Rachel Carson

Curriculum Embedded Task
Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Amy Klein
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Environmental Science
10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

Students will read excerpts from the book Silent Spring by Rachel Carson and research the risks and benefits of DDT. Students will then pretend that they are living in 1962 when the book was published, and write a letter to their senator arguing whether or not the government should ban DDT based...