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Who doesn’t love family movie night? At Mathnasium of Naperville we recommend including some movies with math themes in your family movie night mix.
Our favorite family-friendly and inspiring math movies are based on true stories. The ones we chose have math, either as part of the story, or are about mathematicians.
Note: We did our best to choose family-friendly movies, but please preview the movies to decide what is appropriate for your children. You can also read reviews about age appropriate topics of various movies on www.commonsensemedia.org.
1.Hidden Figures- (PG) This movie tells the story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson who were black women in the South in the 1940’s working at NASA as “computers.” “Computer” was a job title for people who did calculations for various projects. The three women worked hard to break glass ceilings to achieve positions in white, male-dominated math fields.
We recommend this film to everyone, especially girls and minorities.
We recommend this movie for middle and high school students who say they aren’t any good at math or that they hate math.
We recommend this movie for middle and high school students who don’t see math as useful.
We recommend this movie for middle and high school students who love math and science.
We recommend this movie for children who don’t see math and science as cool or fun.
Watch a movie with your children with an inspirational message about math and then talk with them regarding their feelings on the subject.
Mathnasium of Naperville is a great program for kids who love math, those that need a nudge in math, as well as those who may be struggling.
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