Teaching Movies

Programs for all ages
Full dome movies above and around you!

climate change
Climate Change
The effects of climate change are becoming obvious and extreme, with the ice caps melting, a rise in sea temperature, unusual floods or droughts and more severe weather conditions. There are things nations and individuals can do to mitigate the effects. This movie is ideal in conjunction with our Environment and Weather presentations. See our worksheet 50 Ways to Reduce Carbon Pollution.

Stories in the Stars
Aboriginal Astronomy – a movie from the Museum of Victoria. There are many variations to the stories, myths, and culture of the original Australians, and these are the stories of the night sky of the Boorang people of Victoria and their background in tradition, morality and culture.

The Water Cycle
The Earth’s water came to us during the bombardment of comets and asteroids in the very early days of the Solar System over four million years ago, and we still use the same water today as the dinosaurs used. It's constantly cleaned and recycled by the effects of evaporation by the Sun and condensation into rainfall. This movies is generally shown as part of our Weather Program.

Back to the Moon For Good
The story of the Space Race and the achievements of the Apollo missions. Now China, Japan, and India are launching further projects of discovery and even settlement. A second part details how many scientific developments have resulted from such challenges, and details similar plans for further lunar activity. Shown in conjunction with our Moon presentation and Stellarium.

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
Two children make a rocket from a cardboard box and dream of a trip to the planets.

Oasis in Space
A beautiful journey through the Solar System, planet by planet, in the search for water - and life.

Earth's Wild Ride
Exciting events in the history of the Earth, told by colonists on the Moon as they watch a solar eclipse.

Black Holes
From the early Universe, we watch the collision of giant galaxies. This takes us on a flight to the black hole at the centre of our galaxy.

Dawn of Space Age
Re-live the excitement from Sputnik to Apollo 11's landing on the Moon, a reconstruction of the historic first steps into Space. Where tomorrow?

Under the Weather
The history and excitement of Science. A lighthearted look at the causes of weather, both here on Earth and in space.

Followed by STELLARIUM Sky Watch and Astronomy

Stellarium is a digitised Astronomy presentation which follows the movie of choice. It is similar to presentations at the Planetarium, showing the night sky in real time, with stars, planets and constellations, and describing how they move.


Planet Zoom


Real Time Sky