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.
First Grade Lesson Plan: Rachel Carson
(Mini-Unit authored by Lisa Murdock, via teacher link)
Full Length Rachel Carson Documentary
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
(information about Rachel - all exhibit dates have passed, but links are still viable)
Woman's Home Companion: Help Your Child to Wonder
(a link to Rachel's 1956 article)
Rachel's First Published Story, age 10:
(Yale University Library)
Bioluminescence - National Geographic
(Information for grades 5-12)
"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.