TV Show: The Simpsons (Season 2, Episode 4)
Appropriate for: Middle school and above
Dave Shutton, an investigative reporter, approaches Bart and Lisa as they’re fishing and talks to them. In the middle of their conversation, Bart catches a genetically-mutated fish with three eyes, earning him a spot on the front page of the newspaper.
Below are some ideas for using this clip in your lessons.
- What may have caused the mutation in the fish? Why?
- Are genetic mutations important? Why or why not?
- Why is nuclear waste harmful and what problems could it bring by dumping it into a river?
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