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Science Fiction

See also: Literature - Genres - Fantasy

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All Summer In A Day, Part 2
From YouTube, produced by Learning Corporation of America
This video is based on a short story by Ray Bradbury. It has a futuristic setting where students live on a rainy planet and long for the sun to visit. Everything is dull and grey with the exception of one little girl who remembers what the beauty and... [more]
January 14, 2011 at 09:20 PM
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All Summer In A Day, Part 3
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The ending. (8:36)
January 14, 2011 at 09:21 PM
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Imaginantes - El Hombre Ilustrado (Ray Bradbury)
From YouTube, produced by Alejandra Pastrana Oliver
Este anuncio de Televisa describe el autor, Ray Bradbury, y su serie de cuentos de historia ficción llamado El Hombre Ilustrado. Este vídeo se puede usar para introducir al autor o para introducir esta novela. (1:31)
September 7, 2012 at 07:30 PM
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Science Fiction-Science Fact
From YouTube, produced by European Space Agency (ESA)
Science fiction has always provided inspiration and ideas for the scientists and engineers who design and build real spacecraft.  Many of our current technologies were predicted long ago in science fiction stories.  Arthur C. Clarke, scientist turned... [more]
July 13, 2009 at 03:53 PM
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All Summer In A Day, Part 1
From YouTube, produced by Learning Corporation of America
This video is based on a short story by Ray Bradbury. It has a futuristic setting where students live on a rainy planet and long for the sun to visit. Everything is dull and grey with the exception of one little girl who remembers what the beauty and... [more]
January 14, 2011 at 09:19 PM
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Isaac Asimov on Changes in Science Fiction after 1949
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Legendary SF author Isaac Asimov discusses the transformation of science fiction from the 1950's to 1971 (when this interview occurred). This interview is t...
January 2, 2011 at 02:49 PM
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Why Does Science Fiction LOVE Dystopias?
From YouTube, produced by CineFix
If it's machines taking over, aliens invading or diseases wiping us out, Science Fiction films have a proclivity for dystopian futures. So, let's put the entire genre on the couch and take a look at why Sci-Fi always heads for the end of the world. (... [more]
February 18, 2020 at 07:58 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Science Fiction Inspires the Future of Science | National Geographic
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From Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” to “The Jetsons’” Rosie the robot, these sci-fi creations have inspired real-world inventions. (13:08)
February 18, 2020 at 07:49 PM
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How Does Science Fiction Influence the Real World?
From YouTube, produced by The Economist
Steven Spielberg’s new film “Ready Player One” imagines a future where people live much of their lives in virtual reality. Do science fiction’s predictions of the future ever come true? Yes. And, it’s no surprise, given that the tech industry is led ... [more]
February 18, 2020 at 07:53 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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What is Science Fiction?
From YouTube, produced by Nichole Carter
Description of science fiction genre, allowing students to understand the key elements, the purpose, the themes, conflicts, and foreshadowing that might be seen in science fiction. (05:23)
February 18, 2020 at 07:55 PM
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