The Essential Posthuman Science Fiction Reading List
Science fiction has always asked what comes after Homo sapiens. A superhuman version of our species, or a dying planet devoid of intelligent life? This list of 35 essential posthuman novels will get you started answering the big questions too.
Teaching Science Fiction, edited by Andy Sawyer and Peter Wright
The teaching of science fiction, like the naming of cats, is a difficult matter. It's a problem that has been exercising teachers and science fiction fans alike for forty years. At its heart, I thi…
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Science Fiction Stories with Good Astronomy & Physics: A Topical Index by Andrew Franknoi « Astronomical Society
What If - Why Educators Should Teach Science Fiction
An educational video promoting science fiction instruction. No copyright infringement intended. This video was assembled for educational purposes only. No mo...
Using Science Fiction To Help Turn Kids on to Reading... And the Future! An article by author David Brin: Consider the ages from twelve to fifteen, when a person's sense of wonder can bloom or wither, starved by ennui or seared by fashionable cynicism...Sometimes even the right book or film can ignite a fire that lasts a lifetime — you never know."
Locus Young Adult Award
Locus nominations are presented annually to twenty publishers through a process of nomination by readers of Locus magazine. In 1971, when the first such list was compiled, it was not so much an award as an informal poll designed to predict the outcome of (and clarify the choices for) the Hugo awards. Complete Locus Young Adult Award novel listing from 2003-2020
Basic Science Fiction Library
A Basic Science Fiction Library for Teachers: A resource for teachers to access some of the classics of science fiction, wtih works by Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, Octavia Buter, David Brin, Philip K. Dick, and Philip Jose Farmer.
Reading For Future | Psychic Mediums -
Reading for the Future is a grass roots group of parents, teachers and librarians that have banded together to help excite children, to inspire them to read, to study, and to learn by useing Science Fiction in the classroom.
What is Science Fiction? Science fiction predicts change, explores consequences, and studies potential futures. It teaches adaptability and open mindedness in the face of change. It performs "imaginary experiments" to see how people react to change before the change actually happens, and provides a different perspective on our world.