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Northrop Grumman IMAX Theatre

Our IMAX Theatre has a screen that is 70 feet wide by 50 feet tall, and it can accommodate more than 250 guests. IMAX films are documentaries about nature and science, created by professional production teams with stunning visuals and narration. Clark Planetarium recommends that teachers plan out their lessons to incorporate this content; below is a list of our available shows as well as links to any education material from the films’ producers. For additional information on each show, contact clarkreservations@slco.org.

Shows from our IMAX permanent library.

Repertory IMAX shows with recommended age levels.

 

Show Title

 Educator Guides

A Beautiful Planet

A view of the earth through the eyes of an astronaut, this film touches on the human impact on the planet and the daily life of astronauts on the International Space Station. (View trailer)

 

Available here

 

Born to Be Wild

A team of conservationists work with orphaned elephants and orangutans to rehabilitate them and return them to the wild. (View trailer)

Available here

Deep Sea 3D

Experience the deepest and darkest parts of the ocean, along with the unique creatures that live there. (View trailer)

Available here

Galapagos

Learn how the animal inhabitants of the Galapagos Islands evolved and adapted to their geographically isolated environment. (View trailer)

Available here

Hubble

Follow a group of astronauts as they attempt to repair the Hubble telescope while in orbit around the Earth, and view some of the Hubble’s most famous images in 3D. (View trailer)

3rd - 5th available here

6th - 8th available here

Island of Lemurs, Madagascar

(View trailer)

Available here

Space Station

Astronauts document the unique challenges and opportunities of living aboard the International Space Station. (View trailer)

Available here

Under the Sea

Explore the hidden species that live in the ocean and their connection to their environment. (View trailer)

3rd - 5th available here

6th - 8th available here

 

IMAX Limited Engagement Shows

Limited Engagement IMAX shows with recommended age levels. 

Show Title

Educator Guides

 Apollo 11 (2D)

This documentary recounts the first trip mankind made to the Moon using all historic footage.  (View trailer)

Available here

Extreme Weather (3D)

Explore how storm patterns are predicted to react to the warming climate, and how scientists study extreme forms of weather. (View trailer)

Available here

 Jerusalem (3D)

(View trailer)

 Unavailable 

 Journey to Space (3D)

Explore the history and future of space exploration, with a focus on the effort to reach and possibly one day inhabit Mars. (View trailer)

Available here (color)

Available here  (b&W)

 Pandas (3D)

A team of Chinese and American scientists work to preserve the species by introducing pandas bred in captivity back to the wild. (View trailer)

Available here

Secrets of the Universe (3D)

Get immersed in the greatest mysteries of our time as scientist force particles to collide.  (View trailer)

Available here

 The Search for Life in Space   (3D)

Are we alone in the universe? Join a group of scientists to learn how we search for signs of life in outer space. (View trailer)

Available  here

 Volcanoes (3D)

Join an explorer as he documents the fiery forces that create continents and shape the planet. (View trailer)

Available here

Back from the Brink (3D)

Experience the true story of three animal species rescued from the brink of extinction. (View trailer)

Unavailable