Titles for booktalks for 7th grade Science Fiction

  • City of Ember/DuPrau
  • Life as we knew it/Pfeffer
  • Last book inthe universe/Philbrick
  • Journey to the center of the earth/Verne
  • 20,000 leagues under the sea/Verne
  • War of the worlds/Wells
  • Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy/Adams
  • Z for Zachariah/O'Brien
  • The house of the scorpion/Farmer
  • Invisible Man/Wells
  • Found (series)/Haddix
  • Shadow Children (series)/Haddix

I love this list Mary. Here is a list I compiled using student recommendations, Booklist and NoveList summaries:

Here are some links that address some of the latest scientific research and cutting edge technologies. Good references for story writing later in the unit.
Solar Maximum

Various Predictions from Ray Kurzweil

Accelerating technologies and a global state

Science Daily: Today's top Science news

A video about the G-Speak program: The interactive screen from the Minority Report