In an honor of the Oscars this week, we want to share our favorite kids movies about science and technology, including the 2020 animated film Over the Moon, that is nominated for best picture this year. We also recommend some movie classics like The Never-Ending Story or E.T. These are movies that you can enjoy with the whole family while the kids also learn in a fun way.

5 Kids Movies About Science

  1. Over the Moon (2020)

Over the Moon is the story of little Fei Fei who makes a rocket to travel to the moon so that she can prove the Legend of the Moon goddess Chang’e. Throughout the story, she discovers unexpected adventures and discovers a world of fantastic creatures. It’s a trip to believe in again.

  1. Wall-E (2008)

Wall-E takes place on a post-apocalyptic Earth, where a singular robot Wall-E lives alone, collecting trash, among the abandoned buildings and polluted cities. This movie addresses many topics including healthy diets and exercise, taking care of the environment, and the relationship between humans and technology.

  1. Jurassic Park (1993)

In Jurassic Park, a multi-millionaire with the help of scientists creates a theme park with live dinosaurs. Before they open the theme park to everyone, however, they invite well-known scientists to visit the theme park first, but things don’t go as expected.

Not recommended for children under the age of 12.

  1. The Never-Ending Story (1984)

The Never-Ending Story is about a boy, Bastian, who escapes from the real world and his bullying at school by reading and enjoying story books. But this time, the book he chooses isn’t the same. This time, his words are magical and he becomes part of the story.

  1. E.T (1982)

E.T is the story of a friendship between an alien and a young boy. E.T. arrives with his family on a spacecraft, but he escapes to explore Earth and that when he meets the young boy, forming an unforgettable friendship.

At Nutty Scientists, we have a variety of scientific workshops and shows with fun experiments and demonstrations, through which kids learn different aspects of science in a fun and unique way.