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Desert Ecosystems - PowerPoint

Assignment: Students research the internet for information about desert plants, desert animals, and interesting facts about the desert ecosystem. Students collect images related to desert ecosystems, desert plants, and desert animals. Students create an interesting and informative 4 slide PowerPoint presentation with their information and images.

Download: desert-ecosystems-student-handout.docx

Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.7 Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2.A

Download: rubric-for-slide-presentations.pdf

Title Slide - Ecosystems

Students add a title "Desert Ecosystem". Students add one or more pictures of a desert ecosystem. Students add their name.


Slide 2 - Desert Plants

Students add a title "Desert Plants". Students add two or more images of different desert plants. Students add two or more facts about desert plants.

Desert Plants

Slide 3 - Desert Animals

Students add a title "Desert Animals". Students add two or more pictures of different desert animals. Students add two or more facts about desert animals.

Desert Animals

Slide 4 - Interesting Facts

Students add a title "Interesting Facts". Students add one or more interesting pictures of a desert. Students add two or more interesting facts about a desert ecosystem.

Interesting Facts

Desert Ecosystems Student Handout

Desert Ecosystems Student Handout