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Dr. Who 101

  • Dr. Who 101
    A comprehensive introduction to the world of Dr. Who, created by librarian extraordinare Carey Major.

Dr. Who Homepage

The "Fun and Games" section of this site has, well, fun and games.  Puzzles, printables, trivia.

Teaching ideas:  
Literature:  Identify and discuss the literary traits used in the online stories.  Or write your own fan fiction.

Logic:
Play strategy games detailing or journaling thought processes used in playing.

Social Studies/Art/ Literature: Propaganda: 
Use this poster to discuss methods of propaganda and how the artist uses the elements to create a persuasive image.

Literature/Art/ Video Production: Look at the storyboards from different episodes to see how storyboard artists work with screen writers and directors to plot out the shots.  Use this technique as a time-saving device for planning out an essay, a concept, or a film.

 

Music

The Doctor Who Prom 2010 was a concert showcasing incidental music from the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, along with classical music, performed as part of the BBC's Proms series of concerts. 

This series might be a good way to incorporate classical composition as well as composition as a response to art and film.

Dr. Who-related Health News

Nerd Out with the TARDIS Index

  • The TARDIS Index
    Anything you would ever want to know about the Doctor Who Universe. Really.
 

Creative Writing

Great challenge: Have students write the other side of this conversation, from the ultra-cool episode "Blink". 

 

The Real Sonic Screwdriver

 

The Physics of the Impossible

22-minute lecture from reknowned theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku, which combines physics, storytelling, and pop culture. This one is about parallel universes.

The Language of Dr. Who (Gallifreyan)

The Physics of Dr. Who

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