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  • Tragedy in Lebanon: Deadly Explosion in Beirut

    News in Review Tragedy in Lebanon: Deadly Explosion in Beirut

    In August 2020, a huge explosion decimated a large part of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. The blast killed almost 200 people and injured thousands of others...

    Added on Oct. 23, 2020

  • Paraplegia

    Li'l Doc Paraplegia

    Accompanied by her chameleon Geeko, Li'l Doc tells us how a spinal cord problem can prevent people from moving all or just the lower halves of their bodies.

    Added on Oct. 22, 2020

  • Cystic fibrosis

    Li'l Doc Cystic fibrosis

    Li'l Doc and Geeko explain how a virus that makes our mucous thick and sticky can also make our respiratory and digestive systems very weak.

    Added on Oct. 22, 2020

  • Rubella

    Li'l Doc Rubella

    In this episode, Li'l Doc and Geeko tell us all about the contagious virus that primarily targets the bodies of babies who are still in their mommy's tummies.

    Added on Oct. 22, 2020

  • Jaundice

    Li'l Doc Jaundice

    Li'l Doc tells us what can make babies’ skin turn yellow, and Geeko helps make it all crystal clear!

    Added on Oct. 22, 2020

  • Mumps

    Li'l Doc Mumps

    Accompanied by her chameleon Geeko, Li'l Doc explains how a virus can cause the salivary glands next to our ears to swell.

    Added on Oct. 22, 2020

  • Polio

    Li'l Doc Polio

    In this episode, Li'l Doc and Geeko show us how a virus multiplying in our body can block our muscular control system, making our muscles really soft or real...

    Added on Oct. 22, 2020

  • Whooping cough

    Li'l Doc Whooping cough

    Accompanied by her chameleon Geeko, Li'l Doc explains how harmful bacteria that invade our trachea and bronchial tubes can make us cough.

    Added on Oct. 22, 2020

  • Aerophagia

    Li'l Doc Aerophagia

    Why should you always eat slowly and chew your food carefully? Li'l Doc and Geeko describe the discomfort that can come from swallowing too much air!

    Added on Oct. 22, 2020

  • Tetanus

    Li'l Doc Tetanus

    The toxin produced by the contagious bacteria responsible for this disease can attack our muscles and respiratory system. Li'l Doc and Geeko bring us up to s...

    Added on Oct. 22, 2020

Featured Collections

  • In the Spirit of Halloween

    In the Spirit of Halloween

    The autumn season is at our doors, and with it, the spirit of Halloween. What do you like most about this holiday? The costumes? The treats? The monsters tha...

  • Reduce, Reuse and Rethink

    Reduce, Reuse and Rethink

    Rethinking the way you recycle is the focus of our Reduce, Reuse and Rethink collection. It explores why Canadian communities are at a turning point when it ...

  • Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

    Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

    Winner of the Human Rights Reporting award from the Canadian Association of Journalists / Journalists for Human Rights, cbc.ca/beyond94 is an immersive ...

  • Forest of Reading 2020

    Forest of Reading 2020

    Congratulations to all the Forest of Reading award winners and nominees! On June 16, CBC Books hosted an online awards ceremony for the Forest of Reading 202...

  • Fighting Racism and Discrimination

    Fighting Racism and Discrimination

    This collection looks at the fight against discrimination and racism in Canada. It includes examples of ongoing efforts across the country to remove barriers...

  • Wild Canada

    Wild Canada

    From the filmmakers of the acclaimed series Human Planet and Planet Earth comes WILD CANADA, an epic four-part series presented by T...

  • The COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

    The COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

    In 2020, the coronavirus, or COVID-19, swept the world. The virus started in Wuhan, China and spread rapidly around the world. On March 12, the World Health ...

  • Studio K from Home

    Studio K from Home

    In this series of Studio K shorts, Gary the Unicorn, Mr. Orlando and Tony play indoor games and share tips on how kids can have fun at home and do their part...

  • Gumboot Kids Home Study

    Gumboot Kids Home Study

    Find out why families are loving the Gumboot Kids home study worksheets. Mindfully explore nature and record your observations with step-by-step learning pro...

  • Canada Reads 2020

    Canada Reads 2020

    Five books, five champions, one winner: CBC's annual Battle of the Books has been getting people listening, watching and reading since 2001. Canada Reads is ...

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