Who was Rachel Carson?
Linked above is one of many available (short) documentaries online about Rachel Carson. This video is a brief introductory of a Rachel Carson documentary (PBS) posted by Pittsburgh Magazine. For older students, the full 2-hour documentary link is listed below.
(Mini-Unit authored by Lisa Murdock, via teacher link)
(information about Rachel - all exhibit dates have passed, but links are still viable)
(a link to Rachel's 1956 article)
"If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in."
What is bioluminescence?
Linked above is a short introduction of bioluminescence by thePBS Wild Kratts series. Full length videos can be found and accessed through their site.
(Information for grades 5-12)