inquirer in her classroom emailed me with this recommendation for a novel to go along with the monograph. Great connection!
The Symbols Cache is a website where individuals can order Woodsy Owl and Smokey Bear items.
Paul Schaberg and his colleagues at the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and USDA Forest Service recently published a study in the Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Below, Paul describes the role temperature has in turning the leaves of sugar maple trees red.