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WebQuest: Discovering Deserts
Home Introduction Process Task Evaluation Conclusion Credits
Teachers Script Standards Introduction Learners Standards Process Resources Evaluation Conclusion

A Conclusion

When you finish this lesson you will have reinforced your research and cooperative learning skills, as well as increased your knowledge of desert environments.  You will have  had an opportunity to apply your new knowledge to create a Virtual Desert Museum to help others to understand the desert environment.  This lesson allowed you to use your creativity and  problem solving skills.

Now can you take it one step further?

What are the similarities and differences between the desert environment and the rain forest?
Could you create a similar Virtual Rain Forest Museum?

Use the links below to help help you compare the desert with the rain forest.

http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/rforest/index.htm
The Evergreen Project has the biomes of the world which include the rainforest.  It has links to:
What is a rain forest like?  Types of rain forests.  What causes rain forests?  Rainforests of the World.  Rain Forest Plants  Rain Forest Animals

http://mbgnet.mobot.org/justkids.htm
Biomes of the World
Here is a simply written site that gives you information about biomes and adaptations.  You can see the different biomes in the world including the rainforest.  This site can help you to understand adaptations.  There is a neat feature of this site that allows you to actually write on a topic of concern with the environment and submit it online.

 

 

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