Grade 1 Science
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Decomposition: Kindergarten to Grade 3
In this 30-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of decomposition - the breaking down of a problem into smaller parts to make the problem easier to solve. Students will also begin to explore the computational concepts of sequences and loops.
Needs of Living Things. Slides
This video is a collection of 20 slides that support the video, "Needs of Living Things."
Needs of Living Things
This video examines the needs of all living things. The program opens with the basic characteristics common to living things. Needs of living things such as living space, food, water, air and proper temperature are introduced. A teacher's guide is available.
The Four Seasons. Quiz
In this short video, questions and answers are presented in a slide format. It accompanies the video, "The Four Seasons: Daily and Seasonal Changes" (N652).
The Four Seasons. Seasonal Safety Tips
In this short video, Sammy the Squirrel teaches about safety tips for each of the four seasons. It accompanies the video, "The Four Seasons: Daily and Seasonal Changes" (N652).
The Four Seasons. Daily and Seasonal Changes
This video introduces the seasons to children. Mother Earth presents each season using live-action and animated sequences. In addition to the seasons, children will observe daily changes and how the changes affect plants, animals and human life. The seasons played a role in First Nations societie...
The Curious Garden. An Interview with Peter Brown
This short video is an interview with the writer and illustrator, Peter Brown, who talks about his book called "The Curious Garden."
The Curious Garden
In this animated video, Liam lives in a city that is dark and grey. While exploring one day, Liam discovers a stairwell that leads to old railroad tracks. Among the tracks is a patch of dying wildflowers. Liam decides to take care of the garden. He learns to water and prune the plants. As the gar...
What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? An Interview with Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
This short video is an interview with the writers, Steve Jenkins and Robin Page, about their book, What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves. An Interview with Julia Rawlinson
This short video features an interview with Julia Rawlinson, the author of the children's book Fletcher and the Falling Leaves.
First the Egg. An Interview with Laura Vaccaro Seeger
This short video features an interview with Laura Vaccaro Seeger, the writer and illustrator of the children's book First the Egg.
Diary of a Fly. An Interview with Harry Bliss
This short video features an interview with Harry Bliss, the illustrator of the children's book "Diary of a Fly."
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
Fletcher the fox has a favourite tree, which is loosing its leaves now that fall has arrived. He worries about his tree and thinks there is something wrong with it. Winter arrives and a new surprise awaits Fletcher as the tree undergoes another transformation. This is a video version of the story...
First the Egg
In this video, children will learn the life cycle of plants and animals. For example, children will learn that a tadpole comes before a frog, a seed comes before the flower, the caterpillar comes before the butterfly and the egg comes before the chicken. The original picture book was written and ...
What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?
This video examines the various things that animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet and tails. Children will learn that not all animals use the body parts for the same purpose. For example, a lizard will break off its tail to escape predators and a skunk lifts his tail to spray ...