Le monde de demain

À quoi ressemblera le monde de demain? Plongez au cœur de notre futur avec cette fascinante série présentée par la journaliste scientifique Marie-Pier Elie. Mêlant enquêtes scientifiques, images de synthèse et interviews d'experts, chaque épisode fait voler en éclat les barrières entre science et science-fiction.
  • 2016
  • Added on: 06/10/2016

CBC Books Canada Reads 2020: Cory Doctorow on Radicalized

Radicalized by Cory Doctorow collects four science fiction novellas, all of which explore ethical questions surrounding how technology is abused on both personal and corporate levels. Cory Doctorow is a Toronto-born science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger.
  • 2020
  • 00:06:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/02/2020

CBC Books Canada Reads 2018: Cherie Dimaline on The Marrow Thieves

Métis writer Cherie Dimaline won the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award for young people's literature. Watch the author discuss her Young Adult novel The Marrow Thieves, a futuristic, dystopian narrative rooted in Canadian history.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:52
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/05/2018

CBC Books The First Page: Cherie Dimaline

Cherie Dimaline, this year's judge for the CBC Books First Page Student Writing Challenge, reads the opening page from The Marrow Thieves and talks about how she sets the stage in her dystopian novel. Download the First Page teacher guide for discussion questions on Cherie's novel, key concepts to writing a compelling first page and more.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/18/2017

CBC Books The First Page: M.G. Vassanji

Author M.G. Vassanji reads from the prologue of his novel Nostalgia. Download the First Page teacher guide for discussion questions on his novel, key concepts to writing a compelling first page and more.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:06
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/18/2017

The National Trump, #MeToo and Times Up movements change romance

The romance novel genre is a billion-dollar industry in the U.S. and there's a big shift happening, as writers empower the female characters in their stories.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2018

CBC Books The First Page: Vikki VanSickle

Vikki VanSickle, author of the young adult novel The Winnowing, reads the first page in her novel and talks about the importance of hooking readers as early as you can in a story. Download the First Page teacher guide for discussion questions on Vikki's novel, key concepts to writing a compelling first page and more.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:38
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/18/2017

CBC Books The First Page: Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee reads from the first page of Exo, her young adult sci-fi novel. She remarks that, when she starts a novel – particularly because she writes science fiction and fantasy – she thinks about presenting something familiar and presenting something strange; the idea being to make the reader feel comfortable while also giving them something to be curious about. She ...
  • 2019
  • 00:06:28
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/12/2019

ONIVA! Science-fiction

Dans une galaxie pas loin du tout, près d’une étoile tellement comme le Soleil qu’elle doit être le Soleil, un vaisseau quitte une planète pareille comme la Terre. Objectif : les limites de ton imaginaire. Bienvenue dans le monde de la science-fiction! Dans cet épisode on écrit le futur. De quoi va avoir l’air le monde en 2050? Quelle est ...
  • 2018
  • 00:30:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/04/2018

Monster Fish Himalayan Terror

Zeb is in the Himalayas to investigate reports that a mammoth-sized catfish called the Goonch is attacking and killing people. His goal is to find the Goonch and determine whether these stories are fact or fiction.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/11/2016

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Le monde de demain Nanomédecine, la révolution

Nanotechnologies. Le mot semble tout droit sorti d'un film de science-fiction. Il s'agit pourtant d'une des branches de la recherche la plus prometteuse aujourd'hui : la maîtrise de l'infiniment petit.
  • 2014
  • 00:48:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/13/2016

CBC Books The Forest of Reading 2020: Yellow Cedar Award

For the 2020 program year, the Forest of Reading consolidated its two school-aged non-fiction programs, the Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award and the Red Maple Non-Fiction Award, into one award – the Yellow Cedar Award for Grades 5-8.The 2020 nominees include:- Too Young to Escape: A Vietnamese Girl Waits to be Reunited with Her Family (winner)- Be Prepared! The Frankie MacDonald ...
  • 2020
  • 00:21:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/16/2020

CBC Books Canada Reads 2020: Eden Robinson on Son of a Trickster

In Son of a Trickster, celebrated Haisla and Heiltsuk author Eden Robinson tells the story of a 16-year-old named Jared who is known in his community for making the best weed cookies and for having a scary mom. Jared takes care of his struggling family the best he can and shrugs off the fact that the ravens are talking to ...
  • 2020
  • 00:07:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/28/2020

Ivy's Plant Shop What is pollination and how does it work?

This video explores the process of pollination and the roles different parts of a plant play. The process is summarized at the end though a song. Teacher notes: This video could be used as an introduction to plants and reproduction. Students could write a non-fiction report on plant reproduction or the process of pollination. Working in pairs, they could create ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:42
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/04/2019

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The Nature of Things Myth or Science: The Secrets of Our Senses

Join Dr. Jennifer Gardy on an international odyssey to understand how the senses really work. Although our senses are crucial to our survival, we actually know very little about them. But now there is a revolution going on. A new breed of scientists is conducting unique and sometimes bizarre experiments to trick our brain into revealing the secrets of our ...
  • 2017
  • 00:42:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/03/2017

ONIVA! L’espace

Y a-t-il de la vie sur d’autres planètes? Est-ce que les humains pourront un jour habiter une autre planète? Les réponses à ces questions importantes et bien plus!
  • 2009
  • 00:29:33
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Ideas Is Race a Fiction?

The scientific consensus is that we're all a soup of DNA, and that race is indeed a fiction. But where does that leave us? This round-table discussion – on the heels of Lawrence Hill's CBC Massey Lectures about blood – focuses on race, culture and the knotty problem about how we choose to identify ourselves. Lawrence Hill, Priscila Uppal, Hayden ...
  • 2013
  • 00:53:58
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/30/2014

The Nature of Things Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

Parasites brainwashing their hosts — it sounds like something straight out of science fiction. But this is no zombie movie, this is a fascinating new field of study. Scientists have collected hundreds of examples of brain-manipulating parasites. Researchers are starting to untangle how these parasites have evolved to control their victims, whether caterpillars, fish, birds, rats, cats — or humans! And at ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2014

Monster Fish River Sharks

Zeb Hogan is in Florida, on the bank of the Indian River, investigating stories he's heard about man-eaters living in waterways just like this one. Rumours of big sharks in fresh water, far from the ocean, lead to a suspect – bull sharks. Zeb is sceptical, but eyewitness accounts suggest plausibility. These ancient predators have been spotted in very unlikely ...
  • 2012
  • 00:44:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

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The Nature of Things Myth or Science

Whether it's an urban myth, an old wives' tales, or a health headline offering the latest advice, how much stock can we put in all the different claims we hear? Do we really lose most of our heat through are heads? Does eating fast make you gain weight? From Winnipeg to Florida, from New York City to Vancouver, molecular biologist ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Fifth Estate Black Dawn: The Next Pandemic

Black Dawn is a docudrama featuring leading epidemiologists, doctors and emergency planners who imagine the impact avian flu would have as it spreads around the globe. Although fictional, the scenario is very much grounded in scientific fact and inspired by the research and pandemic preparedness efforts of the world's leading thinkers on the subject. Some predict the coming pandemic will ...
  • 2006
  • 00:52:28
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Stopping killer robots before they get to us first

Stopping killer robots before they get to us first sounds like fiction, but experts fear they could be a reality in the very near future. This month, governments convened in Geneva at the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons to discuss concerns over lethal autonomous weapons systems, also known as “killer robots.” The National takes a look at the advancements in technology, what ...
  • 2018
  • 00:05:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/02/2018

The Nature of Things Up Close and Toxic

Up Close & Toxic reveals that the great indoors is not as safe as we've been lulled into thinking. A relatively new area of scientific research is investigating our interior lifestyles and making a number of surprising discoveries. The study of indoor pollutants indicates that we are very much exposed to toxic agents in places where we would least expect ...
  • 2002
  • 00:53:29
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Passionate Eye This Changes Everything

Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller on climate change, This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines – from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air ...
  • 2015
  • 01:29:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/04/2016

BBC Documentaries Wild Africa

Wild Africa takes audiences on a spectacular journey across, over and through the magical realms of the wildest continent on earth. Audiences will fly along the Great Rift Valley following the twisting rivers to discover a family of elephants on their epic search for water. Other animals featured include hungry crocodiles as they wait at the water holes for the ...
  • 2015
  • 00:42:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/01/2019

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