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Crash Course: The Deep Future (13:30)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 03:22 What are the four futures that Hank Green talks about and what do each of them mean?
  2. 04:40 What are the two great revolutions that John Green proposes as part of making it through the twenty-first century if human complexity continues to rise?
  3. 05:10 What might the next 250,000 years bring?
  4. 07:00 What are some possibilities about what could happen to our planet in a few million years?
  5. 08:33 What do we anticipate happening in the next one billion years based on current knowledge?
  6. 08:59 What might happen in the next 3 to 5 billion years?
  7. 09:31 What does Hank Green predict will happen in the next 200 billion years?
  8. 09:56 What is predicted to happen in the next 100 trillion years?
  9. 11:26 What evidence does John Green use for explaining that life can be considered eternal?