Instant Expert: Deserts

Become an instant expert on deserts. Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce key concepts about a desert ecosystem.
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Instant Expert: Deserts

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Eyewitness: Desert
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Eyewitness: Desert is a detailed guide to some of the most inhospitable places on Earth. This book treks across the Earth's most parched places to find some of the greatest stories of adaptation and survival. Read the full book online, or project it on a whiteboard to share the spectacular photographs and "eyewitness" view of life in the desert with your class. Eyewitness: Desert

Introducing Deserts Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to introduce students to a desert ecosystem and some plant and animal adaptations that help organisms survive in the harsh desert environment.


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