Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Mini Poster

Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom (1984)

 

 
Concept featured in clip:
Biodiversity
Location of clip: DVD: 31:45 - 33:30

 


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Summary of clip: Indiana Jones and his two companions are sitting around a campfire in a tropical rainforest. The woman is frightened by a number of animal species.

Connection of flickclip to the concept: This clip is an engaging way to introduce the topic of biodiversity in tropical rainforests.
Suggestions to teachers:
1. Suggested questions for students when viewing the clip:

a. How many different species did you notice in the clip?

b. How man plant species did you notice?

c. If you didn't notice any plant species, why not?

d. What does the incredible biodiversity of rainforests mean ecologically, i.e. can you see this range of biodiversity in any other ecologic environment?

e. What does this imply about the need for preservation of tropical rainforests?

2. This clip can introduce a learning cycle on preservation and conservation of endangered animals, sensitive environments to deforestation, and/or global warming.