Desert Deception: Believe It or Not?

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
Legacy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students create a climograph and learn how deserts can be found in various parts of the world. They will also learn about Hadley Cells and why there are deserts. This lesson includes adaptations for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Dina Garrett
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
8: The characteristics and distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface