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Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie

MSRP: $29.95
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Order Number: 126.0037
Format : DVD
Theme:A young girl’s bravery in a dangerous and trying situation show how people can excel beyond their expectations.
The true story of a young girl who kept her lighthouse burning during a tremendous storm.

LeVar travels to the rocky mid-coast of Maine for a tour of a modern-day lighthouse. He also takes a trip on a 100-foot Maine coastal schooner and joins an authentic sailing family for a day at sea. As a final highlight viewers learn about the mystery of putting a ship in a bottle.

Authors: Peter and Connie Roop
Publisher: Carolrhoda
Field Trip Segments
Meet a Sailing Family – LeVar introduces us to the Lee family. They sail together all summer on their schooner, the “Heritage” the Lee family.
Tour a Lighthouse – LeVar takes us to visit the Owlshead lighthouse on the coast of Maine.Andy Germann of the U.S. Coastguard shows the light and foghorn work.
How Does the Ship Get into the Bottle? – Children guess how ships are put into bottles
Let’s Build a Ship! - Craftsman Gil Sharbonau shows how he builds a ship in a bottle.

Review Books:Very Last First Time by Jan Andrews; The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde H. Swift and Lynd Ward; Sailing with the Wind by Thomas Locker


Use this episode to further enhance your science curriculum. Science Concepts: light reflection, mirrors, prisms, light beams.
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Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use and  b) public performance.

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

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