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Last Updated: Jan 24th, 2011 - 02:22:47 


In the Science section of Movies in the Classroom you’ll find lesson plans for tons of movies! Explore the world of Antz and Ice Age with our cool worksheets, learn about “Science Innovation & Ethics”, with Real Genius and Mindwalk, “Schizophrenia and its Treatment” with A Beautiful Mind, or Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity with Time Machine (1960, 2002) and Clockstoppers. Test your knowledge of spiders with Spider Trivia and the “Spiderman and Genetic Manipulation” lesson plan. Get lesson plans from Disney for the film Holes, learn more about the Owls from the Harry Potter films, or encounter “Endangered Species” with The Wild Thornberrys lesson plan. Still not enough? Well then maybe you’ll find something interesting in conjunction with The Hulk, Finding Nemo, Chicken Run, The Core, and Horses: Wild Mustangs & More. If not, there is always Star Trek in the Classroom!

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Blue Fin Extinction
Scientists say that the Blue Fin Tuna will be shortly become extinct, if steps are not taken to prevent it. Countries are literally eating their way through our oceans. How do we ensure that we protect our fish species as we move further into the 21st century?
Jan 8, 2011, 13:40 PST

First Deliberate Deep Space Film Transmission - Lesson Plan
Twentieth Century Fox will make history by transmitting THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL on Friday, December 12, 2008. The first deliberate deep space transmission of this highly anticipated science fiction thriller will coincide with the film’s opening day on Planet Earth.
Dec 11, 2008, 20:20 PST

The Physics of Teleportation - Jumper
Just over a century ago the concept of teleportation was almost unknown, by the mid-20th century, we were dreaming of being able to teleport from one location to another.
Feb 12, 2008, 08:26 PST

Spiderman and Genetic Manipulation
In Spiderman, Peter Parker is bit by a genetically altered spider. He subsequently has the spider's genetic material fuse with his own to make him a genetically enhanced human. Do you think this sounds too far from our actual scientific capabilities at present? Think again. Learn about the science of genetics with ClassBrain.

Aug 23, 2006, 14:42 PST

The Owls of Harry Potter
The use of owls as mail carriers in the Harry Potter movies has sparked interest in these undervalued animals.

Aug 23, 2006, 14:35 PST

Harry Potter and the Moons of Jupiter
"Blistering-hot volcanoes that belch snow. Moons bigger than planets. Icy worlds with vast underground oceans. All of these things can be found in the latest Harry Potter novel. And according to NASA space probes, they're all real." - NASA
Aug 23, 2006, 14:17 PST

The Owls of Harry Potter - Activity Pages
Print out these activity sheets on the Owls of Harry Potter and show your knowledge of their environments.
PDF - Adobe Acrobat Required

Aug 23, 2006, 10:41 PST

Horses - Suggested Films
The horse has had an amazing history. Use these films to explore this amazing animal from Ancient Egypt to World War II, and into the present.
A Supplementary List for: Horses: Wild Mustangs & More

Aug 22, 2006, 21:06 PST

Spider Trivia
This trivia related to spiders is courtesy of Trivia Time.
Aug 22, 2006, 17:15 PST

Chickens & Eggs
Movie: Chicken Run

Inspire the students in your class with this wonderful film, and use it as a jumping off point to explore such topics as physics, biology, embryology, and ecology.
Movie: Chicken Run
Level: 1st Grade - 12th Grade

Aug 22, 2006, 16:28 PST

Book List - Ocean Life
Film: Finding Nemo

These books are recommended as a supplemental reading list for What Kind of Creature Is It? a lesson plan for Finding Nemo.
Film: Finding Nemo
Level: Kindergarten and up

Aug 22, 2006, 15:37 PST

Shark Coloring Pages
Movie: Shark Tale

Use these coloring pages to learn more about sharks. Included are images of great white sharks, mako sharks, hammerhead sharks, and whale sharks.
Movie: Shark Tale

Aug 21, 2006, 09:42 PST

Horses: Wild Mustangs & More
Spirit - Stallion of the Cimarron

Learn all about horses in this lesson plan for young students, complete with worksheets.
Film: Spirit - Stallion of the Cimarron
Grade Level: PreK - Grade 5

Aug 20, 2006, 12:55 PST

The Green-Eyed Monster

© Amazon Books
Take a look at your genetic make up with these online interactive tutorials.
Grade Level: 7-12, College
Movie: The Hulk

May 22, 2004, 13:35 PST

The Green-Eyed Monster Lesson Plan Internet Resources
These unbelievable online tutorials make the challenging subject of Genetics a breeze! This is a supplemental resource for the Green-Eyed Monster Lesson Plan.
May 22, 2004, 13:22 PST

HOLES Lesson Plans From Disney
HOLES lesson plans are now available! There are various lesson plans covering language arts, science, visual arts, and more!

May 22, 2004, 13:17 PST

The Green-Eyed Monster Lesson Plan Vocabulary Sheet
We know the subject of Genetics can become confusing. Keep this handy vocabulary sheet close when studying! This is a supplemental resource for the 'Green-Eyed Monster' lesson plan.
May 22, 2004, 12:36 PST

What Kind of Creature Is It?
Finding Nemo - Cast of Characters

© Pixar / Disney
In Finding Nemo we are introduced to a variety of underwater fish and creatures. What sort of creatures are they? Take a look to see their common and scientific names.
Film: Finding Nemo
Level: Grade 3 and up

May 22, 2004, 12:14 PST

Endangered Species - The Wild Thornberrys
Explore the endangered species of the world with this special multi-subject lesson plan.
Film: The Wild Thornberrys

May 22, 2004, 11:17 PST

Coral Reefs In Danger
Finding Nemo

© Jeff Dawson - Coral Reef Photobank
In Finding Nemo, we get a delightful look at the world under the sea. Since over 70% of the world is covered by water, we need to understand what is happening in the ocean. An incredible number of marine species are dependent on coral reefs. What happens if we destroy the coral reefs around the world?
Movie: Finding Nemo
Level: 7th Grade & up

May 22, 2004, 06:19 PST


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