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

The Nature of Things Body Language Decoded

Take a journey deep inside the intriguing world of non-verbal communication. As human beings, our bodies communicate our inner emotions and feelings in ways that can often be easily seen by others, but at other times, are barely visible. On every continent and in every ethnicity, expressions of emotions such as happiness, surprise, anger and fear are universally recognized. These ...
  • 2017
  • 00:43:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/01/2017

My Brilliant Brain Born Genius

At two years old, Marc Yu taught himself how to play Mary Had a Little Lamb on the piano. One year later, he was tackling Beethoven. Without ever studying, Marc also has perfect pitch – the ability to identify musical notes as easily as identifying colors – a skill that only one in 10,000 people has. How did Marc develop his amazing ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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The Nature of Things Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo Classroom Favourites

For centuries placebos have been thought of as fake medicine involving trickery and deceit, but Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo pulls back the curtains on the proof that placebos can have powerful – and real – effects on our mind and body. Neuroscience is revealing how our bodies’ response to treatment is heavily influenced by our expectations, prior experiences, our beliefs ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2014

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

None of the Above Breaking Point

In this episode, Tim Shaw explains why things do what they do! He attempts a familiar tablecloth trick, goes on a rescue mission for melted ice cream, poses a heavyweight challenge for ordinary balloons, experiments with a vacuum chamber and a pile of marshmallows, and attempts to blow open the door of a safe using an explosive charge.
  • 2014
  • 00:21:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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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 Nature of Things Build Green

In a refreshing hour, Build Green advises making the sun, wind and rain — along with dirt, straw and sewage — your friends. By building a house using innovative practices and materials, you'll not only do the earth a favour, but you could save big bucks too. From retro-fitting a hip, old Montreal housing complex with state-of-the-art sustainable energy systems, to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:32
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2013 Calgary: Summer of the Flood

June 2013, a low-pressure system got locked in over southern Alberta bringing days of heavy rain. The waters rose and the two rivers running through Calgary crested. The ensuing flood forced thousands from their homes, took four lives and caused billions of dollars in damage.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

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Mystery Manhunt California Hot Shot

When they find mysterious leg burns among their target's injuries, the team realizes they will face an unusual challenge tracking him down. Thinking he may be a sportsman, they overcome a host of dead ends to finally discover that he and his injuries are far more extraordinary than they imagined.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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