This course evaluates the future through science fiction; it looks at the best and worst future possibilities if present trends in society and present human traits continue.

Course Details

Note
The required novels may be available at a local library or bookstore.
Course Outline
Unit 1: Exploration: Why Must Humans Explore?
Unit 2: Responsibility: Can Humans Be Trusted?
Unit 3: Storytelling: Eveyone Has an Important Story to Tell
Cumulative Review 1
Unit 4: Civilization: How Do You Heal an Injured Community?
Unit 5: Creation: How Do Humans Adapt to New Technology?
Unit 6: The Future: Where Will Technology Take Us?
Cumulative Review 2
Syllabus
Textbooks
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I Robot (Required)
by: Asimov
ISBN: 9780553294385
Novel
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Martian Chronicles (Required)
by: Ray Bradbury
ISBN: 9781451678192
Novel
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Speaker For The Dead (Required)
by: Card
ISBN: 9780812550757
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