Jurassic Park Movie Guide | Nature vs Technology | Ethics in Science (PG-13 – 1993)

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This Jurassic Park Movie Guide | Nature vs Technology | Ethics in Science (PG-13 – 1993) invites students to delve into the thrilling world of dinosaurs and the ethical implications of scientific advancement. Explore the themes of nature’s power and the potential dangers of overconfidence in controlling natural environments. Analyze the moral dilemmas presented in the movie and discuss the different characters’ responses to these dilemmas. Reflect on the movie’s portrayal of chaos theory and its application in real-world situations. Debate the ethical implications of current issues in science or technology, using the characters’ responses in Jurassic Park as a starting point. Finally, consider the character development throughout the movie, and discuss how the characters’ experiences and decisions shape their perspectives and actions.

This resource is meant to supplement the viewing of Jurassic Park, see the IMDb listing here.

Check the thumbnails for high resolution sample questions to see if this movie guide is suitable for your students. This resource consists of 12 high-level, short answer reflection and essay questions that will do more than just ask your students to regurgitate information.

This product .zip file includes:

  • A student movie guide, PDF print version (4 pages)
  • An answer key (4 pages) is included, however, some answers will vary as students are encouraged to construct their own meaning throughout the film and many questions are open-ended.
  • A Google Slides Version of the Movie Guide (A PDF with a link to make a copy of the guide to your Google Drive)
  • CCSS alignment indicating standards met, PDF (1 page – see also preview image)
    • CCSS Note: I’ve taken the liberty of aligning certain reading standards with the act of consuming content via the movie instead. Although students aren’t reading they are asked to perform the same cognitive functions on the content that they consumed from the movie.
  • Need a generic movie guide permission slip? Download it free here.

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Here are my tips for using Jurassic Park Movie Guide | Nature vs Technology | Ethics in Science (PG-13 – 1993) in your classroom:

  1. Print one, double-sided movie guide for each student
  2. Preview each question on the movie guide as you come to it before resuming the movie
  3. Pause at the times designated on the movie guide and help students if necessary
    • Discussion here is great, encourage and allow students to share their ideas and thoughts for any question
    • Discourage students from simply copying answers
    • If needed, and if time allows, feel free to rewind and show important parts of the movie for additional analysis
  4. After completing the short answers on the movie guide, allow 5-10 minutes for each essay question at the end
  5. On average, completing this movie guide will require about 30-45 minutes in addition to the length of the movie

Google Classroom | Google Slide | Tips:

    1. Click on the link included in the PDF titled “Google Slides Version” and save a copy of the file to your Google Drive/Classroom
    2. Create an assignment for your students
    3. If you are using this resource for multiple classes and want to separate responses by class, create multiple copies of the Google Slides version with file names such as [Title]ClassPeriod[2] and then create assignments

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Get a feel for these movie guides and see if this resource is right for you. I ask questions that require students to ‘live’ on the higher levels of Bloom’s taxonomy.

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