Category: Current Events
Earth Day ~ A Universal Bedtime Story
Author and illustrator, Barbara L. George, performed ‘live’ readings for the second graders of The Lincoln School in North Bergen, NJ.
“What an impressive group of bright, young people! Their enthusiasm was delightful and they are a great reflection of just how engaging the North Bergen schools and curriculum are. The book sparked eager participation in what became very lively discussions and wonderful observations; from science to literature and the arts.”
Ms. George’s book is filled with adorable celestial characters hovering over fantastic images of our universe and outer space, captured and contributed by NASA. Each page is both inspirational and educational with its clever rhymes and beautiful images, appropriate for children, pre-school to second grade.
Last year Ms. George introduced her Earth Day book at The American Museum of Natural History, home of The Hayden Planetarium. The students in the Young Naturalist Class were treated to a ’live’ reading by its author and illustrator, Barbara L. George on April 22 & 23, 2010 (see photos below).
Now, he said, there’s no such research.
The EPA’s new attitude is, he said, “Just put it out there and we’ll see what happens.’’
“The chemical companies have been give a green light right through the front door,” he said.
Hackenberg met Wednesday evening with a chief toxicologist from Bayer and, not surprisingly, there was no meeting of minds.
We say we’re losing bees, Hackenberg said, and he says the science doesn’t show it.
“No,” Hackenberg said, “reality does.”
Linda Borghi at the Middletown Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 6 Orchard Street (Corner of East Main St) Middletown, NY 10940 on January 17th, 11AM (in 3 parts) Produced by Neil MacDonald Hickok for Global Gardens