Sahara Desert Teacher Resources
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African Beetles Beat the Heat in the Sahara Desert
Three thousand plant species light up Africa's Karoo Desert for merely two weeks of the year. Compare and contrast the Karoo geography with that of the Sahara to highlight the difference just a few extra centimeters of rain can have on a...
3 mins 5th - 8th Science
Where is the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #18
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is off again, but where to this time? Use the informational text to uncover her mystery location. Your class will read facts and conclude that she is in the Sahara Desert. This is a good way to make informational text...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Global and Local Dust over North America
Meteorology majors will be enriched by this presentation on the movement of dust throughout our world atmosphere. They will examine graphs of the spatial and chemical patterns of the dust suspended over North America and then extend the...
10th - Higher Ed Science
Networks of Communication and Exchange: 300 BC - 1100 CE
A complete presentation defining, displaying, and providing rationale for the impact trade had on early societies. Beginning with the Silk Road in 300 BC and ending with the spread of Christianity to Ethiopia in 1100 CE. Topics include...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Seven Natural Wonders of Africa
Students draw a picture and write a few sentences telling about their favorite natural wonder of Africa. They discuss the importance of the Nile River, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Great Rift Valley, the Serengeti Plains, and the Sahara Desert.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Trekking to Timbuktu: Restoring the Past
Middle schoolers investigate the environmental factors that threaten Timbuktu. Students investigate what measures are being taken to restore their mosques, and the condition of their ancient manuscripts. Middle schoolers discover...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Healthy Girls, Healthy Villages
Young scholars consider the impact of education. For this global issues lesson, students explore the effectiveness of the Camp GLOW program in Niger. Young scholars discuss the issues that face women and girls in Niger and identify how...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History