When is a Desert Not a Desert? The Varying Landscapes of Arizona

GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will gain a better understanding of the varying landscapes of Arizona and the locations of these landscapes. The students will compare the three regions according to plant life using a Venn diagram. The students will also determine the likelihood of an event happening.
Author: 
Karen Davis
Grade Range: 
4
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
8: The characteristics and distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface