Cracking the Code Creating a simple automated driving simulator

A primary school class is using Scratch visual programming language to code instructions to make a car race around a track, helped by science presenter Minna Kane. They first draw the track using paint tools, then pick a car “Sprite”, or icon, to instruct to drive around it. They paint the headlights of the car different colours, and use IF/THEN ...
  • 2013
  • 00:05:12
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Cracking the Code Creating computer generated visual effects

Two young coders visit BBC TV Centre to find out how code is used in making Dr Who. We see archive Dr Who footage, and hear how the storyline used to be limited by the number of Dalek props that could be physically built. Science presenter Minna Kane tells us that modern episodes of Dr Who make extensive use of ...
  • 2013
  • 00:07:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Cracking the Code Creating interactive 'App Toys' using smartphones and bespoke hardware

Many toys already include computers. An ‘App Toy’ combines dedicated toy hardware with a smartphone or tablet to create a highly interactive toy. The toy uses sensors built into the smartphone. This can include its microphone, camera and accelerometer, as well as its built-in software for voice recognition. The image displayed on the screen is reflected on a mirror inside ...
  • 2013
  • 00:09:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Desjardins Vignettes Credit score

You have a thousand projects but you don't have the money to achieve them. That's okay, you tell yourself… You can simply use a credit card! Did you know that how you spend your money today has an impact on your future purchases such as a car, a house, etc.? The way you manage your money is a key factor ...
  • 2014
  • 00:01:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/07/2014

Wandering Wenda D: The Dreadful Disco Dragon of Detroit

Our daring heroes are at the Detroit Disco Dome where the Duchess of Disco is dragged off by a dragon into his dungeon.
  • 2017
  • 00:08:42
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/02/2017

The Moblees Dasha Shakes it Up

It’s Shaky-Shake Season on Terra Mova and Dasha and her friends have to solve to clues to a Scavenger hunt to get Terra Mova to shake them to the next place.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/10/2017

CBC Kids News David Saint-Jacques unveils Canada’s best little inventors New

Check out the best new inventions for space — by kids. It was an experience that was out of this world for Connor Brown and Amy Claerhout. Their unique inventions for space were chosen as the winners of the Canadian Space Agency’s contest called Little Inventors. They were announced by astronaut David Saint-Jacques from the International Space Station last week. ...
  • 2019
  • 00:02:28
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/20/2020

Desjardins Vignettes Debit card

Do you have a debit card and find it simple to use? Everything is just fine? Well, that's great! But have you already withdrawn money from an ATM and had to pay fees as a result? Or maybe you didn't even notice because you find it difficult to keep track of your expenses? Find out with Alexis what you can ...
  • 2014
  • 00:01:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/07/2014

CBC Kids News Deepfake videos explained New

Did he really just say that? Probably not, if what we know about deepfake videos is true. Deepfake videos are videos that make it look like somebody is saying or doing something, when they never actually did. They’re usually made with a kind of artificial intelligence technology that makes it possible to turn a still photograph into a moving avatar. ...
  • 2019
  • 00:04:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/24/2020

Dot. Dinner for Thirty

Over-excited at the chance to use a 3D food printer, Dot accidentally prints far too many dog bones and has to ask for help when her house goes to the dogs.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/07/2017