Sloan Science & Film is an online publication presented by Museum of the Moving Image, and is devoted to exploring the intersection of science and film and enhancing the public's understanding of science and technology. It features award-winning science-themed short films that have been supported by grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, interviews with filmmakers and scientists, news about the Sloan Film Program's completed feature films, awards and other activities, and original articles exploring the cinematic depictions of scientific ideas and the portrayal of scientists in film and television.


The Sloan Science & Film Teacher's Guide is a free guide to short science-related films that can be streamed in the classroom. It offers an introduction, teaching framework, study questions, and additional resources for 50 narrative films featuring subjects ranging from evolution to mathematics. Each film is correlated with Next Generation Science Standards as well as New York City Science Standards.The Guide can be viewed online or downloaded as a PDF.

The Sloan Science & Film Companion Guide accompanies 46 science-based feature films (such as Hidden Figures and Primer) catalogued by scientific subject matter, and accompanied by discussion questions and vetted resources for continued engagement. The Companion Guide can be viewed online or downloaded as a PDF.


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