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103 resources with the keyterm desert

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To Compare And Contrast the Weather in the Desert, the Rain Forest And Atlanta

For Teachers 1st
First graders compare and contrast the temperature, rainfall, humidity in the desert, rain forest and Atlanta for 10 days. They create a graph of the temperatures of the three places.
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Terrestrial Communities

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students watch a video about different terrestrial communities. They conduct an experiment with sponges conserving water. They research desert characteristics comparing them with other biomes.
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Desert Animals (Introduction to Reptiles)

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to a story that introduce them to reptiles. They participate in a discussion concerning these desert animals and write from the rattlesnake's point of view.
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Desert Life Sizes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders estimate the life size height or length of a desert plant or animal using measurements given. They create pictures that compare their estimates with the true size of the plant or animal.
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Interdependence of the Desert Community

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify interrelationships between and among desert plants and animals and create a desert scene. Through class discussion, 3rd graders analyze how changes in interrelationships affect the animals and plants of the desert.
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Ecology - Ecosystem

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research ecosystems, the work of ecologists, John Muir's contribution to the environment and an endangered species of their choice. They read books, participate in discussions, and write reports.
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Desert Xeriscaping

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify native species of desert vegetation, plan a xeriscape landscape, and recognize the importance of water conservation.