9780789128485

The Sci-Fi Factor

  • ISBN13:

    9780789128485

  • ISBN10:

    0789128489

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-06-30
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning

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Table of Contents

Prologue A. D. 2267 4(5)
John Frederick Nims
CREATING CONTEXT
9(134)
``Beam Me Up, Scotty''
Concept Vocabulary
What's The `Science' in Science Fiction?
11(34)
Thinking Skill Analyzing
Backward Step
12(10)
Paul Jennings
Robot Dreams
22(8)
Isaac Asimov
Terraforming Mars
30(6)
Margarita Marinova
Christopher P. McKay
A Martian Sends a Postcard Home
36(2)
Craig Raine
Mariana
38(7)
Fritz Leiber
Responding to Cluster One
Writing Activity Yes/No: We Should Terraform Mars
44(1)
Who's Out There?
45(38)
Thinking Skill Hypothesizing
Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed
46(16)
Ray Bradbury
Project Blue Book
62(6)
What's Alien You?
68(3)
Dave Barry
In Communication with a UFO
71(1)
Helen Chasin
Puppet Show
72(11)
Fredric Brown
Responding to Cluster Two
Writing Activity Hypothesis: There Are/Are Not Other Intelligent Beings In The Universe
82(1)
What Can We Learn From Science Fiction?
83(38)
Thinking Skill Drawing Conclusions
The Star Beast
84(8)
Nicholas Stuart Gray
From Science Fiction to Science Fact
92(4)
Julie Nobles
Lose Now, Pay Later
96(8)
Carol Farley
The Water Traders' Dream
104(2)
Robert Priest
The Helping Hand
106(15)
Norman Spinrad
Responding to Cluster Three
Writing Activity Life's Little Lessons
120(1)
Thinking on Your Own
121(22)
Thinking Skill Synthesizing
SQ
122(11)
Ursula K. Le Guin
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace
133(2)
Richard Brautigan
Minister Without Portfolio
135(7)
Mildred Clingerman
The Choice
142(1)
W. Hilton-Young
Responding to Cluster Four
143

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