Presenter: Dora McKeever
Phone: (760) 252-6101, extension 6033
Days Available: Monday through Friday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Overview: Lizards are reptiles and coyotes are mammals. How do we know? Each kind of animal is unique, but they also share traits that allow us to classify and study them. Additionally, desert animals have special adaptations that allow them to thrive in this challenging environment.
Grades Intended: 3rd and 4th
Materials Needed: None; materials are provided
Time Needed: 45 minutes
Program Organization: This program can be taught in the classroom or at the Desert Discovery Center in Barstow, California. Learn more about the Desert Discovery Center.
Curriculum Topics Covered: Ecosystems, animal adaptations, preservation/conservation, safety, National Park System
Locations Available: Barstow and Victor Valley area schools, and the Desert Discovery Center in Barstow, California