Special Shows for School Groups

Below is a listing of special stage shows and movies for school groups.

These activities can be booked in advance here.

Please Note: School Groups can also book any of these scheduled movies.

Global Soundscapes

Embark on a mission to investigate the dramatic soundscapes of Costa Rica’s rainforests, Hawaii’s coral reefs, and Mongolia’s vast grasslands. Learn how animals use sounds to survive and communicate in lush, but threatened environments. Funded by the National Science Foundation.

Showing: Now Showing
Runtime: 40 minutes
Recommended Age: Grades 4-8

Forces and Motion

A unique program format to engage your students in physics and introduce them to Newton’s Laws. Combines live demonstrations with video and other imagery projected on the theater’s 30′ x 40′ screen.

Showing: School Groups Only
Runtime: 45 Minutes
Recommended Age: Grades 5–8

Galapagos (3D)

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Amongst these remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature.

Showing: Now Playing
Runtime: 40 Minutes
Recommended Age: All Ages

Journey to Space (3D)

Journey to Space taps into the same human fervor and fascination that makes science fiction so popular, our unquenchable drive to explore and discover what lies beyond. This film, though, is not fiction. Mars is the next step in what will be an unending human odyssey to explore the cosmos. Journey to Space is about the next chapter, a vision certain to inspire today’s young explorers and dreamers. It is time to take the next great leap into space. It is time for our species, in the words of Carl Sagan, to “set sail across the cosmic ocean.” Next stop… Mars!

Showing: Now Playing
Runtime: 40 Minutes
Recommended Age: All Ages

Mysteries of the Unseen World

Mysteries of the Unseen World transports audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front of their eyes. Mysteries of the Unseen World reveals phenomena that can’t be seen with the naked eye, taking audiences into earthly worlds secreted away in different dimensions of time and scale.

Showing: School Groups Only
Runtime: 40 Minutes
Recommended Age: All Ages

The Last Reef (3D)

Fly across iridescent tropical reefs, brush through a cloud of a million jellyfish, visit an alien world where the closer you look, the more you see. Shot on location in Palau, Vancouver Island, French Polynesia, Mexico, and The Bahamas, The Last Reef takes us on a global journey to explore our connection with the ocean’s complex, parallel worlds. New underwater 3D technology takes us into the heart of the reef, revealing a habitat more diverse and more colorful than you ever imagined…

Showing: Now Playing
Runtime: 40 Minutes
Recommended Age: All Ages

Extreme Weather (3D)

Let famed storm chaser and award-winning giant screen filmmaker Sean Casey take you on a dramatic journey to places where few have gone before! Destinations include the edge of a 300-foot-tall calving glacier in Alaska, the front lines of massive wildfires in the Western United States, and directly in the path of deadly (yet mesmerizing) tornadoes in the plains.

Runtime: 40 Minutes
Recommended Age: All Ages

Dream Big (3D)

Narrated by Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World reveals the hidden world behind some of the most exciting inventions and structures from across the globe. Dream Big uses human stories to show the heart and the drive engineers have to make the world a better place. Dream Big celebrates inspiring stories of human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows the heart that drives engineers to create a safer, more sustainable future for us all.

Runtime: 40 Minutes
Recommended Age: All Ages

Amazon Adventure (3D)

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850’s. Audiences will experience the compelling clues Bates unearths in his major discovery of the phenomenon of mimicry, whereby certain animals adopt the look of others that helps them deceive predators and gain an advantage to survive.

Showing: Now Playing
Runtime: 40 Minutes
Recommended Age: All Ages

Planet Power

Planet Power explores the history of electricity – from the first spark created by man’s hand to today’s industrial power plants. We meet scientists who changed the world, like Faraday, Franklin, and Tesla and we glimpse the future, as Solar Impulse becomes the first plane to complete a round-the-world flight powered only by the sun. With a mix of chalk animation, CGI, archival footage and spectacular aerials, the film also explores the challenges ahead: how to meet the growing energy needs of our industrialized world, while also protecting the health of our planet.

Runtime: 40 Minutes
Recommended Age: All Ages

Turtle Odyssey 3D

Turtle Odyssey explores the unique lifecycle of an Australian green sea turtle named Bunji and her incredible journey across the open ocean. The film follows Bunji the green sea turtle from a hatchling into adulthood as she swims thousands of miles, meets incredible creatures and has some really wild encounters. She will eventually migrate, with mysterious precision, back to the very beach where she was born – to lay her own eggs that are the foundation of the next generation.

Showing: Daily
Runtime: 45
Recommended Age: All Ages
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