• A large area on Earth
that has the same type
of plants and animals.
• Australia
• Arabian Peninsula
• Mexico/Southwestern
USA
• Southwestern USA
• Argentina
• North Africa
• Southwestern USA...
• The climate is arid.
– Arid means little or no
rain.

• Temperature range
– 28o Fahrenheit to 120o
Fahrenheit.

• Precip...
• Pancake Prickly Pear
Cactus
• Chain Fruit Cholla
• Palo Verde
• Desert Ironwood
• Barrel Cactus
– store water in them so...
•
•
•
•
•

Roadrunner
Arizona Black Scorpion
Sonoran Desert toad
Kangaroo Rat
Texas Banded Gecko
– camouflage with the
san...
Bibliography
“Biome.” Merriam Webster. 21 January 2014 <http://www.merriam
webster.com/dictionary/biome>.
Lees, Brian. “De...
Bibliography
Desert. 29 January 2014 <http://images.nationalgeographic.com/wpf/media
live/photos/000/295/cache/abu-dhabi-l...
Bibliography
Prickly pear cactus. 31 January 2014 <http://www.herrinhs.org/Teachers/EricJohns/
CHA07/Noah%20Quinton/Prickl...
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  1. 1. • A large area on Earth that has the same type of plants and animals.
  2. 2. • Australia • Arabian Peninsula • Mexico/Southwestern USA • Southwestern USA • Argentina • North Africa • Southwestern USA/ Mexico • Pakistan
  3. 3. • The climate is arid. – Arid means little or no rain. • Temperature range – 28o Fahrenheit to 120o Fahrenheit. • Precipitation – 19 inches
  4. 4. • Pancake Prickly Pear Cactus • Chain Fruit Cholla • Palo Verde • Desert Ironwood • Barrel Cactus – store water in them so when there is a water shortage they have water.
  5. 5. • • • • • Roadrunner Arizona Black Scorpion Sonoran Desert toad Kangaroo Rat Texas Banded Gecko – camouflage with the sand and rocks.
  6. 6. Bibliography “Biome.” Merriam Webster. 21 January 2014 <http://www.merriam webster.com/dictionary/biome>. Lees, Brian. “Desert Location.” Desert locations. 22 January 2014 <http://www.powayusd.com/teachers/blees/desert_locations.htm>. “Desert Climate.” Wikipedia. 22 January 2014 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Desert_climate>. “Desert temperature.” University of California museum of paleontology. 24 January 2014 <http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/deserts.php>. “Desert Plants.” Desert Plants. 24 January 2014 <http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org /desert_plant_page.htm>. Desert Animals. 29 January 2014 <http://www.desertanimals.net/guide.html>. Desert with camels. 29 January 2014 <http://images8.alphacoders.com/473/ 473228.jpg>. Forest with river. 29 January 2014. <http://www.naturephotoblog.com/images /20110703154735_03_wb100662_16.jpg>.
  7. 7. Bibliography Desert. 29 January 2014 <http://images.nationalgeographic.com/wpf/media live/photos/000/295/cache/abu-dhabi-liwa-desert-sands_29506_600x450.jpg>. Forest. 29 January 2014 <http://84d1f3.medialib.glogster.com/media/1d/1d324 950354178f304dbdcb087159e1bc0a9ee9d6cbda9d2d2caa9e2863ef0d/ 6266466-jpg.jpg>. Mountains. 29 January 2014 <http://www.bio.miami.edu/dana/pix/tundra.jpg>. Buffalo grassland. 30 January 2014 <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons /8/87/Saskatchewan_-_Grasslands_National_Park_02.JPG>. Rainforest. 30 January 2014 <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/aa/ Archontopheonix-alexandrae-littoral-rainforest.jpg>. Desert. 30 January 2014 <http://static2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20110813032144 /color/images/8/87/Desert.jpg>. Cracked desert. 30 January 2014 <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons /e/e8/Karakum_Desert.jpg>. Barrel cactus. 30 January 2014. <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons /9/9b/Golden_Barrel_cactus,_Huntington_Desert_Garden.jpg>.
  8. 8. Bibliography Prickly pear cactus. 31 January 2014 <http://www.herrinhs.org/Teachers/EricJohns/ CHA07/Noah%20Quinton/Prickly%20Pear/flowering%20cactus.jpg> Chain fruit cholla. 31 January 2014 <http://www.nazflora.org/Cylindropuntia%20fulgid a%20habit%2012Apr05%20654a.jpg>. Palo Verde. 31 January 2014 <http://qtsarizona.com/yahoo_site_admin/assets/ images/palo_verde.6190729.jpg>. Desert Ironwood. 31 January 2014 <http://www.nps.gov/cagr/naturescience /images/100_1505.JPG>. Roadrunner. 31 January 2014. <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons /1/1f/Roadrunner_running.jpg>. Scorpion. 31 January 2014 http://www.ozane.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013 /06/Black-Scorpion.jpg>. Toad. 31 January 2014 <http://www.fws.gov/southwest/es/arizona/Images/Species Images/JServoss/Amphibians/Sonoran%20Desert%20Toad%20(Ollotis% 20alvaria) .jpg Kangaroo rat. 31 January 2014. <http://deepcanyon.ucnrs.org/photos/wildlife/slides /kangaroo%20rat.jpg.jpg>. Gecko. 31 January 2014 <http://www.herpedia.com/gallery/albums/userpics/lj.jpg>.

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