ERIC Number: EJ920583
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
Alien Contact: Proof Positive or a Case of Let's Play Pretend?
DiSpezio, Michael A.
Science Scope, v34 n7 p72-75 Mar 2011
Explore claims of extraterrestrial life and our efforts to communicate with inhabitants of worlds outside our solar system. Even though there's no "proof positive" for extraterrestrial life-forms of any flavor, we've set the stage for applying a battery of critical-thinking skills to the valid analysis of scientific data. (Contains 3 figures and 5 resources.)
Descriptors: Science Activities, Astronomy, Thinking Skills, Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Discovery Processes, Instructional Design, Science Fiction, Teaching Methods, Class Activities
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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