We found 13 reviewed resources for h.g. wells science fiction
The Evolution of Science FictionLesson Planet
6 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How is it that science fiction writers have displayed the uncanny ability to predict the future? An informational video discusses the genre of science fiction and explains how it has developed. Discussions of specific texts, such...
Title: "The Time Machine" - Topics: Science-TechnologyLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Director George Pal’s film The Time Machine, based on H. G. Wells’ 1895 science fiction novella and starring Rod Taylor, Alan Young, and Yvette Mimieux, is the focus of a lesson that considers the consequences of time travel. Viewers...
"War of the Worlds": A Broadcast Re-CreationLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why did Orson Welles' 1938 Broadcast of a adaptation of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds cause such a panic? To answer this question, class members listen to the original broadcast and research the panic that resulted. They then engage...
Time Travel, Black Holes, and RelativityLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Students read the novel, The Time Machine, and compare H.G. Well's perceptions of the future with those presented in The Third Wave, by Alvin Toffler. They research current scientific and mathematical theories that relate to space and time.
Understanding Mass Media NewsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In an age of fake news and photoshopped images, it is vital that 21st century learners development the skills they need to evaluate mass media and assess its validity. A great way to launch such a study is with a carefully crafted lesson...