Also, I found so much great information on Steve's Digicam website. I should have used it instead of my user manual to do the last assignment.
The camera has 1.8" lcd viewer, xD picture card, 4AA batteries and weighs just 10 oz. The image format is jpeg and it has a pop up flash. It takes a 60 second movie with audio as well. You can leave the default settings on Automatic or Manual and adjust the settings yourself.