LESSON PLANS BASED ON SHORTS AND
ON CLIPS FROM FILM, MOVIES, AND VIDEO

Full-Length Movies — Short Subjects — Movie Clips — Film Clips — Video Clips — Snippets

Each Lesson Plan on this Index uses a short subject, clip or snippet which is 40 minutes or less.
The suggested ages for the Snippet Lesson Plan are shown in brackets.

Angels & Demons

Antimatter using Film Clips from Angels & Demons

[14+; snippet: 6 to 6 1/2 minutes]

2001: A Space Odyssey

Inertial Forces (Newton’s First Law of Motion, the Centrifugal Force & Artificial Gravity) Using Clips from 2001: A Space Odyssey

[12+; snippets: three clips of approximately 9 minutes]

The One

Snippet Lesson Plan on Parallel Universes Using Film Clips from The One (Physics)

[12+; snippets: two clips of less than 11 minutes]

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Refraction and the Green Flash (Science & Technology/Physics)

[10+; late elementary to high school; Film Clips: one minute and five seconds, in two segments; three additional optional segments total about 50 seconds; Lesson: Adds 30 minutes to a class in which the phenomenon of optical refraction is introduced.]

Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey

Electromagnetic Waves, Induction, Capacitance, and Antennae — Snippet Lesson Plan Using a Film Clip from Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (Science & Technology/Physics; Music)

[12+; Middle and High School Level; film clip 6.5 minutes]

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Harmonic Motion (Science & Technology/Physics – harmonic motion)

[10+; late elementary to high school; film clips: Pirates of the Caribbean – At World’s End: three minutes 30 seconds; Tacoma Bridge Collapse Video on YouTube: four minutes 13 seconds. lesson: Playing the snippets and discussing the examples of harmonic motion described in the Helpful Background section will take about 40 minutes.]