Educator Resources for Aliens

Sure, you want to believe…but what’s the truth about aliens? Do they really exist? Can we contact them? Have they contacted us? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby fill you in on the real story. You’ll learn why searching for extraterrestrial intelligence is so difficult, and how the size of our galaxy and the distance between the Earth and other galaxies makes it an especially tough task. You’ll also find out what SETI is, and how scientists have been scanning the skies for decades, hoping to pick up a signal from an alien intelligence. Tim and Moby explain what alien life forms might be like, and why reports of UFO sightings and alien abductions don’t prove the existence of intelligent life. Boldly go where no student has gone before, and click on this movie to learn more!

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