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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
Advancements in military weapons play a major role in this film. If you would like to learn more about Chinese inventions in this area, check this Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technology_of_the_Song_Dynasty#Gunpowder_warfare
A character in this film punches the trunk of an ironwood tree to develop physical strength. Ironwood is known to be one of the densest woods on Earth. While it can refer to many different types of trees, you can read about the ironwood tree found in the U.S. here: http://www.pima.gov/cmo/sdcp/species/iw/illus.html