Whos Who and Whats What Ranger Program

Presenter: Dora McKeever

Contact information:
Phone: (760) 252-6101, extension 6033
Email: Dora_McKeever@nps.gov

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

Last updated: March 31, 2014

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Mailing Address:

2701 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311


(760) 252-6100

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