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What's It Like Where You Live? Desert DLESE Reviewed Collection
This site provides excellent background information on deserts. Large print and superb pictures make this site very appealing to younger students. Topics include: What is a Desert Like?, Types of Deserts, What causes Deserts?, Deserts of the World, Desert Plants, Desert Animals, and links to other desert sites.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Tutorial
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2002, Missouri Botanical Garden
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-239
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • C - Life science:
        • Characteristics of organisms
        • Life cycles of organisms
        • Organisms and environments
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Missouri Botanical Gardens