Marketplace Biometrics: Eye Security

A fascinating look at the world of biometrics. This is the science of identifying people by their distinctive characteristics. It could be old-fashioned fingerprints, retina scanning or even face recognition, all done by computers. What most people don't realize is that this technology will soon become very prevalent in our everyday lives, especially after September 11th.
  • 2001
  • 00:09:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Biomimicry: Learning From Nature

The two-part series Biomimicry: Learning From Nature is based on the acclaimed book Biomimicry, Innovation Inspired by Nature by Janine Benyus. The biomimics’ goal is to find benign and sustainable ways to meet our needs for food, materials, medicine and energy. By beginning to learn from nature, biomimics are finding out that, in all her activities, nature creates conditions conducive to life. In answer ...
  • 2002
  • 01:46:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/13/2015

Doc Zone Bite Me: the Bed Bug Invasion Classroom Favourites

The world's bed bug population has simply exploded. Prior to WWII they were an annoying but common part of daily life. Following the invention of the pesticide DDT in the 1940s, it looked as though bed bugs were gone for good. It turned out that DDT had some extremely nasty side effects so the chemical was banned starting in the 1970s ...
  • 2013
  • 00:43:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2014

Expedition Wild Black Bear Invasion

Casey embarks on an all-out quest to find black bears in the wild country of Maine's "Big Woods".
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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News in Review - April 2013 BlackBerry Fights Back

After years of declining market share, the makers of the popular BlackBerry launch a new product to reinvigorate the company. We go behind the scenes in the days leading up to the launch to see the strategy and how they hope to pull it off. 
  • 2013
  • 00:15:46
  • General
  • Added on: 04/15/2013

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None of the Above Blast Off

Tim organizes a race to find out which household ingredient creates the fastest surface.
  • 2014
  • 00:22:03
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Blood on the Ice

The controversy surrounding the hunting of baby seals dates back to the mid-1960s. It all started with a documentary that sought to draw attention to the fate of the seals. Bloody excerpts from the film were aired on television, causing a public outcry. In 1977, Greenpeace led a massive operation to block the seal hunt across Newfoundland. A disoriented Brigitte ...
  • 2011
  • 00:53:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/20/2013

Survive the Tribe Blood Warriors

Deep in Kenya live the Samburu – a colourful, strong and brave people who have survived in the bush despite the constant threat of drought and dangerous wildlife. Hazen Audel travels to the deepest part of Samburu territory to learn the skills needed to survive in this unforgiving landscape. Both cows’ blood and milk are mainstays of the Samburu diet, ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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None of the Above Blown Apart

Tim Shaw, the guru of street science, invites us to see if he can make ice cream using CO2 from a fire extinguisher, beat a rubber ball in a bouncing contest, cut through metal using heat from a ham lance, and blow up a garden shed using only the normal contents you would find within one. All of the above ...
  • 2014
  • 00:21:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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World's Toughest Fixes Blown Away

Batten down the hatches and strap yourself in as we take on a job that brings power to the people – assembling a giant wind turbine. Getting this monster machine off the ground means lifting three massive parts to the top of a 220 foot tower – one weighing as much as an Abrams Tank, another whose combined length is ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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