Myrtle Cooper School - El Paso,Texas - The school is located in the Chihuahuan Desert, near the border of Mexico. Many students who attend Myrtle Cooper are Mexican-Americans. The Socorro District was the recipient of a U.S. Department of Education Challenge grant in 1995, which makes the district a leader in uses of educational technology.
Kayenta School - Kayenta, Arizona - This school in the heart of the Navajo Nation. It lies in canyon country, on the edge the Great Basin desert. Enjoy aerial photos in the video of the Great Basin Desert which were taken near the Kayenta School. The school is quite near Monument Valley.
Cory School - Lancaster, California - Nancy Cory School is found in
the Mojave Desert. The area is known for the many Joshua trees that grow
The Desert Biome - This is a good general desert site.
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens - The Living Desert occupies 1,800 acres of the Colorado Desert, 300 of which are developed as a zoo, botanical garden and natural history museum. This site features detailed fact sheets about desert animals.
Sonoran Desert Kids - Designed for kids, this site features animal fact sheets, games, and a glossary.
Desert USA - This site includes numerous online maps and information about animals, plants, geology, and the peoples and cultures of the American deserts.