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Jack, The Seal And The Sea

MSRP: $29.95
Price: $23.95
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Order Number: 126.0067
Format : DVD
Theme: It’s up to each of us to keep the ocean clean and free from pollution.
Jack spends his days sailing the sea and taking in nets full of half-dead fish, ignoring the polluted condition of the water. He finds an ailing seal and receives a message from the sea itself about its sorry state.

The feature book inspires LeVar to learn more about the preservation of our water and oceans. He joins ecologists on a Discovery Voyage in the San Francisco Bay where he finds out about a variety of marine life and the health of the bay. Viewers will also get a first-hand look at the clean up effort after a disastrous oil spill in Alaska.

Author: Gerald Aschenbrenner
Publisher: Silver Burdett
Field Trip Segments
Is the Ocean Healthy? – LeVar introduces us to Marine Ecologist Mary Nishimoto as they test the ocean for water pollution and check the marine life.
Oil Spill! – LeVar shows the Exxon Valdez oil spill and clean up and explains the process and effects of the oil spill on wildlife and marine life.
Who Lives in the Mud? – Back on the boat LeVar and Mary bring up a load of mud from the bottom of the bay and explore it. They find all kinds of interesting creatures.
Caring for the Environment – Children on the show give suggestions to help save the environment.

Review BooksSterling: The Rescue of a Baby Harbor Seal by Sandra Verrill White and Michael Filisky; Water, What It Is, What It Does by Judith S. Seixas; A Day in the Life of a Marine Biologist by David Paige.

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide

Use this episode to further enhance your science curriculum.  Science Concepts: water conservation, pollution, condensation, evaporation, humidity.

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Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Sink or Float Experiment"
Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Designing and Floating Boats"

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

Ideal for Grades: K -4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
Series #126

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