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The most useful images of the future are specific and vivid. Imagining the future as a real scene leads to deeper insights, builds storytelling skills, and is more fun. This technique, called Incasting, asks students to take a generic future scenario and expand upon it by adding specific future details. Students will expand on a generic future scenario with details and use it to surface insights and questions relevant to today.

  • Type


  • Level

    College, Secondary

  • Subject

    Foresight, Social Studies, Technology

  • Keywords

    cause-effect, consequences, creativity, implications, scenario

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