IMAX Documentaries

Marbles Rings

Get the most out of your visit to Marbles with an IMAX Documentary. Your students will literally reach out and try to touch images jumping off NC's only Giant Screen Certified 3D screen.
Documentaries are approximately 40 minutes and align with NC Standards. 

Around Town Exhibit

Apollo 11

This thrilling cinematic experience showcases the real-life moments of humankind's first steps on the moon. Applying scientific ideas, making observations and taking measurements, the heroes of Apollo 11 take students on an awe-inspiring journey to space. See more about Apollo 11. 

Educator Resources for Apollo 11. 


Curriculum Matches

SCI: 3.E.1, 4.E.1, 6.P.1, 6.E.1
 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Our Universe

Backyard Wilderness 3d | IMAX Documentary

Backyard Wilderness 3D

Witness how the environment is influenced by human activities, how species depend on one another for survival and how ecosystems change through the seasons. This stunning array of wildlife images and behaviors will surprise and entertain students. See more about Backyard Wilderness 3D.

Educator Resources for Backyard Wilderness 3D. 

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: K.E.1, K.L.1, 1.L.1, 1.L.2. 2.E.1, 2.L.1, 4.L.1 , 5.E.1 , 5.L.2, 6.L.2, 8.L.3
SOC: K.H.1, K.G.2, 1.G.2, 2.G.2, 3.G.1

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Animals & Ecosystems
STEM Discovery

Born to be Wild 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Born to be Wild 3D

Embark on an adventure that follows orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them. Discover how an animal's habitat can affect how they live and why returning these animals to the wild is important. See more about Born to be Wild 3D.

Educator Resources for Born to be Wild 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: K.L.1, 1.L.1, 1.L.2, 2.L.1, 4.L.1, 5.L.2, 6.L.2, 8.L.3

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Animals & Ecosystems

Dream Big 3D | IMAX Documentary

Dream Big 3D

Engineering, movement and dreams take students on a journey through the world's greatest wonder. Ambitious young STEM leaders demonstrate how human grit, aspiration and compassion can triumph over life's greatest challenges. See more about Dream Big 3D.

Educator Resources for Dream Big 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

Aligns with Science and Engineering Practices of the National Academy of Science.

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

STEM Discovery

Extreme Weather 3D | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Extreme Weather 3D

Weather is one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, and now it’s intensifying in complex ways. Extreme Weather takes students to the frontlines where few have gone before them. See more about Extreme Weather 3D.

Educator Resources for Extreme Weather 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: 5.E.1, 7.E.1

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Weather & Natural Disasters

Flight of the Butterflies 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Flight of the Butterflies 3D

A natural history epic. A compelling detective story. A scientific adventure. Follow the year-long migration cycle of the monarch butterfly, the most incredible migration on Earth. See more about Flight of the Butterflies 3D.

Educator Resources for Flight of the Butterflies 3D. 

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: 1.L.1, 1.L.2, 2.L.1
SOC:  2.G.2, 3.C&G.2, 3.G.1

Great Bear Rainforest 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

Journey to a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters and the all-white spirit bear, the rarest bear on earth. Experience a habitat unchanged for 10,000 years and meet multiple generations of inhabitants and students who are caring for it.  See more about Great Bear Rainforest 3D.

Educator Resources for Great Bear Rainforest 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: K.L.1, 1.L.1, 1.L.2. 2.L.1, 2.L.2, 4.L.1 , 5.L.2, 6.L.2, 8.E.1, 8.L.3
SOC: 2.G.2, 3.C&G.2

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Animals & Ecosystems

Born to be Wild 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Hidden Universe 3D 

Go on an extraordinary journey that transports students deep into space. The furthest reaches of the universe are brought to life with unprecedented clarity though real images captured by the world's most powerful telescopes. See more about Hidden Universe 3D.

Educator Resources for Hidden Universe 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: 3.E.1, 4.E.1, 4.P.3, 6.P.1, 6.E.1

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Our Universe

Island of Lemurs 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D

Follow the incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers – lemurs. Explore the remote world of Madagascar where lemurs arrived millions of year ago and have since evolved into hundreds of diverse species. See more about Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D.

Educator Resources for Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: K.L.1, 1.L.1, 1.L.2, 2.L.1, 4.L.1, 5.L.2, 6.L.2, 8.L.3

 

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Animals & Ecosystems

Journey To Space 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Journey To Space 3D

Experience a celebration of space exploration and a tribute to international cooperation in space research. Catch a vision of our near-term future beyond Earth’s orbit — a manned mission to Mars within a generation. See more about Journey To Space 3D.

Educator Resources for Journey To Space 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: 3.E.1, 4.E.1, 6.P.1, 6.E.1

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Our Universe
STEM Discovery

 

Born to be Wild 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Lewis & Clark

This film takes you on an epic expedition into the unknown West. Follow Lewis and Clark as they embark on a dangerous and beautiful adventure and lead us into the dawn of a new nation. See more about Lewis & Clark.

Educator Resources for Lewis & Clark. 

 

Curriculum Matches

SOC: 5.H.1, 5.H.2, 8.H.2, 8.H.3, 8.C.1

 

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

American History 

Born to be Wild 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D

Technology has given science exciting new images of long-hidden worlds to see things invisible to the naked eye. Through high-speed and time-lapse photography, peer into invisible realms of things too fast, too slow and too small to see. See more about Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D.

Educator Resources for Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: 4.P.3, 6.P.1, 6.P.2, 6.P.3, 8.P.1, 8.L.2

 

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

STEM Discovery

Born to be Wild 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Oceans 3D

New science and technology have allowed scientists to make more discoveries in the past 10 years than the prior 100, revealing richer diversity in the ocean than ever imagined. See more about Oceans 3D.

Educator Resources for Oceans 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI: K.L.1, 1.L.1, 2.L.1, 3.E.2, 4.L.1, 5.L.2, 6.L.2, 8.E.1, 8.L.3
 

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Animals & Ecosystems

Born to be Wild 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Pandas 3D

Journey alongside scientists working to protect the giant panda species, and meet Qian Qian, a baby panda born in captivity and destined for life in the wild. See more about Pandas 3D.

Educator Resources for Pandas 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI K.L.1, 1.L.1, 1.L.2, 2.L.1, 2.L.2, 4.L.1, 5.L.2
SOC 2.G.2, 3.C&G.2, 3.G.1, L.4.6, L.5.6

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Animals & Ecosystems

Born to be Wild 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

Superpower Dogs 3D

Join an adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of the world’s most remarkable dogs. Discover the astonishing science behind their amazing abilities and never look at man’s best friends the same way again! See more about Superpower Dogs 3D.

Educator Resources for Superpower Dogs 3D.

 

Curriculum Matches

SCI K.P.1, K.P.2, K.L.1, 1.L.1, 1.L.1, 1.L.2, 2.L.1, 2.L.2, 3.L.1, 4.L.1.2, 7.L.1.4

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

Animals & Ecosystems

Born to be Wild 3d | Marbles IMAX Documentaries

We The People

Witness the story of America’s founding documents and the people who wrote, shaped and tested them. From people who would defy a king – to those who would not let the “more perfect union die” and others who struggled for equality. See more about We The People.

Educator Resources for We The People.

 

Curriculum Matches

SOC 8.H.2, 8.H.3, 8.C.1, 8.C&G.1, 8.C&G.2

 

IMAX Learning Labs Pairings:

American History 

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