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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What a Waste Space Junk

The amount of debris in space is rising exponentially and is a threat to astronauts, cosmonauts and martian colonizers. Scientists don't want to just clean it up, they're figuring out creative ways to re-use it.
  • 2014
  • 00:27:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

News in Review - March 1996 Space: What's Out There?

This report examines Canada's role in space exploration, focusing on the astronomical significance of recent discoveries and the development of space technology.
  • 1996
  • 00:13:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1996

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Quirks & Quarks Stormy Weather on Brown Dwarfs

Brown dwarfs are strange interstellar objects that are similar to giant planets in size and sometimes temperature, but more massive and luminous, like stars. Dr. Stanimir Metchev, an astrophysicist at Western University, has been studying the weather on brown dwarfs, and found that all brown dwarfs are home to extreme storms, featuring winds of hundreds or thousands of kilometres per ...
  • 2014
  • 00:08:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/10/2014

News in Review - January 2013 Superstorm Sandy

A rare combination of factors resulted in the formation of a "Superstorm" off the east coast of North America. More than 100 people were killed in the U.S. and there was billions of dollars in damage. We follow the storm's progress as it moves towards North America and throughout its destructive wrath.
  • 2013
  • 00:14:24
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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Do or Die Terrible Twister

On this episode of Do or Die, put yourself in the driver’s seat as a massive, swirling tornado charges toward your car. Survive a brutal surfing wipe-out when you’re hammered by a killer wave. And botch a dirt bike jump across an 80-foot chasm and walk away with only bruised heels. If you were forced to make these split-second Do or ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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CANAdooDAday The Canadian Dinosaurs

Many Canadians don’t realize that millions of years ago, a large number of dinosaurs roamed the earth, and did so in the place we now call Alberta. This fun ska song tells the viewer all about the great creatures that once called pre-Canada home.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:18
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 06/19/2017

Absolutely Canadian The Dinosaur Echo New

The documentary introduces us to unknown boneheads and up-and-coming palaeontologists who are leading research and advancing palaeontology in Alberta and British Columbia.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:27
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/19/2018

The Nature of Things The Man Who Tweeted Earth Classroom Favourites

Most of us can only imagine what the astronauts aboard the International Space Station have experienced. The distance has made it seem unknowable. But December 2012 that all began to change. From the moment Hadfield arrived at the ISS for a five-month mission, he transformed the way we connect to space. Millions followed his every move. His YouTube videos were ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 1997 The Mir Space Station: Keeping It Together

As we watched from Earth, human error and technological difficulties continued to plague Mir, a symbol of international cooperation and technological excellence. And yet, it will be remembered as an important but intermediary-stage project that lived long enough to become flawed.
  • 1997
  • 00:15:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1997

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