Teacher Resources

Prepare your students for their IMAX experience with classroom activities from several online resources and key educational sites.

To The Arctic 3D

Explore one of the most majestic, unforgiving places on earth with classroom resources about the Arctic:

  • Coca Cola's Arctic Home: Take your students on a virtual visit to the Arctic and explore real–time data on polar bears.

  • An Arctic Adventure: A collection of content and classroom activities from Polar Bears International.

  • Expedition to the Poles: In this activitiy, students pretend they've returned from a polar bear expediton and report back on their findings.

  • Polar Bears International: Unit and Lesson Plan Collection: A wealth of materials to engage students in learning about the Arctic.

  • Educator's Guide: Created by Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corporation, these cross–curricular activities (for grades 3–5) address science, language arts and math standards.

  • Curriculum Guide: Developed by MacGillivray Freeman Films Educational Foundation and Polar Bears International in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Filmed Entertainment, this curriculum guide (for grades 4–8) includes six lessons featuring the wildlife and climate of the Arctic. Activities developed for this guide support National Education Standards for science, art, social studies, math and English.

Film in the Classroom

Get great ideas for using film to teach any content area and for introducing students to the film industry and technology with this lesson plan collection from the New York Times Learning Network.