For Educators

Order Products


Login / My Account

Logout

Article:

Wild Ways: Assessing How Climate Change May Affect Certain Wildlife


This article is from Issue Animals and Ecosystems of the Southwestern United States Investi-gator (Rocky Mountain Research Station) - Vol. 3 No. 1.

* Note: All editions of the Natural Inquirer starting with Volume 5 and including future editions require the newest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 in order to be downloaded. We have upgraded in order to ensure greater accessibility to PDF files. Please click on the following link if you need to upgrade your Adobe Acrobat reader: Upgrade now to Adobe Reader 6.0. It is a free upgrade.

 

 

Identifying which species may be the most vulnerable to a changing climate is important. This information can help people make decisions about how to best manage the land. It can also help make better decisions to support wildlife. In this study, the scientists wanted to learn more about species living in and around the Coronado National Forest.

Welcome Section

Photo Challenge

Crossword Puzzle

Map Activity

Education Standards Correlations

Note to Educators

Reflection Section Answer Guide

 

 

Additional Resources for this Article:
Meet the scientists that contributed to this article:

"Science Topics" covered in this article:
  • Earth Science
  • People and Science

"Environmental Topics" covered in this article:
  • The Value of Forests and Grasslands (Educators)
  • Wildlife and Endangered Species (Educators)

Regions covered in this article:
  • Southwestern

Specific "Thinking About Science" Themes:
  • Scientific Topics
  • Uses and Benefits of Science

Specific "Thinking About the Environment" Themes:
  • Climate Change

Forest Service Stations covered in this article:
  • Rocky Mountain Research Station

NSE Standards covered in this article:
  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry (A)
  • Diversity and adaptations of organisms (C)
  • Nature of science (G)
  • Populations and ecosystems (C)
  • Regulation and behavior (C)
  • Science and technology in society (F)
  • Science as a human endeavor (G)
  • Structure and function in living systems (C)
  • Understandings about scientific inquiry (A)