Miscellaneous

BEMP Bosque Field Guide Workbook

This workbooks guides students through various activities in learning about the plants and animals in the bosque ecosystem. Create your own bird after learning about bird adaptations and even create your own adult macro-invertebrate after it has undergone metamorphosis. Once you’re done, go on an outdoor scavenger hunt in the bosque or around your home.

Printing instructions: This workbook needs to be printed on 8.5″ x 11″ paper. It needs to be printed on both sides using the “short-edge binding” option.

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BEMP Grab & Go Full Activity Booklet – English and Spanish!

This activity booklet combines all previous Grab & Go activities that can be found on the previous page into one convenient place. Available in both English and Spanish, these activities allow students and children to explore nature around them and learning a few bosque ecosystem concepts.

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BEMP Grab & Go Folleto de Actividades Completo – ¡Inglés y español!

Este folleto de actividades combina todas las actividades Grab & Go que se pueden encontrar en la página anterior en un solo lugar. Disponibles tanto en inglés como en español, estas actividades facilitan que los estudiantes exploren la naturaleza que les rodea y aprendan algunos conceptos relacionados con el ecosistema del bosque.

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Create your own bosque Alebrije! 

What is an alebrije? In Mexican folk art, an alebrije is a colorful sculpture of fantasy and mythical creatures. The first alebrije was created by Pedro Linares after a dream while sick where he saw these amazing creatures and they kept saying the word “alebrije” to him. 

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¡Crea tu propio bosque Alebrije!

¿Qué es un alebrije? En el arte popular Mexicano, un alebrije es una escultura colorida de fantasía y místicas criaturas. El primer alebrije fue creado por Pedro Linares después de una sueño mientras estaba enfermo donde vio a estas maravillosas criaturas y  mantenían diciendo la palabra “alebrije” a él.

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PORKY’S QUEST: AN ADVENTURE IN THE RIO GRANDE BOSQUE

Follow Porky, a young porcupine determined to understand the importance of the Rio Grande bosque and the community that works to monitor it, as he wanders through the riverside forest. This chapter book is perfect for upper elementary and above. Written and illustrated by Bosque School Alum Lauren Bennett.

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HAVE YOU BEEN TO THE BOSQUE?

A dual language mini-magazine that is a great resource of introductory information about the bosque in Spanish and English. This magazine was written and illustrated by a BEMP student. Free copies available at the Bosque School BEMP office.
– Written and illustrated by Bosque School alum and intern Melina Baron-Deutsch

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BEMPIN’ IT UP FIELD JOURNAL

Used during our bosque BEMP Study Trips, this journal is easy to print double sided and fold in half.

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E.Coli and Other Chemicals in the Rio Grande

Graphs of the compounds and chemicals BEMP scientists and students have found during testing of the Rio Grande water. Data is from 2011.

DATA NUGGET: WOOD LITTERFALL IN THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE

Classroom activity created using real BEMP data designed to introduce students to graphing, data interpretation and hypothesis testing.