ET in the Universe
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This learning module and related in-class activity is meant to expose students to the SETI program.
Students should be able to:
- Explain SETI protocols and their ethical implications
Context for Use
This module is to be utilized at the end of a full-term of Mars-related topics in conjunction with Earth science processes. Given its unique topic, however, this activity can be adapted for any course at any time.
Description and Teaching Materials
Compiled In-Class Activities and Homework
- In-Class Activity 1: Calling Earth
Teaching Notes and Tips
- The In‐class Activity can be easily modified to be used as a homework assignment.
- The Crider and Weston (2012) article (in References and Resources) can be used to create an additional In-Class Activity if desired.
Each In-Class Activity and Homework has its own measure of Assessment.