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The Desert. 1. By: Mohammed Gerashi and Sebastian Campuzano.B. Instructions:. 1. Please don’t talk while we present. 2.If you have any questions, ask them after the presentation. 3. If you see a text box like this those are the annotated sources. (bibliography.). 11, 12 and 14.

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The Desert

1

By: Mohammed Gerashiand Sebastian Campuzano.B.


Instructions
Instructions:

  • 1. Please don’t talk while we present.

  • 2.If you have any questions, ask them after the presentation.

  • 3. If you see a text box like this those are the annotated sources. (bibliography.)

11, 12 and 14


Where are deserts located?

2. And 3.

deserts are located in the world, in places receive less than 250 millimeters of water a year.


The animals that live at the desert
The animals that live at the desert:

  • Birds:

  • Roadrunner

  • Lizards:

  • Slidewinger Rattlesnake

  • Insects:

  • Black Widow (Western.)

4. And 1.


How are this animals adapted to the desert
How are this animals adapted to the desert?

  • Birds:

  • Roadrunner:

  • The roadrunner is adapted to the DESERT By:

  • Fast

  • Diet

4. and 8.


It continues
…It continues…

  • Lizards

  • Sidewinder Rattlesnake:

  • This snake is adapted to its environment by :

  • Speed

  • Venom

5., 1. and 6.


And Finally…

Insects:

Black Widow (Western.)

This spider is adapted to its environment by:

Silk

Venom

7.


Now it s time for the plants
Now it’s time for the plants…

Palm Trees

Prickly pear

Organ Pipe

10. 11. and 12.


Palm trees
Palm Trees:

  • How is the Palm Tree adapted to the desert by:

  • Tall

  • Lots of leaves

  • Time to grow

13. and 9.


Prickly pear
Prickly Pear:

  • This flower/ cactus is adapted to the desert by:

  • Self-defense mechanisms.

  • Long, Flexible roots.

14. And 11.


Organ pipe
Organ Pipe:

  • This Cactus is adapted to the desert by:

  • Self defense mechanisms.

  • Water Storing Trunks.

15., 11. and 16.


The abiotic factors

1.

The abiotic factors:

  • Sunlight:

  • The sunlight in the deserts makes life very though for most animals and plants in the desert.

  • Animals in the desert may die of dehydration because there is so much heat and there is no water.

  • Some plants may die because they also don’t receive much water and they receive too much heat, but some animals are adapted such as cactuses.


The abiotic factors1

1.

The abiotic factors

  • Water

  • Water makes life easy to many organisms around earth, especially in deserts, when there is water around somewhere on deserts all animals go for it.

  • Animals get so much “help” from water. Ex.) By drinking water animals are not that vulnerable to get dehydrated.

  • Plants, such as cactuses, store water when it rains which helps them for their growth and, overall life.


Human activities
Human Activities:

1.

  • Driving on the desert on off-road, bikes, etc.

  • This activity happens on this biome mostly because:

  • I think that this activity is bad/good because:


Human activities1

1. and 17.

Human Activities:

  • Military training exercises.

  • This activity happens on this biome because :

  • I think this activity is bad/ good because:



Bibliography
Bibliography:

1.Clip Art

2.http://www.colorado.edu/geography/courses/geog_1001_lab/Webpage_material/pictures/terrestrial%20biomes.JPG

3.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deserts

4.http://www.desertanimals.net

5.http://www.snakeeducation.com/photos/snakes/sidewinder%20rattlesnake.JPG

6.http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_does_the_sidewinder_adapt_to_the_desert_climate

7.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:LatrodectusHesperusMaleLightColoredDorsal003A.JPG

8.http://images.google.com.qa/imgres?imgurl=http://2sugarsplease.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/fig6_roadrunner1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://2sugarsplease.wordpress.com/tag/fixie/&usg=__xdvzspiV5gXQmnwhDsoqFFssCmA=&h=285&w=480&sz=29&hl=ar&start=13&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=K04yNnssToYt0M:&tbnh=77&tbnw=129&prev=/images%3Fq%3DRoadrunner%26um%3D1%26hl%3Dar%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26sa%3DX%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26tbs%3Disch:1


Bibliography1
Bibliography:

  • 9. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palm_Tree

  • 10.http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7a/1859-Martinique.web.jpg

  • 11. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert

  • 12.http://room42.wikispaces.com/file/view/desert2_OPT.jpg/33774373/desert2_OPT.jpg

  • 13.http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_are_palm_trees_adapted_to_desert_enviorments

  • 14.http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_adaptations_of_prickly_pear_cactus_plants

  • 15. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organ_pipe_cactus

  • 16. http://www.veeriku.tartu.ee/~ppensa/plant_adaptation.html

  • 17.http://newsroom.ucr.edu/news_item.html?action=page&id=421


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