A Simple Question: The Story of STRAW
Catalogue Number: TVP002
Producer: Video Project, Inc.
Subject: Documentary, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Science, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Sociology
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: United States
Copyright Year: 2010
Running Time: 36
A Simple Question looks at an innovative program that brings together students of all ages, their teachers, community groups and local land-owners to undertake habitat restoration and preserve endangered species.
“"STARRED REVIEW. Top 25 Videos for Students....." A welcome addition to school and public libraries, this well produced, tightly edited program is just the thing for spurring similar hands–on activities and for encouraging kids to get involved.”
“Highly recommended. A must for all teachers who are thinking about organizing a project with students and the community. This documentary is a true testament to the fact that every person, young or old, and with the help of others, can work in a positive and constructive manner to become good stewards of the environment in an effort to create a better tomorrow.”
—Educational Media Reviews Online
"Inspiring. Recommended for students and adults seeking ways actively to make a difference in their local environments."
- Library Journal
“Recommended. A well-crafted and inspiring example of young people developing both eco-awareness and leadership skills. DVD extras include extended conversations with ecologists and authors.”
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