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Is This A House For Hermit Crab?

Reading Rainbow DVD
Reading Rainbow DVD
MSRP: $29.95
Price: $23.95
You Save: $6.00 (20 %)
Order Number: 126.0098
Format : DVD
Theme: Everyone needs a home–a place to eat, sleep, take shelter, even raise a family.

When Hermit Crab outgrows his old house, he ventures out to find a new one. Finding it becomes particularly humorous when that home is carried on the crab’s back!

LeVar builds a house for the flying friends in his backyard while viewers watch the “Lifestyles of the Wild and Tameless” to see where a variety of animals live. Viewers visit scientists who work in the city to protect and provide roosts for peregrine falcons.

Author: Megan McDonald
Publisher: Orchard

Field Trip Segments:  
Turtle, Wolf & Bear
- See turtles, wolves and bears in their natural habitat. LeVar shares some Native American lore about these animals as well.
The Sutton Center - Scientists at Sutton Aviation Research Center work to save the bald eagle by gathering the eggs, hatching them, caring for the young birds and raising them so they can survive when they are released.
Let's Plant a Tree - Kids plant a large tree in their neighborhood.
Review Books:Urban Roosts: Where birds Nest in the City by Barbara Bash; Spider's Web by Christine Back and Barrie Watts; Busy,Busy Quirrls by Colleen Stanley Bare.

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide

Use this episode to further enhance your math and science curriculum. 
Math Concepts:
size, counting, ordinals, classification, measurement. 
Science Concepts: habitat, wildlife, survival, human impact.
Click here for Science Teacher’s Guide
Click here for Math Teacher’s Guide

Click here for Parent/Family Activity

Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance and c) campus or building close circuit and video streaming.

Ideal for Grades: K -4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©GPN / WNED-TV
Series #126

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