IMAX FUN FACTS

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  1. IMAX® film is the largest commercial film format ever invented.
  2. The IMAX® camera weighs up to 100 pounds.
  3. Average IMAX® screen is 4500 times bigger than an average TV screen.
  4. IMAX film is strong enough to pull a truck.
  5. Film frame used by IMAX® projection system is 10 times the size of a conventional 35mm frame.
  6. IMAX® screens are designed to encompass your peripheral vision.
    These screens are painted silver to maximize the amount of light reflected back to the audience.
  7. IMAX® uncompressed digital, wrap-around sound is a patented Proportional Point Source (TM) Loudspeaker system that delivers exacting volume and quality at every seat.

TEACHER'S GUIDES

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Download these collections of lessons that support the educational use of our movies.

IMAX Movie

Under The Sea 3D

Under the Sea

Take a one-of-a-kind tropical plunge as our giant six-story screen fills with some of the most colorful and intriguing creatures in the world. Go on an undersea adventure to the exotic and remote locations of Indonesia , Papua New Guinea and Australia 's Coral Sea to explore these animals in their native habitat. Narrated by Jim Carrey. 45 min.

"You'll find yourself dazzled by the impossibly breathtaking beauty in IMAX 3D."
Christy Lemire / Associated Press

Under the Sea official web site

Online teacher’s resource guides are now available. Curriculum tie-ins include oceanography, language arts, science, math, and more! Check out Grades 3-5 or Grades 6-8.

Meet the "reel" fish behind the undersea superstars! Print out our 'Under the Sea' checklist and bring it with you. See if you can catch the creatures in action when you visit the Aquarium.

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