Ideas Wachtel on the Arts: Agnieszka Holland

From her Oscar-nominated Holocaust films, Europa, Europa and In Darkness, to her most recent work about Soviet repression in Czechoslovakia, Agnieszka Holland focuses on the unconventional human stories that illuminate larger historical events. But that wasn’t always her plan. She was born in 1948, the year Stalinism took hold in Poland. Her mother was Catholic and her father Jewish — ...
  • 2013
  • 00:53:57
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/19/2014

Bookaboo Warduff and the Pelican Pirates with Antonio Brown

Bookaboo and NFL superstar Antonio Brown share a story about Warduff, a cat on a quest to stop some pesky pelican pirates from stealing all the penguins’ fish!
  • 2016
  • 00:11:13
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/12/2018

The Art Show Warren's Beadwork

Warren’s home is on Six Nations Reserve and one of his favourite activities is making beadwork for traditional ceremonies in the longhouse.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:09
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

Artzooka! (Eng) Water-Bottle Sculpture | Backpack Decorations

Old plastic water bottles are great for recycling into art! Jeremie makes a water-tower sculpture for his cat’s water bowl. He also shows us how to decorate a backpack by creating a bumblebee out of some pipe cleaners. Jeremie reviews the rules on how to draw a realistic face, then breaks them and makes some crazy-looking faces! For an Artzooka ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Water-Bottle Sculpture | Backpack Decorations (Español / Spanish / Espagnol)

Old plastic water bottles are great for recycling into art! Bruno makes a water-tower sculpture for his cat’s water bowl. He also shows us how to decorate a backpack by creating a bumblebee out of some pipe cleaners. Bruno reviews the rules on how to draw a realistic face, then breaks them and makes some crazy-looking faces! For an Artzooka ...
  • 2010
  • 00:22:03
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/14/2014

Bitesize Space Science Waves and communication

Jon Chase demonstrates how electromagnetic waves are used in communication using an infra-red remote control and an outside TV broadcast. He discusses how television broadcast uses microwaves to communicate between Earth and satellites in space. Jon describes and performs a rap about the electromagnetic spectrum and the different types of waves. Teacher notes: The class could use the rap to ...
  • 2014
  • 00:03:50
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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We Are Canada We Are Canada, Episode 1

This opening episode of We Are Canada features a 25-year-old who's creating a global roadmap for accessibility, two cousins with an innovative idea for feeding Canada's hungry kids, plus more! Featuring Dr. Shawna Pandya, Sarah Polley, Jeremy Bryant, Andrew Hall and Maayan Ziv.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/11/2017

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Two serial entrepreneurs are bringing the farm to the city with economically sustainable rooftop greenhouses, an architectural design firm with a rebellious streak plots a revolution in city building, and a marine biologist is inspiring the next generation of ocean stewards by bringing school kids to the ocean floor. In this episode: Lauren Rathmell, Mohamed Hage, Alexander Josephson and Maeva ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/24/2017

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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

Snapshots We Can Be Comic Book Heroes

The photographers fly into the fantastic world of comic books as they transform their besties into high-flying, world-saving superheroes! Can the competitors harness their super snapping skills for a “POW”erful comic book-worthy shot?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017