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2 Video Series
Our Fragile Earth Series
Item#: 132
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$119.00
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G 6-12
Tom Welch, Jeannie Rhoades
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"Crisp footage and a personable narrator make this useful series a good choice for the classroom."
- Booklist

" Timely, informative and interesting films...My students gained new insight to the problems of trash and energy. They also gained confidence that they can be a part of the solution."
- Mark McCarthy, Teacher, Holman Middle School

 

- First Place, Documentary Programming, National Press Women
- First Place, Best Documentary, Missouri Press Women
- Certificate of Environmental Achievement, National Environmental Awards Council

 

 

These titles are currently offered on VHS, but can be converted to DVD upon request.

Technical solutions and practical suggestions are explored in this well-structured two-part series developed by teachers. Both of these information-packed programs provide a fast-paced overview of their respective topics and emphasize student participation. Study guide included.

Part 1
Recycling, 16 min.
Several school programs are profiled and step-by-step instructions are given for students interested in starting their own recycling projects.

Part 2
Energy Efficiency, 22 min.
A brief history of fossil fuels is followed by an examination of various renewable energy alternatives, including solar, wind power, geothermal, hydropower, biomass and nuclear sources.