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A Crack in the Pavement: Growing Dreams - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB526946
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Michael Fukushima, David Verrall
Directors:  Jane Churchill, Gwynne Basen
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Agriculture, Architecture, Canadian Social Studies, Character Education, Documentary, Education, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, Geography, Science, Social Issues, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2000
Running Time:  19:16
Closed Captions:  Yes

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A Crack in the Pavement is a two-part video set that shows children, teachers and parents how, working together to green their school grounds, they can make positive changes in their communities. Growing Dreams gives an inspirational overview of school ground greening. It shows what kids have done to transform bare pavement into dream schoolyards: growing trees for shade, flowers for butterflies, vegetables for a food bank; building a greenhouse, a rooftop garden and constructing a courtyard pond as an outdoor classroom and refuge for wildlife.

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