Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: Ideas Take Flight Video

Video title: Ideas Take Flight

Watch this History of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature video entitled Ideas Take Flight to study the evolution of the science-fiction genre, from Cyrano de Bergerac's Voyage to the Moon, written in 1657, to critically acclaimed works published in the 1970s. Learn how the emergence of nuclear power and other advances in science and technology altered public response to scientific conjecture.

Use this online K12 World Literature video to study and survey Literature and the evolution of the science fiction genre, from Cyrano de Bergerac's Voyage to the Moon, written in 1657, to critically acclaimed works published in the 1970's.

 

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: Ideas Take Flight Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing. Learn about European and World Literature and Science Fiction and Fantasy as Ideas Take Flight. Survey the evolution of the science-fiction genre, from Cyrano de Bergerac's Voyage to the Moon, written in 1657, to critically acclaimed works published in the 1970's.
  • Learn how the emergence of nuclear power and other advances in science and technology altered public response to scientific conjecture.
  • Explore how the futuristic settings of science-fiction works have encouraged writers to speculate about concepts like space warp and time travel, and the social implications of issues such as genetic engineering and germ warfare.
  • Gain an understanding of how science-fiction themes continue to inspire the imagination and appeal to the conscience with insightful disclosures of what is scientifically possible in a vast and changing universe.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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