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Lion King Movie Project: Part 1

For Students 2nd - 4th
Is The Lion King a good representation of ecology? Use this informative worksheet in your science class to guide a discussion about abiotic and biotic factors from the Disney film. As they watch, young ecologists answer short answer...
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Movie Survey

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Movie preferences will get your classes talking! Individuals read a pie graph and construct a bar graph using the same information. They then answer questions specific to the data and sample size.
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Historical Inaccuracies in Movies - The Pocahontas Myth

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What parts of the story of Pocahontas are myths, and what parts are historically accurate? Middle schoolers will begin to recognize that historical events in movies are not always correct.  They compare and contrast the true story of...
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Going to the Movies (Basic Code Sentences)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Take a pretend trip to the movies with a series of basic code sentences. Images of movie tickets, popcorn buckets, and movie cameras award learners varying amounts of points for each sentence that they can successfully read.
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Movies are Magic

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Persistence of Vision? The Phi Phenomenon? Zoetropes? Camera Obscura? Kinetograph? What part do these concepts and inventions play in the history of movies? Find out with a short video that launches an informative playlist on film history.
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Juno - Movie Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
This set of questions follows along with the movie Juno, which is about a 16-year-old getting pregnant and the resulting decisions she makes about the welfare of her baby. Give the class these questions to answer while they watch the...
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Public Health Survey: Do This Before Watching the Movie

For Students 6th - 10th
Before watching the PBS film The Most Dangerous Woman in America about Mary Mallon (aka "Typhoid Pary"), have your class fill out a survey about their opinions on infectious diseases. The second page of the activity provides six...
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Julius Caesar Movie Pitch Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Groups craft a pitch, in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, for a film version of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. The proposal includes names and images of actors and actresses they would cast in the major roles, costumes...
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A Genuine Bee Movie

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Filmed like a teaser trailer for a dramatic movie, this clip showcases the adaptations of pollination and bees. Lady Bee flies from flower to flower while intermittent descriptions of her actions are highlighted. This is very cute.
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Jackie Chan and James Bond Movies

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate similarities and differences between popular films made in Asia and those made in the West.
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Make a Memory with Movie Maker

For Teachers 8th - 12th
There is nothing more exciting than allowing learners to express themselves through a creative medium. In groups, they write narrative stories, focusing on building a strong storyline and dialogue. Next, they transform their stories into...
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Let’s Make a Movie Recommendation System: Crash Course AI #16

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The 16th video in the Crash Course Artificial Intelligence playlist focuses on user-user collaborative filtering in recommender systems. Pupils learn how these artificial intelligence systems analyze available data to recommend a movie...
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Politeness in Movies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch "The Graduate" to identify ways politeness is used in films. They examine a list of possible ways to be polite and add to them. They watch the video segment again and mark which ones they see in the film.
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Movies and Entertainment

For Students 6th - 8th
Test your students' knowledge of literary and cinematic genres with this matching worksheet. Twenty-one terms, such as "thriller," "western," "novel," and "horror," can be matched with their definition. Use this activity as an...
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Bring Your Lessons to Life with Videos

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Take advantage of pupils' fascination with exciting, visual presentations by using movie clips to demonstrate key concepts.
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Soviet Montage

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Why are film montages in movies so compelling? Learn about the origins and effectiveness of the Soviet montage, as well as discontinuity editing and other filmmaking techniques—and political statements—that arose from the 1917 Bolshevik...
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Great Depression Era Movies: What do the Endings Tell Us?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In the best of times and the worst of times the ticket lines for movies are long. Why? Why do people go to the movies? What can films and their endings tell us about the era in which they are made? These questions guide class members as...
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M3-Math Movie Minute

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils, in groups, select and solve a math problem that is relevant to everyday life. They design a short movie to explain the solution to the problem and then film, edit and present their work to the class.
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What Role did the Movies Play in Forming a New Generation of Youth After WWI?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members examine a series of primary and secondary source materials to try and ascertain the role films played in forming “a new generation of youth after World War I.” Individuals are assigned one of three documents to examine,...
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Haiku Movies

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create a movie to illustrate an original haiku poem in this upper-elementary school, Language Arts lesson utilizing technology. The lesson meets state standards for Language Arts and includes a materials list and possible lesson...
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Scary Movies Word Scramble for Halloween

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Halloween word scramble worksheet, students unscramble the letters in the words that make up the names of 13 scary Halloween movies. They see cartoon-like ghosts and tombstones on the page.
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Sense and Sensibility: Final Assessment: Movie Maker

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Assess your class's understanding of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility with a fun and creative final project. Using what they have learned about the novel's characters, they create presentations featuring music and images that best...
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Antimatter Matters

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Use science fiction movies to teach pupils about antimatter and alternate universes. Individuals learn about the portrayal of antimatter and alternate universes in movies such as Star Trek and Angels & Demons. They consider three...
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Molecules to the Max!—Teacher's Discovery Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Molecules to the Max! refers to a movie released in 2009 about the world of atoms and molecules. A helpful discovery guide provides five posters on science topics typically covered at the middle school level. It also explains the...

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