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

Mystery Manhunt The Miracle Man

All the lip-reader can make out from the surveillance video is "the loop got pinched," but the team is able to identify a man in his late 40s or early 50s in the Southwest with a possible military connection. They also discover major trauma in his leg, elbow and ankle, along with a huge scar on his thigh. Dan suspects ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2017

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The Nature of Things The Nano Revolution: More than Human (Part 2 of 3)

In the second part of this series from The Nature of Things, get a glimpse of nano devices that could deliver treatment directly to affected cells. In the case of cancer, destroying specific cells with fewer side effects. Medicine could evolve from treating disease to a practice that is predictive, personalized and pre-emptive. Discover a brave new medical future where permanent ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things The Nano Revolution: Welcome to Nano City (Part 1 of 3)

In the first part of this series from The Nature of Things, find out how the invisible revolution of nanotechnology is already at work in our lives. From photocatalytic window coatings that clean themselves to manmade nano fibre stronger yet lighter than steel. Then look to the future of nano in the ultimate miniaturized computer, tags that minutely track consumer goods ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things The Nano Revolution: Will Nano Save the Planet? (Part 3 of 3)

In the third part of this series from The Nature of Things, meet scientists who believe that nanotech may be the key to overcoming our environmental problems. Nano solar cells could make green energy cheaper. Nano additives to traditional fuels could make them cleaner. Nanotech could remediate contaminated water and soil. But are we creating pollutants more dangerous than the ones ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National The Next Energy Crisis: Taking Responsibility

While average Canadians want to be environmental good-guys, they are unaware of the amount of sacrifice this will entail. In fact, per capita, Canadians are the earth's second worst producers of greenhouse gasses and it is the average household, not big industry, that is to blame. Thomas D'Aquino, a business lobbyist, describes the harsh socioeconomic cost of implementing the kind ...
  • 1997
  • 00:23:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2013 The Raising of the Costa Concordia

In January 2012, a passenger cruise liner did something unheard of in modern day: it hit rock bed and sank just off the western coast of Italy. Thirty-two people died. One year and eight months after she sank, salvagers attempted a massive operation to raise the Costa Concordia from her watery grave.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2013

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Jaxon and Song’s Maple Mystery The Raven

Where can they find a raven that soars, but never moves? The adventure takes Jaxon and Song over the Capilano Suspension Bridge and to the land of the Haida to find the answer.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/22/2017

Ideas The Revolution Will Be Extruded

There's a lot of buzz about 3D printing — guns! skin grafts! pizza in space! But as Regina computer scientist David Gerhard discovers, 3D printers, and the people who use them, are about to revolutionize the way we think about manufacturing, and how we get stuff.
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/19/2014

Doc Zone The Selling Game

The Selling Game is all about how marketers rang in a new gilded age of advertising. Digital media, the internet and cable TV have handed marketers incredibly powerful new keys to our hearts and minds, and wallets. The TV ad may be on the wane, but marketing is stronger than ever. It's a bizarre new world of persuasion.
  • 2007
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013