Interstellar Lesson Plans Now Online

"Great art pushes our thinking in new directions. Robert J. Goddard became fascinated with space flight after reading War of the Worlds. Martin Cooper's ideas for the cell phone were inspired by Captain Kirk's Star Trek communicator.

Starting on November 5, the new film INTERSTELLAR from director Christopher Nolan will spark the imaginations of millions of future scientists. That's why Google Play for Education is teaming up with Paramount Pictures and Google Certified Teachers to help middle and high school classrooms explore the mathematical, scientific, and literary concepts discussed in the film.

Schools can plan field trips now to see INTERSTELLAR, with group tickets available for screenings starting as early as November 3. When the film is released on November 5, we'll introduce an INTERSTELLAR webpage for educators containing lesson plans related to the movie (tied to educational standards, of course)."

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