Watch Scenes from the Film
Get a copy of ON THE BEACH starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, and Anthony Perkins. Watch a few scenes to see how Hollywood can destroy a perfectly good novel.
Invite an Expert
This may not be much fun but will surely be informative if an expert on radiation sickness comes to explain it to the class.
Look for pictures of Ferrari race cars in the 1950s to make copies and display in class.
Show and Tell
Find items mentioned in ON THE BEACH and bring to class to share with everyone. [Example: a narcissus (a silk one if they are not in season), a pogo stick, a steel fishing rod, old spanners, Australian money, a classic Coke bottle, etc.]
Bring travel posters from places mentioned in ON THE BEACH for display in the classroom. [Hint: Montevideo, Uruguay...
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