10 things
Cloverfield (2008)
 
Concept featured in clip: New Species
Location of clip: DVD: 41:50-42:28

 


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Summary of clip: Hud, Rob, Lily, and Marlena are walking towards the other side of the city to rescue Beth. After seeing the new clips and hearing speculation from startled eyewitnesses, the group starts discussing what the monster could be. Hud also mentions the idea that there is so much that we do not know about the ocean.
Connection of flickclip to the concept: So many species and habitats have yet to be studied or even discovered. Every year scientists discover more and more new species, most frequently in our rainforests.
Suggestions to teachers:
1. Suggested questions for students after viewing the clip:

a. What type of environmnet do you think contains the most undiscovered species? Why do you think this is so?

b. Many scientists believe that thousands of species are becoming extinct that we don't even know about. Why could this be detrimental to us?

c. What do you think we could do to prevent this?