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Choose Your Own Giant Screen Film!


With our Teacher'€™s Choice program, you can select the Giant Screen film that€™'s right for your class trip to the Museum!

Please note that Teacher's Choice is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The option is to choose which film will play at that particular time slot. It is NOT a private screening.

Educator resources are available! Visit our Field Trips Curriculum page for educational downloads related to each film or e-mail our Field Trips department at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Program Requirements

Booking A Teacher's Choice Giant Screen Theater Show Requires A Group Of 25 Or More.  Reservations Must Be Made At Least 5 Business Days In Advance. Please Note That Any Seats Not Filled By Students Will Be Made Available For Public Sale.

 

Available Teacher'€™s Choice Showtimes:

Monday thru Friday
10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

For time and availability call 713-639-4659.

Available January - June 4

NEW FOR 2015

Tiny Giants 3D

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Come on an extraordinary adventure into magical worlds beneath our feet that most of us never see – one where life is lived at an extraordinary intensive pace, where everything we know seems turned on its head. Experience the hidden kingdoms of the Enchanted Forest and the unforgiving desert of the Wild West. From BBC Earth, this is the story of a day in the life of two little heroes: a scorpion mouse and a chipmunk. For each of them this will be a day they never forget. It’s a story of drama, danger and courage, of insight and revelation, a journey to discover and understand a new and fascinating natural history.

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Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

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From BBC Earth and its popular Walking with Dinosaurs franchise. On a thrilling ride, we spin back in time to an extraordinary prehistoric world: Alaska in the Cretaceous period, 70 million years ago – the last great flourish of the dinosaur era. We invite you to come on a journey through the seasons, and experience a year in the life of dinosaurs fighting, feeding, migrating, playing and hunting. With the most ambitious CGI visuals, this film reveals the story behind the lives of the dinosaurs and the challenges they faced in a constant battle of survival.

 

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Deepsea Challenge 3D

As a boy, filmmaker James Cameron dreamed of a journey_ to the deepest part of the ocean. This film is the dramatic fulfillment of that dream. It chronicles Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench—nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface—piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking. Deepsea Challenge 3D is a celebration of science, courage, and extraordinary human aspiration. Biology, Microbiology and Geology has never more exciting than when shown on the giant screen.

 

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Humpback Whales - available beginning March 6

Narrated by two-time Golden Globe® nominee Ewan McGregor, Humpback Whales is an extraordinary journey into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals. Set in the spectacular waters of Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga, this ocean adventure offers audiences an up-close look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young. Captured for the first time with IMAX® 3D cameras, and found in every ocean on earth, humpbacks were nearly driven to extinction 50 years ago, but today are making a slow but remarkable recovery. Join a team of researchers as they unlock the secrets of the humpback and find out why humpbacks are the most acrobatic of all whales, why they sing their haunting songs, and why these intelligent, 55-foot, 50-ton animals migrate up to 10,000 miles round-trip every year.

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Tornado Alley 3D

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Join Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, the most ambitious effort ever made to understand the origins and evolution of tornadoes, on this heart-pounding science adventure. Armed with a camera, a fleet of customized vehicles designed to withstand gale force winds, torrential rains and unrelenting hail, and an arsenal of the most advanced weather measurement instruments ever created, the stars of Tornado Alley take audiences on a thrilling quest to experience a tornado'€™s destructive power at point blank range. Experience the adrenaline and the science of nature'€™s most dramatic phenomena! NSF supported.

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Flight of the Butterflies 3D
What is Flight of the Butterflies in 3D? It'€™s a natural history epic. It'€™s a detective story. It took Dr. Fred Urquhart almost 40 years to discover the butterflies'€™ secret hideaway and a year for the award-winning production team to film the butterflies. Immerse yourself in the astounding migration experience as the butterflies migrate north from Mexico to Canada and travel back south to the incredible butterfly sanctuaries of Mexico.

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Great White Shark 3D
Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear! GWS will explore the Great White's place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.

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Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D
Mysteries of the Unseen World will transport 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 will reveal phenomena that can'€™t be seen with the naked eye, taking audiences into earthly worlds secreted away in different dimensions of time and scale.

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