Lessons for Desert Vegetation

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  • Cool It: An Animal Adaptation - … explore ways desert animals keep cool Content Science, language arts Background Surface temperatures of desert soil can be extremely hot. Desert vegetation is sparse … little water to evaporate and thus dissipate the heat. While desert daytime temperatures may be high, nighttime temperatures may drop dramatically … . Compare the difference between daytime and nighttime temperatures in a desert area with the difference between daytime and nighttime temperatures in …
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  • Mystery Creek - … be described as wetlands, forests, and deserts. The characteristics of the wetlands, forests, and deserts influence which plants and animals survive best … be described as wetlands, forests, and deserts. The characteristics of the wetlands, forests, and deserts influence which plants and animals survive best … combination of vegetation, which can change greatly from place to place. Riparian vegetation along a desert stream may be sparse while the vegetation next …
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  • Location, Location, Location - … , Location, Location Grade Seven Vocabulary: physical feature human feature climate vegetation weathering seismic activity estuary peninsula scrub tectonic plates tropical delta … 30 miles 4. Western Desert or Sahara Desert 5. They are about the same. 6. Western/Sahara Desert, Eastern/Arabian Desert, cataracts in the … and travel; roads would be difficult to maintain in the desert. f. Desert- hard to maintain roads. River- easy for transportation of …
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  • Wetland Wonders - … be described as wetlands, forests, and deserts. The characteristics of the wetlands, forests, and deserts influence which plants and animals survive best … be described as wetlands, forests, and deserts. The characteristics of the wetlands, forests, and deserts influence which plants and animals survive best … can be related to what the wetland vegetation does for pollutants in the water. The vegetation can hold back the pollutants and …
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  • Mercado - Trading at the Marketplace - … 22. VOCABULARY Desert ................................. a dry, hot land area with very little vegetation Rain forest ......................... a wet, warm area with lush vegetation and many … crops Cactus ................................ a succulent plant with thorns often found in deserts Mexico ............................... country situated to the south of the United States … at the Marketplace RESOURCES / MATERIALS Picture cards for the Northwest Desert, Central Plateau, and Southern Region Classroom map School map City …
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  • Layers of the Rainforest - … . Grade Level: 2nd Materials: Poster board Sponges and paintbrushes or vegetables! Brown, green, white paint Rainforest literature such as The Great … * charcoal * sand * compost or potting soil * various tropical plants * various desert plants 6 Technology: Internet, various software programs Terminology: Introduced as … organisms. Some land biomes include tundra, taiga, temperate deciduous forest, desert, chaparral, tropical rainforest, temperate rainforest, etc. Some water biomes include …
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  • What to Wear? What to Drink? Weather Patterns and Climatic Regions - … of bedrock outcrops, desert soils, fluvial deposits, playas and desert lakes. Within deserts, there may be oases, which are vegetated areas that are moistened by springs, wells or irrigation. Most desert plants … falls occasionally in deserts, and storms are often violent. Examples of deserts and desert climates are Moab, Utah; and the Rajasthan Desert, India. Alpine …
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  • One Grain at a Time - … human and physical characteristics of desert regions around the world, including vegetation and animals that inhabit those deserts. Duration: One 30 - 45 minutes … human and physical characteristics of deserts of those regions. give examples of animals and vegetation particular to those deserts regions. Materials: A variety … names of at least five deserts, two types of vegetation and two types of animals indigenous to each desert (See Attachment Two: Rubric …
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  • Ecology Unit Overview - … . Students explore human impact on the environment through examination of vegetative differences within the same biome. Assessments*/Activities Resources Biomes * Biome … species (computer lab research) Comparison of abandoned agriculture vs unaltered desert Field Trip – collection of materials Collected Materials: Core Samples Plant … -ASU Ecology Explorers Program Website Hoske Elena Charlene Core Samplers Desert Site Video Camera Transportation Computer Lab Bird Data Binoculars Meter …
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  • Africa's Climatic Regions - … 's climate is like? Hot. Each region has different vegetation. What is vegetation? The types of plants that grow there. The students … region is the desert. The Sahara is north of the equator and smaller deserts are below the equator. The desert has few plants that need little water. The Sahara desert is the world's largest desert
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