The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Listening to Distant Worlds - Class Activity
Sagan believes strongly in the importance of distant worlds, including those in our solar system. He sees them as tantalizing and inspiring, certainly worthy of our study and exploration. The storms on the planet Jupiter produce radio waves that are often detectable on Earth through the use of a simple radio tuned somewhere in the range between 15 and 38 MHz. Organize a listening session at an appropriate time, and invite students to bring in appropriate radios to aid in...
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