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By: Jeff Maxson, Matt Gray, Jager Illingsworth , and Sam Ensling. desert. Eastern Africa Eastern North America Asia Australia Northern Africa Southern Africa Eastern south America. Geographer (Where deserts are found). The soil in the desert is: Coarse Light Colored High in minerals

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By jeff maxson matt gray jager illingsworth and sam ensling

By: Jeff Maxson, Matt Gray, Jager Illingsworth, and Sam Ensling

desert


Geographer where deserts are found

Eastern Africa

Eastern North America

Asia

Australia

Northern Africa

Southern Africa

Eastern south America

Geographer (Where deserts are found)


Geographer soil

The soil in the desert is:

Coarse

Light Colored

High in minerals

Low vegetation

The soil can turn to sandstone with heat and pressure.

Geographer (Soil)


Geographer elevation

Most often above sea level

Some mountains

many valleys

Geographer (Elevation)


Geographer land forms

Some mountains

Mostly flat land

Some water

Many bowl shaped land forms called basins

Geographer (Land forms)


Geography pictures of landforms

Geography Pictures of landforms


Botanist

What is the growing season here?

Night temperature drops to 30

Day temperature rises to 120 during the summer

During the winter can drop to 32

Botanist


Botanist1

Hard to grow plants in the deserts not enough rain, soil is poor, too hot

Common plants – shrubs (small bush)

Cacti (leafless plants with thick stems needle like spines)

Saguaro cactus (canon cactus in US thick upward growing branches

Grows in Sonoran Desert

Yuccas (evergreen plants with tall, thick steams

botanist


Botanist2

What is the reprodution of the plants here?

They fly away and land somwhere else and grow

botanist


Botanist3

Describe the types of succession that can occur in the biome if any.

Small grasses colonize in spare spots

More grasses and possibly some other plants as sand dune stabilizes

Bushes colonize a fear cacti colonize

Cacti increase in number and type

Cacti form full community with variety of types and age classes

botanist


Botanist pictures of plants

Botanist pictures of plants


Desert animals ad how they survive in the desert

Desert animals ad how they survive in the desert .

Desert animals (zoologist)


What class of animals that live in the desert

What class of animals that live in the desert.

Not many mammals.

What class of animals that live in the desert.


Food web

The small animals ( mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects) that strive off each other in the desert.

Food web


Adaption

Animals have adapted by being able to take small amounts of water in there system and stay cool.

Most animals hunt at night because it’s the coolest time and its usually when more animals( prey ) are out.

Have adapted different ways to go with out water for a while.

Adaption


Desert animals

Desert Animals


Zoologist mutualism

Mutualism usually accrues in the desert

Zoologist mutualism


What animals live in the desert

Lots of lizards

Mamels

Insects

What animals live in the desert


Meteorologist

Rain, cactus, and underground water

Average range of 68 - 77 degrees

Max temperature is 136 degrees

Climate of little rain and high temperatures

Meteorologist


Meteorologist weather

Gets up to 136 degrees f

Very cold at night

Meteorologist (weather)


Elevation

Sand dunes up to 2 stories tall

Mountains and sand dunes are were the highest elevations are

elevation


Rain level

Up to 20 centimeters of rain a year

Rain level


Weather

weather


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