Science on Tap Untapped at Home (Netflix Watch Party): “The Founder”

Science on Tap
Monday, November 23, 2020
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5)
United States

For this special Untapped series Science on Tap is hosting monthly Netflix movie screenings featuring a live chat with experts. This month we’re watching The Founder with food educator Megan Haupt.


Scene from the movie The Founder starring Michael Keaton

Scene from The Founder starring Michael Keaton.

The Weinstein Company

Break up your quaran-routine and invite your housemates for a Science on Tap Philadelphia monthly movie screening with Teleparty (formerly Netflix Party). Talk to our expert hosts through the chat function, ask questions in real time, and learn more about the myths and misrepresentations in some of our favorite movies.

If you have a Netflix account and a home computer, you can join our party! This is a free event, but preregistration is required as Netflix Party limits the number of attendees for each session.

How to Access Teleparty

Netflix Party is now called Teleparty, but don’t be alarmed! It’s still the same platform. You can find instructions on how to install Teleparty at

  1. All preregistered guests will be sent the link to the event before the event start time. It will also be available in the Digital Links section of the Eventbrite event.
  2. Make sure to download the Teleparty extension for Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.

Featured Movie

The Founder(2016, PG-13)
Channeling ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness, salesman Ray Kroc turns two brothers’ innovative fast food eatery, McDonald’s, into the biggest restaurant business in the world.

Meet Our Expert

Megan Haupt has 20 years of storytelling experience spanning several industries. She collaborates with businesses, organizations, and individuals to help them connect with diverse audiences through shared human experiences around food and food practices. Megan’s professional skills include education and experience design, both of which are sustained by her love of research. She feels that food education needs to be a combination of honoring and challenging and that information needs to be presented in a way that engages people at the core of their being. Her research focuses on food and cultural practices, food and morality, food and race, food futurism, and food history. To learn more about her work in the field of food education, visit