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Testing and Evaluating: Kindergarten-Grade 3

In this 30-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of testing and evaluating.

Testing involves trying something and observing what happens.Evaluation is about using critical thinking and judgment to determine if a set of criteria are met. If no...

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Algorithmic Thinking: Kindergarten-Grade 3

In this 30-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of algorithmic thinking.

Algorithmic thinking is the skill involved in creating an algorithm. An algorithm is a series of ordered, logical and unambiguous rules or instructions necessary to solve a proble...

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Pattern Recognition: Kindergarten-Grade 3

In this 30-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of pattern recognition.

Pattern Recognition occurs when you can identify patterns. When you identify patterns, you can create rules that allow actions to be repeated automatically. Pattern recognition c...

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Abstraction: Kindergarten to Grade 3

In this 30-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of abstraction. Abstraction reduces how hard a problem or task is by focusing on what's important. We do that by deciding what the important information is and then removing all the unnecessary details. Abstra...

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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.

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Focus on Coding and STEM: Kindergarten - Grade 3

In this 30-minute broadcast students will use STEM skills of observation, comparing & contrasting and sorting & classifying to further develop their computational thinking skills of pattern recognition, decomposition, abstraction and logic. During the broadcast, students will: - read a porti...

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One Tiny Turtle. Did You Know?

This short video is a collection of quick facts about sea turtles and is animated with photographs from the book, "One Tiny Turtle."

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One Tiny Turtle

This video introduces the life cycle of the loggerhead turtle. When the baby turtle is born, it is no bigger than a bottle top. As the turtle reaches adulthood, it will be as big as a barrel. The feeding habits, behaviour, life cycle and habitat of the loggerhead turtle are described. Students ca...

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Monarch and Milkweed. Sharing My Story. A Conversation with the Author Helen Frost

This short video is an interview with author, Helen Frost, who speaks about her book, "Monarch and Milkweed."

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Monarch and Milkweed. Author's Note

The short video is narrated by Helen Frost, the author of "Monarch and Milkweed." She gives more facts about monarch butterflies, describes their migration patterns using maps and presents viewers with a couple of web resources, useful for further learning about the butterflies.

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Monarch and Milkweed

This video introduces the life cycle of the monarch butterfly and its relationship with the host plant, the milkweed. As spring arrives, the milkweed sprouts through the earth and starts to grow. The monarch butterfly arrives and feeds from the milkweed. After mating, the monarch butterfly uses t...

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Properties of Matter, Part 2: Liquids, Solids, and Gases

Matter is everywhere and in everything. Appropriate examples and experiments make learning about matter easy and fun. Viewers learn that all matter has mass and takes up space, use the five senses to discover the properties of matter and see how matter changes form. A catchy tune helps reinforce ...

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Properties of Matter, Part 1

This video takes viewers to the "matter kitchen" where they learn to use their senses to identify the properties of objects - size, weight, shape, colour, temperature. They also learn about some of the tools used to measure the properties of matter and that matter has mass, takes up space and can...

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