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IMAX Films Standards

School Programs – Alignment to CA State Standards

Each film may be used to supplement lesson plans that work towards meeting the California Science Content Standards listed after each title.


Adventures in Wild California

Kindergarten: Life Science: 2a, 2c; Earth Science: 3a, 3b, 3c
Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e; Earth Science: 3a, 3b, 3c
Grade 2: Physical Science: 1c, 1e; Life Science: 2a, 2e; Earth Science: 3b, 3e
Grade 3: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e


Africa: The Serengeti

Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 3c
Grade 5: Life Science: 2a; Earth Science: 5c
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e
Grade 7: Life Science: 3a, 3e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c, 6e, 6f, 8a, 8b


Alaska

Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 3c
Grade 5: Life Science: 2a
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e
Grade 7: Life Science: 3a, 3e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c, 6e, 6f, 8a, 8b; Earth Science: 5a, 5b, 5d, 6a, 6b, 6c


Amazing Journeys

Kindergarten: Life Science: 2a, 2c; Earth Science: 3b, 3c; Investigation and Experimentation: 4a
Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c; Earth Science: 3b
Grade 2: Life Science: 2b, 2d
Grade 3: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d
Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 3b
Grade 5: Earth Science: 4b, 4d
Grade 6: Life Science: 5b, 5c, 5d,5e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6b, 6c


Born to be Wild

Kindergarten: Life Science: 2a, 2c
Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c
Grade 2: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d
Grade 3: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e
Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b
Grade 6: Life Science: 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c, 6e, 6f


Bugs

Kindergarten: Life Science: 2a, 2c; Investigation and Experimentation: 4a
Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d
Grade 2: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2d
Grade 3: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d


Coral Reef Adventure

Kindergarten: Life Science: 2a, 2c; Earth Science: 3a, 3c; Investigation & Experimentation: 4a
Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2b
Grade 2: Life Science: 2 a, 2b, 2c, 2d
Grade 3: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d
Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 3b
Grade 5: Earth Science: 3a, 3d
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c


Cosmic Voyage

Grade 4: Physical Science: 1e; Life Science: 3d
Grade 5: Physical Science: 1b, 1d; Earth Science: 5a, 5b
Grade 6: Earth Science: 4a, 4b
Grade 7: Life Science: 2e, 5a, 6e
Grade 8: Physical Science: 3a, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4e; Life Science: 6b, 6c
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 1c; Earth Science: 1a, 2a, 2b


Deep Sea

Grade 3: Physical Science: 1d; Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d
Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 3b
Grade 5: Life Science: 2a, 2c; Earth Science: 3a, 3d
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e
Grade 7: Life Science: 3a, 3d, 5a, 5b, 5c
Grades 9-12: Physical Science: 4a Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d, 6f


Dolphins

Kindergarten: Life Science: 2c
Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2c, 2d
Grade 2: Life Science: 2a
Grade 3: Life Science: 3b, 3d
Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b
Grade 5: Life Science: 2a; Earth Science: 3a, 3d
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b, 5c, 5e
Grade 7: Life Science: 3a, 3d, 5a, 5b, 5c
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d, 6f


Everest

Grade 4: Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 5c
Grade 5: Earth Science: 4c, 4e
Grade 6: Earth Science: 4a, 4e
Grade 7: Earth Science: 4c, 4f
Grades 9-12: Earth Science: 6a, 6b, 6c


Flight of the Butterflies

Kindergarten: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c; Investigation and Experimentation 4a
Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e
Grade 2: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f
Grade 3: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e
Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d
Grade 5: Life Science: 2a, 2f, 2g
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e
Grade 7: Life Science: Life Science: 1a, 1d, 1f, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 3a, 3e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c, 6f, 6g


Forces of Nature

Grade 4: Earth Science: 5a
Grade 5: Earth Science: 3c
Grade 6: Earth Science: 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1g, 2, 2d, 3, 3a, 3c, 4, 4c, 4d, 4e
Grade 7: Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4f


Grand Canyon Adventure

Grade 4: Earth Science: 5a, 5b, 5c
Grade 5: Earth Science: 3a, 3b, 3d
Grade 6: Earth Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 6b
Grade 7: Earth Science: 4a, 4c, 4d, 4e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b; Earth Science: 6a, 6b


Hidden Universe

Grade 3: Physical Sciences 2b, 2d; Earth Sciences: 4.a, 4.c, 4d, 4e
Grade 5: Physical Sciences 1b, 1h; Earth Sciences 5a, 5b, 5c
Grade 7: Physical Sciences 6a, 6d, 6f; Earth Sciences 4b
Grade 8: Physical Sciences 2g; Earth Sciences 4a, 4, 4b, 4d, 4e
Grades 9-12: Earth Sciences 1a, 1b, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1g, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2f, 2g


Hubble

Grade 3: Physical Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e
Grade 5: Earth Science: 5a, 5b, 5c
Grade 6: Earth Science: 4a, 4b
Grade 7: Physical Science: 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d, 6e, 6f, 6g
Grade 8: Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e


Human Body

Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b
Grade 5: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2g
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b


Humpback Whales

California Content Standards:
Kindergarten:
LS.2c
Grade 1: LS.2a, LS.2c, LS.2d
Grade 2: LS.2a
Grade 3: LS.3b, LS.3d
Grade 4: LS.3b
Grade 6: LS.5b

Next Generation Science Standards: Disciplinary Core Ideas-LS2.A (Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems), LS2.B (Cycles of matter and energy transfer in ecosystems), LS2.C (Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience), LS4.B (Natural Selection), LS4.C (Adaptation)


Island of the Lemurs: Madagascar

Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2c
Grade 2: Life Science: 2c, 2d
Grade 4: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c
Grade 7: Life Science: 3a, 3c
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 7d, 8b, 8d


Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean

California Content Standards:
Grade 3: LS.3a, LS.3b, LS.3c
Grade 4: LS.2b, LS.3a
Grade 6: LS.5a, LS.5b, LS.5c


Jerusalem

Grade 6: Earth Science: 2b
Grade 7: Earth Science: 4c


Journey into Amazing Caves

Grade 4: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 5c
Grade 5: Earth Science: 3a, 4b
Grade 6: Earth Science: 2b, 2d; Life Science: 5b, 5d, 5e
Grade 7: Life Science: 3a, 3e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c, 6e, 7c, 7d, 8a, 8b; Earth Science: 6b


Journey to Space

California Content Standards:
Grade 3: ES.4d
Grade 5: ES.5a, ES.5b
Grade 8: ES.4a, ES.4b, ES.4e
Grade 9-12: ES.1a, ES.1d, ES.1g, ES.2a, ES.2b


Journey to the South Pacific

Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c
Grade 2: Life Science: 2d
Grade 3: Life Science: 3b, 3c, 3d
Grade 4: Life Science: 3a, 3b
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e
Grade 7: Life Science: 3a


Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West

Grade 3: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3;
Grade 5: 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.8, 5.8.3;
Grade 8: 8.6.1, 8.8, 8.8.2, 8.12.1, 8.12.2


Mummies: Secrets of Pharaohs

Grade 4: Life Science: 3a; Earth Science: 4a, 4b
Grade 5: Earth Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d
Grade 6: Earth Science: 2a, 2b, 2c; Life Science: 5a
Grade 7: Life Science: 2e, 3a, 3c, 3e; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 4c, 4e, 4f
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 5a; 8a; Earth Science: 3c


Mysteries of Egypt

Grade 4: Earth Science: 4a, 4b
Grade 6: Earth Science: 2a, 2b, 2c
Grade 7: Life Science: 2e, 3a, 3c, 3e; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 4c, 4e, 4f
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 5a; 8a; Earth Science: 3c


Mystery of the Nile

Grade 4: Life Science: 3a; Earth Science: 4a, 4b
Grade 5: Earth Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d
Grade 6: Earth Science: 2a, 2b, 2c; Life Science: 5a
Grade 7: Life Science: 2e, 3a, 3c, 3e; Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 4c, 4e, 4f
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 5a; 8a; Earth Science: 3c


National Parks Adventure

California Content Standards:
Grade K:Earth Science: 3a, 3b, 3c; Life Science: 2a
Grade 1:Earth Science: 3b; Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c
Grade 2:Earth Science: 3a, 3e
Grade 3:Life Science: 3b
Grade 4:Earth Science: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 5c; Life Science: 2b, 3a, 3b
Grade 5:Earth Science: 3b


Stormchasers

Grade 4: Earth Sciences: 5c
Grade 5: Earth Sciences: 3c, 4a, 4c, 4e
Grade 6: Earth Sciences: 2d, 4e
Grades 9-12: Earth Sciences: 5f, 6a, 6b


The Living Sea

Kindergarten: Life Science: 2a, 2c; Earth Science: 3a, 3c
Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2b
Grade 2: Life Science: 2 a, 2b, 2c, 2d
Grade 3: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d
Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 3b
Grade 5: Earth Science: 3a, 3d
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c


To the Arctic

Kindergarten: Physical Science: 1a, 1b, 1c; Life Science: 2a, 2b; Earth Science: 3b
Grade 1: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c
Grade 2: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d
Grade 3: Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e
Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b; Earth Science: 5a, 5b, 5c
Grade 5: Earth Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d


Tornado Alley

Grade 4: Earth Sciences: 5c
Grade 5: Earth Sciences: 4a, 4c, 4e
Grade 6: Earth Sciences: 2d, 4e
Grades 9-12: Earth Sciences: 5f, 6a, 6b


Under the Sea

Grade 2: Physical Science: 1a, 1b; Life Science: 2b, 2c, 2d
Grade 3: Physical Science: 1d; Life Science: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d
Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 3b
Grade 5: Life Science: 2a, 2c; Earth Science: 3a, 3d
Grade 6: Life Science: 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e
Grade 7: Life Science: 3a, 3d, 5a, 5b, 5c
Grades 9-12: Physical Science: 4a Life Science: 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d, 6f


Yellowstone

Grade 4: Life Science: 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 3c
Grade 5: Earth Science: 3b, 3c, 3d, 4b, 4c
Grade 6: Earth Science: 2a, 2b, 2d; Life Science: 5b, 5c, 5e
Grades 9-12: Life Science: 6a, 6b; Earth Science: 6a, 6b