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Overall A

Casey Carlyle (Michelle Trachtenberg) is a stereotypical high school math geek. When she applies her knowledge to the sport she loves, she finds herself spinning circles around other figure skating wannabes. Yet, if she pursues her newfound talent, she is sure to disappoint her mother (Joan Cusack) who has her heart set on Casey getting an academic scholarship.

Violence A-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A-
Substance Use A

Talk to your kids about…

Ice Princess

What is the “mom disease” mothers suffer from in this story? Can dads be affected by this malady as well? How can parents effectively cure themselves of this illness?

Scripts often portray characters that have singular interests or abilities-athletics, academics, artistic, dramatic. Is that a realistic depiction? Can people be successful in more than one area of interest? How does Casey combine her abilities?

To better understand the science behind sports, check out the information and experiments at: http://www.exploratorium.edu/sports/ http://btc.montana.edu/olympics/physbio/biomechanics/bio-intro.html