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
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
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
The Little Prince: Problematic Situation
Your plane has crashed in the Sahara desert. What do you do? Explore the possibilities with a role-playing activity based on Antoine de Saint Éxupery's The Little Prince. In groups, kids decide whether they would walk to find help to try...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Climate and Vegetation of Africa
Portray African climate and vegetation through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about how climate and vegetation affect life in Africa, take notes, and answer 4 comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic...
6th - 8th 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