Sand Country illustrates the ways that animals and plants adapt to survive in the desert


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Sand Country Habitat
The sand country has two aviaries, a clay pan and a salt lake.


There is also an area where young students can be encouraged to play.


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Sand Country play area


Sand country is a great place to study the different ways that animals and plants survive in the desert. It is also the home of reptiles, termites and burrowing mammals.

To begin planning your sand country learning experiences you may like to use the following factsheet or visit Sand Country via the Desert Park Website.

If you are from a bush school and have ESL students you may find the following worksheets and teacher notes useful for engaging your students in language learning whilst they are here.