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ECLIPSE: THE MUSICAL

What to know: An Appealing Film Featuring Original Music By GRAMMY-Winning Artists Alphabet Rockers, Dynamic Live-Action Choreography, And Imaginative Animation.
ECLIPSE: THE MUSICAL is in the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival - it may not be a regular, endorsed title
Recommended age 5-12
20 minutes
VIDEO
CENTER OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
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Eclipse: The Musical is an appealing film featuring original music by GRAMMY-winning artists Alphabet Rockers, dynamic live-action choreography, and imaginative animation. These elements create an engaging and visually stimulating experience that makes the science of a solar eclipse accessible and enjoyable. The narrative, centered on teenagers encouraging curiosity and a new perspective on science, promotes a universal love for learning and challenges traditional views that science is only for scientists. It also makes it easy to explain to kids about an eclipse in a way that's easy for them to understand. This progressive collaboration between scientists and artists showcases a commitment to inclusive and engaging science education.

To celebrate the total solar eclipse, COSI in Columbus, Ohio created this artistic project combining original music with live-action dance and creative animation. The story centers around two teens who challenge their classmates and teachers to see science in a fresh light, demonstrating that anyone can possess scientific curiosity.

Eclipse: The Musical is a dazzling whirlwind of science and entertainment, perfect for igniting a love of learning in young minds. With catchy tunes and vibrant animation, the film explores the wonder of a solar eclipse. But it's not just about astronomy! Relatable teen characters inspire empathy and critical thinking, encouraging them to question and explore scientific concepts in a fun and engaging way. The clear direction ensures a smooth and energetic experience, while modern sets and costumes add to the film's visual appeal. Beyond the science lesson, the film subtly sparks interest in diverse cultures and environments, leaving viewers curious to delve deeper. It's a cleverly crafted program, perfectly suited for young audiences. By fostering inquiry, investigation, and critical thinking skills, it becomes an invaluable educational resource. With its infectious enthusiasm and inspiring message, this is a must-watch for anyone curious about the wonders of the universe, young or old.

Grammy-winning Alphabet Rockers make the science lesson a blast with their music. Cool animation brings the solar eclipse to life, making it easy and fun to grasp. The relatable teen characters and the age-friendly story will grab young viewers' attention, while the energetic live-action dance keeps things exciting. This mix of music, animation, relatable characters, and cool storytelling makes learning about science fun for kids. The film is made for kids, with words and ideas that are easy to understand! The story stars teens you can relate to, who show their friends how cool science can be. With clear words, a fun story, new vocabulary like syzygy and all sorts of eclipse facts, it keeps you wanting to learn more about science the whole way through!

The film's message revolves around the power of curiosity and the universality of scientific exploration. Through the journey of teen characters, the film encourages viewers to embrace their innate curiosity and challenge preconceived notions about who can engage with science. Ultimately, it promotes the idea that learning and discovery are ongoing processes, inviting audiences of all ages to embrace curiosity and approach scientific phenomena with open minds and enthusiasm.

I give Eclipse: The Musical 3.5 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 5 through 12. By Gloria J., KIDS FIRST!

Eclipse: The Musical is an appealing film featuring original music by GRAMMY-winning artists Alphabet Rockers, dynamic live-action choreography, and imaginative animation. These elements create an engaging and visually stimulating experience that makes the science of a solar eclipse accessible and enjoyable. The narrative, centered on teenagers encouraging curiosity and a new perspective on science, promotes a universal love for learning and challenges traditional views that science is only for scientists. It also makes it easy to explain to kids about an eclipse in a way that's easy for them to understand. This progressive collaboration between scientists and artists showcases a commitment to inclusive and engaging science education.

To celebrate the total solar eclipse, COSI in Columbus, Ohio created this artistic project combining original music with live-action dance and creative animation. The story centers around two teens who challenge their classmates and teachers to see science in a fresh light, demonstrating that anyone can possess scientific curiosity.

Eclipse: The Musical is a dazzling whirlwind of science and entertainment, perfect for igniting a love of learning in young minds. With catchy tunes and vibrant animation, the film explores the wonder of a solar eclipse. But it's not just about astronomy! Relatable teen characters inspire empathy and critical thinking, encouraging them to question and explore scientific concepts in a fun and engaging way. The clear direction ensures a smooth and energetic experience, while modern sets and costumes add to the film's visual appeal. Beyond the science lesson, the film subtly sparks interest in diverse cultures and environments, leaving viewers curious to delve deeper. It's a cleverly crafted program, perfectly suited for young audiences. By fostering inquiry, investigation, and critical thinking skills, it becomes an invaluable educational resource. With its infectious enthusiasm and inspiring message, this is a must-watch for anyone curious about the wonders of the universe, young or old.

Grammy-winning Alphabet Rockers make the science lesson a blast with their music. Cool animation brings the solar eclipse to life, making it easy and fun to grasp. The relatable teen characters and the age-friendly story will grab young viewers' attention, while the energetic live-action dance keeps things exciting. This mix of music, animation, relatable characters, and cool storytelling makes learning about science fun for kids. The film is made for kids, with words and ideas that are easy to understand! The story stars teens you can relate to, who show their friends how cool science can be. With clear words, a fun story, new vocabulary like syzygy and all sorts of eclipse facts, it keeps you wanting to learn more about science the whole way through!

The film's message revolves around the power of curiosity and the universality of scientific exploration. Through the journey of teen characters, the film encourages viewers to embrace their innate curiosity and challenge preconceived notions about who can engage with science. Ultimately, it promotes the idea that learning and discovery are ongoing processes, inviting audiences of all ages to embrace curiosity and approach scientific phenomena with open minds and enthusiasm.

I give Eclipse: The Musical 3.5 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 5 through 12. By Gloria J., KIDS FIRST!

Inspired by the once-in-a-generation Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024, the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) in Columbus, Ohio partnered with a diverse team of dynamic artists to produce a musical short film, Eclipse: The Musical. This creative exploration of the unique science phenomenon features original music from Grammy-award winning artists, Alphabet Rockers, exciting live-action choreography, and imaginative animation. The film tells the story of two teen characters that help their peers and teachers rethink the way a science story can be told. After all, you don't have to be a scientist to be curious.
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