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The National Dexamethasone shows promise treating severe COVID-19 patients

Researchers in the U.K. say dexamethasone, a widely available corticosteroid, reduced COVID-19 deaths by up to one-third in severely ill hospitalized patients.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2020

The National Scientists develop an app that tracks how COVID-19 mutates person-to-person

Computer scientists at Toronto's Peter Munk Cardiac Centre have developed an app that can track how COVID-19 is mutating as it spreads from person-to-person, allowing for the potential to predict outbreaks and even design vaccines.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/02/2020

The National Second wave of COVID-19 a ‘statistical certainty’: infectious disease expert

World-renowned infectious disease expert Dr. Gabriel Leung was among the first to predict the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic in January and he says the worst is far from over.
  • 2020
  • 00:07:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/29/2020

BBC Documentaries Infested! Living with Parasites

Dr Michael Mosley explores the bizarre and fascinating world of parasites by turning his body into a living laboratory and deliberately infesting himself with them. He travels to Kenya to give himself a tapeworm – a parasite that can grow to many metres inside the human gut. He also encounters lice, leeches and the deadly malaria parasite, before swallowing a ...
  • 2014
  • 00:50:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/29/2020

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BBC Documentaries The Flu That Killed 50 Million

1918. As the Armistice bells ring out across the world to celebrate the end of the Great War, a silent killer makes its way home with the soldiers. The Spanish Flu will kill up to one third of the world’s population, more than both world wars combined. From the soldier who carried the virus to the Western Front, to the ...
  • 2018
  • 00:48:53
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/26/2020

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Canadian Museum of Nature The Passenger Pigeon: A story of modern extinction

On September 1, 1914, the extinction of the passenger pigeon became official when the last of its species (a bird named Martha) died. Hear the story of how billions of birds became zero. Get a glimpse of a special exhibition in honour of the ill-fated passenger pigeon. See irreplaceable specimens from the Canadian Museum of Nature collection.
  • 2014
  • 00:03:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Native mussels fight back

Find out how some native mussels are hanging on... despite the dire threat by invasive zebra mussels. Mussel expert André Martel takes us to the Rideau River in Smith Falls, Ontario.
  • 2016
  • 00:03:14
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Searching for lichens in Nova Scotia

Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia is rich in lichen biodiversity. Tag along with lichenologist Troy McMullin as he finds an assortment of these miniscule marvels that are new to this park. See impressive close-up photos of the lichens as well.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:07
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada: Frozen DNA

Learn about the National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada. This new facility to support the study of species diversity is the first of its kind in Canada with a national mandate. It preserves frozen animal and plant tissues as well as associated genetic material.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

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

The National How the pandemic is impacting conservation efforts

The COVID-19 pandemic could become a pivotal moment in conservation efforts for species at risk from Asia to Africa. And some of the changes were sparked by COVID-19’s links to the wildlife trade.
  • 2020
  • 00:05:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

The National More young people test positive for coronavirus

The number of young people testing positive for coronavirus is on the rise in Ontario, particularly in Hamilton, where nearly half of new cases over the past 10 days have been people in their 20s.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/12/2020

CBC News Students Ask CBC News: Living in residence during COVID-19, testing students, spread through pools

In this video, host Carole MacNeil discusses questions from high school students on COVID-19 with Dr. Lisa Barrett from Dalhousie University's Division of Infectious Diseases. This is the fifth in a series of videos that CBC News will be producing to answer questions from students across Canada.Teachers, if you know a high school student with questions about the global pandemic, ...
  • 2020
  • 00:08:37
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/10/2020

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