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Conversation questions Museums
Facts Songs
Films Stories
Flashcards and Cliparts Television
Games Videos
Glossary Vocabulary
Interactive activities Webquests

(Updated on 16/03/2016)

 

 

Related pages :

CRYSIS 2
Magic / Mysteries
Space

 

 

Vocabulary:

 

Museums :


 

  • Museum of unnatural mystery (unmuseum.org)
    "Are there really flying saucers?
    What killed the dinosaurs?
    Is there something ancient and alive in Loch Ness?
    The Museum takes a scientific look at these, and other, questions."


 

Facts :


 

 

  • Why the French state has a team of UFO hunters - 4 November 2014
    "Thousands of UFO sightings are reported every year but not many countries are willing to spend money investigating them
    - there is just one dedicated state-run team left in Europe. Is France onto something?"

    (BBC)

 

  • Top 10 UFO incidents in the UK
    "Former MoD UFO specialist Nick Pope reveals the UK's most bizarre alien encounters."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

  • NASA Scientist Discovers Evidence of Ancient Alien Life - March 5, 2011
    Fossils of Cyanobacteria in CI1 Carbonaceous Meteorites 
    "These fossilized bacteria are not Earthly contaminants but are the fossilized remains of living organisms which lived in the parent bodies of these meteors, e.g. comets, moons, and other astral bodies. The implications are that life is everywhere, and that life on Earth may have come from other planets... "I believe these findings indicate that life is not restricted to Earth, but is broadly distributed, even outside our solar system" said Dr. Hoover, Ph.D.  NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL."

    (cosmology.com)

 

 

  • SETI Research
    "SETI, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, is an exploratory science that seeks evidence of life in the universe by looking for some signature of its technology...
    In 2005, a NASA grant was awarded for work on signal detection for the Allen Telescope Array.  " 

    (seti.org)

    SETI
    It "is the collective name for a number of activities people undertake to search for extraterrestrial life.
    SETI projects use scientific methods to search for electromagnetic transmissions from civilizations on distant planets."

    (Wikipedia)

  • UFO closes China airspace
    "A CHINESE airport was dramatically closed after an ALIEN craft was detected by baffled air traffic controllers."

    + a VIDEO
    (thesun.co.uk)

  • Stephen Hawking: alien life is out there, scientist warns
    "Stephen Hawking has suggested that aliens almost certainly exist but has warned humanity not to try to contact them...
    Hawking says that they could be microbes...
    Contact with alien life could spell disaster for the human race."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

  • One in five adults believe aliens are on earth, disguised as humans
    "Aliens are living on earth disguised as humans, according to one fifth of adults in a new global survey...
    The poll questioned 23,000 adults in 22 countries and found that more than 40 per cent of people from India and China believe that alien life exists
    with a human facade on this planet.
    European respondents in the survey were more sceptical with only eight per cent of people from Belgium, Sweden and the Netherlands convinced
    that life from outer space exists on earth.
    .."
    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

  • UFO 'sightings' revealed in archive files from 1990s
    "Thousands of UFOs have been spotted in the last 20 years around the UK, according to newly released documents."
    - with a slideshow

    (BBC)



    See Videos

    Strange sightings and close encounters
    "The latest release of once top-secret documents regarding UFO sightings in the UK sees another round of odd sketches, strange sightings and close encounters set free into the public domain."
    (BBC)

  • Royal Society meet to discuss if extra-terrestrials are here on Earth
    "The conference will also address the social implications of the search for alien life. Albert Harrison, from the University of California, Davis, will discuss how human beings might respond to the discovery of extraterrestrial intelligence."

    (timesonline.co.uk)

  • Is there anybody out there? - UPDATED
    "What will aliens look like if we find them?...
    These are just some of the questions that will be discussed at a two-day conference starting today (Monday 25 January) at The Royal Society in London. The discussion meeting The detection of extra-terrestrial life and the consequences for science and society is the first to take place in the Royal Society’s 350th anniversary year.
    Astronomers are now able to detect planets orbiting stars other than the Sun where life may exist, and living generations could see the signatures
    of extra-terrestrial life being detected. "

    (royalsociety.org)

  • Files released on UFO sightings
    "Secret files on UFO sightings have been made available for the first time by the Ministry of Defence."
    + In pictures: The UFO files
    (BBC)

 

  • Call for US to re-open UFO file
    "A group of former pilots and government officials has called on the US government to re-open an investigation into claims of UFO sightings."
    (BBC)

 

  • How UFOs Work (howstuffworks.com)
    - Are UFOs Real or Science Fiction?
    - Is the Government Hiding Something?
    - Abducted by Aliens?
    - Close Encounters Throughout History
    - How Crop Circles Work... (howstuffworks)

 

  • UFOs - THE ROSWELL STORY - dossier (science.howstuffworks.com)

 

Glossary :

 

Flashcards et Cliparts :

  • Flashcards : Ghosts, trolls and aliens everywhere in the house. (bogglesworldesl.com)



 

Listening :

  • Listening Quizzes (about.com) :

    -
    Do you believe in UFOs?
    "You will hear
    John and Sue talking about UFOs and whether or not they believe in them... Choose the correct answer from the multiple choice answers."

    -
    John's UFO Sighting
    "You will hear John who is reporting a UFO he has seen.
    Write down the answers to the questions and then click on the arrow to see if you have answered correctly."

 

Conversation questions :

 

INTERACTIVE activities :

 

 

Activities TO PRINT :

 

 

Lesson plans :

  • The daily routines of monsters, zombies, ghosts and aliens - a lesson plan (onestopenglish.com)
    "Aim:
    - Practise third person -s
    - Practise talking and writing about routines
    - Practise saying and writing common action verbs
    - Practise making questions about days, times and routines
    - Make a poster"

 

Webquests :

 

Games :

  • Alien Language - interactive game
    + spelling, grammar and sentence construction.
    "The aliens are on a mission to collect creatures from around the galaxy. Blast off and learn the parts of the body with them."

    There are four main activities:
    - The Transporter
    - The Body Museum
    - The Hospital
    - Who Wants to be a Winner
    + A visual dictionary, with pronunciation

    (alienlanguage.co.uk)

 

Stories :

  • "Oh and Ah" is a free online e-story you can listen to. (fonetiks.org)

 

 

Cartoons : - UPDATED

 

 

 

Films :

  • Film Review : E.T. (texte + symboles) - (symbolworld.org)

 

 

Videos :

 

 

  • UFOs: more top secret files released - with a VIDEO
    "The Ministry of Defence have released more of its intriguing files on UFO sightings, including a flying Toblerone and an object hovering over former Conservative leader Michael Howard's house."

    (telegraph.co.uk)



    See Facts

 

Television :

 

Songs :

  • Eric's Songlist: Space & Aliens (ericssonglists.blogspot.fr)

  • The Beatles - 'Across the Universe'
    "Words are flying out like
    endless rain into a paper cup
    They slither while they pass
    They slip away across the universe
    Pools of sorrow waves of joy
    are drifting thorough my open mind
    Possessing and caressing me"

    (lyrics007.com)


    NASA Beams Beatles' 'Across the Universe' Into Space

    "The transmission was aimed at the North Star, Polaris, which is located 431 light years away from Earth."
    "I see that this is the beginning of the new age in which we will communicate with billions of planets across the universe," she (Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono) said." 

    Listen to the song and watch the video.
    (nasa.gov)