Inspiring new STEM-focused IMAX film, ‘Dream Big’ at Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium

Inspiring new STEM-focused IMAX film, ‘Dream Big’ at Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium

(News Times, 2/16/17)

Soaring over the world’s highest buildings and racing a solar-powered car across the desert may not be on your vacation itinerary this summer, but you can still see what such experiences might be like, thanks to the spectacular new IMAX film, “Dream Big: Engineering Our World.”

The movie takes audiences from Dubai to Australia, while sharing stirring stories about the impact engineers have on society. Narrated by Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges, it celebrates the inspiring work and people behind these engineering feats.

Featured footage includes the Great Wall of China and the Golden Gate Bridge, not to mention an underwater robot developed by a team of students from an underprivileged high school in Phoenix. Made up primarily of Mexican immigrants, the robotics team entered its creation in a competition and succeeded against all odds.

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