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Movie List & Descriptions

Click each show title to see a description and teacher resource sheet. Upcoming show dates & times are in the right column or you can link to the full calendar to see more choices.

Discovery Iwerks Movies

Africa's Elephant Kingdom

This film from Discovery Channel Pictures is a gripping story of an extended elephant family that must embark upon a life-and-death journey across the vast African plains. Through devastating drought to torrential rains, they persist simply but nobly, bringing the audience face-to-face with the extraordinary joys and sorrows of elephant life.

  • Age Level: General Audience (Grade 3+)
  • Maximum participants per session: 175
  • Running Time: 45 minutes

Teacher's Resource Sheet [Download PDF]

Antarctica

This film follows humankind's thirst for exploration to the highest, driest, windiest, coldest continent on Earth. Audiences will marvel as they take a harrowing helicopter ride through icy crevasses and towering pinnacles; dive with the first humans to swim through a crystalline cavern submerged within a glacier; drill through centuries old ice to unlock the secrets of Antarctica's past; and join a company of penguins in a graceful underwater ballet.

  • Age Level: General Audience (Grade 3+)
  • Maximum participants per session: 175
  • Running Time: 45 minutes

Teacher's Resource Sheet: [Download PDF]

The Living Sea

The Living Sea celebrates the world ocean — its beauty, diversity and importance to life on earth. Filmed in locations around the world, The Living Sea also explores our relationship with this complex and fragile environment. The film's musical score is by Grammy-winning artist, Sting.

  • Age Level: General Audience (Grade K-12)
  • Maximum participants per session: 175
  • Running Time: 45 minutes

Teacher's Resource Sheet: [Download PDF]

Mysteries of Egypt

Through the magic of large-format cinematography, this film explodes onto the screen, taking the audience on a thrilling flight rushing over the Nile, the world's longest river. Soaring over the great pyramids of Giza, viewers cross the deathly quiet Valley of Kings and descend into the shadowy chambers of the sacred tomb of King Tutankhamen. The large-format screen allows the audience to truly experience the magnificence of Egypt!  Narrated by Omar Sharif.

  • Age Level: General Audience (Grade K-12)
  • Maximum participants per session: 175
  • Running Time: 45 minutes

Teacher's Resource Sheet: [Download PDF]

Seasons

Follow the changing relationship between the Earth and sun during the course of the year. See how different seasons affect plants, animals, and humans. This spectacularly beautiful motion picture, filmed mostly in Minnesota, uses time-lapse photography and computer-animated effects. William Shatner narrates, while the "surround" soundtrack features Antonio Vivaldi's centuries-old classic set of violin concertos, The Four Seasons.

  • Age Level: General Audience (Grade K-12)
  • Maximum participants per session: 175
  • Running Time: 45 minutes

Teacher's Resource Sheet: [Download PDF]

SolarMax

The furious throbbing heart of our solar system - The Sun - beats with an eleven year cycle of sunspot minimum to maximum. What do these changes in sunspot numbers mean? How do they affect us here on Earth? Witness the awesome energies unleashed by the Sun, and how necessary it is for our survival. If you visit in the daytime, be certain to check our heliostat to see a live view of the Sun.

  • Age Level: General Audience (Grade 3+)
  • Maximum participants per session: 175
  • Running Time: 45 minutes

Teacher's Resource Sheet: [Download PDF]

Tropical Rainforest

Filmed in Australia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, and Malaysia, this global film examines the long evolution of the rain forest, the rapid and recent destruction of this habitat as a consequence of human intervention, and the scientific efforts to understand tropical rain forests even as they disappear. The film captures the incredible diversity of species that have evolved throughout the long history of tropical biology – insects, gaudy frogs, birds, primates, exotic plants, and flowers.

  • Age Level: General Audience
  • Maximum participants per session: 175
  • Running Time: 45 minutes

Teacher's Resource Sheet: [Download PDF]

Whales

 Our latest offering from Destination Cinema, National Wildlife Federation and Zephyr Productions, Whales focuses upon the largest mammals on Earth.  This captivating film takes viewers "on location" to dive with these graceful animals in their natural habitat. Scenes feature "breathtaking" film of blue whales, right whales, humpbacks, orcas and dolphins.

  • Age Level: General Audience (Grade 3+)
  • Maximum participants per session: 175
  • Running Time: 45 minutes

Teacher's Resource Sheet: [Download PDF]

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