S2: Deserts | Fierce Earth

In the first of a new series, the Fierce Earth team travel to Morocco, North Africa and to the Sahara Desert - the biggest hot desert in the world. Leo is put to the test as he finds out how to escape the deadly grip of quicksand; Dougal explores how sand can be a powerful and destructive force for people living in the Sahara and Leah meets the kids who live a roaming life in the desert.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 28'17''
  • Broadcast year: 2014
Curriculum Connection
  • Geography | Human and physical geography | Climate zones

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: CBBC
  • Programme: Fierce Earth
  • Series: 2
  • Episode: Deserts