Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Astrobiology and Discovering Life in the Universe

Discovering Life in the Universe

Former NASA Chief Historian Steven J. Dick talks about discovering life in the universe.

Description

Steven J. Dick talks about astrobiology and the process of discovering life in the universe.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How does Steven Dick explain astrobiology?
  • What are the three components to his approach on the responses to astrobiology?
  • Explain the historical cases he presents to assist with his research.
  • Describe the media’s role in these cases and its effect on the public.
  • Explain the discovery process that Steven Dick discusses.
  • Explain the culture contact that Steven Dick discusses as part of his third phase, analogy.

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Analogy
    • Astrobiology
    • Astronomer
    • Culture Contact
    • Great Moon Hoax Of 1835
    • Microbial
    • Nannofossil
    • Nasa
    • Renaissance
    • Satire
    • Sir John Herschel
    • Solar System
    • Tabloid
    • Universe
    • War Of The Worlds

    Topics

    Science & Technology

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity