The Green-Eyed Monster
By Sarah Lane
May 22, 2004, 13:35 PST


                ‘The Green-Eyed Monster’

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Grade Level
- 7-12, College

Subject - Science

Keywords - based-on-comic, good-versus-evil, invulnerability, marvel-entertainment, radiation, radical-transformation, sabotage, super-genius, super-strength, super-villain, superhero, based-on-tv-series, monster, rage, part-computer-animation, swat-team, incredible-hulk, marvel-comics, anti-hero, geneticist, genetics, technology, blockbuster, martial-arts

Author - Sarah M. Lane

Affiliation - ClassBrain, Inc.

Date - 3 July, 2003

Duration - 1-4 class periods

Background - The Green-Eyed Monster - What part of your personal appearance do you think resembles that of your parents? How about your personality? It’s amazing to notice, once you take a deeper look, that there are actually a set number of possibilities concerning your genetic make up. Just as Bruce Banner inherited a not-so-positive trait from his father, we take on much of our parents composition and then some.

Objective - With the help of the Dolan DNA Learning Center and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, you will explore DNA from the beginning, which includes lessons on Classical Genetics, Molecules of Genetics, Genetic Organization and Control, and an excellent Animation section. You will also learn more about Johann Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics. The objective of this lesson plan is to explore the process by which genetic traits are passed on.

Resource & Materials - Internet Resources, Vocabulary Sheet

Available Worksheets - None

Film 1: Hulk (2003)

Synopsis - “
A top secret military project hires prestigious university students to assist create a cell altering machine called the 'gammasphere'. Lead of the group is arrogant Bruce Banner, mainly complimented by compassionate Betty Ross. When the gammasphere goes wrong, Bruce Banner is afflicted with the ability to turn into a mammoth creature soon dubbed 'The Hulk', a manifestation of his own inner demons that he mutates into when it is emotionally triggered. A ruined, Jeckyll and Hyde man he may be, but a ruined man may prove to be a heroic one when a villain emerges, and close...” - Source - IMDB

Genre -

Rating -

Family Rating - Screen It!

Running Time -
137 minutes

Primary Actors -
Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliot, Josh Lucas, Nick Nolte

Director -
Ang Lee

Music -
Danny Elfman, Mychael Danna

Screenplay -
John Turman, Michael France, James Schamus

Producers -
Avi Arad, Kevin Feige

Studio -
Universal Pictures

Related Internet Sources -

The Insider’s Guide to the Hulk
A world premiere special hosted by Josh Lucas and Sam Elliot will explore never-before-seen clips of The Hulk, special-effects tours, behind-the-scenes footage, and on-set interviews with primary actors. Get the upcoming TV Schedule, exclusive video clips, and storyboards.

The Hulk
Check out Hulk in The Game, The Ride, Marvel Comics, the T.V. Series, and the DVD. Also bid on props used in the movie.
Source: Universal Pictures

Hulk Trailer
See the trailer for this movie courtesy of Apple.

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