American Experience – Rachel Carson PBS Documentary
1.)What book did Rachel Carson write before “Silent Spring” ?
2.)In 1963 according to the National Academy of Sciences, what Percentage of crops are sprayed with Insecticides?How many Total Acres of land are spread each year in America ?
3.)The Surgeon General of the United States and advocates for the War on Insects state that the use of DDT is important in the control of what, at home and worldwide ?
4.)According to the Government and Scientist do Insecticides like DDT pose and risk to Humans or the Environment if used IAW the Labels & Directions and in “Small Amounts” ?
5.)Excerpt of Rachel Carson’s book “Silent Spring” were first published where ?
6.)What impact did “Silent Spring have on Washington / Food and Drug Administration ? what about the Dept. of Agriculture ? President Kennedy ?
7.)Was Pesticides found in Drinking Water ? Are there Set Tolerances for Pesticides in Drinking Water ?
8.)How much did the Government Agencies of the time know about the Long-Term effects on the Environment, Animals and Humans ? How many Pesticides have been Studied at this time ?
9.)What percentage of Produce is the FDA able to Sample each year ?
10.)Quote by Jean Rostand, “The obligation to endure gives us _________________.”