Grade 2

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May I Pet Your Dog?

This how-to guide explains the best and safest way to deal with an unfamiliar dog. Harry the dachshund gives advice about how to approach a dog and its owner, how to pet a dog safely, how to recognize when a dog doesn't want to be disturbed and what to do when a dog growls. Harry and his appealin...

Blockhead. The Life of Fibonacci

In this video, the life of Leonardo Fibonacci is examined. Living in medieval Italy, Leonardo constantly thought about numbers. People called him blockhead because he daydreamed about numbers. As Fibonacci grew older and travelled the world, he studied how other countries use numbers and how they...

Landmark Numbers and Number Line

Series: Math Monsters
The Monster's castle is located on a highway between Positivity City and Negativityville. To help run their tow truck business, the Monsters develop a strategy to place Monster-meter signs at regular intervals. Students will learn about number line and the usefulness of landmark numbers

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Series: Math Monsters
After building a rocket, the Math Monsters must design a launch pad. They learn different strategies to figure out how many fire-proof tiles are needed for the launch pad.

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Series: Wapos Bay 2
In this episode from the Wapos Bay Series, cousin Betty arrives in a wheelchair and the community does its best to adapt to her personal needs. T-Bear avoids Betty when he finds out she is sick. Betty is hurt because she thinks T-Bear no longer likes her. The community of Wapos Bay decides to mak...

Brain Gains: Better Grades Through Fitness

Series: The National
The National visits an inner city high school in Saskatoon, SK, where teacher Allison Cameron tests the theory that vigorous daily exercise improves academic performance. City Park Collegiate is considered a high school of last resort for kids who haven't been able to make it anywhere else. The G...

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Aboriginality

Aboriginality re-imagines the strength and spirit of First Nations culture through narrative mediums that connect urban First Nations youth to their rural ancestral histories. Dallas Arcand, world champion hoop dancer and hip-hop artist, is inspired by both new and traditional elements of First N...

Important People in My Community

This video begins with a pictorial review of some typical Canadian communities and then two young hosts take viewers on a field trip to visit various people they would find working in a community. Among those visited are a farmer, a dentist, a fireman, a police officer, a doctor, a Canada Post wo...

Bread Comes to Life

Through live-action footage, time-lapse photography and animations, Bread Comes to Life tells the story of the sowing, growing, reaping, threshing, milling, mixing, shaping, kneading, rising, baking and breaking of daily bread. Viewers observe the work of a small town baker, visit a large farm, a...

Wild About Books

Librarian Molly McGrew takes her book mobile to the zoo where she introduces the animals to reading. Molly finds joke books for the hyenas, books in Chinese for the pandas, and waterproof books for the otters. Before long, the animals become voracious readers and they soon begin writing as well. ...

No Roses for Harry

Fashion-conscious Harry the dog faces a dilemma in this story. Grandma gave Harry a comfortable rose-covered sweater for a gift, but Harry does not like wearing flowers. After making several unsuccessful attempts to lose the sweater, his luck finally changes. A bird tugs on a loose thread, unrave...

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 ...

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...

The Dot

This program combines simple pencil drawings, splashes of colour and effective instrumental accompaniment with Peter Reynold's simple story, The Dot. Vashti transforms from a reluctant artist to one who encourages others in their endeavours. Opportunities to address viewing objectives abound.

Dem Bones

This colourful, animated and musical production combines a traditional African American spiritual with interesting facts about the bones of the human body. Singing, dancing skeletons introduce viewers to the major bones of the body in this adaptation of the book by Bob Barner.

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