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Natural Inquirer Spanish Editions
Below are all the Natural Inquirer publicaitons offered in Spanish. Click the link to see the product page, where you can download digital edtions, or in select cases, order hard copies for students.
Scientist & Engineer Cards - Scientist and engineer cards introduce students to various Forest Service careers in science and engineering. The Spanish-language cards can be printed out as double-sided cards or as 11x17 posters.
"Bee" A Scientist Coloring Book - The "Bee" A Scientist Coloring Book is a coloring book produced by the Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association (CFAIA) in partnership with the Forest Service. The coloring pages feature the Natural Inquirer bee engaging in different types of science. For example, there is a Natural Inquirer bee looking through binoculars to see birds. The text says, "Some scientists study birds." This coloring book is a great basic introduction to different types of scientists. Order your FREE copy today or dowload individual pages here!
The Reader series is designed for K-2 students and focuses on one scientist and the research he or she does. Please see links below to specific Readers.
NSI: Nature Science Investigator - The NSI: Nature Science Investigator introduces young scientists to 10 natural resource scientists using hands-on indoor and outdoor activities. Kids will meet soil scientist Dr. Quin Holifield, for example, and head into the woods to touch and observe the soils around them. Other scientists include a social scientist, forester, entomologist, ornithologist, plant biologist, wildlife biologist, and more!
FACELook Monograph - This Natural Inquirer monograph explores the relationship between carbon, photosynthesis, and roots of trees.
Worming Their Way In Monograph - This Natural Inquirer monograph examines the effects of non-native earthworms on their environment.
Invasive Species edition - This Natural Inquirer edition explores several different invasive species, including the nun moth, pine shoot beetle, the organism that causes sudden oak disease, and non-native trout. You will learn about how these invasive species spread and the studies that scientists conduct to better understand and stop the spread of invasive species.
Urban Forest edition - This Natural Inquirer edition takes an in-depth look at urban forests. Urban forests are the trees and other plants that grow where people live, go to school, work, and play. To find out more about urban forest and their benefits, read this edition!
Facts to the Future edition - This Natural Inquirer edition looks at some of the renewable natural resources studied by Forest Service scientists. The articles in this journal will help you to think about the future of global climate change, the Nation's wildlife, our freshwater resources, our fish, the trees that grow in our cities and towns, and the conditions that tell us whether our forests and rangelands are healthy.
Wildland Fire 1 edition - This Natural Inquirer edition of the is all about wildland fire. You will learn about the benefits of wildland fire, as well as some of its dangers and what fire scientists are learning about wildland fire.
Tropical Forest edition - This Natural Inquirer edition will take you on a journey to the tropics to learn about different types of plants and animals found in tropical forest environments. Scientists working in the International Institute of Tropical Forestry, or IITF, conducted the research in this issue.
Olympic Winter Games edition - In this Natural Inquirer edition, you will learn how father owls feed their young, the dangers that songbirds sometimes face, and how beetles stay warm during the winter. Find out how avalanches are formed, whether trout always pick the same place to swim in a stream, and how a computer can be used to predict soil erosion!
Rocky Mountain edition - This Natural Inquirer edition focuses on research conducted in the Rocky Mountain Ecoregion. Topics include: quaking aspen, the relationship between fungi and young tree saplings, lodgepole pine adaptations, and mountain stream channels. Read this edition to discover more!
Spring 1999 edition - This Natural Inquirer edition focuses on a variety of topics from the Southern Research Station. Topics include: black seed rot and slash pines, the value of whitewater rafting, and the reproduction of fungi.
Fall 1998 edition - The first edition of the Natural Inquirer introduces young readers to a variety of natural resource topics. Topics include: dogwood anthracnose, outdoor recreation, smoke movement, red-cockaded woodpecker diet, and more!