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Saguaro National Park Teacher Guide

Saguaro National Park's Teacher's Guide is divided into three major sections:

  • an introduction with background information
  • a Student Journal section and the
  • Activity Units section.

To access any part of the guide, simply click on the links below and print.
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~Teacher's Guide~

Student Journal Cover Page
Student Journal
Teacher's Guide Cover Page
Teacher's Guide Covers and Inside Front Cover
Unit 1 - What Is a Desert
Unit 2 - Neighbors in the Desert
Unit 3 - Other Desert Dwellers
Unit 3a - Desert Dweller Cards
Unit 4 - Adapting to Desert Living
Unit 5 - Stories from the Desert People
Unit 6 - Wisdom of the Elders
Unit 7 - Math in Desert Design
Unit 8 - Water in the Desert
Unit 9 - Sonoran Desert Time Line

Did You Know?

Snow on the spines of a Saguaro Cactus

Even though the Sonoran Desert is known as very hot and dry place, snow sometimes falls and accumulates on the desert floor of Saguaro National Park. When it does it turns the desert into a winter wonderland. More...