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Activity | Wild & Unusual Plants

Activity | Wild & Unusual Plants

Wild & Unusual Plants | Seek and Find The desert is full of strange and amazing plants that are adapted to survive and thrive in extreme living conditions. Head to the Garden or search your neighborhood to find some of the most bizarre plants of the Sonoran...

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Activity | Water Wisdom

Activity | Water Wisdom

Following Water in the Desert   Have you ever followed water?  If you were to take a hot air balloon ride and look out over the desert, you would see a combination of valleys and mountains—often referred to as ‘basin and range’.  This topography creates ways for...

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Activity | Fun Edible Garden

Activity | Fun Edible Garden

Fun Edible Garden Activity for the entire family to enjoy Early spring is a great time to plant an edible garden. Showing kids where food comes from and how it grows is a valuable lesson. Try planting seeds indoors in a paper egg carton or paper towel rolls. Once...

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Activity | Seek & Find

Activity | Seek & Find

Did you know? Arizona became a state on Feb. 14, 1912 and was last state between Canada and Mexico. At one point Arizona was also part of New Mexico and Mexico until it became a separate territory in 1863. Prior to becoming a state, the region was and still is today,...

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Activity | Become a ‘Bug Scientist’

Activity | Become a ‘Bug Scientist’

Girl Power! Become an entomologist for the day. This activity is an opportunity to earn a Girl Scout patch–click here. As more women receive degrees in science, careers in technology, engineering and math (STEM) are growing. One career that might bug you out is the...

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Activity | Dust storms, tumbleweeds and traveling seeds!

Activity | Dust storms, tumbleweeds and traveling seeds!

Windy days are part of the seasonal experience living in the Sonoran Desert. Dust storms commonly referred to as haboobs, form when a large mass of cold, unstable air moves swiftly across dry ground covered with loose silt and fine sand. These dust storms can be about...

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