Using Science Fiction Movie Scenes to Support Critical Analysis of Science

by: Alan Kafka and Michael Barnett

This article discusses the pedagogical advantages and challenges of using science-fiction movies and television shows in an introductory science class for elementary teachers. Two instructional episodes are described in which scenes from the movies Red Planet and The Core are used to engage students in critiquing science as presented in the films.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2007Stock # jcst07_036_04_31Volume 036Issue 04

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