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Science on Screen Jr. presents: Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

1hr 25mins
Directed by
Nick Park, Steve Box
Peter Sallis,
Helena Bonham Carter,
Ralph Fiennes

For thousands of years, people have used selective breeding to get more of what we want from our food plants and animals: larger harvests, better taste, longer shelf-life. Today's genetic engineering techniques promise bigger results...and bring new worries. At this event, kids will learn about how the food they eat is engineered, and discuss whether the potential benefits of GMOs are worth the risks.

Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to uncover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant-vegetable growing contest.

(Recommended age: 7+)

About Science on Screen Jr.

Aimed at children ages 5 to 10, Science on Screen Jr. is an extension of the Coolidge's acclaimed Science on Screen program, which promotes public understanding of science and technology through the magic of cinema. Science on Screen Jr. creatively pairs family-friendly films with hands-on activities and lively introductions by scientists.

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