Exploring Adaptations Lab (Grades 3-12)

Desert plants and animals display a fascinating variety of adaptations that help them thrive here. Examine desert plants’ structures to reveal how they deal with the temperature extremes and aridity of this environment. Then meet some live desert animals and identify their secrets to success as desert dwellers.

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Introduction - includes the following:

Pre-Program Activities

Post-Program Activities