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Teaching science fact with science fiction

Author: Gary Raham
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book will provide you with: an overview of the past 500 years of scientific thought and the literature of science fiction that it inspired; suggestions for finding and adapting the kind of science fiction that will work best for your classroom; detailed ideas and resources for teaching concepts in the physical, earth, space, and life sciences as well as in history and mathematics; and suggested activities for  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Raham
ISBN: 1563089394 9781563089398
OCLC Number: 53953771
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 139 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Using fiction to turn kids on to science --
The origins of science and science fiction: serendipity and genius --
1850-1950: a century of mystery, awe, and power --
1950-2000: a half-century of space travel, computers, and biorevolutions --
What kind of science fiction is right for you? --
SF resources and lesson plans: the physical sciences --
SF resources and lesson plans: earth and space sciences --
SF resources and lesson plans: the life sciences --
SF resources across space-time and the curriculum.
Responsibility: Gary Raham.
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The literature of science fiction packs up the facts and discoveries of science and runs off to futures filled with both wonders and warnings. and detailed lesson plans for an earth science unit  Read more...

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