space & quantum physics: neil deGrasse tyson | 10 pieces of truth and 10 false statements | ESL & ELT activities

 

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains 10 things that we have heard all our life and re-told but are completely false. 

ESL & ELT activity | trivia

1- read the following sentences and decide whether they are True or False (according to you, to your knowledge )

2- then, watch the first video and take notes.  change any of your answers in exercise 1 if necessary (according to what is said in the video by neil )

3- now, watch the second video and take notes.  change any of your answers in exercise 1 if necessary (according to what is said in the video by neil )

4- you can go to this link to correct yourself: https://bestofmvm.wordpress.com/2017/04/03/space-quantum-physics-neil-degrasse-tyson-10-pieces-of-truth-and-10-false-statements-esl-elt-activities-self-correction-key/

  1. total solar eclipses are rare …. T  or F ?

  2. the milky way is the only existing galaxy … T or F ?

  3. at high noon the sun is directly overhead … T or F ?

  4. the hubble is a telescope … T or F ?

  5. Edwin hubble discovered there were many galaxies thanks to the satellites … T or F ?

  6. is venus a planet ? … T or F ?

  7. the universe is expanding … T or F ?

  8. quantum mechanics and quantum physics were discovered in the 1920’s … T or F ?

  9. quantum mechanics and physics are the science of the small, of neutrons, particles, nueclei and protons… T or F ?

  10. the sun sets in the west … T or F ?

  11. the sun rises in the east … T or F ?

  12. everything that goes up, must come down … T or F ?

  13. the sun is a yellow star … T or F ?

  14. both scientists and politicians are worried at the same level about climate change … T or F ?

  15. he, as an educator, prefers to educate the electorate than the elected politicians and representatives … T or F ?

  16. earth is 6,000 years-old  … T or F ?

  17. dark matter is god … T or F ?

  18. if neil is about to be executed, he prefers to be cremated … T or F ?

 

 

 

 

 

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