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Hidden Figures: Pretty Curious

Into Film, in partnership with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and EDF
Into Film, in partnership with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and EDF




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We partnered with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, EDF Energy and SUPER. to bring you this free resource based on the film, Hidden Figures, that will help students explore the film's themes of diversity, equality and careers in STEM.

Hidden Figures: Pretty Curious helps students to develop their understanding of investigations, fair testing and gathering reliable data. By completing seven activities, based on the flight of a rocket, students will use their knowledge of forces acting on a glider to make a prediction, test it out in a hands-on investigation and then evaluate their results.

You'll also find inspiring activities through EDF Energy's Pretty Curious project to stimulate a generation of young people and especially girls to discover the future through STEM.

Based on a true story, this critically-acclaimed 2017 film is sure to inspire and engage secondary students, while helping you to deliver a truly inspirational film club experience or STEM-focussed lessons.


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  • Citizenship
  • Design and Technology
  • Mathematics
  • PSHE Education
  • Science
  • Physics

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