Predicting the Future
Students examine a timeline of inventions for the last century. They focus on one aspect of science such as medicine, transportation, or communication as they research.
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Wish for the Future
What would be your class's ideal world 30 years in the future? What about 100 years? Use a series of activities to discuss globalization, sustainability, scientific contributions to society, and the global community of which your...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Deep Future: Crash Course Big History #10
A thought-provoking video discusses the end of humanity with multiple possible causes. It also describes the end of the universe. A hopeful message seems unlikely, but the video offers perspective to make you appreciate our special place...
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Is NOT Random?
Twelve fundamental particles exist in our universe, and they interact in exactly four ways. Does this mean we should be able to predict the future? We know entropy increases, but how does that impact us? These questions and more become...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Science Fiction Can Help Predict the Future
Fortune tellers have their glass ball, futurists have their charts of trends, and science fiction writers have their imaginations. Which would you use to predict the future? See what this video has to say about predicting the future.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science
U.S. Census: Using the past to Predict the Future
For learners entering the workforce, deciding what they want to be when they grow up is only the beginning of their career journey. Eighth graders explore the employment growth and decline of their chosen future careers, and discuss...
8th Social Studies & History
Population Pyramids: Powerful Predictors of the Future
Here is a very interesting visual for analyzing a country's shift from a pre-industrial society to one with an industrial or post-industrial economy. The video explains how a population pyramid is used to track a country's position in...
5 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable