Days of Thunder
Iron Man (2008)
Concept featured in clip: Science and Techonology
Location of clip: DVD: 55:29-57:50 & 59:17-1:01:05


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Summary of clip: Tony Stark is in the development stages of what will eventually become the Iron Man suit. He is currently testing the levitation boots. During this time, he enlists the help of several robots to record the process, make calculations, and maintain fire safety.
Connection of flickclip to the concept: Techonolgy is quickly becoming a very large part of our lives. Science and technology are shaping the future every day. Without technology, we would not see the scientific advances that are responsiple for a vast amount of products and knowledge we gain every day.
Suggestions to teachers:
1. Suggested questions for students after viewing the clip:

a. What are some other examples of using technology in science?

b. Why is technology so important to the field of science?

c. What scientific discoveries were due to emerging technology?

d. Do you think it's possible to reach the level of technology Tony Stark is dealing with? Why or why not?