Earth Day Resources
located in the Curriculum Lab
Jeannie. WHERE THE FOREST
MEETS THE SEA. On a
camping trip in an Australian rain forest with his father, a young boy
thinks about the history of the plant and animal life around him and
wonders about their future. c1987 .
Baker, Jeannie. WINDOW. Chronicles the events and changes in a young boy's life and in his environment, from babyhood to grownup, through wordless scenes observed from the window of his room. c1991.
Bunting, Eve. SOMEDAY A TREE. A young girl, her parents, and their neighbors try to save an old oak tree that has been poisoned by pollution. c1993.
Burton, Virginia Lee. THE LITTLE HOUSE. A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her. c1942. Caldecott Medal, 1943.
Catterwell, Thelma. ALDITA AND THE FOREST. The last of her kind, a newly born butterfly meets and befriends many other creatures in the Australian forest, and when it is time for her to go the Voice of the Forest ensures her living among them by turning her into a butterfly orchid. 1989, c1988.
Carol. THE BROOK.
A limpid brook's untroubled journey to the sea. 
Carol. THE POND.
Describes the changing aspects of a pond from early morning to
dusk and the animals that inhabit the water and the shores. 
Cherry, Lynne. THE GREAT KAPOK TREE : A TALE OF THE AMAZON RAIN FOREST. The many different animals that live in a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rainforest try to convince a man with an ax of the importance of not cutting down their home. c1990.
Barbara. MISS RUMPHIUS. As a child Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she
grew up she would go to faraway places, live by the sea in her old
age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does
all those things, the last being the most difficult of all.
Fisher, Aileen Lucia. THE STORY GOES ON. An illustrated poem about the cycle of life---bug eats plant, frog eats bug, snake eats frog, hawk eats snake, and so on. c2005.
Foreman, Michael. ONE WORLD. Two children playing at the beach tamper with the natural balance of a tide pool and, after destroying its beauty, realize how similar its microcosm is to their own world. c1991.
Jonas, Ann. AARDVARKS, DISEMBARK! After the flood, Noah calls out of the ark a variety of little-known animals, many of which are now endangered. c1990.
Keister, Douglas. FERNANDO'S GIFT = EL REGALO DE FERNANDO. One day young Fernando, who lives in the rain forest of Costa Rica with his family, goes with his friend Carmina to look for her favorite climbing tree only to find it cut down. c1995.
Rand, Gloria. PRINCE WILLIAM. On Prince William Sound in Alaska, Denny rescues a baby seal hurt by an oil spill and watches it recover at a nearby animal hospital. c1992.
Snape, Juliet. FROG ODYSSEY. When a construction project forces the frogs to lose their pond, they venture into the city to find a new home. c1992.
David. PLANET EARTH 2000. Examines current environmental problems around the world,
their causes, and possible solutions. Also discusses new sources of energy,
new sources of minerals, and ways of making our planet a cleaner and better place to
EARTH DAY: A SOURCEBOOK OF ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIMENTS.
Commemorates the annual anniversary of Earth Day and suggests
activities and experiments for learning more about the earth and how to
improve its condition. c1992.
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Nakaya, Andrea C. THE ENVIRONMENT. Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints: "Is there an environmental crisis?"; "What threats does the Environment Face?"; "What Should America's Environmental Policies Be?" c2006.
R. J. SAVE IT! KEEP IT! USE
IT AGAIN!: A BOOK ABOUT CONSERVATION AND RECYCLING.
Discusses ways that scarce natural resources can be conserved
through recycling. c1997.
Betty. SAVE THE EARTH! AN
ECOLOGY HANDBOOK FOR KIDS. Discusses
the ecological problems of land, air, and water pollution in the world
today. Includes projects that illustrate these problems and possible
solutions to them. 
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Millard, Reed. CLEAN AIR--CLEAN WATER FOR TOMORROW'S WORLD. Examines the causes of polluted air and water and describes methods of stopping or reversing pollution. c1991.
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Karnes, Frances A. GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN LEADING THE WAY: 20 TRUE STORIES ABOUT LEADERSHIP. Recounts the experiences of twenty girls and young women who have led the way in such community action as feeding the hungry, recycling, saving the bluebirds, and promoting literacy. c1993.
Leinwand, Gerald. THE ENVIRONMENT. Surveys environmental problems in the United States, examines legal and social aspects of environmentalism, and discusses political plans in place to deal with the environmental decline. c1990.
Naar, Jon. DESIGN FOR A LIVABLE PLANET: HOW YOU CAN HELP CLEAN UP THE ENVIRONMENT. Discusses environmental protection, citizen participation, pollution and environmental health.c1990.
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Schwartz, Linda. EARTH BOOK FOR KIDS: ACTIVITIES TO HELP HEAL THE ENVIRONMENT. Creative ideas with easy-to-follow instructions show kids how to make their own paper, compare phosphate levels in detergents, test the effects of oil pollution, conduct a recycling survey, create a trash sculpture, redesign a package, chart a flush, measure acidity and make a difference in many other exciting way. c1990.
Earth Works Group (U.S.) 50 SIMPLE THINGS KIDS CAN DO TO RECYCLE. Explains things that children can do to recycle at home, at school, or anywhere. c1994.
Eve. CLEANING UP: HOW TRASH
BECOMES TREASURE. Discusses
the problem of trash and what can be done with it, including the partial
solution of recycling. c1993.
Wilcox, Charlotte. TRASH! Examines various methods of garbage disposal, with an emphasis on sanitary landfills but also surveying such alternatives as mass burn and recycling. Charlotte. Trash! c1988.
Baines, John D. ACID RAIN. Discusses the vast contamination of forests and lakes throughout the world by the acidity in the rainfall. c1990.
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Pringle, Laurence P. GLOBAL WARMING: THE THREAT OF EARTH'S CHANGING CLIMATE. c2001.
Hamanaka, Sheila. SCREEN OF FROGS: AN OLD TALE. A spoiled rich man in Japan discovers a respect for nature in time to turn his life around. c1993.
Yolen, Jane. WELCOME TO THE SEA OF SAND. Ecology of the desert. c1996.
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Levinson, Nancy Smiler. DEATH VALLEY: A DAY IN THE DESERT. Describes the desert habitat of Death Valley and the plants and animals that live there. c2001.
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Guiberson, Brenda Z. CACTUS HOTEL. Describes the life cycle of the giant saguaro cactus, with an emphasis on its role as a home for other desert dwellers. c1991.
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Newman, Arnold. TROPICAL RAINFOREST: A WORLD SURVEY OF OUR MOST VALUABLE AND ENDANGERED HABITAT WITH A BLUEPRINT FOR ITS SURVIVAL. c1990.
Rowland-Entwistle, Theodore. JUNGLES AND RAINFORESTS. Describes the characteristics of tropical rain forests and other kinds of jungles and examines their effect on the plants, animals, and people living in or near them. c1987.
Janice Pratt. JANICE
VANCLEAVE'S ECOLOGY FOR EVERY KID : EASY ACTIVITIES THAT MAKE LEARNING
SCIENCE FUN. Exciting ideas, projects, and activities for schools, and
science fairs. c1996.
Forsyth, Adrian. JOURNEY THROUGH A TROPICAL JUNGLE. Presents in text and photographs some of the plants, animals, andpeople that live in the tropical rain forest of Costa Rica. c1996.
Needham, Bobbe. ECOLOGY CRAFTS FOR KIDS: 50 GREAT WAYS TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH PLANET EARTH. Provides instructions for a variety of craft activities using recycled materials or items from nature and teaching a respect for the environment. c1998.
Maynard, Caitlin. RAIN FORESTS AND REEFS: A KID'S-EYE VIEW OF THE TROPICS. Describes a fieldtrip that eighteen students and seven adults took to study the ecosystems of a tropical rain forest and a coral reef in Belize. c1996.
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Blaustein, Daniel. THE EVERGLADES AND THE GULF COAST. Presents an overview of wetland ecology as seen in Florida's Everglades, the largest freshwater wetlands ecosystem in the continental United States. c1999.
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Ring, Elizabeth. DRYLANDS. Many insects, mammals, reptiles, and birds have learned to seek shade and shelter, to find moisture in what they eat, and to populate these places that are far from being wastelands no matter who empty they may appear. c2005.
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Kudlinski, Kathleen V. WHAT DO ROOTS DO? Discusses different types of roots, hot they affect plants, and which ones we eat. c2005.
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DePalma, Mary Newell. A GRAND OLD TREE. A book about the life of a tree and all that it gives us. c2005.
Morrison, Gordon. OAK TREE. Describes the impact of the changing seasons on an old oak tree and the life that surrounds it. c2000.
Michels, Tilde. AT THE FROG POND. Describes the animal life at a secluded pond during spring and summer days. c1989.
Godkin, Celia. WHAT ABOUT LADYBUGS? A gardener upsets the natural balance in his garden by using poison and learns the value of another method of controlling pests. c1995.
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Hoose, Phillip M. THE RACE TO SAVE THE LORD GOD BIRD. Tells the story of the ivory-billed woodpecker's extinction in the United States, describing the encounters between this species and humans. c2004.
Foster, Joanna. CARTONS, CANS, AND ORANGE PEELS: WHERE DOES YOUR GARBAGE GO? Outlines the composition of garbage and trash and discusses the various methods of disposing of it with an emphasis on recycling. c1991.
Paul. WHERE DOES THE GARBAGE
GO? Explains how people
create too much waste and how waste is now recycled and put into
Hawkes, Nigel. TOXIC WASTE AND RECYCLING. c1988.
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Stewart, Melissa. DOWN TO EARTH. Introduces the components of soil, patterns of change, and erosion. c2004.
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Martin, Laura C. RECYCLED CRAFTS BOX: SOCK PUPPETS, CARDBOARD CASTLES, BOTTLE BUGS & 37 MORE EARTH-FRIENDLY PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES YOU CAN CREATE. Discusses recycling and provides information and instructions for making art projects from a variety of recycled materials. c2003.
Ross, Kathy. YEAR OF CRAFTS FOR KIDS. The best holiday crafts ever! Provides instructions for more than seventy-five craft projects for Valentine's Day, Easter, Earth Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. c1997.
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Ross, Kathy. ALL NEW CRAFTS FOR EARTH DAY. c2006.
Ross, Kathy. EVERY DAY IS EARTH DAY: A CRAFT BOOK. c1995.
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Sandler, Michael. DESERTS: SURVIVING IN THE SAHARA. Take a trip with Rene Caillie as he crosses the Sahara Desert. c2006
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Hines, Gary. MIDNIGHT FORESTS: A STORY OF GIFFORD PINCHOT AND OUR NATIONAL FORESTS. Gifford Pinchot is regarded as the father of the conservation movement. Pinchot and President Theodore Roosevelt set aside large areas and designated them public lands. These lands are the National Forests. c2005.
George, Jean Craighead. EVERGLADES. Describes the Florida Everglades, the evolution of this unique area, and the impact humans have had on its once-abundant life forms. c1995.
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Hook, Cheryl. THE ANTARCTIC. Takes you on a journey to the southern-most part of the earth and introduces you to this extraordinary land mass and the animals that inhabit it. c2002.
Hiaasen, Carl. FLUSH. With their father jailed for sinking a river boat, Noah Underwood and his younger sister, Abbey, must gather evidence that the owner of this floating casino is emptying his bilge tanks into the protected waters around their Florida Keys home. c2005.
Hiaasen, Carl. HOOT. Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site. c2002.
San Souci, Robert D. THE BIRDS OF KILLINGWORTH: BASED ON A POEM BY HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW. When her father persuades their colony to kill all the birds because they are eating the crops, Almia joins the schoolmaster in trying to prove that the birds are both beautiful and useful. c2002.
Ward, Jennifer. THE SEED AND THE GIANT SAGUARO. A packrat, carrying fruit from the giant saguaro, is chased by various desert animals and inadvertently helps spread the cactus's seed. Includes information on saguaros. c2003.
Fry-Miller, Kathleen M. YOUNG PEACEMAKERS PROJECT BOOK. Includes instructions for a variety of projects that promote peace and concern for the environment. c1988.
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Hocking, Colin. ACID RAIN: TEACHER'S GUIDE. Great Explorations in math and science (GEMS.) In this activity-filled unit, students explore and analyze many aspects of this important environmental issue. c1992.
Wasserman, Pamela, editor. PEOPLE AND THE PLANET : LESSONS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE. This book is a must for middle school students to help them understand their relationship to the natural environment and to other embers of the global family. c1996.
& Gamble Educational Services. PLANET
PATROL: AN ENVIRONMENTAL UNIT ON SOLID WASTE SOLUTIONS FOR GRADES 4-6.
Includes worksheet, model sheet, plan sheet, crossword puzzle
sheet, 2 overhead graphics sheets, poster and worksheet, and teacher's guide. [199-?]
Ballin, Amy. TRASH CONFLICTS: A SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM ON THE ETHICS OF DISPOSAL, AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CURRICULUM. "This curriculum is for middle school students learning science and social studies..." c1994.
Smallwood, Carol. RECYCLING TIPS FOR TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS. c1995.
Sewall, Susan Breyer. HOOKED ON SCIENCE! : READY-TO-USE DISCOVERY ACTIVITIES FOR GRADES 4-8. c1990.
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Barhydt, frances Bartlett. SCIENCE DISCOVERY ACTIVITIES KIT. Ready-to-use lessons & worksheets for grades 3-8. c1989.
Carol M. EXPLORING THE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: AN
INTEGRATED APPROACH. Integrated
approach connects good literature to real-life experiences, offers
extension activities and teaches important concepts and skills in science, social
studies, math, music and art. c1999.
Mike. THE WORLD'S BEST
PLACES: CLASSROOM EXPLORATIONS IN GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE.
Includes the examination of the human effect on the environment.
Elaine. TEACHING CHILDREN
ABOUT LIFE AND EARTH SCIENCES. Ideas and activities every teacher and
parent can use. c1994.
Ingram, Mrill. BOTTLE BIOLOGY. An idea book for exploring the world through plastic bottles and other recyclable materials. c1993.
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Castaldo, Nancy. DESERTS: AN ACTIVITY GUIDE FOR AGES 6-9. c2004.
Drutman, Ava Deutsch. PROTECTING OUR PLANET: ACTIVITIES TO MOTIVATE YOUNG CHILDREN TO A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF OUR ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS. Preschool - Grade 1 Good Apple, c1992.
Drutman, Ava Deutsch. PROTECTING OUR PLANET : ACTIVITIES TO MOTIVATE STUDENTS TO A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF OUR ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS. Grades 1-3. Good Apple, c1991.
Drutman, Ava Deutsch. PROTECTING OUR PLANET : ACTIVITIES TO MOTIVATE STUDENTS TO A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF OUR ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS. grades 4-8. Good Apple, c1991.
Gates, Julie M. CONSIDER THE EARTH. Environmental activities for grades 4-8. c1989.
Center for Marine Conservation. THE OCEAN BOOK. Aquarium and seaside activities and ideas for all ages. c1989.
Wildlife Federation. RAINFORESTS,
TROPICAL TREASURES. Creative, activities-centered education book.
Simpson, Martha Seif. ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS ACTIVITIES FOR LIBRARIANS AND TEACHERS. Twenty interdisciplinary units for use in grades 2-8. c1995.
Sisson, Edith A. NATURE WITH CHILDREN OF ALL AGES. Activities & adventures for exploring, learning & enjoying the world around us. c1997.
Robyn Freedman. WHAT ON EARTH
YOU CAN DO WITH KIDS. "A
Good Apple Earth-related activity book for grades 1-5." c1991.
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Grant, Tim. TEACHING GREEN: THE MIDDLE YEARS: HANDS-ON LEARNING IN GRADES 6-8. Offers 50 kid-tested teaching strategies that promote interdisciplinary hands-on learning about natural systems and foster critical thinking about environmental issues. c2004.
Ann. COUNTING ON A SMALL
PLANET: ACTIVITIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MATHEMATICS. Develops a
awareness of the responsibility we have for looking after our
environment. Uses mathematics to explore and explain how our actions affect it. c1991.
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Davidson, Marilyn Copeland. EARTH: VOICES OF A PLANET. Includes a teacher's guide, student portfolio and CD. c1994.
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Castaldo, Nancy. RIVER WILD: AN ACTIVITY GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN RIVERS. Thirty games, activities, and experiments provide an introduction to learning about how rivers are formed, the water cycle, and the animals and habitats that exist along rivers. c2006.
Joseph Bharat. SHARING THE
JOY OF NATURE. Nature
activities for all ages. c1989.
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Beals, Kevin. ENVIRONMENTAL DETECTIVES: TEACHER'S GUIDE. "LHS Gems" Grades 5-8. c2001.
P.R. 577.34 C346ra
Castaldo, Nancy F. RAINFORESTS: AN ACTIVITY GUIDE FOR AGES 6-9. Provides facts and activities that explore tropical and temperate ancient forests, discusses how individuals can help preserve them, and describes well-known and unfamiliar creatures of the rain forest. c2003.
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Smith, Heather. EARTH FRIENDLY CRAFTS FOR KIDS: 50 AWESOME THINGS TO MAKE WITH RECYCLED STUFF. Provides instructions for using recycled materials to create fifty different crafts and offers tips for an earth-friendly lifestyle. c2002.
Emma Wood. LITERATURE AND THE
LAND: READING AND WRITING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY. 7-12.
GAM 363.61 D278
DEAD RIVER: A Simulation Game Of River Restoration. [game]: Educational
Games, c1973. Presents a
water pollution problem and gives each player a role in solving it.
v.2, v.3, v.4,
BULLETIN BOARD. [chart]
4 charts : col. + resource guide (6 pages) ; in 4 tubes. What's a
landfill? -- When we recycle -- Around and around -- We can make a
difference. Carson-Dellosa, [1980,1993]
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SOLUTION: The Game Of Environmental Impact. [game]
Aristoplay, Ltd., c1989. Game
for 1 to 6 players in which players try to improve the environmental
quality of life in the township by keeping their sections free from
GAM 628.5 U72
The Air Pollution Game. [game] Urban Systems ; c1970."The purpose of
the game ... is to acquaint the players with some of the complexities with
which a local administrator must deal in controlling the quality of the
air over his town."
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THE LIVING PLANET. [videorecording] Time-Life Video, c1991. 12 videocassettes (660 min.) Host David Attenborough visits the great environmental regions of the planet to examine how plants and animals adapt to their surroundings and how otherwise unrelated organisms, molded by similar conditions, develop similar techniques for solving problems of survival. v.1 Sweet Fresh Water -- v.2 Jungle -- v.3 Open Ocean -- v.4 Northern Forests -- v.5 Seas of Grass -- v.6 Frozen World --v.7 Margins of the Land -- v.8 Sky Above -- v.9 Baking Deserts -- v.10 Worlds Apart --v.11 Building of the Earth -- v.12 New Worlds.
RAIN. [videorecording] (36
min) Educational Dimensions,
c1989. Presents causes and
effects of acid rain and discusses research being done to find solutions
to this problem.
SAVE PLANET EARTH. [videorecording]
(71 min.) Universal Home Video, 1990.Encourages the viewer to become active
in the efforts to clean up pollution and preserve the environment.
Discusses toxicity in the home, energy saving, ozone depletion, water
conservation, endangered animal species, recycling and other green
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OUR FUTURE, OUR PLANET: THE SPIRIT OF YOUTH SERVICE. [videorecording] ( 19 min.) The Video Project, 199-?. Video from the Global Youth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where 60 teenagers from 20 countries around the world met to discuss community service on behalf of the environment.
CATCH A CLOUD: A THOUGHTFUL LOOK AT ACID RAIN. [videorecording] (28 min.).
Edison Electric Institute, c1983. Attempts to dispel the propaganda
surrounding the acid rain issue by offering a rational presentation about
the nature of the atmosphere. Leading scientists provide insight into research concerning
acid rain and man's impact, both good and bad, on the environment.
PRICE CLEAN AIR. [videorecording] (60 min.) Richter Productions, c1982.
Looks at the effects of pollution and acid rain on public health
and the environment.
THE MOVIE: AN ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS. [videorecording]
(25 min.) Churchill, 1990. /A
fascinating look at the problem of the environment and solid waste, as
well as some promising solutions, presented in the vernacular of students.
DAY. [videorecording ] (30
min.) ChildVision Educational
Films, 1994. Take a "video field trip" to a landfill and
recycling center for an insider's look at the people and equipment used to
process everyday trash.
AT THE EDGE. [videorecording] (26
min.) Films Inc., 1980, c1979. Presents
the story behind the annual killing of thousands of dolphins by local
fishermen at Iki Island, Japan. Fishermen claim that the dolphins are
responsible for smaller catches of fish, but the film suggests that
industrial pollution is the real cause.
OF THE EARTH. [videorecording]
(60 min.) Films Incorporated,
c1986. This program explores
the role of life in shaping our planet and in shaping the future.
Is man a threat to earth's future or is he emerging as the brain or
nervous system of this grand living system?
OZONE LAYER. [videorecording] (30 min.) Library Video Company, c1993.
SUMMARY One of a 10-part series on various
aspects of environmental pollution. "Based
on Chelsea House Publishers highly acclaimed series of books, these
programs make science enjoyable by showing actual environmental projects,
vivid nature footage, plus interviews with leading experts in each
field." Grades 5 to 12.
WARMING. [videorecording] (30 min.) Library Video Company, c1993. One of a
10-part series on various aspects of environmental pollution. "Based on Chelsea House Publishers highly acclaimed
series of books, these programs make science enjoyable by showing actual
environmental projects, vivid nature footage, plus interviews with leading
experts in each field." Grades
5 to 12.
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CLIMATE PUZZLE. [videorecording] (60 min.) Films Inc., 1986. Explains why no human
being has ever experienced the earth's normal climate. Questions if the
climate will change again and why. Is the earth entering a new ice age, or
will the current global warming trend hold off the inevitable?
IN YOUR WORLD. Primary
science [videorecording] (30 min. each)
 Presents science concepts related to a child's most
frequently asked questions. [cass. 1] Plants change. All about seeds. [cass.
2] Animals of every kind. How animals move.
[cass. 3] What's living there? What is air?
OF A DESERT SEA. [videorecording] (60 min.)
Public Media Video,  Filmed at various seasons in Mexico's
Sea of Cortez. Unique photography reveals the interconnectedness of the
sea, and how each creature fits into the larger eco-system. Represented
are whales, dolphins, manta rays, hammerhead sharks, seals, vast bird
colonies and dense schools of fish.
FOREST. [videorecording] (60 min.) Vestron
Video [distributor], , c1983. Showcases the rare beauty and rich
variety of plant and animal life found in a Costa Rican rain forest. Also
examines the impact of man's exploitation of the rain forest on this
A SPECIES. [videorecording.] (26 min.)
Films for the Humanities, [198-?]
Because their habitats have been tampered with or destroyed, many
animals now face extinction. This
program shows how researchers are using the latest tools of science and
technology to reverse this alarming trend.
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TREE PLANTING: RESOURCE KIT FOR VOLUNTEERS. [videorecording] (19:30 min.). National arbor Day Foundation,  1 guidebook (23 p.), 1 leadership guide (79 p.), 1 reproducibles packet. Video shows volunteers how tree planting can improve the environment, build community, and enhance the neighborhood. Discusses how to properly prepare the planting hole, plant the tree, water and mulch. Covers planting information for balled and burlapped, containerized and bare-root trees.
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HABITATS OF THE WORLD. [videorecording] (54 min.) Discovery Channel School, 2001. Takes the student around the world as this lush and dramatic compilation touches upon the kaleidoscopic environments found on our fascinating earth.
APPLESEED. [videorecording] (30 min.)
Rabbit Ears Productions, Inc. c1992. The story of John Chapman
(Johnny Appleseed) whose distribution of apple seeds and trees across the
Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today.
(52 min.) Playhouse Video,
c1989."Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the
frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a
pouch full of apple seeds.
LORAX. [videorecording] (30 min) Playhouse Video, c1989.
"The Lorax" is a lovable creature who speaks for the
trees, trying to stop the profit-greedy Once-ler from destroying the
Kennedy, DayAnn M. SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY IN FACT AND FICTION: A GUIDE TO CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) c1990.
Sinclair, Patti K. E FOR ENVIRONMENT : AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS WITH ENVIRONMENTAL THEMES. Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-246) and indexes. c1992.
Kellert, Stephen R., editor. MACMILLAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ENVIRONMENT. Provides basic information about such topics as minerals, energy resources, pollution, soils and erosion, wildlife and extinction, agriculture, the ocean, wilderness, hazardous wastes, population, environmental laws, ecology, and evolution. c1997.
Saterstrom, Mary H. Editor. EDUCATORS GUIDE TO FREE SCIENCE MATERIALS. c2005..
C HRW A734ho Gr. 9-12 2006 TE
Arms, Karen. HOLT ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE. Austin: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [c2006].
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