VIDEO OUTLINE 4
23, May 2014
Topic: sharks: the misunderstood monster
General Purpose: to inform on the on the myths surrounding sharks asman-eaters
Specific Purpose: at the end of this presentation, my audience willbe able to understand how human beings are of threat to sharks thanhow sharks are threat to human beings.
Central Idea: Sharks are of importance to man, contrary to what wethink of them.
Sharks have been in existence for 200 hundred years more than dinosaurs and have remained unchanged since then.
Many people mistake sharks for being man-eaters and dangerous sea creatures, which are no better living or dead. Information from this speech will reveal how sharks are of great importance to man.
I have had quest for knowledge on sharks since I was a young kid. I have been doing research for sharks for over 15 years.
Sharks are of great importance to human beings than they are thought of. Today, I will talk about the truth about how dangerous sharks are, how we are dangerous to sharks the ways in which we can help to protect them.
Signpost: In my first point, I will discuss the mythssurrounding sharks and how human beings have held to these myths.
Sharks are not an imminent threat to humans
Are you are afraid of driving or flying?
Chances of dying during flying are 111 million
Chances of shark attack is 105000
Media talks more about aircraft accidents because they rarely occur.
Deaths from lightning are more than deaths from shark attacks by double
Transition: Next time you step into an ocean and thinking ofan imminent shark attack, think about how you bought a Pepsi that dayand survived
We are more dangerous to sharks than they are to us
Humans have created a big picture on how sharks are dangerous to us
In a year where 15 people are attacked by sharks, over 100 million sharks die at the hands of human beings
sharks are being used for personal use by human beings
sharks are being used for sporting by human beings
Preparation of shark fin soup.
Millions of sharks have been handled in a brutal manner
Transition:We need to care we are the biggest threat tosharks
How can we do to protect shark
Do not use products from sharks
Do not eat shark fin soup
join organizations aimed at protecting sharks
project aware( Aquatic worlds awareness) with a campaign protect the sharks
sharktrust.org where you can adopt a shark
Transition: Now that you know about sharks, the next step isyours.
Today I have talked about how sharks are dangerous to you and how dangerous you are to sharks. I have also made recommendations on what you can do to help protect them.
The scariest consequence of eliminating sharks from the sea is an ignorance of what would happen. The choice is for us.
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