Nearly 40 years ago, two Voyager spacecraft left our planet carrying gold-plated records of information about Earth’s organisms and cultures. This activity challenges your students to craft a contemporary Golden Record of sounds, images, and information portraying the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
Remaster the Golden Record Student Discussion Activity
Subject Arts — Drama, Music, Visual Arts • English Language Arts — Speaking and Listening, Writing • Science — Biology, Earth and Space Science, Life Science, Physical Science, Physics • Social Studies — Historical Thinking, Research Skills, US History • World Languages and Cultures — Chinese, French, German, Spanish
Grade Level Grades 6-12
The Golden Record Decoded (360 Video)
This Lesson was informative
This lesson is short but was extremely informative not only as a science education lesson but also as an social science lesson about humans feeling the need to communicate with other beings.
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