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Adaptation: A Way of Life, Plant and Animal Desert Adaptations DLESE Reviewed Collection
This document provides several activities that show how desert plants and animals are well-adapted to life in the desert and thrive on little moisture and high temperatures. There are extension lessons as well as a drawing activity.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lesson plan
  • Biology
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Desert Museum Teacher Information for Self-Guided Visit, 2000 ASDM
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-214
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • C - Life science:
        • Organisms and environments
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How physical systems affect human systems
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Contact: Liz Bartlett
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum