Great Basin Desert
A Webquest for upper elementary Grades about desert plants.
a desert explorer!
Did you know that there are different types of deserts? The University of California, Berkeley has put together an info page with lots of facts about the different kinds of deserts.
Plans for Sesert Themes http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/deserts.htm
A 6th Grade Lesson
Plan : This unit, Deserts, explores the mysteries of some of the
most unfriendly but beautiful places on earth, and it introduces students
to the geography of the Middle East. Students will learn the definition
of a desert, how and why deserts have developed in certain areas; they
will also learn about the location, landforms and special features of
the worlds greatest deserts. This geography unit is integrated
into other disciplines, including reading and research, writing, and
art. Activities designed to accommodate the four learning styles are
included in each lesson.