One Day in the Desert [hc]
Part of the Long Term Ecological Research series published by Muddy Boots
Written by Anna Keener & illustrated by Christina Wald [Ohio]
When her class takes a field trip to the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park (now known as Asombro Institute for Science Education) in Las Cruces, New Mexico, third-grader Mariana is amazed at all the life around her. Led by nature park scientist Dr. Whitford, the children search for signs of animals along the trail and learn how animals and plants adapt to the harsh environment.
Includes information about the Chihuahuan Desert as well as climate change, ranching, and the food web that's present in that area. 32 pages
November 15, 2017
Can be signed and personalized by the illustrator
Interest Level=Grades 3-5
Access a three-part elementary science video series based upon this book, created by Asombro Institute for Science Education. Includes a short video by Anna Keener, the author of this book, who details how to keep a science journal.