Nonfiction:Explorer, global green leader, and eco-TV host David de Rothschild recounts the extraordinary journey of thePlastiki, an innovative and mostly untested sixty-foot catamaran that floats on 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles. It was a voyage that took de Rothschild and a five-person crew 10,000 miles from the U.S. to Australia, sailing through rarely traveled, dangerous waters, risking their lives to call attention to our fragile oceans.
WEBSITE: American Museum of Natural History: For Educators: Water
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WEBSITE:Water:H2O=Life from The American Museum of Natural History - explores where water occurs on Earth, how it’s used, and how we can become better stewards of our water planet. This comprehensive guide will help you explore the exhibition with your students.
DVD:Explains the unique properties of water and how the water cycle operates. Explore how water rages in rivers, generates electricity, and does so much more. The program emphasizes how water's dipole molecular structure creates its unique properties and explains how water can generate electricity. Gr.6-12
Nonfiction/Gr.9 and up. At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery British leader, the young patriots in the Churchill Club committed countless acts of sabotage, infuriating the Germans, who eventually had the boys tracked down and arrested.