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Jacques cousteau

  1. 1. Jacques-Yves CousteauJacques-Yves Cousteau 3-Week Project for3-Week Project for HomeworkHomework
  2. 2. Nationality  Jacques Cousteau came from France.
  3. 3. Living DatesLiving Dates  Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau lived from 11lived from 11 June 1910 to 25June 1910 to 25 June 1997.June 1997.
  4. 4. What did he do to become famous?What did he do to become famous? Jacques Cousteau was a naval officer, explorer,Jacques Cousteau was a naval officer, explorer, ecologist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist,ecologist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher.photographer, author and researcher.
  5. 5. Where did he explore? • He went to the Mediterranean Sea to explore sea creatures and the environment of the sea. • He dived below the Mediterranean Sea to explore the sea creatures' underwater life. • To let other people know, he made a large amount of films.
  6. 6. Honors  During his lifetime, Jacques-Yves Cousteau received these distinctions:  Honorary Companion of the Order of Australia.  National Geographic Society's Special Gold Medal in 1961  Etc.
  7. 7. Important Deeds • He co-developed the aqua-lung, pioneered marine conservation and was a member of the Académie française. • In 1943, they made the film Épaves (Shipwrecks): for this occasion, they used the aqua-lung, which continued the line of some inventions of the 19th century and of the early 20th century. When making Épaves, Cousteau could not find the necessary blank reels of movie film, but had to buy hundreds of small still camera film reels the same width, intended for a make of child's camera, and cemented them together to make long reels.
  8. 8. Books by Cousteau  The Silent World (1953, with Frederic Dumas)  Captain Cousteaus Underwater Treasury (1959, with James Dugan)  The Living Sea (1963, with James Dugan)  World Without Sun (1965)  The Undersea Discoveries of Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1970–1975, 8-volumes, with Philippe Diole)  The Ocean World of Jacques Cousteau (1973–78, 21 volumes) etc.
  9. 9. FilmsFilms  The Silent WorldThe Silent World (1956)(1956)  World Without SunWorld Without Sun (1964)(1964)  Journey to the End ofJourney to the End of the World (1976)the World (1976)  Cries from the DeepCries from the Deep (1981)(1981)  St. Lawrence: StairwaySt. Lawrence: Stairway to the Sea (1982)to the Sea (1982)
  10. 10. Television Series  1966-68 The World of Jacques-Yves Cousteau  1968-76 The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau  1977-77 Oasis in space  1977-81 Cousteau’s Odyssey Series  1982-84 Cousteau’s Amazon Series  1985-91 Cousteau’s Rediscovery of the World I  1992-94 Cousteau’s Rediscovery of the World II
  11. 11. Acknowledgements http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Cousteau http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Where_did_Jacques_Cousteau_explore
  12. 12. Thanks for watching!!!Thanks for watching!!!

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