Movie Monday: Black Hole Apocalypse

Happy Memorial Day! Thank you for joining us again for Movie Monday. Today we are excited to share the two hour NOVA special Black Hole Apocalypse. Black holes are holes in the fabric of the universe where gravity is so powerful not even light can escape. Once believed to be the stuff of science fiction, …

Movie Monday: The Search For Life In Space

Narrated by Malcolm McDowell  If you’re like me you’ve spent a lot of time thinking about one thing lately. Aliens. Where are they, how long have they been here, and who has already been replaced by shapeshifting invaders? This Movie Monday, join us in the Netflix Queue for The Search For Life In Space. The …

Movie Monday: Our Planet

This Movie Monday we’d like you to join us on a tour of our most incredible shared resource. Our Planet. Each episode of the 2019 Netflix original documentary series, Our Planet, delivers us to another corner of the earth. Dive into oceans, trek through jungles and forests, and cross brutal deserts and frozen worlds to …

Movie Monday: Decoding the Weather Machine

The Earth is warming. Rising sea levels, hurricanes, droughts, extreme rain, and wildfires are all symptoms of climate change. The science behind climate change is the subject of Decoding The Weather Machine, a 2018 episode of the PBS documentary series Nova. Join us for Movie Monday and stream Decoding The Weather Machine for free at …

Movie Monday: Dream Big

Feeling guilty about all that Netflix binging? Not to worry! We’re excited to share one of our favorite films that is not only inspirational and educational but also is streaming right now on Netflix. Dream Big is an award-winning film, produced by MacGillivray Freeman in partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers, which tells …

Movie Mondays: Chasing Coral

Watching time tick away while you click through YouTube clips? Why not watch something inspirational? This week Netflix has made Chasing Coral available for free on YouTube. Visit coral reefs around the world to engage with incredible animals and the amazing ways they are fighting for survival against climate change. Chasing Coral not only details …

Movie Mondays: Disney Nature Oceans

Feeling guilty about all that Netflix binging? Not to worry. The Connecticut Science Center is here to give you a few recommendations about educational content streaming right now on Netflix. Today we’re recommending a film that was first released on Earth Day, 2010. Narrated by Irish actor and environmentalist, Pierce Brosnan, Oceans is as beautiful …

Movie Mondays: America’s Music Journey

We have good news from our friends at MacGillivray Freeman Films. They have made some of their popular, educational films available for streaming so that our members and the community can access them from home.  Today, we’re inviting you to view America’s Musical Journey, a 40-minute cross-country journey celebrating the unique diversity of America’s musical …