Deserts and The Southwest
United States

By

Stacy Perri


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction

    1. Outline
    2. Rationale
    3. Overview

  2. Unit Lessons

    1. What is a Desert?
    2. Temperature Facts
    3. Evaporation
    4. How Desert Plants Gather Water
    5. Desert Plant Adaptation Experiment #1
    6. Desert Plant Adaptation Experiment #2
    7. Desert Water Keepers (Students Create Their Own Plant)
    8. Introduction to Reptiles
    9. Animal Measurement
    10. Researching An Animal/Class Book
    11. Interdependence of the Desert Community
    12. The Creation of a Museum

  3. Bibliography


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