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How Desert Insects, Scorpions and Snakes Survive

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A snake and a scorpion face off in this thrilling footage detailing the capture of a nighttime snack. The narrator very clearly describes the process of sound travel, and the suspense is both eerie and captivating!
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Desert Ecosystems

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Introduce your class to the desert ecosystems using this colorful and informative presentation. This resource discusses desert plants and animals. It also identifies the deserts in the Southwest region of the United States. There are...
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Geography Terms

For Teachers 6th
Providing pictures, easy-to-understand definitions, and a description of geography terms is the purpose of this resource.This presentation provides a graphic with each description of such geographic terms as island, plateau, and plain....
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Desert Animal Sorting

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What makes certain animals better suited for desert life than others? Explore the differences between desert and non-desert animals with this picture sorting activity. Be sure to print the activity in color so students can observe and...
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My Report Pack for. . .

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a handy guide for putting together a research report on birds, or on a selection of other topics (see the added materials.). Individuals are guided to think of three questions about their topic, they narrow down subtopics, use a...
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Desert Drama

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students read both fiction and nonfiction books with desert themes. Then they write desert stories and reports, reviewing texts for information to include in writing. Students also design desert scenes with details and setting elements...
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Biomes and Plant Growth

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders design four biomes models and plant three types of seeds in them to observe growth. In groups for each type of biome, they predict the seeds' growth in each of the settings. Students follow the conditions on a biome chart...
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Force of Habitat

For Teachers 2nd
Plants and animals of the desert are the subject of this lesson plan. While the activities involve an exploration involving Nevada, this resource could be altered for use with any area. This detailed lesson plan includes a list of books...
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Geography of Australia: The Shaping of a Continent

For Teachers 7th
Whether you are embarking on a unit on ecosystems, or on the characteristics of the Australian terrain, this picture-packed presentation would be a great one to use. Not only does the presentation contain useful information, it also has...
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Geographic Landforms

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Each slide is a simple notebook page with one landform in blue and its definition in red. There are 26 vocabulary terms in all, some you may want to use, and others easily hidden. It is recommended that you add photos or other graphic...
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Painted Desert Drama

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the concept of deserts and erosion. They conduct research using a variety of resources and focus upon finding images of the Painted Desert in Arizona. They create drawings that are imitations taken from the images.
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High And Dry

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students explore the similarities and differences between desert environments and their local environment. After examining desert scened painted by Georgia O'Keeffe, they discuss the elements of their desert landscapes. Students use...
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Tissue Paper Geography

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students explore geographic features of the desert and apply their understanding of the topography of the desert by creating a tissue paper painting.
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Poetry Reading for ELL Beginners

For Teachers 6th
Bring the imagery of the desert to your classroom with this ELL lesson plan. After reading Madeleine Dunphy’s Here in the Southwestern Desert, learners complete a graphic organizer about the features and images of the poem. The...
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My Favorite Animals and the Biomes in Which They Live

For Teachers 4th
Animal and habitat research projects are fun for kids and employ a variety of foundational skills. Use this learner-created presentation as an example of the type of final project your fourth graders can produce. This project contains...
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Habitats - Explore the World Around You.

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Explore the habitats found around the world. The Desert, Rain Forest, Tundra, Prairie, Grassland, Forest, Marine and Zoo habitats are all covered in this easy to follow presentation. Each slide has a themed background picture, several...
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High Desert Archaeology, Painting And Toolmaking

For Teachers K - 11th
Students create a "parfleche" (folded container used by Native Americans), learn how to make their own sketchbook, and keep it as a journal for notes and drawings in this Art lesson adaptable for all levels of instruction. Emphasis is...
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Where Are the Bugs?

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students trap, collect and identify arthropods in a newly created desert tortoise preserve area over a period of one school year. They determine the rate at which various arthropods take up residence in the newly landscaped area. Data is...
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You Can Die Here

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine Death Valley including the amount of precipitation and winds that it gets.  In this climate based lesson students explain the reasons for the amount of precipitation and windward patterns in Death Valley.
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Our Desert Backyard

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make observations of their own backyard. In this environment lesson, students keep records of the plants and animals they see in their home or school yard. Students make notes of how the weather and environment changes over...
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Desert Dwellers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study deserts and how they occur.  In this desert lesson students research deserts and desertification then divide into groups and come up with an action plan to help rehabilitate these areas. 
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For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this social studies/landforms worksheet, students describe the landforms by filling in the blank. Students write the cause and draw an illustration to match the landforms.     
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North American Biomes

For Students 4th - 9th
In this Science worksheet, students color a biome map of North America. Students color the map by solving the clues listed on a separate sheet of paper.
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Mountain Barriers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine geographical change. In this mountain barriers lesson, students conduct an experiment to discover how mountains affect surrounding land.  Students draw conclusions on how change in land affects plant and animal life.