The Nature of Things Suzuki Diaries 3: Future City

Cities are where most Canadians live. And, as we head into the future, how we adapt to the needs of expanding cities will have a huge impact on their livability. Food, land use, housing, energy, waste, how we tackle these issues will determine whether our cities evolve, or whether they decline. In a new instalment of Suzuki Diaries, David and his daughter Sarika set ...
  • 2012
  • 00:44:37
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Suzuki Diaries: Sustainability in Action

The Suzuki Diaries is a road trip, a travelogue, an adventure. The legendary David Suzuki and his youngest daughter Sarika, a university student about to start her own career in the sciences, are full of hope as they travel to Europe to see what sustainability truly looks like. In Germany, Denmark, France and Spain, they set out to meet the ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:09
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Engineering Connections Sydney Opera House

Richard Hammond climbs to the top of Sydney's iconic Opera House to unlock the engineering connections behind one of the most instantly recognizable buildings in the world. He reveals how an architect's sketch, rejected by the design competition jury, was transformed into concrete and glass through trailblazing building techniques inspired by a First World War gas mask, a set of ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/20/2016

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News in Review - April 2014 Synthetic Identity Fraud: Costing Consumers Billions

It looks like a victimless crime — because the people involved don’t exist! — but in the end it costs Canadian consumers billions of dollars in false insurance claims, police investigations and money that just disappears without a trace! It’s called synthetic identity fraud and you’ll never believe how complicated it is to track.
  • 2014
  • 00:15:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2014

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Engineering Connections Taipei Tower

Richard Hammond travels to Taipei and discovers the secrets of one of the world's tallest buildings, Taipei 101. This modern marvel of engineering stands at a jaw dropping 1,671 feet. Built right next to a seismic fault line and in a typhoon hotspot, its height is all the more impressive. Richard discovers just what it is in the Taipei 101's ...
  • 2008
  • 00:50:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/13/2016

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The National Teaching Coding Through Robotics

A team of Harvard engineers has come up with a fun way to get kids hooked on coding. Starting with simple pictograms, students set responses to certain stimuli that determine the movements of a robot named Root. When they become comfortable working with pictures, the program introduces text-based coding. With this tool, even children who don't yet know how to ...
  • 2016
  • 00:05:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2016

As It Happens Teen Develops App to Prevent Child Hot Car Deaths

Every year, dozens of small children are forgotten in cars. Sometimes a parent remembers and rushes back to the car, but sometimes they don't get there in time to prevent the child suffering harm. Seventeen-year-old Alissa Chavez has designed a car-seat alarm system and app to alert parents when they've left their child in the car. She's been working on ...
  • 2014
  • 00:05:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

World's Toughest Fixes Texas High Tower

It's red, white and rusty all over. An obsolete TV antenna towering over 500 feet above the bustling San Antonio city center has to come down to earth. The smallest slip-up and someone could go off the air permanently.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/01/2016

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Jaxon and Song’s Maple Mystery The Beaver's Tail

Where is one of the oldest expanses of rock in the world upon which you can actually eat a beaver tail? Jaxon and Song report the beaver tail eating crime to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and in doing so, find the party at last!
  • 2017
  • 00:05:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/11/2017

Jaxon and Song’s Maple Mystery The Breadbasket

What giant breadbasket has no bread in it? To solve this, Jaxon and Song go bronco riding at the Stampede and end up in the prairies.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/10/2017