Silent Running: Film Guide

Still from Silent Running
Still from Silent Running

Ages

11–16

Duration

Short (1-4 activities)

A Film Guide that looks at Silent Running, a visually stunning sci-fi about a hippy caretaker of a space-station greenhouse, who turns against his bosses when he's ordered to return to Earth.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Gardening, Food Technology, Geography, Physics and Biology in addition to highlighting themes surrounding science and technology, space and planets, aliens, robots and artificial intelligence, the environment, travel and exploration, and film history. 

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This Resource Supports

Design and Technology

The Environment

Gardening

Food Technology

Science

Physics

Biology

Geography

PSHE Education

Health

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