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Geology Experiment

Age Group

9 to adult


6 minutes

Geology Experiment


Desert Awareness Committee | Foothills Community Foundation

Desert Awareness Committee has been the community resource advocate for the Sonoran Desert since 1974. Their mission is to educate residents and visitors so that they may join them in understanding, conserving and preserving the diverse and fragile Sonoran Desert; its plants, animals, water, and wildlife. You can learn more about Desert Awareness Committee and their programs at:

About this lesson

What is the desert soil made of? How did it get there? How can we identify the rocks of the desert? Follow the experiment with a Desert Awareness Geologist to gather data on desert soils.

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