Project X Body Armour

The Project X Team explores all kinds of bodily protection, from animal hides to body armour to human skin, discovering how nature and technology have evolved to protect us. Dr. Alters takes a dive beneath the ocean's waves to learn about some of the unusual protective suits of sea creatures. Dr. Fleck and Marc Huot give a brief history of ...
  • 2008
  • 00:22:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Book Ends | Claymation

Jeremie shows us how to make bookends that look like feet! Then he gives tips on how to make a claymation movie, first by appearing to squish a frog and then by bringing it back to life. Later he folds paper and squishes paint to create images that could be different, depending on what you draw around them. For an ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Book Ends | Claymation (Español / Spanish / Espagnol)

Bruno shows us how to make bookends that look like feet! Then he gives tips on how to make a claymation movie, first by appearing to squish a frog and then by bringing it back to life. Later he folds paper and squishes paint to create images that could be different, depending on what you draw around them. For an ...
  • 2010
  • 00:21:55
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 04/14/2015

CBC News Borrow a Stereotype

They say familiarity breeds contempt, but could it actually breed acceptance? That's the idea behind a project called the Living Library. It started in Europe, and recently CBC News Sunday visited California for the launch of the first Living Library in North America. The idea: "check out" a person, instead of a book. Sit down face-to-face with the type of ...
  • 2008
  • 00:10:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Boys Will Be Boys: Sexual Harassment in Schools

Just what kinds of behaviour are acceptable in our schools, or for that matter, in society in general. The sexual harassment of girls in school begins as early as the primary grades. While many explain the poor behaviour as "just a joke...boys will be boys", the self esteem and scholastic achievement of the victims erode. In this program we see ...
  • 1995
  • 00:25:46
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2010 BPA: The Chemical Inside Us

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a controversial chemical that is found in everything from plastic water bottles to tin cans. According to a recent study it’s also in nine out of ten Canadians.This month we examine how it gets into our bodies, and explore the debate over whether or not it’s a health risk.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2010

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The National Brain Gains: Better Grades Through Fitness

The National visits an inner city high school in Saskatoon, SK, where one teacher went out on a limb to test the theory that vigorous daily exercise improves academic performance. The Grade 8 and Grade 9 students in teacher Allison Cameron's classes contend with a wide range of behavioural problems: almost half are diagnosed with ADHD and many work at ...
  • 2009
  • 00:15:43
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Brain Training: Mind Games Classroom Favourites

Can you train your brain to be better? In a powerful journey into the world of memory, Marketplace host Tom Harrington explores the fears of many Canadians, and his own, when it comes to memory loss. Having lost his parents and father-in-law to Alzheimer’s, Tom puts himself, and an industry, to the test. From popular brain training games to new technology that ...
  • 2015
  • 00:43:32
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/02/2015

The Fifth Estate Broken Heroes

Every Remembrance Day, we honour the sacrifices made by those who were killed or physically injured serving their country in wartime. But, what of those with the crippling but invisible wounds of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? In this Fifth Estate documentary, Gillian Findlay introduces us to three Canadian soldiers who served in Afghanistan. Jeff, Matt and Dave all speak candidly ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:11
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Broken Toys Revived | Miniature Worlds (Español / Spanish / Espagnol)

Don’t throw away broken toys — Artzooka them! Bruno transforms a broken wind-up toy into a super-fun chattering dinosaur. Then he shows us how to take a beloved picture and make a one-of-a-kind print. Later he creates some amazing miniature worlds in plastic cups. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Bruno recycles a plastic bottle into a submarine and sends Paper ...
  • 2010
  • 00:21:54
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 11/14/2014