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The Salamander Room


MSRP: $29.95
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Order Number: 126.0094
Format : DVD
Theme: An animal habitat must provide what the animal needs to live. 83 Sam the Sea Cow

A young boy finds a salamander and thinks of the many things he can do to make a perfect home for it.

Viewers learn that there is more to creating an animal habitat than meets the eye as LeVar explores Jungle World, a rain forest environment created at the Bronx Zoo in New York, and they learn about scientists who use a treetop raft as a lab to study the rain forest ecosystem.

Author: Anne Mazer
Publisher: Knopf
 
Field Trip Segments
Visit JungleWorld – LeVar visits the JungleWorld at the Bronx Zoo. Educator Noreen gives LeVar a tour and shows him the many types of animals that live there.
 How to Make a Jungle – See how JungleWorld was made by skilled artists. Watch them create trees, vines and rocks.
Rainforest Scientists – See scientists drop a huge “raft” into the tree tops of the rainforest so they can study and discover the plants and animals of this ecosystem.
 
Review Books : The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry; Chipmunk Song by Joanne Ryder; Frogs, Toads, Lizards and Salamanders by Nancy Winslow Parker and Joan Richards Wright.

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide
Click here for Integrated Curriculum Guide

Use this episode to further enhance your science curriculum.  Science Concepts: observation, modeling, ecosystem, habitats, rain forest.

Click here for Science Teacher’s Guide

Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Birds, bats, Bees and Butterflies"
Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Tropical Garden Terrarium"
Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Scents from the Rainforest"

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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 and video streaming. 

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

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