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MYP G7 English: Unit 4: Science Fiction

💭Statement of Inquiry

Scientific innovations create changes in our human story.

👽What Is Science Fiction?

Fiction Book Genres - 🤔 What Is the Genre of Science Fiction?

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Rey (played by Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and the droid BB-8 contemplate escape from the desert planet Jakku in the science-fiction film Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).

"Space travelrobotsalien beings, and time travel are popular themes in the genre, or type, of literature known as science fiction, or sci-fi. This type of story deals mainly with the impact of science and technology upon society or individuals. Although a science-fiction story may feature imaginary technological developments, the author generally tries to make them seem as if they could really occur—through science, not magic. This sense that the events could possibly happen distinguishes science fiction from the related genre of fantasy."

BrainPOP - Explore the Sci Fi Genre with Madeleine L'Engle's 'A Wrinkle in Time'

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Science Fiction Inspires the Future of Science | National Geographic

Booklist - G7 Science Fiction - Destiny Collection

Booklist - G7 Science Fiction - Sora Ebooks and Audiobooks

Sci-Fi Wisdom

Sci-Fi History