8. What does Eckels have to do as punishment for this mistake? Is this a just punishment? Why or why not?●He is forced to dig the bullets out of the dinosaurs after he drops it. Yes it was just
9. Why can't the men take the dinosaur home as a "trophy?" What are they allowed to do instead? Do they do this? ● They can't bring it home because it serves as a food source to many other organisms, and is also far to big to bring back. They can instead take a picture with it. 10. At the end of the story, in what ways is the present day different than before? ● The room is slightly different than when they left it, and the sign in the building is spelt very different than proper english, but most of all the dictator president was elected instead of Keith. 11.Besides mud, what does Eckels discover on his boot? How is it important?●A butterfly, which kind of gives symbolism to the “butterfly effect”. 12. What does this story tell us about the human impact of time travel? Do you agree? Explain your opinion. ● Time travel is scary because even though the butterfly effect is a theory it could completely change the history of earth before anyone would ever know it.
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