Would you like to get your students involved in an authentic search for extraterrestrial intelligence? The SETI@home project is an ongoing science experiment harnessing the power of computers via the internet. The project is a great inspirational tool that involves students in the thrill of science and motivates them to learn more about the astronomy, mathematics, physics, biology, and technology involved in the search for intelligent life in the universe.
Ideas For Use
Lesson plans and curriculum materials dealing with the question of life in the universe have been developed by the SETI Institute with sponsorship from the National Science Foundation and NASA (see "On the web," p. 61).
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Science as Inquiry
Scientific habits of mind
|Intended User Role:||Curriculum Supervisor, High-School Educator, Teacher
|Educational Issues:||Classroom management, Community involvement, Educational research, Inquiry learning, Instructional materials, Integrating technology, Teacher content knowledge, Teacher preparation, Teaching strategies
|Requirements:||Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
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