The Nature of Things Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sound Classroom Favourites

Sound surrounds us. Whether it's sound we choose to hear, like the music we play in our headphones, or sound we'd rather do without, like the noise of the city, we live in a sonic world that we seldom think twice about. Sonic Magic takes us behind the scenes in cutting-edge hospitals and research labs where sound is eliminating cancer ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/23/2015

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids Stars

Sparkle and shine! Jessie and the Gumboot Kids look up into the night sky to celebrate the bright, beautiful stars.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 12/04/2019

Studio K Studio K From Home: Let's Do Something – Spoons

Tony teaches us all about his favourite musical instrument.
  • 2020
  • 00:02:58
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/06/2020

News in Review - December 2017 The Forgotten Soldier: Helping Veterans with PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be better understood these days, but those who have it often still suffer alone. Jim Lowther served in the Canadian Army, but when he left the service he found his nightmares still dogged him. His search for help brought him to others who were also suffering. So Lowther launched VETS Canada – a network of ...
  • 2017
  • 00:12:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/20/2017

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Documentary The Instrument Bank

The Instrument Bank follows the country’s most gifted violinists and cellists over the course of the 2009 Canada Council for the Arts’ Musical Instrument Bank Competition. The musicians compete to get their hands on the world’s greatest stringed instruments, valued at more than $27 million. The relationship between musician and instrument and the intense work ethic required to make one a ...
  • 2011
  • 00:47:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/04/2019

Jessie & The Gumboot Kids To The Top

Jessie and the Gumboot Kids dance and play in the forest. Scout and Daisy make a pinecone animal nature craft.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:19
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/28/2019

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight Wab Kinew: Full Interview (Part 2 of 2)

Why are stereotypes of Indigenous people so prominent in Canada? Why is it so hard to get non-Native Canadians to pay attention to the experiences that Indigenous people have endured? Wab Kinew talks with George Stroumboulopoulos about some of the problems facing Canadian society and suggests some possible solutions. Part 1 of the interview is available here.
  • 2012
  • 00:02:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/25/2017

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

Wave World What happens to sound waves when you record a song?

Jon Chase joins singer-songwriter Charlie-Anne Bradfield in the studio as she performs her song 'Butterfly'. As Charlie-Anne sings, Jon traces the path of the sound waves. He builds a large model to see how the sound waves travel through air. Jon's microphone made out of a plastic cup works just like the real one, turning sound into electrical waves. After ...
  • 2015
  • 00:05:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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As It Happens Winnipeg Bans Singing in Buses

Winnipeg is trying to make city buses safer. Most of the 40 ticketable offenses in its new transit bylaw aren't controversial — bans on drinking alcohol, rules against climbing out of bus windows, that sort of thing. But one particular new rule is causing debate: a ban on singing on the bus. Brian Mayes, a city councillor and the chairman of ...
  • 2014
  • 00:09:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014