Desert Ecosystem Lesson for Kids


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Deserts are ecosystems that get less than _____ inches of rain per year.

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1. What is the largest hot desert in the world?

2. Where are most hot deserts located?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take a look at this quiz and worksheet to see how much you know about the desert ecosystem, like what kinds of animals live in the desert and what the desert's temperature is like. You'll get your quiz scores as soon as you finish.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you can answer questions on the following:

  • Plants and animals adapting to desert life
  • Characteristics of a cold desert
  • Amount of water a desert gets
  • The largest hot desert
  • Where hot deserts can be found

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember the information you learned about where hot deserts are located on Earth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about desert facts
  • Critical thinking - use these materials to view the temperature of deserts in a different way

Additional Learning

Learn more with the lesson called Desert Ecosystem Lesson for Kids. This lesson helps you:

  • See what plants can be found in deserts
  • Define the word 'ecosystem'
  • Learn how hot and cold deserts differ
  • Look at examples of hot deserts