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CBC News Students use math to make street crossing safer

Grade 11 students in Winnipeg took their lessons into the real world with a project to help classmates cross a busy street. In the last five years there have been over 100 collisions involving pedestrians at two crosswalks near their school. Can their math skills solve this problem?
  • 2017
  • 00:01:52
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/15/2018

CBC Short Docs Numbers Guy

Showman, scholar, savant... cashier? Meet David Teitel, a man who knows more about numbers than you could ever imagine. He's worked as a cashier at health food stores since the mid-1980s. He enjoys sharing history facts, baseball statistics and arithmetic with customers — he’s famous for his numbers knowledge. After dropping out of school and struggling with mental illness, David ...
  • 2017
  • 00:21:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/16/2017

The National Quantum computing power leap

For all the heralded advances, computers basically run much the same as they did seven decades ago. They've gotten smaller, faster, with more storage, but they continue to run on a language of ones and zeros. Now the world's first commercially available quantum computers are taking those ones and zeros to a level of computing power that has never before ...
  • 2017
  • 00:05:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/01/2017

We Are Canada We Are Canada, Episode 5

A rock musician uses music to battle youth suicide and inspire hope; a millennial is making democracy cool; and an ingenious program that inspires troubled teens to stay in school. In this episode: Robb Nash, Caro Loutfi and Gabriel Lopez.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/24/2017

The National Teaching Coding Through Robotics

A team of Harvard engineers has come up with a fun way to get kids hooked on coding. Starting with simple pictograms, students set responses to certain stimuli that determine the movements of a robot named Root. When they become comfortable working with pictures, the program introduces text-based coding. With this tool, even children who don't yet know how to ...
  • 2016
  • 00:05:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2016

Power & Politics Electoral Reform Explained

Having promised that the 2015 federal election will be the last under the first-past-the-post system, Justin Trudeau and the Liberals face the daunting task of determining the best option for electoral reform. Dave Meslin from Unlocked Democracy gives a visual demonstration of several alternatives, including the run-off election (or ranked ballot), single transferable vote (STV) and mixed-member proportional representation (MMP).
  • 2015
  • 00:08:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

Desjardins Vignettes Savings

Savings is money you put aside after all expenses are paid. It can be used to pay for things you dream about, like a comic book.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:35
  • General
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved A winning recipe

Charly and Max sell lemonade to collect more money.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved The early bird gets the… cans

Charly and Max decide to collect bottles from their neighbours in order to have a little pocket money.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:27
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved When eyes are bigger than the wallet

Max learns the hard way that managing a monthly budget requires discipline after he spends the money for the month at a restaurant.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved A ton of money

Charly counts the money in her piggy bank and shows us all the different coins.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:37
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Digging out a good wage

Max becomes aware of the amount of hours he has to work to pay for an MP3.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:43
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved A hockey stick in a haystack

Charly shops for a hockey stick and realizes that it is important to compare prices before buying.
  • 2014
  • 00:03:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Charly and Max get involved Max Co. Snow Removal

When Max realizes the cost of a snow blower versus a shovel he changes his mind about what he needs.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:05
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Monster Math Squad Bucking Monster Mayhem

The Squad offers to help some little monsters to get a bucking monster toy bucking! They learn that the ride requires three coins to make it start, but the little monsters are only putting in two. That’s not enough! So they put in enough coins, but the bucking monster still won’t buck! Now what’s the problem? It turns out that ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

Monster Math Squad Woofie Goes Walkies

Bad Mood Monster needs the Monster Math Squad to walk his pet monster Woofy while he attends his nephew’s party in the park. The Monster Math Squad has never met Woofy, and Bad Mood Monster rushes off only telling the Squad that Woofy is behind “the round door with the square door knob”. The Squad use their knowledge of SHAPES ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Who's On First

Long Tail Monster is trying to lead the Monster Stinkiness Parade, but whenever he starts marching all the other monsters suddenly disappear! By learning all about POSITION, the Monster Math Squad get all the monsters sorted out, so they can march their stinky march without being wiped out by a long tail! Words of the Day: FIRST and LAST. Math Concept: Using ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Uncle Gloop's Big Blunder

Mr. Cranky Pants Monster’s last customer mistakenly left with the wrong scooter! The Monster Math Squad has to learn all about PATTERNS to follow the trail of the missing scooter! It was Uncle Gloop who mistakenly took the wrong scooter. He would love to return it if he could just remember the combination to the lock monster that is holding ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Trouble at the Monster Daycare

A call comes in over the Scream Screen - its Mrs. Mopely, the Monster Day Scare teacher. Her little monsters are having trouble playing with their scary face balloons as they keep floating away. The Monster Math Squad drop by and help them out by knowing all about things being LIGHT! Word of the Day: LIGHT. Math Concept: Sorting monsters by ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad The Scoop Troop

Picky Eater Monster is afraid he doesn’t have enough time to make loot bags for his brother Persnickety Eater Monster’s birthday party just the way he likes them. Can the Squad help? You bet they can – using MATH! They arrive at the party site and start to assemble the loot bags, but quickly discover their scoops are all the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad The Big Stink

The Squad is called by Stinky Feet Monster to help him find the ingredients for his annual footbath. Using the Stinky Feet Manual, they discover the various ingredients are located at the top of a mountain, at the bottom of a bush, etc. Learning about Top and Bottom points them in the right direction, and soon they have put together ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Sneeze Freeze

The Abominable Fridge Monster has a real problem: he needs to be full of food for his picnic with Mr Cranky Pants Monster, but he can’t fill himself up! The Squad help him out by putting food back inside his fridge, but until his nose lights up, he’s not full! They learn that FULL means having no empty space left ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Slime Cream Sundae

The Squad get a call from Slime Cream Monster – he needs help counting the Slime Cream Sundaes he’s selling from his truck! Mr Cranky Pants Monster is very upset because even though he ordered three sundaes, Slime Cream Monster only gave him one! A little investigation reveals Slime Cream Monster has actually made three sundaes, but only handed one ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Scary Face Picture Day

Mrs. Mopely is having a terrible time sorting out all the different size scary face masks the little monsters have made for Scary Face Picture Day. Using the secret monster math word MEASURE, the Monster Math Squad sort out the masks and help the little monsters line up into rows for their scary picture! Word of the Day: MEASURE. Math Concept: Measuring ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Picky Eater’s Picnic

Picky Eater Monster is at Barks and Stench General Store trying to figure out exactly how many items are needed for the picnic he is planning for his brother Persnickety Eater Monster! The Monster Math Squad helps out and makes sure they have the exact number of items on the grocery list by learning all about ADDING! Word of the Day: ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013