And Still the Turtle Watched (Reading Rainbow DVD)

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Glen Canyon Dam, Arizona

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Destination education

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Environmental responsibility is a lesson in many Reading Rainbow episodes. And Still the Turtle Watched is a story about a turtle carved in rock that watched ecological changes in sadness. LeVar takes students watching Reading Rainbow DVDs on a historical journay. In this episode, he takes them on a journey from the first settlers in this country to the present, and explores our responsibility to care for the Earth. Scientists show how they care or and raise nearly extinct bald eagles and release them into their natural habitat. PDF Science Teacher's guide with corresponding activities included on the page.

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