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Teach science with science fiction films : a guide for teachers and library media specialists / Terence W. Cavanaugh, Cathy Cavanaugh.

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Author/Creator:
Cavanaugh, Terence W.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2004
Imprint:
Worthington, Ohio : Linworth Pub., c2004.
Format:
  • Book
  • vi, 175 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-172) and indexes.
Contents:
  • 1. Science fiction films as an educational tool : Why learn science? ; What is science fiction? ; Why use science fiction to teach science? ; Research on teaching science with science fiction films ; Common fallacies and errors in science fiction films ; How to use science fiction in the classroom ; The library media center ; How to use the materials in this book ; Guidelines for repurposing films ; How to get science fiction films ; Standards-based teaching ; Educational technology standards ; National science standards matrices
  • 2. Human biology : Fantastic voyage ; Star trek®: Immunity syndrome ; Catalyst enzymes activity
  • 3. Animal biology : Star trek®: Operation annihilate ; THEM ; Acceleration due to gravity and reaction time activity
  • 4. Plant biology : Day of the triffids ; The thing ; Flower dissection activity ; Build a flower activity
  • 5. Chemistry : The Andromeda strain ; Star trek the next generation®: Home soil ; Conductivity tester activity ; pH and indicators activity ; Crystal growth activity
  • 6. Earth science : Journey into amazing caves ; Journey to the center of the earth ; Twister ; Severe weather observation activity ; Construct a tornado bottle activity
  • 7. Environmental science/ecology : X-Files(TM): Darkness falls ; Star trek® IV: The voyage home ; Star trek®: The trouble with tribbles ; Qualitative testing of carbon dioxide: a pollutant activity ; Growing triops activity ; Animal population survey: tag and recapture activity
  • 8. Geology : Dante's peak ; Jurassic Park ; Crystal systems activity ; Fossil formation activity
  • 9. Marine science : Finding Nemo ; It came from beneath the sea ; Jaws ; Using fish anatomy to determine habitat activity ; Shark key activity
  • 10. Physics : Star trek: the next generation®: Booby trap ; Destination moon ; Forbidden planet ; Personal radiation dose activity ; Size of the sun and moon activity ; Free fall and forces activity
  • 11. STS: Science technology and society : The day the earth stood still ; Star trek®: Devil in the dark ; Fly away home ; Build an electric motor activity ; Panorama diorama activity.
Contributor:
Cavanaugh, Cathy.
Subjects:
ISBN:
1586831712
9781586831714

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