Atacama Desert Research Journal

Atacama Desert Research Journal

by Sonya Newland


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Follow along as fictional researchers observe and make journal entries about their field trips through threatened ecosystems and habitats around the world. Their observations about plant and animal species and the effects of human activity help reveal the health status of each ecosystem.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778746836
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/28/2018
Series: Ecosystems Research Journal Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Mission to the Atacama Desert 4

Field Journal Day 1 Arica and the Azapa Valley 6

Field Journal Day 2 Pan-American Highway to Iquique 8

Field Journal Day 3 Pampa del Tamarugal National Reserve 10

Field Journal Day 4 Calama Oasis 12

Field Journal Day 5 Los Flamencos National Reserve 14

Field Journal Day 6 Chuquicamata Mine 16

Field Journal Day 7 San Pedro de Atacama and El Tatio 18

Field Journal Day 8 Death Valley and the Valley of the Moon 20

Field Journal Day 9 Lomas Near Paposo 22

Field Journal Day 10 Pan de Azúcar National Park 24

Field Journal Day 11 Copiapó 26

Final Report 28

Your Turn 30

Learning More 31

Glossary & Index 32

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