Virtual Film Field Trips - DuPage Children's Museum

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Virtual Film Field Trips

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Films that inspire. Educational activities that engage. Tools that motivate.

Incredible award-winning MacGillivray Freeman films, made for IMAX® and giant screen theatres, are now available in your classroom through DCM! These award winning films take your students to places they may have never been and tell stories they’ve never heard. Inspire your students with these adventures in your classroom or through a virtual platform. Packages come complete with activities that align with local, state and national standards.


Each Virtual Film Field Trip Includes:

• One, 30–40 Minute MacGillivray Freeman film (made for IMAX® and giant screen theatres)

• Educator Guides with resources to guide content, discussion, and activities 

• Detailed lesson plans for hands-on activities  

• Each activity is 20–40 minutes

• Experiences that equate to more than a week’s worth of science education!


Cost: $165 per classroom per film (up to 30 students)


Choose from three inspiring films…

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Dream Big transforms how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and skyscrapers to underwater robots, solar cars and sustainable cities, it celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.

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National Parks Adventure

National Parks Adventure is the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s untamed wilderness in places like Yosemite, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon and many more. As you bike, climb and hike through the parks, learn about natural sciences like geology, biology and ecology as well as geography, history and language arts.

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America's Musical Journey

America’s Musical Journey tells the story of the unique cultures that gathered together to innovate and create new forms of thought and music in America. Hear the origins of jazz, blues, rock n’ roll and hip hop. Unique in its narrative power, this film challenges students to see the intersection between art, history, language, and science.

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