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Curriculum Materials

Explore the Great Basin

Resource and Activity Guide for Teachers


Explore the Great Basin is a resource and activity guide for teachers. While the guide was designed with middle school students in mind, the information and activities can be adapted for any age group

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Introduction

Geology

Caves

Bats

Climate: Past and Present

Ecology: The Great Basin Desert

People in the Great Basin

Great Basin National Park

Further Resources





Did You Know?

Golden Eagle

Migrating raptors, traveling south from breeding grounds north of the Great Basin Desert, concentrate along the Goshute Range in Nevada. Favorable migration conditions attract one of the largest known concentrations of migrant raptors in western North America.