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G08: L&L What if?: Home

Statement of Inquiry

what if bannerStatement of Inquiry

Science fiction writers use language in innovative ways to speculate about the impact of technological advances on individuals and societies.

Questions

Factual:

  • What are the elements of science fiction?
  • What does social commentary mean?
  • What is speculative fiction?

Conceptual:

  • What is the purpose of science fiction?
  • What is the history of science fiction?

Debatable:

  • Should those in power take the social commentary of science fiction writers seriously?

 
Global Context: 

Scientific and technical innovation; Digital life, virtual environments and the Information Age

Key Concept:

Connections

Related Concepts:

Purpose; Genres

Teacher Librarian / Technology Integrator

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Nadine Bailey