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Bell Ringer: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

A Rise in Reports of UAPs

Scott Bray, deputy director of naval intelligence, discussed a rise in reports of “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena.”

Description

Scott Bray, deputy director of naval intelligence, discussed a rise in reports of “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena" and how the reports are investigated before the House Select Intelligence Subcommittee on Intelligence Modernization and Readiness (INMAR) Subcommittee.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • CLIP #1: According to Scott Bray, why has there been an "increasing number" of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP)?
  • CLIP #1: What are the two "basic issues" that the UAP Task Force addresses, and what is its "main objective?"
  • CLIP #1: Based on the clip, what "initial steps" has the UAP Task Force initiated and what has been learned so far?
  • CLIP #2: What do you see in the first video? What are the five categories that UAPs fall into once resolved?
  • CLIP #2: How many reports has the UAP Task Force database received to date?
  • CLIP #2: What do you see in the second video and the photograph that is displayed? According to Bray, what are the "triangles?"
  • CLIP #2: Why has the UAP Task Force decided to concentrate on a "data-driven process," and why are some results classified?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Airspace
    • Anecdote
    • Asset
    • Atmosphere
    • Aviator
    • Classified
    • Department Of Defense
    • Destigmatize
    • Director Of National Intelligence
    • Flightline
    • Metallurgy
    • Meteorology
    • Nightvision Goggle
    • Optics
    • Slr Camera
    • Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

    Topics

    Science & Technology

    Grades

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