Tells the story about Rachel Carson and the book that helped to begin the modern environmental movement and which has had a profound effect on the conservation of marine and aquatic life, as well as the quality of air, water and soil in all environments. It tells the story of Rachel Carson's realization of wide spread pollution from pesticides and of her struggle to write the book and battle critics after its publication.
High School (9-12)
Late Twentieth Century (1946-Present)
Art of the West
Early Twentieth Century (1900-1945)