Dream Big: Engineering Our World Dream

Film Run Time: 43 minutes

Dream Big transforms how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and skyscrapers to underwater robots, solar cars and sustainable cities, it celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways

Grade levels: Elementary through high school

Humpback Whales

Film Run Time: 40 minutes

Humpback Whales is an extraordinary journey into the world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring animals. See scientists in action as they study the fascinating lives of humpback whales and learn about their amazing behaviors. Students will explore the unique ecology, biology and adaptations of these engaging animals.

Grade levels: K-8th

National Parks Adventure

Film Run Time: 40 minutes

National Parks Adventure is the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s untamed wilderness in places like Yosemite, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon and many more. As your bike, climb and hike through the parks, learn about natural sciences like geology, biology and ecology as well as geography, history and language arts.

Grade levels: 3-5

America’s Musical Journey

Film Run Time: 40 minutes

America’s Musical Journey tells the story of the unique cultures that gathered together to innovate and create new forms of thought and music in America. Hear the origins of jazz, blues, rock n’ roll and hip hop. Unique in its narrative power, this film challenges students to see the intersection between art, history, language, and science.

Grade levels: 2-3

The Search for Life in Space

Film Run Time: 32 minutes

The Search for Life in Space asks the question: “are we alone?” A new era of space exploration has begun. It’s the search to find something that changes everything—signs of life somewhere else in the universe. Journey from the depths of the Pacific Ocean, to the ice moons of Jupiter and Saturn, beyond our solar system and out into the far reaches of space in search of planets like our own.

Grade levels: 2-5

Dolphins

Film Run Time: 39 minutes

Dolphins dives below water’s surface for a romp with inquisitive Atlantic spotted dolphins, acrobatic dusky dolphins and the familiar bottlenose dolphin. Follow marine biologists as they research the communication of wild dolphins with innovative scientific methods. From rarely seen fish-herding behavior to a close-up look at complex communication activities, Dolphins offers a fascinating new perspective on the lives of dolphins and their remarkable intelligence.

Grade levels: 4-8

Coral Reef Adventure

Film Run Time: 46 minutes

Coral Reef Adventure brings the beauty and mystery of the coral reef environment to the big screen with a film that both celebrates this vital ecosystem and warns of its imminent decline. Follow two under-water filmmakers on a 10-month expedition across the South Pacific to explore and document some of the world’s most beautiful and endangered coral reefs. Coral Reef Adventure is an adventurous and emotional account of two extraordinary individuals doing what they can to help save the coral reefs.

Grade levels: 4-8

The Living Sea

Film Run Time: 39 minutes

In this Academy Award-nominated film, The Living Sea celebrates the “world ocean”–its beauty, diversity and importance to all life on earth. With spectacular underwater imagery, the film highlights some of the most extraordinary marine habitats in the world and explores our relationship with this complex and fragile environment.

Grade levels: preschool-8

Dinosaurs Alive!

Film Run Time: 43 Minutes

DinosaursAlive! is a global adventure of science and discovery – featuring the earliest dinosaurs of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous. Audiences will journey with some of the world’s preeminent paleontologists as they uncover evidence that the descendants of dinosaurs still walk (or fly) among us.

Audiences Pre-K

Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs

Film Run Time: 39 Minutes

Part historic journey and part forensic adventure, Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs follows researchers and explorers as they piece together the archaeological and genetic clues of Egyptian mummies. Through ambitious computer graphics and dramatic reconstructions, the film tells the story of one of the greatest finds in modern history: the late 19th-century discovery of a cache of forty mummies, including twelve Kings of Egypt, among them the legendary Rameses the Great.

The Last Reef: Cities Beneath the Sea

Film Run Time: 40 Minutes

Exotic coral reefs, vibrant sea walls in the sub-arctic pulsating with anemones and crustaceans: these biodiversity hot spots are as vital to our lives as the rainforests. Groundbreaking macro cinematography explores these cities beneath the sea.

   

Waking The T.Rex

Film Run Time: 23 Minutes

Waking the T. Rex: The Story of SUE traces the life of one of the most feared predators of the Cretaceous. Join scientists as they decipher fossil clues to piece together the lifelong struggles, from nest to death, of this famous Tyrannosaurus. Witness her life events unfold, including an epic battle with a Triceratops, in a world where the only rule is eat or be eaten.

Young Audiences Pre-K

Wild Ocean

Film Run Time: 45 Minutes

Wild Ocean is an award-winning, action-packed adventure exploring the interplay between man and our endangered ocean ecosystem. The film highlights one of nature’s greatest migration spectacles, plunging viewers into an underwater feeding frenzy, an epic struggle for survival where whales, sharks, dolphins, seals, gannets and billions of fish collide with the most voracious sea predator, mankind.

Wonders of the Arctic

Film Run Time: 42 Minutes

Wonders of the Arctic centers on our ongoing mission to explore and come to terms with the Arctic. Underlying all these tales is the crucial role that ice plays in the northern environment and the changes that are quickly overtaking the people and animal who have adapted to a land of ice and snow.

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