Movie Assignment WriteUp††††††††††††† Name ____________________ Section _______________ Date ____________

Title of movie: _________________________________________________________________________

Date viewed: ____________ Where viewed? ______ In class ______ Library ______ Home ______Other

Name three characters in the movie and provide a brief description of their role (what did they do, why were they important to the movie, etc.). Type your answers on a separate sheet of paper.

Describe the PLOT of the movie. What happened from moment to moment? You donít have to provide all the details but describe enough of the plot to give me an idea that you saw the movie from start to finish (!) Type your answers on a separate sheet of paper.

In 500 words or less, write an expository essay that answers ONE of the following questions. Type your answers on a separate sheet of paper.

1. What does the movie teach us about science and oceanography? Provide at least three examples from the movie that relate to processes we are studying this semester.

2. What parts of the movie are scientifically (and oceanographically) accurate and which parts are not? Provide at least three examples of accurate or inaccurate scenes (or a mix of both).

3. What are the major themes of the movie (good versus evil, man versus nature, etc) and how are they supported by oceanographic events in the movie? In other words, how does the ocean support the point that the movie is trying to make? (For example; Technology is bad; Nemo used ocean technology for evil purposes, etc.).

PLEASE E-MAIL THIS ASSIGNMENT IN THE BODY OF AN E-MAIL. YOU SHOULD COPY AND PASTE THE QUESTIONS INTO A WORD PROCESSING PROGRAM, COMPLETE THE ANSWERS, AND COPY AND PASTE THEM INTO AN E-MAIL. THANKS!