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This webquest comes with a worksheet and an answer key. Each link in the webquest points to information that your students will need to complete the worksheet. Besides printing the worksheets, no other prep is needed to conduct this activity.
Students will explore why land turns into deserts, desertification in history, and the desert dust bowls that are developing in Africa and China.
World Meteorological Organization, Young People’s Trust for the Environment, United Nations, NPR, BBC, and Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
Includes the following:
• Webquest built around striking, high-resolution images, containing links to reputable real-world websites. Teachers may download future updates to webquest free of charge. Click preview to view. (PDF, 6 pages)
• Student worksheet (PDF, 17 questions, 3 pages)
• Answer key to student worksheet (PDF, 3 pages)
You may also be interested in these other webquests about human-environment interaction:
World Population Webquest
Healthy Oceans Webquest
Protecting Wetlands Webquest
Running out of Fresh Water Webquest
The Uncertain Future of Fossil Fuels Webquest
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