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Cracking the Code Programming robots to play football

Two young coders find out about the instructions that tell robots what to do, looking at the code that operates both a robot football team and an ICub robot that is capable of learning new things. Science reporter Minna Kane takes them to Plymouth University to meet the Black Ninjas, a robot football team who play in the robot World ...
  • 2013
  • 00:08:54
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Cracking the Code Simulating the experience of F1 racing

Two young coders find out about the physics and data processing that goes into creating a realistic simulator for F1 drivers to use in training. Science presenter Minna Kane takes them to ride with a professional F1 driver at Silverstone, before visiting the University of Hertfordshire’s simulator. The simulator hardware includes high resolution screens, realistic controls and hydraulic legs to ...
  • 2013
  • 00:07:37
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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The Secret Life of Canada Shout Out to Tom Longboat

Meet Tom Longboat, an Onondaga long distance runner born in 1887 on Six Nations. Tom became one of the most celebrated athletes of all time, despite his struggles and encountering racism throughout his career.View the Secret Life of Canada curriculum package
  • 2018
  • 00:02:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

CBC Radio One PM Pierre Trudeau sends telegram to Canadians after Summit Series

After Canada's victorious hockey game against the Soviets, Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau drafts a congratulatory telegram for Team Canada in Moscow. He says the win is especially remarkable because the players were able to pull up from behind. For the past couple of hours, all regular activity was put on hold as Canada watched game 8 on television sets ...
  • 1972
  • 00:01:28
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/22/2019

Day 6 "He doesn’t need the NFL": How Colin Kaepernick controls his narrative

Colin Kaepernick may still be without a job, but the football quarterback is making his presence known. During the 2018 NFL season opener, Kaepernick was featured in a Nike ad. Two years ago, Kaepernick became famous – and infamous – for taking a knee during the national anthem in protest against racial inequality and police violence. The former San Francisco ...
  • 2018
  • 00:07:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/22/2019

The National McGill dumps Redmen team name after calls from Indigenous community

Montreal's McGill University has announced it will change the name of its men's varsity sports teams – the Redmen – after Indigenous students, faculty and staff said the name is discriminatory.
  • 2019
  • 00:03:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

The National Is there a future for Olympic Games in Canada?

After a hard-fought campaign, Calgarians essentially scuttled plans for a 2026 Olympic bid by voting 'No' in a plebiscite. That vote leaves questions not just for Calgary though, but for the entire country.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2019

The National Nova Scotia high school creates all-hockey curriculum

A Nova Scotia high school has created a curriculum where every subject — from physics to design technology to dance — centres on hockey. Cole Harbour District High School, in Sidney Crosby's hometown, received special recognition from Hockey Canada this week for its special project, which encompasses all subjects in all grades. "In Canada, if you're going to pick a ...
  • 2013
  • 00:01:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/08/2018

The National North America's longest-running sporting event turns 200

The National introduces you to the Ring family — coxswains and rowers who have been synonymous with the Royal St. John's Regatta for decades.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/12/2018

The National Girls shouldn't head soccer balls: study

Researchers looked at nearly 100 amateur players using a special MRI. They found damaged brain tissue was five times worse in female players.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/12/2018

News in Review - September 2018 Tragedy on the Prairies: The Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash

In April 2018, 16 people died and 13 others were injured in a bus crash at a rural intersection in Saskatchewan. The bus was carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team when it collided with a semi-trailer. Most of the dead and injured were teenagers. The crash prompted an outpouring of sympathy from people across the country, including hockey leagues, ...
  • 2018
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/10/2018

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CBC Short Docs Run as One: The Journey of the Front Runners

In 1967, Winnipeg hosted the fifth Pan American Games. 10 young Indigenous athletes from First Nations across Manitoba were selected to run the Pan Am torch from Minneapolis to Winnipeg — an 800 km, once-in-a-lifetime journey. But just before the athletes arrived at the opening ceremonies, the torch was taken from them and handed to a non-Indigenous athlete, who carried ...
  • 2018
  • 00:19:12
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/13/2018

The National Tom Longboat: Canadian history behind the June 4 Google Doodle

The June 4, 2018 Google Doodle honoured legendary Indigenous Canadian athlete Tom Longboat, who was born on this day in 1887. A runner from Ontario's Six Nations Reserve, Longboat shattered records and stereotypes.
  • 2018
  • 00:01:26
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

The National Olympic twins pioneered Canadian women's skiing

The athletes who will compete in Pyeongchang know all about perseverance and grit, but they may be no match for Rhoda and Rhona Wurtele. The 96-year-old twins started skiing at age 5 and basically never stopped, blazing a trail when women were a rarity in downhill skiing, all the way to the Olympics. Their passion is inspiring a brand-new generation ...
  • 2018
  • 00:02:04
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/23/2018

The National Sports drinks and energy drinks unhealthy for kids and teens

Most children and teens shouldn't consume sports and energy drinks, and the products should no longer be marketed to them, the Canadian Paediatric Society says. In a new position statement, the society said sports drinks are high in sugar, which contributes to the obesity epidemic as well as dental cavities.
  • 2017
  • 00:01:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/12/2018

CBC Short Docs Night Strike

Night Strike is the extraordinary story of Johnny Tai, a totally blind and partially deaf crisis counsellor and martial artist living in Richmond, B.C. For Johnny, a life that may appear simple and ordinary is in fact a triumph, not only for the obstacles presented by his blindness but for his courage in overcoming a legacy of family violence.
  • 2017
  • 00:12:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/04/2017

CBC Short Docs Follow the Rock

For the last 50 years, First Nations from across B.C. have come together to battle on the basketball courts of the Pacific Northwest. But the All Native Basketball Tournament is more than a competition. Nations don’t just bring their best basketball players — they bring their cultures as well. The tournament inspires young Aboriginal players from all over B.C., producing ...
  • 2017
  • 00:07:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/21/2017

CANAdooDAday The Stanley Cup

A small, dinky minor hockey trophy dreams of one day being as great as his hero — The Stanley Cup — the oldest and most revered trophy in all of sports.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 06/19/2017

Keeping Canada Safe Keeping Canada Safe, Episode 4

The Kahnawà:ke Peacekeepers undertake surveillance and execute a dramatic drug bust in their mission to rid their community of trafficking. After a black bear has been wounded by a homeowner, conservation officers in Pitt Meadows, BC, track it through the urban wilderness. Halifax outreach workers and “violence interrupters” go on weekend patrol to try to defuse potentially deadly conflicts. And ...
  • 2017
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/06/2017

Mansbridge One on One Rick Hansen

Almost 30 years after he circled the globe to raise funds for spinal chord research — a cause his foundation continues to pursue today — Peter Mansbridge catches up with a man who is both one of Canada's most admired individuals and most prominent wheelchair athletes.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/01/2017

News in Review - February 2017 The Sioux Lookout Solution: ​Playing ​Hockey Not Hookey

There are big problems in Canada’s remote northern communities keeping kids in school. Many drop out, turning instead to alcohol, drugs or worse. Recently, one school board in northwestern Ontario came up with a solution to get kids engaged. It made hockey a part of the physical education curriculum. Dubbed the “Hockey Academy,” the program is now in three schools ...
  • 2017
  • 00:13:06
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/20/2017

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Firsthand Perfect

Strength. Stamina. Sequins. Follow the Canadian synchronised swimming team through the most gruelling year of their lives. After winning gold at the Pan American Games in Toronto these elite athletes and their relentless trainer, Meng Chen, are hungry for a spot at the ultimate competition — Rio De Janeiro 2016. And they're willing to do whatever it takes to make ...
  • 2016
  • 00:43:44
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/30/2017

The Moblees Bing Boing Bounce

When it's time for a visiting baby Bing-Boing Bird to go back to its nest the Moblees need some big time bouncing help to get the job done.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees Sylvio's Strutting Socks

Sylvio’s new strutting socks get out of control and strut away — with Sylvio in them! The other Moblees need to rescue him and find out why the socks are acting so strange.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

The Moblees Clapping UP a Storm

A Wonderstorm is coming to Terra Mova today, but it's going to take a whole lot of Moblee Motion to get it to rain its wonderful shower of sparkles.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017