Last updated: January 29, 2018
Weather in the Desert
- Grade Level:
- Lower Elementary: Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade
This lively, interactive program is perfect for kindergarten and first grade. Students are introduced to Zion National Park through pictures and videos, and get to learn about the desert from rangers located in Zion. The program introduces the desert with a singalong song and short story, and then discusses the various animals that live there. Students are invited to sing with rangers as they meet various animals around Zion, and then get to "create a rainstorm" and discuss the monsoon season in the southwest. This program engages students through interaction and a variety of teaching styles. Program lasts approximately 15 minutes.