Rachel Carson Biologist and Author Rachel Carson. Corbis. 2006. unitedstreaming. 22 October 2006 <http://www.unitedstre...
Timeline <ul><li>Rachel Louise Carson was born in 1907 in Allegheny Valley town of Springdale, Pennsylvania. </li></ul><ul...
Rachel Carson-  Strong/Powerful <ul><li>“… .  Rachel's interest in all living things in the woods, meadows and stream near...
Rachel Carson-  Courageous <ul><li>“… .  She showed courage, like the war hero whose story she had written about long ago....
Rachel Carson-  Responsibility <ul><li>“… .   Graduating magna cum laude in 1929, Carson won her master’s degree in zoolog...
Rachel Carson- Video Clip Champions of the Land. Discovery Channel School. 1997. unitedstreaming. 22 October 2006 <http://...
Rachel Carson-Conclusion <ul><li>Courage- She took a stand for what she  </li></ul><ul><li>believed in. </li></ul><ul><li>...
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Rachel Carson

  1. 1.   Rachel Carson Biologist and Author Rachel Carson. Corbis. 2006. unitedstreaming. 22 October 2006 <http://www.unitedstreaming.com/> Time 100 Project- One of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Persons of the 20 th Century.
  2. 2. Timeline <ul><li>Rachel Louise Carson was born in 1907 in Allegheny Valley town of Springdale, Pennsylvania. </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel Carson was famous for her book “ Silent Spring ”, which spoke about the dangers of pesticides. She wrote it in 1962. </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel Carson was a champion of the environment. </li></ul>Champions of the Land. 1997. unitedstreaming. 22 October 2006 <http://www.unitedstreaming.com/> Discovery Channel School.
  3. 3. Rachel Carson- Strong/Powerful <ul><li>“… . Rachel's interest in all living things in the woods, meadows and stream near her home was encouraged by her mother…” </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel’s mother believed in her and was a big fan, and she loved what Rachel was giving to the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel Carson brought to national attention the danger of pesticides in fruit and vegetables. </li></ul>www.nwhp.org/tlp/biographies/carson/carson-bio.html , Rachel Carson
  4. 4. Rachel Carson- Courageous <ul><li>“… . She showed courage, like the war hero whose story she had written about long ago.” </li></ul><ul><li>She wanted the woods and the environment to be protected. </li></ul><ul><li>She helped make woods, lakes, meadows and fields safe. </li></ul><ul><li>The quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger or hardship with confidence. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Rachel Carson- Responsibility <ul><li>“… . Graduating magna cum laude in 1929, Carson won her master’s degree in zoology at John Hopkins, but increasing family responsibilities caused her to abandon her quest for a doctorate.” </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel Carson has always been interested in learning and caring for living things. </li></ul><ul><li>She was able to balance her responsibilities of having a family and writing about pesticide dangers. </li></ul>>, Rachel Carlson, By: Peter Mathiessen
  6. 6. Rachel Carson- Video Clip Champions of the Land. Discovery Channel School. 1997. unitedstreaming. 22 October 2006 <http://www.unitedstreaming.com/>
  7. 7. Rachel Carson-Conclusion <ul><li>Courage- She took a stand for what she </li></ul><ul><li>believed in. </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility- She took care of the land. </li></ul><ul><li>The book Silent Spring was telling people </li></ul><ul><li>not to use pesticides. </li></ul><ul><li>Strong/Powerful- She knew want needed to </li></ul><ul><li>be done for the environment. </li></ul>Home Home Home

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