-Read about volcanic eruptions and volcanoes in general on the
Peak Fact Sheet.
-Keep these facts in mind as you view the movie.
-As you notice something in the movie that either supports a fact or departs from it in order to create more drama in the movie,
then list it in the appropriate column on this worksheet.
-In complete sentences, answer the questions at the end of this worksheet.
VOLCANO FACTS I READ THAT WERE
VOLCANO FACTS I READ THAT WERE EXAGGERATED OR
1-In Dante's Peak people were told to evacuate their town? Not all people listened
to the geologist and some chose not to evacuate.
Why do you think some people remained?
2-Based on all the facts presented by the geologist (Pierce Brosnan) in the town meeting, if you had been there, would you have listened and evacuated?
3-Why or why not?
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