Snapshots The World Up Close

The photographers zoom in on Mother Nature as they snap prickly cacti and blooming buds to create an awesome photographic garden. Which photographer will focus on the flowers’ good side, and who will get lost in the weeds?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017

Wave World Using light waves to make an image

Reece McCready is an award-winning young photographer who specializes in portraits. Presenter Jon Chase joins him and his subject, Lola, to see how they use light waves. As Reece uses his camera and lighting gear, Jon follows exactly what happens to the light waves on their journey from light, to Lola, to camera. Jon investigates the two sorts of reflection ...
  • 2015
  • 00:04:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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The Art Show Vivian's Airplanes

Inspired by her day at the aircraft museum in Hamilton, Vivian creates a flight-inspired work using a board, wire and pieces of an airplane bought at the museum’s gift shop.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:06
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/16/2017

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

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

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

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

Cracking the Code What are bitmap graphics?

A primary school class use black and white squares to represent the pixels that make up images as bitmaps. In an exercise to show how computer graphics are made, two teams are given pictures to make out of just black and white squares. The instructions are in binary code; a 0 means a white square and a 1 a black ...
  • 2013
  • 00:04:33
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/21/2019

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Daisy & The Gumboot Kids Willow Crowns

Daisy wants to wear something fun to her tea party with Scout and so she and the Gumboot Kids make a nature craft you can wear: a DIY willow branch crown! They have fun twisting willow branches into circles and then decorating them with wonderful flowers and leaves.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:22
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Library and Archives Canada Yousuf Karsh: Pursuing Greatness

In this episode we explore the story of Yousuf Karsh who came to Canada as a teenager and pursued his dream to become an internationally renowned photographer. We are joined by Karsh expert Dr. Robert Evans and photo archivist Jill Delaney from Library and Archives Canada. They speak to us about who Yousuf Karsh was, what makes his photographs so ...
  • 2015
  • 00:50:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/19/2021

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