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

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

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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Our Vancouver California's Drought: The Implications

Johanna Wagstaffe outline what the drought means for all west coast water reserves.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:42
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/01/2015

Wave World Can a singer smash a glass using sound waves?

Jon Chase challenges young opera singers in Cardiff to smash glasses with their voices. After measuring the natural frequency of the glass, can the singers match it with enough power to smash it? The results are spectacular slowed down 300 times. Smashing things with sound waves isn’t just for fun. In medicine, sound waves can smash painful, hard growths inside ...
  • 2015
  • 00:05:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/04/2019

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The National Canada's falcon population back from brink of extinction

The peregrine falcon was once on the brink of extinction. Now, the bird is actually making a comeback thanks in large part to one Alberta man who not only helped the species recover, but has bred an industry in the process.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:30
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/10/2018

Canada's Smartest Person Canada's Smartest Person, Season 3, Episode 1

There's more to intelligence than IQ. How are you smart? In the premiere of Canada's Smartest Person, Season 3, a cancer researcher, pro gamer, retired military helicopter pilot and three others compete. Dextrous One, the "World's Youngest DJ" and comedian Scott Thompson guest star, as host Jessi Cruickshank tests the participants' intelligence in all its forms.
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/19/2016

Canada's Smartest Person Canada's Smartest Person, Season 3, Episode 2

A copywriter, physical education teacher, a makeup artist, an innkeeper, a psychic medium and program director all go head-to-head to see who will earn a spot in Canada's Smartest Person season finale. They will have to muster all of their cognitive abilities to advance — whether logic, visual, physical, musical, social or linguistic intelligence.
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/19/2016

Canada's Smartest Person Canada's Smartest Person, Season 3, Episode 3

A lawyer, high school student, rugby player, math tutor, millennial consultant and debate coach compete in six intelligence challenges to earn their spot in the Season 3 finale. Contestants must employ all their linguistic powers as they improv their way through 45-second movie pitches judged by guest star and legendary film producer Ivan Reitman.
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/19/2016

Canada's Smartest Person Canada's Smartest Person, Season 3, Episode 4

A personal trainer, university professor, Miss Universe Canada 2016, a mechanic, lawyer and a neuroscientist compete in six challenges that test their full range of intelligences in order to earn a spot in the Season 3 finale.
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/19/2016

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