Rachel Carson

By: Rachel Barse




She was born on May 27, 1907 in Pennsylvania and died on April 14, 1964 in Silver Springs, Maryland. She died when she was 56.

Contrutition 1

Inspired President John F. Kennedy with her book "Silent Spring" to investigate the ingredients and uses in harmful pesticides.

Contrubition 2

Rachel Carson accelerated research to find ways to naturally and biologically control insects.

Contrubition 3

Rachel ushered the brand new era of environmentalism, accountability, and ecological activism.

Interesting Facts

Rachel Carson wrote many books such as "Silent Spring" and "Under the Sea Wind".

Rachel also served in the U.S Bureau of Fisheries, as an aquatic biologist.

Extra Information

Rachel was raised in a lovely five room farmhouse in Springdale, Pennsylvania.