Grade 7 Science
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
This film highlights the many ways in which engineers tackle problems big and small and explores how the principles of engineering can create a better future for all. Three female engineers are specifically profiled: one who specializes in creating structures that can better sustain earthquakes, ...
Fall Comes to Lac La Ronge
Fall Comes to Lac La Ronge is a 15 minute video produced by Randy Johns and Richard Frisky for KCDC. It details the cycle of the seasons as they slowly transform from the glory of summer to the splendour of fall. How various life forms prepare for fall is highlighted, including the migration patt...
Our Mother Earth
Mother Earth has been neglected and is in desperate need of care and attention. In this DVD program, young people from around the world bring Earth's plight to the forefront. The Earth is emitting a silent scream and humans are not listening to the language of nature. The young people in the prog...
This collection of video interviews consists of: "Why Eat Local?" with Michael Pollen, author; "Edible Education" with Alice Waters, restaurateur; "Urban Farms" with Bryant Terry, chef and author; "Wake Up!" with Nadine Burke, doctor; "Try Something New" and "Herbs" with Jamie Oliver, chef; and "...
Nourish. Food + Community
This program examines the question: "What's the story of your food?" We need to understand the process our food takes from the seed to the table. This includes asking questions such as: What was in the seed? Who picked the food? and What were the environmental conditions? As consumers, we can exe...
Investigating Mixtures, Solutions, Elements and Compounds. Slides
This video is a collection of 21 slides that support the video, "Investigating Mixtures, Solutions, Elements and Compounds" (N698).
Investigating Mixtures, Solutions, Elements and Compounds
This video will assist students to understand and differentiate between mixtures, solutions, elements and compounds. Additional topics discussed include elements, pure substances, properties, atoms, molecules, compounds, types of mixtures, suspension, colloid and alloy.
The Changing Phases of Matter. Slides
This video is a collection of 21 slides that support the video, The Changing Phases of Matter (N633).
The Changing Phases of Matter
In this video, students will examine how a substance, such as water, exists in different phases. The examples provided in the video illustrate how phase changes occur. Student will learn about states of matter, particles, solid, liquid, gas, plasma, melting, freezing, vaporization, boiling, evapo...
Earthquakes. The Horror and the Science
Series: News in Review: April 2010
In late February, an earthquake strikes Chile killing more than 800 people. Two months before another earthquake kills more than 220,000 people in Haiti. Why did so many more die in one country and what makes the earth move?
Ecology. Life at the Edge of the Sea
Series: Science Screen Report
This video program documents life in ocean tide pools for organisms such as starfish, snails, sea cucumbers and rock octopus. Symbiotic relationships and the struggle for food in a hostile environment are major themes.
Sap Suckering Hoppers
Hoppers are able to blast off with so much power that they have to withstand 400 G-forces a jump! Most people would be surprised to learn they exist let alone that thousands of them call their backyard home. Hoppers are masters of disguise and even when you are looking right at them they are some...
The Old Oak Tree
In this episode of The Secret World of Gardens, we explore the diverse world of oaks and the strange and symbiotic relationships these trees have with their citizens. Cicadas are just one of the creatures that are drawn like magnets to oak trees - moths, caterpillars, wasps, bees and other insect...
In this episode of The Secret World of Gardens, we explore how you never really know what you are looking at in the garden. Walking sticks look like twigs devour the foliage in plain sight, spiders that are perfect chameleons blend in to kill and caterpillars that mimic poop. And it's not only yo...
Series: Planet Earth 2
This video examines the great plains on earth. The great plains cover more than one-quarter of the land on the planet and at the heart of the plains is grass. Grass feeds wildlife around the planet. Great plains described in this program include the African savanna, the Asian steppe, the Arctic t...