The Nature of Things Beetalker: The Secret World of Bees

This fascinating documentary explores the perfectly constructed, architecturally complex structure that has remained virtually unchanged for all of known time, the beehive. With the help of a high definition camera, viewers get up-close and personal with these industrious insects. Dr. Mark Winston of Simon Fraser University is attempting to solve the mystery of bee communication and behaviour by studying the ...
  • 2006
  • 00:44:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 1992 Beleaguered Newfoundland

Our second story on Newfoundland examines the ongoing economic crisis in that province, especially in the areas of cod stocks and the Hibernia project.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1992

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Jaxon and Song’s Maple Mystery Bergy Bits and Growlers

Where will you find bergy bits and growlers? Jaxon and Song narrowly miss a hoodoo as they hunt for the answer to this riddle. They end on the coast of Hudson’s Bay.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/10/2017

Quirks & Quarks Between Man and Beast: The Gorilla and the Victorians

Until about 150 years ago, the gorilla was considered a mythical beast. No European had ever seen one, and its very existence was only rumoured. All that changed, however, when a young, unknown French explorer named Paul du Chaillu turned up in London in 1861 with a load of gorilla skeletons and stuffed gorillas skins that he had collected in ...
  • 2014
  • 00:14:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/10/2014

World's Toughest Fixes Big Bridge

Hang on tight and don’t look down as we scale the iconic bridges of the UK: the world-famous Tower Bridge in London, and the historic Forth Bridge and Forth Road Bridge in Scotland. Riley will help construct scaffolding, 367 feet above the water, dangling on a pole over speeding trains. And on an aging suspension bridge, Riley’s rappelling down a ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/01/2016

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Monster Math Squad Big Burp Monster at the Library

The Monstrovia library is being shaken to its foundation as Big Burp Monster searches for a book! The Monster Math Squad has to learn about NUMBERS to help Miss Shush Monster, the librarian, find the book Big Burp Monster is looking for in the library. Just as the Squad gets close, Big Burp Monster nearly burps the numbers off the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Inside Nature's Giants Big Cats

The experts dissect a lion and a tiger and travel to South Africa to see lions in the wild. From the outside, the lion and the tiger look very different, but once their skins are removed, even the experts find it hard to tell them apart. At a big cat rescue centre, biologist Simon Watt traces the evolutionary history of ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 03/24/2016

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Mystery Manhunt Big Dog

A top forensic team sift through clues and attempt to discover the identity of a mystery person. Initially the target earns the nickname Fast Food Freddie, as the team watches him on the surveillance footage. But they see him differently when they read the results of his medical tests and see him working out. He might like fast food, but ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Monster Math Squad Big Monster Mess

Mr. Cranky Pants Monster is crankier then ever! Mess Monster has been in Mr. Cranky Pants Monster’s store and turned the place upside down! The call comes into the Monster Math Squad to help sort things out while Mr. Cranky Pants Monster chases away Mess Monster! At the store, the Squad learns all about PAIRS as they sort out the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:12:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

The National Big Thirst: The Coming Drought

Many climate experts say a serious drought is on its way — unlike anything Canadians have ever seen. What’s more, this one will last not just a few seasons, but years and years. For the Canadian prairies, and its farmers, a drought of this magnitude will be devastating. In interviews with a glaciologist, water ecologist, leading prairie climate expert and ...
  • 2006
  • 00:22:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013