Oasis in the Desert
Students explore the challenges of building a thriving human civilization in a desert environment. They design new technologies to assist people living in the desert.
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New Review Farming the Desert: The Science Behind Desertification
Learn the implications of extreme climate changes on ecosystems. Young earth scientists explore the desertification of areas in West Africa and consider implemented solutions. Their study includes analysis of climate data from the area...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Designed
Climate and Vegetation of Africa
Portray African climate and vegetation through this text-companion activity. 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
Note-Taking Handout 1: Sahara Desert
In this research skills worksheet, students collect information about the desert regions, savanna regions, and rainforest regions of Africa and then respond to 7 questions about each of the regions. Students then compare the regions...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Hot Enough for Ya? All About Deserts
Students use various resources to locate and research the deserts of the world and complete a report on a desert animal. This activity will establish the relevance of the learning content for students and build confidence in their...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Harvesting the New World: Changing Land Uses and Contact Between Cultures in Colonial Times
Ninth graders differentiate the Native American and European values. In this world history instructional activity, 9th graders define colonialism in their own words. They study the effects of epidemics and other diseases to Native...
9th Social Studies & History