Follow us on our pika adventures
Meet the students of Team Pika, and come along on their adventures in the high alpine
Weeds and Weevils Unit - High School
Case studies of invasive plants and biological control agents in a hands-on high school science unit
Weeds & Weevils Unit - Middle School
Explore how life cycles influence interactions between grassland organisms in this hands-on middle school unit
Independent student-run news
Read about science and the environment in the West in paper run by CU Boulder students
Games, videos, and lesson plans
Join scientists in the Kalahari Desert as they study tree, shrub, and grass root systems.
Diatom identification and ecology
Identify freshwater diatoms from your local rivers and streams, or browse across the country.
Visit the Dry Valleys of Antarctica
Grad students working in Antarctica share what working in the field is really like.
Science Explorers Program
Grades 5-8 curriculum on how water, wildfire, and snow interact with the landscape.
Taxa & samples from the Dry Valleys
Antarctic diatoms photographed, described, and mapped.
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