Theater Shows

Tuttleman IMAX Theater

Add one of these interesting theater shows for an unforgettable field trip!

  • IMAX Theater

    40 minutes |  $4.50 per person
    Grades 3 - 12

    Born to Be Wild
    This heartwarming adventure into the lush rainforests of Borneo will show students the inspiring story of love, dedication, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. Embark on this incredible journey with the extraordinary people who rescue, rehabilitate and return orphaned orangutans and elephants back to the wild—saving endangered species one life at a time.

    Life Science Science in Personal and Social Perspectives

    Forces of Nature
    Come face-to-face with Earth’s most destructive forces in this spectacle of tornadoes, earthquakes, and erupting volcanoes! See the very forces that helped make life on Earth possible now cause destruction to their surroundings. After witnessing these deadly forces in action, students will also learn what scientists and engineers are doing to predict and prepare for future events.

    Earth and Space Science Science and Technology  History and Nature of Science

    Great White Shark
    Unravel the mystery of the predator we love to fear—the Great White Shark! Travel around the world to Great White hotspots to discover the true story of its crucial role atop the oceanic food chain. Students will gain insight into the Great White’s story, not as an intimidating predator, but as a rapidly-declining species that needs our help.

    Life ScienceScience in Personal and Social Perspectives

    Titans of the Ice Age
    Travel back in time to meet the exotic creatures that roamed the frozen northern terrain during the Ice Age! Students will have the chance to explore the monumental tundra once populated by saber-toothed cats, giant sloths, and the iconic woolly mammoths that roamed these beautiful, frozen landscapes ten thousand years before modern civilization.

      Earth and Space Science  

     
  • Franklin Theater

    20 minutes |  $3.50 per person
    Grades PreK–12

    Kenya Animal Kingdom 3D
    Grades K-5
    Embark on an unforgettable voyage across Kenya to visit two of the most important animal sanctuaries on the African continent. This adventurous safari allows students to enter into the diverse animal kingdom that is home to the Big Five—lions, elephants, Cape buffalo, leopards, and black rhinos—as well as many others!

    Life Science  Physical Science

    Prehistoric Planet: Walking with Dinosaurs 3D
    Grades K–8
    Journey back 70 million years and meet the dinosaurs that roamed Alaska during the Cretaceous period. Watch them feed, play, migrate, and hunt to gain a deeper understanding of these prehistoric creatures. Students will discover the many challenges that each new season brings for these creatures, and how they must face them in a constant battle of survival.

    Life ScienceHistory and Nature of Science

    Watermelon Magic 3D
    PreK–Grade 3
    Let the bursts of color and music inspire your students’ gardens of imagination as they watch the story of a watermelon’s journey from seed to flower to fruit! Through stop motion animation and a series of high-resolution photos, your students will delight in the breathtaking growing cycle of everyone’s favorite summertime treat.

    Earth and Space ScienceScience in Personal and Social Perspectives

    Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D
    Grades 3–12 | This film is 40 minutes long.
    Zoom into a microscopic world and discover a whole new universe of phenomena that can’t be seen with the naked eye! Rooted in cutting-edge research, students will experience the beauty, drama, and even the humor of phenomena that occur in the flash of a microsecond. Watch closely as you are swept away in different dimensions of time and scale!

    Life ScienceEarth and Space ScienceScience and Technology Science in Personal and Social PerspectivesHistory and Nature of Science

  • Planetarium

    25-30 minutes  |  $3.00 per person
    All Grades

    The Sky Tonight
    This show is approximately 45 minutes long.
    Sit back and gaze into the starry night like you would in your own backyard! This live planetarium show immerses students in the night sky filled, with light-years of astronomy to explore. Students will learn the stories behind their favorite constellations while traveling across the Milky Way in this school group favorite!

    Science in Personal and Social Perspectives

     

    To Space and Back
    This extraordinary story of human ingenuity and incredible engineering takes students’ minds out of this world to discover how space exploration is impacting our lives. Students will learn how the technology used to journey through our universe of unimaginable scale and beauty has paved the way for the devices and apps we use every day!

    Earth and Space Science Physical ScienceScience and Technology History and Nature of Science

     

    Wildest Weather in the Solar System
    Hold on tightly as you experience the powerful weather phenomena of the solar system. Students will take a spectacular journey through magnetic storms on the sun, liquid methane showers on Titan, and anticyclones whirling at hundreds of miles per hour on Jupiter. Witness dust storms on Mars so strong, they could envelop entire planets!

    Earth and Space Science

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