Deserts Inside Out

Deserts Inside Out

by Marina Cohen


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Ecosystems Inside Out explores the big picture of each amazing biome on Earth, then peels back its corners to reveal the fascinating details of the organisms that live there. Eco Focus boxes, locator maps, and an activity in each book help give young readers a close-up look at how living and nonliving things are interconnected in ecosystems. Deserts Inside Out, What could live in the hostile environment of the desert? Peel back the corners of this dry ecosystem and discover the incredible organisms that can survive there, from scorpions and cacti to penguins and meerkats.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778706731
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/28/2014
Series: Ecosystems Inside Out Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 940L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

What Is an Ecosystem? 4

Energy in Ecosystems 6

The Sahara Desert 8

The Mojave Desert 10

The Gobi Desert 12

The Chihuahuan Desert 14

The Atacama Desert 16

The Sonoran Desert 18

The Great Sandy Desert 20

The Kalahari Desert 22

The Arabian Desert 24

Antarctica 26

Don't Desert Our Deserts! 28

Glossary 30

Learning More 31

Index 32

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