A Place in the Choir (Makem and Clancy)
Down to Earth (Peter Gabriel from Wall-E)
Naturally (Huey Lewis & the News)
Theme from Jurassic Park (John Williams from Jurassic Park)
A Butterfly is Patient by Dianna Aston and Sylvia Long
A Seed is Sleepy by Dianna Aston and Sylvia Long
An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Aston and Sylvia Long
Galileo’s Leaning Tower Experiment by Wendy Macdonald
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai by Claire A. Nivola
The Friendly Beasts by Tomie de Paola
Becoming a Redwood by Dana Gioia
God’s Granduer by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Jurassic Park (1993; Sam Neill, Laura Dern) PG13 – Thoughtful, but violent story about arrogance with regard to science and nature. Very Spielberg. Not for the littles or sensitive kids.
Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorenson – Beautiful chapter book about a family who finds healing by moving to a place where “it’s all outdoors here”.
Wall-E (2008; Pixar) G – Thoughtful and interesting story about the relationship of mankind with the earth and with technology.
Africa (BBC; 2013)
Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe by Professor David M. Meyer (The Great Courses – Note: watch for sales!!!)
How the Earth Changed History (BBC; 2010)