Desert

Deserts

(Students sit with computer table buddies)

1. Where in the world are deserts?

-Locate deserts on library map

DesertmapbyNationalGeographic.jpg
Deserts of the World - Source:National Geographic



2. Do all deserts have the same animals and plants?

-Watch National Geographic slideshow and locate where animals live.


3. What are some of the animals and plants that live in the SW United States?

-Show Prezi


-Give groups sets of photos - explain that they should create a web that represents which thing eats which.

Food web example:


Desert_Food_Web.jpg

-Large group should create one food web together (have two additional sets of photos to use - one to keep track of which is being used.
-Change Prezi to reflect class decision

4. How can we present this information to the other 2nd grade classes?

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