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From the Field: Pikas!

Students Diamond Nwaeze and Max Plichta measure a pika's foot before releasing it back into the wild.

Follow the adventures of Team Pika, a group of students researching pikas on the tundra of the Rocky Mountains under the direction of scientist Chris Ray. See what it's like to spend your days working in the mountains and learn all about pikas, small mammals that make their homes high in the alpine. Regular posts feature lots of photos.

Teachers: see the ScienceLIVE web site for lesson plans about pikas, designed for grades 4-12, that meet Colorado standards.

See lessons, data, results, and bios of the researchers

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