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N478

An Introduction to the House of Commons (MPTV)

This program describes how Canada's government works. Filmed on location in Ottawa, students learn about the members of parliament and the basic structure and functions of the House of Commons. There is an interactive quiz at the end of the program. A teacher's guide is available.

N334

Are You a Bully?

Series: Bully Smart
Kids can be bullies and not even realize it. Viewers learn that bullies are not always the kids who hit or intimidate. The program encourages students to recognize bullying behaviour in themselves. Viewers are introduced to five different bullies including Mark who thinks that tripping others on ...

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Jump-up. Caribbean Carnival in Canada!

Series: African Rhythms
In this animated film, Sophie learns about some of the culture and traditions of her new neighbour, Lisa, who recently arrived in Canada from the West Indies. This video contains an example of a story within a story as Lisa relates a legend from her culture while preparing to celebrate the Jump-u...

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The Cora Player

Series: African Rhythms
This program provides an example of visual storytelling where viewers construct meaning through images, rather than relying on dialogue. The story is of a young couple in love. Difficulties in their relationship arise due to differences in social class and acceptance within each other's family. M...

R052464

Sticks and Stones

Children in families who follow nontraditional gender roles are often the target of put-downs by their peers. In this documentary, young Canadian children, ages 5 to 12, discuss the problems they face and make it very clear that educators, parents, and other children need to act positively to mak...

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Lights, Camera, Action

In this episode, film star Adam Beach mentors T-Bear and Talon as they make videos celebrating Treaty Days in Wapos Bay. Raven feels left out with everyone so busy preparing for the celebrations, but her Kohkum helps her to understand that she needs to think of the needs of the community and to t...

R053242

A Mother's Earth

Series: Wapos Bay
This award-winning series, produced in Cree, English and French, uses stop-motion animation to portray life in a fictional northern Saskatchewan community. It focuses on issues and events in the lives of children and their supportive families in this traditional Cree community. The adults guide t...

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Raven Power

Raven identifies, through several scenarios, that the men and boys in the community take the women and girls for granted and show lack of respect for them. The women go on a week-long retreat, and only Jacob seems able to make coffee, cook meals and keep things running. Raven and Chief Big Sky ne...

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Harry Jerome: The Fastest Man on Earth

Canadian athlete Harry Jerome overcame racism to reach the height of track-and-field success. When an injury ended his career, Jerome continued training and went on to achieve one of the greatest comebacks in sports history. This short film is a condensed version of the feature documentary Mighty...

R049355

Hannah's Story

Hannah Taylor sees her first homeless person in Winnipeg at the age of five. Hannah constantly thinks and worries about the man - where is he staying and what he is eating. When Hannah turns eight, she establishes the Ladybug Foundation, Inc. Hannah speaks to politicians, business leaders, studen...

N1309

The Science of Nutrition: Video Clips Collection with Leslie Beck

This collection of short video clips explores the science of nutrition and provides facts to promote healthier decision-making. Hosted by Leslie Beck, the clips offers students information on important nutrition topics. Teachers will find these segments useful for planning instruction related to ...

N1043

Animate Everything

This video program introduces basic animation to students through four short chapters. Using simple tools, students will learn how to transform everyday objects to create animated pieces. The two narrators, Lindsay and Will, demonstrate animation skills using everyday materials, such as twigs and...

N850

We're Growing Up!

We're Growing Up! is a co-educational program designed for both boys and girls. The narrators talk comfortably and matter-of-factly about human growth. They cover growth patterns (starting with a baby's rapid growth in the womb) and move quickly through childhood to adolescence. A review of male ...

N829

Things in Motion. Slides

This short video is a collection of slides that support the video, "Things in Motion."

N828

Things in Motion

In this video, students will learn about force and the effects of force on objects. Through the use of examples, students will develop an understanding of force, friction, work, gravity, mass and acceleration.

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