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Desert USA and Desert Life

Name: Desert USA and Desert Life Brief Description of the Site: This is an online travel and adventure guide to the American Southwest with an emphasis on the desert. Learn about the animal of the month, plant of the month, and people and cultures through a virtual visit online. How to use the site: This
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This is an online travel and adventure guide to the American Southwest with an emphasis on the desert. Learn about the animal of the month, plant of the month, and people and cultures through a virtual visit online.

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This online guide to the Southwest American desert presents information about plants, animals, and people. The links provide historical context, a QuickTime movie, outdoor activities for desert visitors, with a must see "Site Guide" to navigate the site and plan your trip. This is an excellent way for students to get an idea of what it might be like to visit the region and this correlates nicely with American geography and social studies curriculum.

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