Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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age 7+

STEM-themed docu will inspire kids to become engineers.

NR 2017 42 minutes

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age 9+

CSM Review Underestimates Age Bracket

Great movie, with interesting subjects and stories, really fun to see as an IMAX show. However, CSM’s review totally neglected to mention the brief, but intense, depictions of disasters that led to later engineering work. Actual footage of people escaping an earthquake, and clear mention of death tolls from several events, was a bit much for the 7 year olds we took to the show. It was the subject they were discussing as we left, rather than engineering. Fantastic movie, but you’ll likely want your kids to be older to see it and actually appreciate the real focus of the movie.

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age 8+


Great for everyone! Moving and inspirational.

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