Show kids how media uses the concepts you teach every day if you want to get them excited about Science-Fiction Movies and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Use these tenbest STEM movies to help students learn problem-solving skills and enhance their curiosity.
A genius teen inventor loses his invention and brother – together with his brother’s nerd-hero friends and the balloon-like robot Baymax, he’s out to solve the mystery! Winner of Best Animated Feature Film Oscar.
From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world. | Stream on Apple TV+
Underwater Dreams, written and directed by Mary Mazzio, and narrated by Michael Peña, is an epic story of how the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants learned how to build an underwater robot from Home Depot parts. And defeat engineering powerhouse MIT in the process.
They were 200,000 miles from Earth when an explosion crippled their spacecraft, stranding them, perhaps forever. Relive the thrilling true story of the catastrophic flight of Apollo 13 and the crew’s heroic battle against the odds in this documentary, through first-hand accounts from the pilots, their families, and Mission Control.
From director Christopher Nolan (Inception) comes the story of ex-pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), who must leave his family and Earth behind to lead an expedition beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars.
This science-fiction space thriller follows an astronaut who is stranded on Mars and must use real scientific principles to solve his way to safety. From legendary director Ridley Scott (Alien, Prometheus) comes a gripping tale of human strength and the will to survive, starring Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars.
Want to illustrate to students that they have the potential to make a difference? Then watch this movie about ten high school students who design and construct a new farmer’s market for their country town. If You Build It spends a year in the life of one of America’s most innovative classrooms.
In this historical drama about the British government’s attempt to crack the German Enigma code during WWII, cryptologists and mathematicians take center stage. Benedict Cumberbatch shines as a real-life war hero and pioneer of modern-day computing, Alan Turing, who saved millions of lives by cracking Germany’s so-called unbreakable code during WWII.