Teaching Pack for the GCSE AQA Exam 2016: Science Fiction Films: Web Links and Videos
for use with the GCSE AQA Unit 1 Science Fiction Films Teaching Pack (2016 exam) from ZigZag Education


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Note: these links are not maintained.

When science fiction becomes fact

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ear4Prg9G8w

http://io9.com/all-the-times-science-fiction-became-science-fact-in-on-1570282491

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/7911939/The-science-fiction-that-turned-into-science-fact.html

http://www.buzzfeed.com/kasiagalazka/science-fiction-things-that-actually-exist-now#.dwmE0ZdKM

 

Public Domain Sci-fi

Public domain Sci Fi films

https://archive.org/details/SciFi_Horror

 

Other public domain

http://www.openculture.com/freemoviesonline

 

Other public domain

http://www.bnwmovies.com/genre/sci-fi

 

Definitive IMDB SCI FI ‘public domain' films

http://www.imdb.com/list/ls002037861/

 

Vintage Movie Archive playlist

https://www.youtube.com/user/vintagemoviearchive/videos

 

IMDB List

http://www.imdb.com/list/ls002037861/

 

Book with illustrations 1901

http://freeread.com.au/@RGLibrary/HGWells/SciFi/TheFirstMenInTheMoon.html

 

BFI

http://www.bfi.org.uk/sci-fi-days-fear-wonder 

 

The Future

Things to Come (1937) (HG Wells)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atwfWEKz00U

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2014-12-31/15-things-back-to-the-future-told-us-wed-have-by-2015

http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/comment/women-film-sci-fi-edition-it-gets-dystopian

http://technopolis.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/why-so-few-utopias-in-science-fiction.html

https://books.google.co.uk/books?isbn=0786457651

http://www.futuretimeline.net/

http://p10.hostingprod.com/@www.newsoffuture.com/


Mutations

The Science behind Jurassic Park (1993)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIoac7LuOak

 

The true story of Jurassic Park (History Channel) (2012)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nvw34o3ncB0

 

The Lost World (1925)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJaXxY3citM

 

The Four Sided Triangle (1953) (cloning)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmbgBlhaxV8

 

Global Warming

http://www.liveforfilms.com/2014/10/13/cinemas-most-spectacular-disaster-films/

http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2826045209/

 

Jurassic Park

http://www.livescience.com/50275-bringing-back-woolly-mammoth-dna.html

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1993-06-11/business/9306110346_1_jurassic-park-dinosaur-park-marketers

http://info.tmrdirect.com/inbound-marketing-agency-blog/jurassic-world%E2%80%99s-viral-marketing-campaign-%E2%80%93-modern-techniques-for-a-prehistoric-promotion

http://www.masraniglobal.com/main.html

http://whatculture.com/film/10-best-movie-marketing-campaigns-ever.php

https://marketinginentertainment.wordpress.com/2015/02/19/jurassic-world-ad-campaign/

http://www.scified.com/site/jurassicworld/first-look-at-official-jurassic-world-lego-marketing-campaign

 

Whole campaign

http://www.comingsoon.net/movie/jurassic-world-2015#/slide/1

 

Robotics

http://io9.com/why-asimovs-three-laws-of-robotics-cant-protect-us-1553665410

 

Space Travel

First Spaceship on Venus (1960) Depiction of 1985

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjvRHMXFHxA

 

Flight to Mars (1951)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ar1wKjhED5M

 

Capricorn One (1977) Mars landing hoax

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhRIJpWxX3Y

 

Star Crash (1979)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hqcGK72XYQ

 

Genesis II (1973)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxU4x2HKtMM

 

Red Planet Mars (1952)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OXYLCVUaCc

 

Space Probe Taurus (1965)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_R7LoJCR2E

 

Earth Star Voyager (1988) TV Movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDFF9sIT6jE

 

Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FONTnIPCw0

First Man into Space (1959) trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bC6ZwTaQIHE

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2c_rSLXq6U

 

Cat Women of the Moon (1953)) (Female domination)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIBa0as01fQ [link no longer working]

 

Star Trek

Klingon language

http://www.kli.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klingon_language

http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/klingon.php

 

Trekkies

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Trek_fandom

http://www.wikihow.com/Be-a-Trekkie

 

Alien Invasion

The Night America Trembled (1957) War of the Worlds Broadcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jeW30vLwds

 

Hangar 18 (1980) UFOs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nirT6dUKfs0

 

The Flying Saucer (1950)

https://youtu.be/-DEQ-a0C7U0

Not of this Earth (1957)

https://youtu.be/dOejU6kJ02A [link no longer working]

 

Warning from Space (1956)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o6GHaU2Wuw [link no longer working]

 

UFO’s (1956)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bGTLtdwPHM

 

Invasion USA (1952)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg8a9UMqSzY

 

Attack from Space (1964) Japanese

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aG9z_6thov0 [link no longer working]

 

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

http://www.zappinternet.com/video/CoKmFezCin/Invasion+of+the+body+Snatchers+(1956)/

 

Catastrophe/Nuclear Threat


The Last Man on Earth (1964)

https://youtu.be/ZuPgXDWMB-Q

 

Without Warning (1994) TV Movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9xMTA7qhZM

 

Meteor (1979)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LB0Ej2Gue4

 

Asteroid (1997) TV Movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rd6KC_3XgBg

 

The Last Man on Earth (1964)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPK5rYXeOV4

 

This is not a test (1962)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3-BeTuEOZg [link no longer working]

 

Time Travel


The Yesterday Machine (1963)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB6KXL6jyy4 [link no longer working]

 

The Time Machine 2002 playlist of clips

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7758E957AFF606B1

 

10 things about The Time Machine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNU7L7AATrk

 

Character/setting generator

http://www.springhole.net/writing_roleplaying_randomators/humanoid.htm

http://www.springhole.net/writing_roleplaying_randomators/planets-and-worlds.htm

http://www.springhole.net/writing_roleplaying_randomators/spaceships.htm

http://www.springhole.net/writing_roleplaying_randomators/retroaliennames.htm

http://www.springhole.net/writing_roleplaying_randomators/plototron_sciencefiction.htm

http://www.springhole.net/writing_roleplaying_randomators/malfunctionmaker.htm

http://www.scriptspot.com/3ds-max/scripts/scifi-pattern-generator

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_films_featuring_extraterrestrials

 

World Generator

http://donjon.bin.sh/scifi/world/

 

Writing Sci-fi Plot

http://www.springhole.net/writing/create-better-fantasy-and-science-fiction-species.htm

http://www.scifiideas.com/alien-species-generator/

 

Sound

http://mynoise.net/NoiseMachines/spaceshipNoiseGenerator.php

 

Movie Generator

http://www.dvolver.com/moviemaker/make.html

 

Films

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOg0aMAXmF3o5m243PxhE5g TCM Timeless Classic Movies (in full)

 

Films which will have been out by 2016, but not out yet!

http://www.itpro.co.uk/strategy/23755/10-biggest-sci-fi-films-of-2015

http://www.outerplaces.com/science-fiction/item/7513-29-sci-fi-movies-coming-to-theaters-in-2015

 

Film Posters

http://www.cinemacom.com/50s-sci-fi-BEST.html

http://www.cinemacom.com/50s-sci-fi-REST.html

http://www.freeclassicimages.com/Film_Posters.html

 

Research

https://www.intofilm.org/resources/980/bfi-sci-fi-iff-resource.pdf [link no longer working]

http://www.bfi.org.uk/sci-fi-days-fear-wonder

http://www.bfi.org.uk/sci-fi/sci-fi-days-fear-wonder-bfi-compendium

http://www.slideshare.net/mfleegler/science-fiction-11818153?related=1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Definitions_of_science_fiction

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Trek_fandom

http://www.teachwithmovies.org/guides/apollo-13.html

https://www.literacyshed.com/the-sci---fi-shed.html  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Day_the_Earth_Stood_Still

http://www.esfmedia.com/page/Wall-E+-+Ideology

http://www.slideshare.net/mattheworegan/lesson-2-star-theory

http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2012/04/17/how-to-write-a-1-page-synopsis/

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-06-01/sci-fi-taglines---the-film-quiz-has-landed

http://bighugelabs.com/poster.php

http://www.launchingfilms.info/

http://www.launchingfilms.info/step-step-guide/

http://www.independentcinemaoffice.org.uk/training/feds/thebiz

http://www.drawastickman.com/