The thirty-fifth and final part of this philosophy unit is a continuation of Sophie’s World. Use the following information for classroom instruction.
Use the text Sophie’s World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy by Jostein Gaarder. Any edition will work.
Have students read the chapter titled, “The Big Bang.” It would be best if students took notes on key points from the reading.
Next, go over the slideshow (included in this article with more elaborate points). It is titled “Sophie’s World Part Thirty-Five.”
- Slide 1 (Title Page)
- Slide 2 (Terms to Know)
- Slide 3 (Personal Reflection)
Furthermore, have students complete the following assignment:
- In the “Big Bang” chapter, we find that stargazing is actually a form of time-travel. How could this be? Explain. (Holtzbrinck Publishers 5)