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

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

Monster Math Squad Bucking Monster Mayhem

The Squad offers to help some little monsters to get a bucking monster toy bucking! They learn that the ride requires three coins to make it start, but the little monsters are only putting in two. That’s not enough! So they put in enough coins, but the bucking monster still won’t buck! Now what’s the problem? It turns out that ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

The National Bullied, Battered and Bruised

This powerful documentary looks at the significant psychological and physical implications of bullying, and profiles the way two schools are dealing with this difficult and pervasive problem. First, several students, parents and community members in a Manitoba town who, despite the threat of a community backlash, publicly voice their concerns about the bullying in their schools and participate in candid ...
  • 2000
  • 01:12:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2001 Bullies in Schools: Why Kids Bully

Bullying has physical and psychological effects. In this News in Review report we examine why children become bullies, the impact that this anti-social behaviour has on their victims, and the ways in which families, schools and communities attempt to deal with the problem.
  • 2001
  • 00:14:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2001

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News in Review - December 2003 Digging History

High school history class for many people was a place where textbooks were sure to be found. History was a subject that we all knew we should learn, but some students had a tough time making it stick. These days, history lessons are certainly sticking with high school students in Tillsonburg, Ontario, thanks to Robin Barker James. He’s a history ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2003

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Artzooka! (Eng) Dinosaur Egg | Recycled CD Curtains

Jeremie shows how to create prehistoric dinosaur eggs that are perfect for smashing and stuffing with tinfoil dinos! Then he recycles used CDs and old toys into bedroom curtains. Later, he’s inspired to draw different pictures by throwing rocks onto paper. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Jeremie recycles a clip for plastic bags into a crane and sends Paper Bag ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Dinosaur Egg | Recycled CD Curtains (Español / Spanish / Espagnol)

Bruno shows how to create prehistoric dinosaur eggs that are perfect for smashing and stuffing with tinfoil dinos! Then he recycles used CDs and old toys into bedroom curtains. Later, he’s inspired to draw different pictures by throwing rocks onto paper. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Bruno recycles a clip for plastic bags into a crane and sends Paper Bag ...
  • 2010
  • 00:22:06
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/14/2014

Artzooka! (Eng) Easter Island Puppets | Friend or Alien?

Jeremie uses cardboard rolls and an old tie to create Easter Island puppets. He then makes a transforming image using two identical photos of his friend, and painting one to look like an alien! He then cuts both photos into strips, and pastes them onto an additional piece of paper folded like an accordion for the transformation. Jeremie then Artzookas ...
  • 2011
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Monster Math Squad Falls Apart Monster Nose Woes

Falls Apart Monster is missing his nose after bumping into another monster, and he needs the Squad to help him find it! The first thing they do is use a Math Monitor to make a sketch of the mystery monster, based on FAPM’s description. Except the sketch is very silly-looking! But they learn this is because they haven’t put the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013