Additional Education Resources

Large 3 level boat paddlewheeler floats on the lake on a calm day

Floating Classroom


This “floating classroom” aboard the Desert Princess, operated by the park concessioner, Lake Mead Cruises, provides students a unique way to study geology, plants and animals in the Mojave Desert.

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For reservations and cost information, please call Lake Mead Cruises at 702-294-6714
Printed Education Materials

A Synthesis of Aquatic Science for Management of Lakes Mead and Mohave USGS Circular 1381 US Geological Survey 2012 This publication provides a concise summary of science on the lakes related to water, wildlife, and recreation and is a very good resource for secondary and post-secondary teachers.

Mojave Desert Discovery
This is a resource guide about the Mojave Desert ecosystem for teachers of upper elementary students.
e-mail us to request a digital copy.

Mojave Desert Issues
This is a secondary school curriculum that helps develop critical thinking skills by looking at issues that national parks are facing.
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Our Living Desert
This version of "Our Living Desert" has been rewritten and updated with photographs compiled from the National Park Service Database at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
e-mail us to request a digital copy.

Video Education Materials


For additional multimedia presentations please visit our Photos & Multimedia page

Last updated: March 13, 2019

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