News in Review - March 2017 Roberta Bondar: Stellar Inspiration

​Twenty five years ago, Roberta Bondar blasted into history as the first Canadian woman in space. A research scientist in neurology, she used her education in the first International Microgravity Laboratory Mission on board Space Shuttle Discovery. Now, a quarter of a century later, she’s still flying high, reaching out to a younger generation to spark their curiosity in all things ...
  • 2017
  • 00:19:37
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/23/2017

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CBC News Rosetta Spacecraft Reaches Comet

In August 2014, European spacecraft Rosetta became the first ever to catch up with a comet, a landmark stage in a decade-long space mission that scientists hope will help unlock some of the secrets of the solar system. The Rosetta will orbit Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with a landing planned for November. CBC's science expert Bob McDonald explains the mission's objectives.
  • 2014
  • 00:06:10
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/22/2014

Canadian Space Agency Science with Tim: What are asteroids, and why do we study them?

Asteroids are cosmic time capsules that can tell us about the earliest days of our solar system. Did you know that the Canadian Space Agency is contributing to OSIRIS-REx, a mission to collect an asteroid sample? The seven-year journey will bring loose dust and gravel from the surface of asteroid Bennu to Earth in 2023.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:13
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

Canadian Space Agency Science with Tim: What is a gravity assist?

Did you know that a spacecraft can use a planet’s gravity to change its orbit? For example, in September 2017, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft used Earth’s gravity to change its orbit and help put it on course to asteroid Bennu, its target destination. With the help of this gravity assist, OSIRIS-REx arrived at the asteroid in August 2018 and will bring ...
  • 2017
  • 00:01:43
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

Canadian Space Agency Science with Tim: Why do we do science in space?

Did you know that many science experiments are being conducted on the International Space Station at any given time? But why do we do science in space?
  • 2017
  • 00:01:31
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

Wild Hawaii Secrets of the Deep

Hawaii was born of fire into a world of water that has become as unique and spectacular as the islands themselves. This world for the most part remains hidden, secreted beneath the waves. Here creatures great and small struggle to live, while battling the lava, currents and one another in an epic tale of survival.
  • 2013
  • 00:44:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Our Vancouver Seeing a Solar System Die the First Time

Astronomers are fascinated by new images captured showing a solar system's demise.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:39
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 11/10/2015

Do or Die Shark Attack

On this episode of Do or Die, jump in and fight off a cage-busting great white shark. Experience a snowmobiler’s worst nightmare as the snow beneath him turns into an unstoppable avalanche. And come face-to-face with a deadly rattler. Life comes at you fast! Would you know how to survive when it’s Do or Die?
  • 2013
  • 00:21:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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News in Review - April 2003 Shuttle Columbia: Disaster in the Skies

On February 1, 2003 the space shuttle Columbia exploded during re-entry over the skies of Texas, killing all seven astronauts aboard. News in Review looks at the investigation into this tragedy and its implications for the future of the shuttle program.
  • 2003
  • 00:02:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/16/2014

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The National Siksika Nation teens reconnect with history in archeological dig

High school students from the Siksika Nation, near Calgary, are taking part in an archeological dig to reconnect with their history.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/11/2018