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Rachel Carson was an environmentalist and author of the popular book, Silent Spring. The book highlighted the dangers of using DDT as a pesticide and resulted in a ban of its usage.
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Rachel Carson was the author of Silent Spring, a book that warned of the use of DDT and other insecticidesRachel Carson was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.
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George Washington High in Washington Heights, Manhattan
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No. She was too busy trying to prevent pesticide.
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It's freakingawesome. It's only meant for people who actually WANT a career in marine anything. The problem is they just let anybody into the school. If you don't wanna be there, then just leave.
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Answer She was a marine biologist and she was also a writer in her free time. She enjoyed writing from a remarkably young age. She thought she wanted to major in writing but in January 1928 she switched her major to Marine biology. She wrote about the environment and pesticides.
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no,because her sister died in 1937 and her brother died in a war.
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Paul and Susie Brooks agreed to raise Rachel Carson's great nephew after her death. She did not ask them beforehand but left it up the the executor of her will to contact both Paul Brooks and her friend Dorothy's son to see if either of them would be willing to take on the responsibility.
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she invent stuff that do with science and biology
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Rachel Carson did not actually discover anything. However, she did publish lots of information about the effects of chemicals on health and the environment. She is considered one of the founders of the environmental movement.
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Rachel Carson was a marine biologist and environmentalist. In 1951, she wrote a best seller, "The Sea Around Us" but she is best known for her 1962 book, "Silent Spring," which some sources say launched the environmental movement. This book exposed the dangers of DDT and other widely used pesticides…
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Rachel became a marine biologist because she had an interest in the ocean and wanted to know more about it. When she found out about what some people were doing and how it affected the animals of the ocean she knew she had to put a stop to it.
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She died in Silver Spring, Maryland on April 14, 1964. She had lost her battle with breast cancer.
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annebeer elementary, parnassus high school, and Pennsylvania college.
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mainly in Maine
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she won the nobel peace prize and the howitzer Polk prize of excellence
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yes but i dont know what they were.?!
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She wrote "Silent Spring" which led to the ban of many pesticides.
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She went to college. In 1929 she graduated from Penn. College for Women (now known as Chatham College) with honors. In 1932, she got her M.A. in Zoology from John Hopkins University.
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Rachel Carson is famous because she was a publisher,and a marine biologist.
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Yes, Rachel Carson was the youngest of three children.
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Rachel Carson was a well known author and also a biologist. Rachel never had any children of her own during her lifetime.
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Rachel Carson died by cancer at the age of 56.
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Rachel Carson, weakened by cancer died of a heart attack, while struggling to stop DDT at the same time. She used her last energy to send a message. The message stopped DDT and other pesticides.
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she did her brother robert and sister marian.
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Rachel was never married. She was single until she died in 1964 at age 56.
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She helped kill pesticides and she was cool.
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she didnt... she had cancer
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She did have older siblings. She had a brother, and a sister, Tristan. Her brother fought in World War I in 1914. In 1936, her sister died. So her mother and her took care of her children.
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She was from Pennsylvania and did her work mainly in Maine.
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Disturbed by the profligate use of synthetic chemical pesticides after World War II, Carson reluctantly changed her focus in order to warn the public about the long term effects of misusing pesticides. In Silent Spring (1962) she challenged the practices of agricultural scientists and the government…
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She wrote three books that were a great hit!
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Rachel Carson died on April 14, 1964 at the age of 56.
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Rachel Carson did not have any kids of her own, but she had to take care of her niece's son when she died.
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Rachel Carson was one of the people who helped get rid of DDT and is an inspiration to me because she was a magnificent marine biologist. her books were also very amazing.
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what was so bad about DDT? apart from the fact it gave some people cancer and weak pelican shells? and why was it banned? As biographer Mark Hamilton Lytle writes, Carson "quite self-consciously decided to write a book calling into question the paradigm of scientific progress that defined postwar A…
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She wrote Silent Spring. The first book about potential environmental disaster.
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people did not die from pestisides birds did not become excint pestisides are not being used now so people will be able to live
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Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907.
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Correction: DID Rachel Carson have a brother? Yes she did Robert McLean Carson, named after his father.
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She didn't have any children of her own though she did adopt her nephew after the death of his parents ......she spent her extra time taking care of her family
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Rachel Carson was 57 years old when she died. (may27, 1907-april14, 1964)
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No, She died in 1964.
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she is famous for a lot of reasons. one because she wrote a book The Sea Around Us and it was on the bestseller list for 86 weeks. also because of her hard work a chemical called DDT was banned.
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Silent Spring.
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No she didn't.
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The school was named after scientist Rachel Carson because she is the author of Silent Spring, which inspired people to name the school after her. Her book warned the world about the dangers of the pesticide DDT and ultimately had the poison banned.
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She wrote a book called Silent Spring which was about the effects of DDT on the environment. The book resulted in DDT being banned as an agricultural chemical. If you look on wikipedia you can find more information about her, she did write other books.
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not that i know of I am trying to figure that out
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Rachel Carson went to Pennsylvania College that was only for women. She also got high academic grades.
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Answering this depends on what you consider "privileged" but I don't see anything but lots of hard work, and determination. This is a shortened, condensed version of her childhood, and education. In my opinion, I don't consider this to be a privileged background, inspiring but not privileged.Rachel …
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Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907 and died on April 14, 1964. Rachel Carson would have been 56 years old at the time of death or 108 years old today.
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Rachel Carson died when she was 56 years old. Died April 14, 1964. For more details, please see the site listed below.
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She died of breast cancer she had a hard and rigorous life
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She died of breast cancer in 1964
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growing up she was a quiet child
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She is best known for Silent Spring.
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yes she worked with you
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She died of breast cancer at age 56.
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Rachel Carson died of Breast Cancer.
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Rachel Louise Carson was an American marine biologist/conservationist who founded the environmental movement. Her books such as Silent Springs are recognized for advancing the global environment movement.
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there names are Robert and Maria Carson.
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she lived in a dumpster by mc donalds. she really did im not lieing....
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she was a gold miner who dug up the most gold and realized that it was soft enough to imprint.
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yes she did have 1 pets and named Suzy its spelled different but that's it and it was a husky
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Rachel Carson was 56 when she died on April 14, 1964.
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The specific event that inspired Rachel Carson to name her book "silent spring" is detailed on page 106 and 107 in her book. She describes how in 1954 Michigan State's campus is sprayed for Dutch elm disease. The DDT in the spray turns the campus in to a graveyard for most of the robins that attempt…
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Rachel Carson, writer, scientist, and ecologist, grew up simply in the rural river town ofSpringdale, Pennsylvania. Her mother bequeathed to her a life-long love of nature and the living world that Rachel expressed first as a writer and later as a student of marine biology. Carson graduated from Pen…
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She wrote silent springs to warn people about the bad effects of DDT
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she showed people that they can use nature to help people.
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yes she went to Pennsylvania collage
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She was important because she didn't kill animals and wanted no children to work in the factories.She helped stop people from using pesticides like DDT and so on and she rote great books about ecology.
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breast cancer, her husbands death,heart attacks and much more but i cant think of them!!1
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Yes. But when she died she gave the kid to her brother!
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breast cancer
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She got her MA in Pennsylvania College for Women in zoology. She was a writer and she loved to be in nature. She help ban the pesticide DDT which caused people to get cancer and weak pelican shells.
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Well I know that she worked at a resturaunt.
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The late Rachel Carson (May 27, 1907 - April 14, 1964) is notably remembered for promoting the environmentalist movement through her books Under The Sea Wind , The Sea Around Us , The Edge of the Sea and Silent Spring .
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Rachel Carson was never married.
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Rachel Carson died at age 57 on April 14, 1964. -T&A
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Rachel Carson lived in Springdale, Pennsylvania, where she was born. She stayed there and had a great life there until the pesticides ruined everything. So then, with her brave heart, she tried to stop those bad pesticides- and it worked! And that's why most people look up to her and will remember h…
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Yes His name was Robert McLean Carson.
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no a girlfriend
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Rachel Carson Grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania
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Nothing. For a long time it was thought that it caused birds to lay eggs with thin shells, but this was later discovered to be faulty research.
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she made her self die from cancer and taking to much drugs.
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yes, but it is only grades 7 and 8
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The dates for American marine biologist Rachel Louise Carson were May 27, 1907-April 14, 1964. Her authorship of Under the Sea Wind [1941, 1996], The Sea Around Us [1951], and The Edge of the Sea [1955] proved that nature writings could become bestsellers. Her Silent Spring [1962] has been considere…
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She researched the ocean, marine biology and found out lots of info about the ocean we didn't already know before....
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A school on Flushing, Queens was named after Rachael Carson. The nearby park is also named Silent Spring, which was one of the books Rachael Carson wrote.
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go to ask.com it is better and they dont let people answer ?s.
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Rachel Carson was an ecologist who wrote a book called "The Silent Spring" which showed the negative aspects of pesticides on animals and the environment.
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She lived in Springdale, PA and Silver Spring, MD.
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she never got adopted or adopted children because she dosent have children
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Rachel's mother did. She was the whole reason Rachel took any interest in nature, which became her life long passion. If you want to learn more about Rachel Carson, there are some links below.
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She had an older brother and sister. Her brother died fighting in the war and her sister also died (not from the war) so Rachel Carson and her mom took care of her sisters' kids anne tomson and max tomson.
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Rachel Carson studied wildlife and marine biology in school.
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