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  • Dinosaurs On The Island
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    The author is Michael Crichton, and the book is The Lost World. Many people have read this book, along with its predecessor, Jurassic Park, and many people have been enthralled with the thought of living dinosaurs in the 20th century. "What if the dinosaurs did not become extinct What if they still exist" (The Lost World takes off a couple years after the first book. A separate island is discovered, an island where the dinosaurs were actually created. There are two different research groups sent...
  • Immense Jungles Of Costa Rica The Characters
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    Personal Response # 1 After reading the first half of The Lost World I discovered I really enjoyed reading this novel. This surprised me because I was never interested in the movie version of this book. The characters were well developed having different view points and a wide variety of emotions. The characters showed many different motives for their actions, working towards sometimes conflicting goals. The author depicts a detailed setting in the present time period. The plot so far is excitin...
  • Costa Rica And The Lizard Attacks
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    Jurassic Park From the story many questions arise about the condition of the future. With the introduction of biotechnology, what we all want to know is, will this technology be used for the good of mankind? Will it be used to create faster and easier methods of working? Will it be used to create bio-technological replicas of humans that will be able to do our work for us or will the technology be used too misguiding ly and lead to the downfall of humanity? All the questions and more are what pl...
  • Lost Island
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    The Lost World: Summary The Lost World by Michael Crichton is a great science fiction novel about a group of scientists of different fields that go on an expedition to an island to bring back a rich and stubborn scientist from a test expedition tha the cared about more than his life. The 'lost world' is an island off the coast of Costa Rica called IslaSorna on which a company named In Gen (Short for International Genetics Corps. ), genetically engineered and contrived dinosaurs which were extinc...
  • Hammond's Grandchildren
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    Two paleontologists, Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler, were financed by John Hammond, a very wealthy man. The two were visited by a man named Morris who was very interested about Hammond. Apparently he had leased an island off the west coast of Costa Rica for some type of big development that had been in the making for some 10 years. Part of the plan was to buy large quantities of amber, which drew attention from Morris, because amber was of little or no value. Shortly after the visit the two paleon...
  • Grant To The Island
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    Jurassic Park Written By Micheal Crichton Book Report By: YOUR NAME HERE The story starts as a man from an island is brought in. He has severe injuries all over his body. The man comes from the island where scientists have made dinosaurs from DNA found in insects. Well they were building the dinosaur game park some dinosaurs have escaped from the island and have arrived on the mainland. A few people were attacked, including a girl who managed to draw a picture of the little dinosaur before she w...
  • Movie And The Book The Scientists
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    Jurassic Park: The Book and The Movie The story of Jurassic Park was written about fourteen years ago by a man named Michael Crichton. His book has now evolved into three movies of Jurassic Park I, II, and. Steven Speilberg has taken the story of Crichton is transformed it into one of his action packed, suspense thrillers. The first main theme that makes the story of Jurassic Park is its setting. The setting is a huge factor in the understanding of the story. The story takes place on an isolated...
  • Raptors From Grant
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    A previously unknown variety of three-toed lizard begins attacking children in Costa Rica. A sample carcass of the lizard is sent to a lab at Columbia University, where a lab technician, believing it is a dinosaur, calls the renowned paleontologist, Dr. Alan Grant. When Grant receives a fax of the lizard's skeleton, he is shocked to see that it is in fact a dinosaur. Before he can investigate any further, however, Grant and his research partner, Dr. Ellie Sattler, are flown to Isla Nublar, an is...
  • Dinosaurs On The Island
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    The Lost World Private Interview with Dr. Ian Malcolm 1. Dr. Malcolm, what is it about dinosaurs that interests you Well, for me it's the primitive nature. The way they hunt, seek and kill. We have learned so much from that island about the way in which dinosaurs live together and how their behavior is so much different from what we had theorized. That is the one thing that this was so useful for. Studying ancient bones can only give you an idea on how they look and fight. Seeing them in reality...
  • Team Left For The Island
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    Book Report on 'The Lost World " Characters: The main character in the book is Ian Malcolm, a middle aged mathematician and a little bit of an explorer. The man who set up the exploration, Richard Levine, is a rich and reckless yet well known adventurer who spends a lot of his time and money exploring different places around the world and helps at a middle school to give students of ideas of careers in science. Sarah Harding is a zoologist who was hired to possibly deal with some of the animals....
  • Ian Malcolm And Sarah Harding
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    The premise of the novel is discovering the ability to recover and clone fossilized dinosaur DNA from the abdomen of fossilized gnats and mosquitoes preserved in amber (fossilized tree sap). There is a high degree of biotechnological applications as these procedure are explained. The novel has basically three underlying themes: 1. The latest theories on the behavior of dinosaurs and their biological relationship to modern day birds 2. The theory of chaos and the problems with man's attempt to co...

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