Simon Says

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Children will be entertained as well as educated by the animated adventures of Simon the Hippo, Peep the Bird and their friends as they learn how to protect the environment by using the Three R's: Reducing, Reusing and Recycling.

Featuring the "It's A Jungle Out There!"Ìâ gang by Denis Thomopoulos, "Simon Says 'Let's Stop Climate Change!'" is an animated adventure that teaches and empowers kids on this important environmental issue.

Topics covered include Global Warming, the Greenhouse Effect, the Food Chain, Carbon Footprints, and eco habits like the "Three Rs" (Reducing, Reusing, Recycling), Composting, and Carbon Offsetting.

The DVD includes the animated film plus an introduction from the creator, bonus cartoons, an interactive quiz, film chapters correlated to National Science Standards, a 14" x 19" foldout wall poster, a 45 page eHandbook (with lesson plans, puzzles, coloring pages, sheet music, and more), Closed Captioning, Spanish translations, mp3s of songs, and wallpapers.
Advance Praise: "This film connects kids to their planet with an understanding of how climate change affects them and what they can do to help stop it - all with characters my family just loves!" - Davis Guggenheim, director of "An Inconvenient Truth"

"The global warming issues that the film communicates are scientifically sound. Plus the film will be great fun for students!" - Stephen H. Schneider, Ph.D. The Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Stanford University and recipient of the 2007 collective Nobel Peace Prize

"My students and I love this DVD! Colorful, engaging, the 'Simon Says' film really helped my class learn about and understand the complexities of Climate Change. We also loved the music and how it was infused into the messages." - Kirsten Riley, elementary school teacher, NJ

"My kids love this DVD! They've watched it 5 times in 2 days and are singing the songs and becoming little eco warriors! It even inspired them to have a Climate Change Bake Sale where they raised $80 for planting trees to offset their carbon footprints!" - Megan Crawford, mother of two, CA

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