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AQA GCSE Media Studies

Unit 1 Investigating the Media

Exam Topic: Science Fiction FilmsLesson 5 – Representations of the future of space travel and the ‘family’ unit in science fiction films

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Lesson 5Slide2

Starter

Do you recognise this statement?Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the

Starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before. (Play the first one minute – until end of statement – NO IMAGE – Sound only)https://youtu.be/hdjL8WXjlGI

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Starter

Trivia QuestionHow many Star Trek films have been made?

5 10 12 3Slide4

Starter

Trivia QuestionHow many Star Trek films have been made?

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Star Trek franchise

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Films produced over 37 years!Slide6

Space travel in science fiction films

In the 1960s, with the advent of TV in many households, the TV series was introduced to audiences.

Funnily enough the most popular were in the form of science fiction stories such as Star Trek and Lost in Space. Both were transferred successfully into the film format – Star Trek still ongoing. Star Trek Beyond is anticipated in 2016.

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Living on a spaceship

Life in spaceships is depicted as providing all home comforts with the added bonus of goods and services which provide the ability to teleport anywhere, immediate health cures, instant food, weapons and communication. No such thing as housework!

Stealth military protection and the ability to travel at very fast speeds. Computers and robots provide a point of reference for the truth. However, the ability to travel into and live in space like this does not yet exist – although there are models and even plans to build The Enterprise. 7Slide8

Life in a spaceship!

ACTIVITY Watch this short six-minute video on the spaceship Jupiter 2 as flown in

Lost in Space showing real-size replicas of spaceships https://vimeo.com/53747144 What would you have in your ideal spaceship? A worksheet is provided for your ideas

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Life in a spaceship!

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The family unit in science fiction filmsLost in Space

(1998)

The audience for Star Trek and Lost In Space is mainstream and both films contain messages of conflict and resolution, as well as representing family values and role models.This is juxtaposed to the ideals and values as represented by alien species who often challenge our ideals and values, hence conflict and the best resolution.The Family System theory – Dr Murray Bowen (1950) is demonstrated in both these films – in Star Trek on a much bigger scale but with a much larger chain of command, but Lost in Space on a small

scale  

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The family system theory

A family system is made up of individuals, which form a whole and any action or change affects each part of the family. They have ingrained roles of behavior,

i.e. father, mother, younger or elder sibling. Each family forms their own rules that are self-regulating and peculiar to itself. A family has a goal. Usually the goal is to remain intact as a family.For families to function well, boundaries must be maintained.Despite resistance to change each family system constantly adapts to maintain itself in response to its members and environment. 11Slide12

The family unit in science fiction filmsL

ost in Space (1998)

ACTIVITYWatch the trailer for Lost in Space - https://youtu.be/ktiYA8dXbSM What are the problems faced by the family? 

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The family unit in science fiction filmsLost

in Space (1998)

ACTIVITYProblems:The ship they are travelling on is out of controlThey have unknown enemiesThey are not sure how they will surviveThey want to find their way home 13Slide14

The family system theory

The trailer for Lost In Space depicts the family system theory as

each action taken impacts on the family as a whole, and they all work together to maintain the family unit.This would be much the same on a spaceship on a much bigger scale. All cogs work together. However, still representative of the patriarchal model, which sees the male (father) as being the head of the family and in charge of all decision-making. 

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Plenary

What is it really like to live in space?It’s not really all about home comforts and life as usual in space.

Take a look at some of the videos and information on the NASA website. http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/dayinthelife/15Slide16

Plenary

What is it really like to live in space?Hopefully you understand that film representations

are fictitious and that the reality of space travel and living in space is very different!16Slide17

Homework

Make a case study of a science fiction film which depicts space travel

. Complete the worksheet, which provides a template for you to complete your case study. 17Slide18

Homework

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Complete the worksheet, which provides a template for you to complete your case study.