Deserts are extremely dry environments that are home to well-adapted plants and animals.
Between -25 degrees (at night) and 104 degrees (during the day) Fahrenheit.
Cacti, small bushes, and short grasses.
Mojave, Sonoran, Chihuahua, and Great Basin (North America), Sahara (Africa), Negev (Middle East), and Gobi (Asia).
Low. Average yearly rainfall is between 3 and 10 inches per year.
Explore these Youtube videos to learn more about the Desert Biome.
FUN FACT: The word desert comes from the Latin verb dēserere, which means “to abandon or forsake”.