Learning objects Sites2See: How to communicate with aliens

TLF ID M016368

Through the ages humans have used symbols and symbol systems to communicate with one another. Students are challenged to compile a message that could be understood by anyone in the world and possibly beyond.





Educational details

Educational value
  • This multidisciplinary resource relates to science and technology because it refers to the spacecraft Voyager 2 that was launched in 1977 containing a message for extra-terrestrial intelligent life. It could promote discussion of Science as a Human Endeavour.
Year level

5; 6

Topics Symbols
Learning area
  • The Arts
  • English
  • Health and physical education
  • Science
  • Technologies

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Organization: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Organization: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education and Communities, 2013.