Nearly 40 years ago, two Voyager spacecraft left our planet carrying gold-plated records of information about Earth’s organisms and cultures. This activity challenges your students to craft a contemporary Golden Record of sounds, images, and information portraying the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
Features a selection of Science Friday stories and videos from the previous week, chosen specifically for classroom use. Each piece of media is paired with a quick summary, discussion questions, a transcript, and activity suggestions. This week: an ancient ancestor, biocontrol, island invasives, and digital language.