Science

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Focus on Coding and Numeracy: Grades 4-6

In this broadcast students work on two unplugged activities aimed at developing their numeracy and computational thinking skills. In the first activity, students are required to use their algorithmic thinking, decomposition and logic skills to create an algorithm for a variety of cup-stacking cha...

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Focus on Coding and Numeracy: Kindergarten to Grade 3

In this broadcast students work on an unplugged activity aimed at developing their numeracy and computational thinking skills. Students use algorithmic thinking, decomposition and abstraction skills to create programs (given specific commands) that allow them to navigate through a variety of grid...

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Focus on Coding and Literacy: Grades 4-6

Participants will learn how skills related to decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition and algorithmic reasoning skills for children lead to the development of computational thinking. In the first activity, students learn about binary coding by collaboratively building a paper chain garlan...

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Focus on Coding and Literacy: Kindergarten to Grade 3

Participants will learn how skills related to decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition and algorithmic reasoning skills for children lead to the development of computational thinking. This activity has students learn about binary coding through the building of a paper chain garland that re...

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Grasslands

This video examines the North American grasslands as a natural habitat. It explores the plant and animal species in this ecosystem and considers the livelihood of the area from the perspectives of conservationists, First Nations and ranchers. A good portion of this video was filmed in Saskatchewan.

Innovation Nation Episode 3. Bio Fuel

Will we be able to grow all of our fuel in the future? Along with exploring bold new ways of harvesting energy from bio-mass, Innovation Nation uncovers an amazing bio-fuel jet truck, a record breaking flying machine and a unique car made almost entirely of organic matter.

Innovation Nation Episode 2. Wind Power

Can the wind provide us with all of our power? Along with cutting-edge wind farms and new turbine designs, Innovation Nation meets inventor Doug Selsam as he builds the world's first flying turbine.

Innovation Nation Episode 1. CO2

Can we stop, or even reverse global warming? Innovation Nation follows the work of a Nobel Prize-winning scientist on the Canadian prairies, an innovator in New York who has designed a unique synthetic tree, and a mega-project in Europe where CO2, instead of being sent skyward, is stored far out ...

Project X. Flight

The Project X team explores the physics of flight. The video program examines machines, such as a hang glider, to illustrate the principles of flight. Also, how a human body, such as an alpine ski jumper, must be streamlined to increase drag and how ski jumpers spread themselves out to optimize l...

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...

Soldiers Return Home. Episode 7

In the video, Reg Harrison, a boy from the prairies, shares his personal story of challenges, risks and dangers faced while serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a pilot with the Bomber Command during the Second World War.

HMCS Regina. Episode 3

In the video, Donald MacIntosh, veteran and survivor of the HMCS Regina sinking, explores the role the Canadian Navy played in the Second World War and that of the corvettes in protecting convoys while experiencing great personal risks.

The Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

In late April, an explosion rocked an oil-drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. It took almost three months to cap the leaking well, and many beaches and wildlife areas were polluted. This video explores the damage the oil spill caused, the efforts to contain it, and if an ecological catastrop...

Earthquakes. The Horror and the Science

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?

The Hunt

Series: Wapos Bay 2
In this episode from the Wapos Bay Series, the community is celebrating Kokum Mary's nomination for a lifetime Aboriginal Accomplishment Award. Mushom, Jacob, Talon, and T-Bear go moose hunting for the traditional honour feast. During the hunt, T-Bear encounters an older hunter named Gabriel, who...

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