Most of these experiments about the desert biome can be done in an hour or less! There are also a few longer experiments for the budding scientist and ideas for science fair projects in case you have more time!
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30 Minutes or Less.
1: Using Maps 20 Minutes.
2: A Climatogram of a City in a Desert Biome 20 Minutes.
3: Estivation and Breathing Rate 20 minutes.
4: How Desert Snakes Move 20 minutes.
5: Desert Air Currents 30 minutes.
One Hour or Less.
6: Which Gets Hotter: Water or Desert Soil? 1 hour.
7: The Kit Fox: Adapted for Hearing 1 hour.
8: The Kit Fox: Adapted for Staying Cool in a Desert 1 hour.
9: How Surface Area Affects Water Loss 1 hour.
10: How Temperature Keeps a Desert Dry 1 hour.
11: How Desert Bats Find Their Food 1 hour.
More Than One Hour.
12: How Much Water Is There in Seeds and Foods? 2 hours.
13: Temperatures on and Under the Ground 1 day.
14: Soil Types, Moisture, and Seed Germination 1 week.
15: How Does Your Rainfall Compare with Desert Rainfall? 1 month or more.