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Mystery On The Docks


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Order Number: 126.0019
Format : DVD
Theme:A good mystery sparks the imagination and encourages appreciation of the unexplained marvels of life.
 
Ralph, a short order cook, rescues a kidnapped opera singer from Big Al and his gang of nasty rats.

LeVar takes a trip to the docks to find out about “Big Momma Blue,” a crane that loads and unloads freighters, and then goes for a spin on a tugboat to find out how they are used.

Author: Thacher Hurd
Publisher: HarperCollins
 
Field Trip Segments
What Would You Do?
- Kids on the street answer the question "What would you sing about?"
Big Mama Blue - LeVar visits "Big Mama Blue", a crane in the Charleston, SC harbor that is used to unload freighters such as the Freighter Ship Leisa Maersk.
Meet a Tugboat Captain - LeVar introduces us to tugboat Captain Robert Mazeke. Captain Mazeke talks about his tugs, the Hinton and the South Carolina, and LeVar learns what tugboats are used for.
 
Review Books: Big City Port by Betsy Maestro and Ellen DelVecchio; The Wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg; Nate the Great (series) by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat.
 
 
Use this episode to further enhance your science curriculum. Science Concepts: pulleys, forces, inertia, friction, modeling.
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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
©GPN / WNED-TV
Series #126

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