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Rachel Carson's Silent Spring

Grades: 6-12
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This video segment adapted from American Experience: "Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring" tells the story of how biologist Rachel Carson was driven to write ...

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American Experience: "Rachel Carson's Silent Spring"


Adapted from American Experience: "Rachel Carson's Silent Spring." Photos of Rachel Carson courtesy of American Forests. Third party materials courtesy of ITN Source, Magnum Photos/Erich Hartmann, National Archives, Thought Equity Motion, and WPA Film Library.

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