Canadian Museum of Nature

Explore nature in the field, in the lab, and behind the scenes with researchers from Canada’s national museum of natural history and natural sciences. This series of videos on timely subjects connects nature’s past, present and future.

Episodes

Canadian Museum of Nature Jennifer Doubt on careers in botany

Canadian Museum of Nature Curator of Botany Jennifer Doubt shares her thoughts on careers in botany.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/10/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Women in Science: At the Heart of Nature

Canadian Museum of Nature Jennifer Doubt: Discovering Arctic plants

Canadian Museum of Nature Curator of Botany Jennifer Doubt joins Students on Ice, collects plants from the field and learns about traditional knowledge from elders.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:39
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/19/2019

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Women in Science: At the Heart of Nature

  • Discovering Arctic plants

Canadian Museum of Nature Judith Price: Nature Talks about parasites

Join an intimate conversation with collections manager and biologist Judith Price as she discusses the weird and wonderful world of parasites, separating facts from theories and hopes. In English with French subtitles
  • 2014
  • 00:24:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/10/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • Women in Science: At the Heart of Nature

Canadian Museum of Nature Santa’s (female) reindeer

Find out more about reindeer, a holiday icon. We all know about Santa’s reindeer, but science tells us that the animals that drive Santa’s amazing journey on Christmas Eve are in fact all female – antlers and all!
  • 2014
  • 00:01:51
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/10/2020

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

Canadian Museum of Nature The Passenger Pigeon: A story of modern extinction New

On September 1, 1914, the extinction of the passenger pigeon became official when the last of its species (a bird named Martha) died. Hear the story of how billions of birds became zero. Get a glimpse of a special exhibition in honour of the ill-fated passenger pigeon. See irreplaceable specimens from the Canadian Museum of Nature collection.
  • 2014
  • 00:03:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020