Canada's Smartest Person Canada's Smartest Person, Season 3, Episode 5

A nurse, high school shop teacher, paralympian, spoken word poet, recreational hockey commissioner and an arborist compete in six intelligence challenges to earn their spot in the finale. Among the competitors in this episode, a University of Toronto student competes with the belief that no one's intelligence should be overlooked because of their age.
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/22/2016

Canada's Smartest Person Canada's Smartest Person, Season 3, Episode 6

Who will be crowned Canada's Smartest Person? The five finalists up for this year's title are a pro gamer, a Boy’s and Girl’s Club program director, a member of the Canadian national women’s rugby team, a mechanic and a commissioner for a recreational hockey league. Who among them will demonstrate the strongest range of multiple intelligences?
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/26/2017

The National Canadian archeologists part of major discovery that could rewrite history

It's a region on the border of war, but that hasn't stopped a team of Canadian archeologists from trying to solve a mystery in southern Turkey. And now, after decades of digging, they've made a major discovery — one that reveals the powerful role of women, and it could rewrite history.
  • 2019
  • 00:03:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/01/2019

The National Canadian Teen Discovers Method to Turn Waste Water into Electricity

A Vancouver high school student thinks he knows what to do with the one billion litres of waste water that gets flushed down toilets and sent down sink drains every day in the Greater Vancouver Area. Austin Wang, who has won numerous science awards, came up with a way to genetically modify micro-organisms so that they could clean waste water ...
  • 2016
  • 00:06:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2016

News in Review - March 1996 Canadian Wolves Go South: Reclaiming A Habitat

The environmental significance of moving wolves to wildlife areas in the U.S., and the concerns of farmers and ranchers in the Yellowstone Park area are the focus of this report.
  • 1996
  • 00:14:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1996

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The Nature of Things Chaos, Science and the Unexpected

This documentary is an in-depth look at how supercomputers and computer graphics have opened up a new vista for scientists as they seek to plot and predict the shapes and forms of nature. Scientists and mathematicians are now using computer graphics to produce visual representations of natural phenomena, to determine what is predictable and what is random – to explore ...
  • 1990
  • 00:45:57
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Chasing Snowflakes

Scientists are unraveling the delicate mysteries of the snowflake. From the formation of single flakes to the howling 70 km/h winds of lake effect snow storms to the destructive power of avalanches, intrepid researchers are bringing snow science into the 21st century.
  • 2014
  • 00:43:44
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/04/2015

Andrew Marr's History of the World Chess game: Man vs. machine

We visit New York to trace the story of man versus machine, Gary Kasparov against IBM’s Deep Blue, in a chess game that gripped the world.
  • 2012
  • 00:05:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/29/2020

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Do or Die Choking to Death

On this episode of Do or Die, act fast to save a friend who chokes on a cupcake during an eating contest. Struggle to stay alive when a thrilling wing suit BASE jump takes a turn for the worse. And test your mettle against a killer fish when a thrashing, 600-pound marlin leaps into your yacht. You only have an instant ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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As It Happens Christmas Misdated

Barbara Frum interviews David Hughes, a British physicist, who believed that the correct date of Christmas was in October, on December 9, 1976.
  • 2012
  • 00:05:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/09/2013

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