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Grades 3-5 - Teacher Information Packet

Table of Contents

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  1. Introduction (86 KB download)
    Objectives
    Arizona Academic Standards Correlation
  2. Pre-visit Information (183 KB download)
    The Sonoran Desert: background information
    Suggested Resources
    Vocabulary
  3. The Sonoran Desert (206 KB download)
    The Sonoran Desert- handout
    Sonoran Desert Map - handout
  4. School Grounds Observations (86 KB download)
  5. The Giant Saguaro (220 KB download)
    The Giant Saguaro - handout
    Saguaro Scramble - handout
  6. Leaping Lizards (166 KB download)
    Leaping Lizards- handout
    Lizard Temperatures - handout
  7. Kangaroo Rat (160 KB download)
    Kangaroo Rat - handout
    Kangaroo Rat Puzzle- handout
  8. Back to the Past - handout (155 KB download)
  9. Protecting the Sonoran Desert - handout (236 KB download)
  10. Post-Visit Activities (111 KB download)
    Review Answers to Explorer's Guide
    Sonoran Desert Region Scramble
    Name Game
    Creative Writing and Play
    Animal Reports and Dioramas
    Flannel/Velcro Board