Finding Nemo is one of my favorite movies! From Australia to ocean life, dive into learning with a Finding Nemo unit study!
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Finding Nemo Unit Study
Finding Nemo is one of my favorite movies! In this classic Disney Pixar movie, clownfish Marlin is a good but overprotective father to Nemo. When Nemo is kidnapped by a diver, Marlin braves the oceans in search of his son.
Use Finding Nemo as a springboard for so many different discussion and research topics. Here are a few examples to get you started!
Nemo references Sydney, Australia, the East Australian Current, the Sydney Opera House, and more.
Nemo and Marlin are clownfish. As we explore their journey, we come across a variety of sea animals including:
- Blue tang fish
- Sea anemone
- Sea gulls
- Sea turtles
Weird Sea Creatures by Laura Marsh (National Geographic) (Beginner reader)
Finding Nemo has such a sweet storyline, but one of the reasons it is set apart from other movies is the beautiful, incredible animation of the oceans. Use the movie as a springboard for learning about the oceans!
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