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Produced specifically for Grades Preschool to 5th Grade, these wonderful nature education films feature acclaimed naturalist-teacher and conservationist, Elizabeth Terwilliger. Her unique interactive, multi-sensory teaching techniques inspire children to respect and appreciate Nature.  As adults, they will be prepared to make responsible decisions to protect and preserve our natural environment.  The children in the films reflect our nation's ethnic diversity.

Bay Tidelands   http://youtu.be/-4YaZpQm9Xs

Winner of the CINE Golden Eagle Award.  At a drive-in restaurant, children follow "Mr. Raccoon" on an adventure through a magic door that leads to the discovery of winter migrating birds, crabs under rocks and plants along the shore. They make "Indian Chewing Gum" and share their new-found knowledge and discoveries with their parents.

Redwood Forest, Stream, Ocean Beach & Monarch Butterfly Trees   http://youtu.be/Wwkf7c03QZI

A girl living in the city falls asleep and dreams of being in a forest. She discovers the wonders of its creatures and holds a banana slug and a snake. Following a stream to the ocean, she sees spawning salmon, blows seed pods into the air, jumps rope with a long strand of kelp and then awakens to a new awareness of Nature in her own backyard.

Grassland, Chaparral and Fresh Water Pond   http://youtu.be/JddnQIiVhDM

 

Winner of the John Muir Award at the National Education Film Festival.  A boy bicycles in the city, then takes a ferryboat across the bay to the country where he joins his friend. While hiking in the chaparral, they learn the Spanish origins of a western saddle and chaps and see a variety of wildlife. They canoe and bike and learn the names of Spring wildflowers while singing happy songs.

Oak Woodland   http://youtu.be/47zBzpqGk04

Young viewers are led on a vicarious romp in this habitat. Frogs and rocks sing of their place in the ecosystem and tell how each contributes to the whole of the environment. Children make halos of bedstraw, discover a whole world of creatures under a log and end the day roasting marshmallows over a bonfire.

Sights & Sounds of the Seasons   http://youtu.be/PIwdte25EeE

A family moves to California and the children learn about the four unusual seasons from the Sierra Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. They magically visit pumpkin and animal farms, taste garden fruits and vegetables, and see migrating ducks and geese, California Gray whales and spawning salmon.

 

NOTE: TO QUALIFY FOR A FREE DVD

Elementary Schools of at least 250 PreK-5 students qualify for ONE free DVD and multiple free VHS Tapes.

School Districts and schools who already have the DVD have our permission to make unlimited duplicate copies.

Smaller schools may order a free VHS Tape or make a $15 donation for the DVD. We cover all mailing costs.

HOW TO ORDER:

Address your email to: trippingdvd@gmail.com

SUBJECT LINE: DVD and/or # of VHS requested and your state (i.e. 1 DVD, 2 VHS, Oregon)

MESSAGE MUST INCLUDE:

YOUR NAME/TITLE

SCHOOL NAME

SCHOOL MAILING ADDRESS

GRADE LEVELS

NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN SCHOOL

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER

EMAIL ADDRESS

 Films produced, distributed, and managed by Joan Linn Bekins. Cinematography by Sam Lopez. Directed and edited by William E. Cohen.

Music and lyrics composed and performed by Dan Whittemore. Sound by Will Harvey.