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V9994

Journey Through Fear

Series: Wapos Bay
Wapos Bay is an animated series about the adventures of three Cree children living in northern Saskatchewan. T-Bear and his father Jacob, become local celebrities when they get stranded in the fire tower because they are afraid to come down. Raven, who is afraid of the water, prepares for a fishi...

V8818

Marianne's Theatre

Accompanied by music, this wordless program takes viewers into the magical world of Co Hoedeman, a master of illusion and lighting wizard. On the stage of a small puppet theatre, set up in the centre of a larger theatre, a hand puppet conjures up three talented acrobats. Performing amazing feats ...

V3616

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...

V8852

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. ...

V4804

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.

V4965

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.

V627

Computers

Series: Math Monsters
Binary Bill sends a brand new computer to the castle. The Monsters plug it in only to discover that Binary Bill has set certain challenges before they can log in.

V625

Counting and Symbolizing

Series: Math Monsters
The Monsters are invited to help Cousin Digit do an inventory of fish at his fish store. Because the fish move around, it is difficult to get an accurate count. A variety of counting strategies help the Monsters understand one-to-one correspondence.

V622

Patterns

Series: Math Monsters
The Monsters learn how to recognize, describe, extend and create patterns. One Monster starts and asks the next to continue - but what exactly makes a pattern and how can it be extended? Other Monsters decorate their rooms with flip patterns, number patterns and growth patterns.

V635

Time

Series: Math Monsters
The Monsters have only one kite to fly. In order to be fair, they need to take turns and must decide how long each turn will last. They learn how to break up the time into shorter and quantifiable amounts.

V621

Mapping

Series: Math Monsters
The Monsters learn that Binary Bill does not know how to get to the Monsters' castle from his computer shop. A free form map is drawn and sent to Binary Bill by e-mail. When Binary Bill asks for landmarks, the Monsters label all the streets in their neighbourhood.

V618

Mental Math. Doubles and Their Neighbours

Series: Math Monsters
The Monsters' plan to perform in a circus provides a context for exploring doubles and their neighbours.

V637

Geometry

Series: Math Monsters
The Monsters create an accurate model of their town by taking a look at the different shapes and sizes of the buildings. They explore concepts of perspective, encounter a triangular prism, cube, cylinder and octagonal prism and discover information about the characteristics of these shapes.

V617

The Making of Tens

Series: Math Monsters
The Monsters decide to send gift boxes of fruit to their relatives. They want to send out boxes of 10 to each relative, and decide that no two boxes should contain the same combination of fruit. Addition and subtraction are used to help determine how many fruits of each kind are placed in each box.

V616

Number Conservation, Transformation and Equivalency

Series: Math Monsters
The Monsters decide to plant two gardens, each with the identical number of monster melon plants. Aunt Tulip delivers two piles, each containing the same number of seeds. One pile, however, is stacked high while the other is spread out. This provides an opportunity to explore number conservation ...

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