Take a trip to another dimension as you introduce your high school students to the delights and horrors of modern science fiction.

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Delight your students with these eight science fiction short stories for middle school. Young teenagers will love the dystopian themes, futuristic settings, and fantastical (at least, it was...) te...

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Teach your students how to read a movie in just the same way that we closely read literature with this five-day lesson that begins with a study of Brian Aldiss short story, Supertoys Last All Summer Long, the inspiration for A.I. Artificial Intelligence, a 2001 film directed by Steven Spielberg.After analyzing Aldiss futuristic tale of a robot boy who wants only the love of his human mother, share Spielbergs compelling film

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"All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury http://poster.4teachers.org/worksheet/view.php?id=158908

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Website: this site is full of ideas for early concepts on astronomy for teachers and parents alike for children of all ages!

SCIENCE FICTION UNIT 2 WEEKS OF SCI FI SHORT STORY & MOVIE ANALYSIS, SCI FI FUN! - TeachersPayTeachers.com

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Science Fiction that Teaches Science: A sampling of short stories from David Brin that can be used to teach science. Tank Farm Dynamo: This story has been used widely to teach some principles of physics. It illustrates ideas of micro-gravity, orbital dynamics and the problems of life support in outer space. The Giving Plague: Explores concepts of biology ranging from disease and symbiosis to safety of the blood supply, to the very nature of altruism.

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