Is Space Trying to Kill Us?

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Taking somewhat of a humorous, paranoid viewpoint, this video explores the question of whether or not space objects are likely to take us out. From asteroids, to the sun dying out, to the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, the possibilities are systematically eliminated, at least for now! Where this does not fit into standard space curriculum, it is super engaging and would serve as an interesting attention-grabber at the beginning of any space unit.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Humorous approach
  • Explains why space dangers are low on the list of human concerns
  • Doesn't fit into standard space curriculum