Science & Nature
In this 1-day class students will explore, discuss, and debate the possibility of aliens, scientific efforts to find alien civilizations, the pros and cons of attempting contact, and more!
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In this 1-day class students will: * cover essential vocabulary * discuss and analyze the Fermi Paradox and the Drake Equation * contemplate and debate the pros and cons of attempting alien contact * analyze and discuss an article in which the late Dr. Stephen Hawking warns about attempting contact with aliens * enjoy the short story “Galactic Zap” by award-winning children’s author David Lubar At the end of this class families will receive a PDF offering exciting ways to take their...
Having served as a K-5 teaching librarian for over a decade I’ve led thousands of students on deep-dives into countless topics ranging from aliens to dinosaurs, time travel to cryptography, treasure hunting to photography. We don’t just read books, we find, analyze, evaluate, and create websites, videos, podcasts and more. We identify places to visit, people to talk to, questions to ask. In other words, we transform interests into passions.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Mr. ContosSchool Librarian - I've Made a Career Out of My Curiosity!
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My teaching philosophy is simple: I believe everyone can get excited about learning when you don’t beat the fun out of it! Let’s not overwhelm kids with soul-crushing grading expectations, punitive assignments, mind-numbing benchmark testing! Let...