The documentary Aliens of the Ancient World, which airs regularly on the History Channel, is a nearly word-for-word recreation of von Däniken's book. Give students the opportunity to watch the film in class.
Ronald Story published The Space Gods Revealed in 1976, providing an almost page-by-page refutation of the hypotheses and evidence in Däniken's Chariots of the Gods. Give students an opportunity to read this work and write a paper of comparison.
Have students bring a news article to class discussing a point which is relative to the book.
Give students a chance to have a field trip to a local museum or archeological presentation and relate this to the book's theories.
Write a Counter-Theory
Give students a chance to write their own theory which explains the phenomena put forth in Chariots of the Gods.
Write a Letter
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