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The Nature of Things Kingdom of the Tide

From the untamed Pacific to the wild Bay of Fundy, Dr. Sarika Cullis-Suzuki embarks on a coast-to-coast adventure to discover the survival secrets of the creatures that inhabit Canada’s intertidal zones. Despite its beauty, this is one of the toughest environments on earth. Cullis-Suzuki reveals why the health of the world’s oceans is closely linked to the health of these intertidal ...
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/18/2020

The Nature of Things Dinosaur Cold Case

"It looks so close to being freshly dead, I could almost hear in breathing." The accidental discovery in Alberta of one of the best-preserved dinosaurs ever opens a prehistoric cold case to uncover the secrets of its mysterious death.
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/14/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Mammoth vs. Mastodons

Both mastodons and mammoths were huge, elephant-like beasts that lived in the last ice age. Do you know how to tell them apart? Learn how from the fossil collection curator at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:26
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Judith: New dinosaur species with an interesting story

Meet Judith — a new species of horned dinosaur nicknamed for the Judith River Formation in Montana, United States, where it was discovered. Judith was scientifically described and named Spiclypeus shipporum by museum palaeontologist Jordan Mallon.
  • 2016
  • 00:02:42
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Preparing a dinosaur for display

Ever wonder what it takes to put a dinosaur fossil on display? It starts with removing the fossil matrix from the field, a plaster jacket, and then delicate, patient extraction. Fossil preparation 101 — check it out!
  • 2019
  • 00:02:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Cool facts about the Moon!

How did the Earth’s moon form? What does the moon tell us about the solar system? Did you know at one point the moon was closer to Earth than it is now? Find out more!
  • 2019
  • 00:03:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Let's Talk About Canadian Volcanoes

The extensive geological diversity of Canada includes young volcanoes. Learn more from Erika Anderson, who’s studied volcanoes and who is the Curator of Mineralogy at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:46
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2020

The Nature of Things First Animals

For most of its existence, planet Earth has been a brutal, inhospitable, toxic nightmare, until a half billion years ago when – KABOOM! – life suddenly appeared. First Animals takes you back to the Cambrian Explosion through newly-discovered fossils that tell us more about our own origins. Renowned evolutionary biologist Maydianne Andrade is our guide, showing us how complex – and ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/17/2020

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Taste

In space, fluid distribution to the head can cause congestion, dulling the sense of taste. Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us his personal favourite food that has a little extra kick to stir the taste buds.
  • 2013
  • 00:00:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Hearing

In space, no one can hear you scream, but inside the International Space Station it's a whole other story. Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield describes what he hears every day, and shares a few sweet strands of his own sounds as well.
  • 2013
  • 00:01:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Smell

Burnt steak and gunpowder in the airlock? Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield describes how the sense of smell is hampered in orbit.
  • 2013
  • 00:00:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Sight

Flattened eyeballs? Random flashes of light? Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield explains how vision is altered during spaceflight.
  • 2013
  • 00:01:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Sleeping in space

It's bedtime on the International Space Station. Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us how astronauts sleep in space.
  • 2013
  • 00:02:43
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Touch

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield describes how astronauts use their feet differently under the near-weightless environment of the International Space Station. See how it affects their sense of touch.
  • 2013
  • 00:00:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Tears in space (don't fall)

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield demonstrates the physics of tears in space.
  • 2013
  • 00:01:24
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency A memorable meeting between Jennifer Sidey-Gibbons and Roberta Bondar

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jennifer Sidey-Gibbons chats with her childhood hero, Dr. Roberta Bondar, the first Canadian woman to go to space. Jennifer shows her a scrapbook she made nearly 30 years ago with newspaper clippings from Roberta Bondar’s mission. Listen to her childhood memories to find out how it all started for Jennifer.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

Canadian Space Agency Canadian astronaut Jennifer Sidey's story

Discover how Canadian astronaut Jennifer Sidey reached her dream of becoming an astronaut thanks to inspiring role models, her passion for science and her mother’s support. She now tries to be a role model herself, encouraging the next generation of Canadians to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:13
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

Canadian Space Agency Launch Your Dreams: Krishna Nair's story

High-school student Krishna Nair launched her own weather balloon with the help of the Canadian Space Agency. Here's her story.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:10
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

Canadian Space Agency Science with Tim: Why do we do science in space?

Did you know that many science experiments are being conducted on the International Space Station at any given time? But why do we do science in space?
  • 2017
  • 00:01:31
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

Canadian Space Agency Science with Tim: What are asteroids, and why do we study them?

Asteroids are cosmic time capsules that can tell us about the earliest days of our solar system. Did you know that the Canadian Space Agency is contributing to OSIRIS-REx, a mission to collect an asteroid sample? The seven-year journey will bring loose dust and gravel from the surface of asteroid Bennu to Earth in 2023.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:13
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

Canadian Space Agency Science with Tim: What is a gravity assist?

Did you know that a spacecraft can use a planet’s gravity to change its orbit? For example, in September 2017, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft used Earth’s gravity to change its orbit and help put it on course to asteroid Bennu, its target destination. With the help of this gravity assist, OSIRIS-REx arrived at the asteroid in August 2018 and will bring ...
  • 2017
  • 00:01:43
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

Canadian Space Agency Meet Canadian astronaut Jennifer Sidey-Gibbons

Prior to joining the Canadian Space Program, Jennifer “Jenni” Sidey worked as a mechanical engineer, a combustion scientist and a lecturer at the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering, in the United Kingdom. On July 1, 2017, she was recruited by the Canadian Space Agency as one of two new astronauts after a year-long process. Get to know Jennifer better ...
  • 2017
  • 00:01:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/27/2020

Canadian Space Agency Meet Canadian astronaut Joshua Kutryk

Prior to joining the Canadian Space Program, Joshua Kutryk worked as an experimental test pilot and a fighter pilot for the Canadian Armed Forces in Cold Lake, Alberta. On July 1, 2017, he was recruited by the Canadian Space Agency as one of two new astronauts after a year-long process. Get to know Joshua better through this video profile.
  • 2017
  • 00:01:10
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/27/2020

Canadian Space Agency Meet Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen

As a young boy growing up on a farm in Southern Ontario, Jeremy Hansen turned his tree house into a spaceship. At the age of 12, he joined the Air Cadets and later became a CF-18 fighter pilot. A modern-day explorer, Jeremy has lived in underground caves, did geological training expeditions in the High Arctic and just generally craves adventure. ...
  • 2014
  • 00:03:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/27/2020

Canadian Space Agency Meet Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques

As a kid, David Saint-Jacques travelled the world with his family, fostering his spirit of exploration, openness, curiosity and caring for others. An engineer and astrophysicist, David later became a family physician and practiced medicine in the Canadian Arctic. On May 13, 2009, he was recruited by the Canadian Space Agency as one of two new astronauts after a year-long ...
  • 2014
  • 00:03:50
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/27/2020