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Grade 5

Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent

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...

AIDS. Facts for Kids

This straightforward program focuses on what HIV and AIDS are, how HIV is transmitted, how it affects the immune system and how to prevent it. It advises students to not have sex or use illegal drugs or participate in any activity that involves mixing blood or touching another person's blood. The...

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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...

The Rockies

Geologists search for clues of massive tectonic shifts that reverberate through the continent, forcing the mountains up out of the plains. Bends and cracks reveal the growth pangs of the mountain building era.

The Great Lakes

This episode tells the story of the changes in the geology and landscape of the vast central area of North America. In recent geologic history, five interconnected freshwater lakes are formed. We explore a long vanished mountain range, the remains of a tropical salt-water sea and trace the story ...

The Canadian Shield

Geologic time has shaped the Canadian Shield into a complex ensemble ranging over millions of square kilometres. The geography of the Shield has been surveyed from North to South, and yet its underground world still leaves much to be explored. The Canadian Shield is one of the last frontiers of h...

The Atlantic Coast

This episode tells the story in three dramatic chapters of how tectonic upheaval pummelled and pounded eastern North America until the shape we recognize today finally emerged. The discovery of fossils provides proof of how North America and Africa were once bound together. Tectonic movement lies...

The Appalachians

From studying the sediment deposits at Anticosti Island, to rebuilding the history of one of the most significant mass extinctions (443 million years ago), scientists are piecing together elements that continue to shape this diverse region. Scientists reveal the fractures in this active earthquak...

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...

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 ...

North Saskatchewan River, Alberta

While "Alberta" is in the title, the program actually follows the North Saskatchewan River from its source in the Columbia Ice Field to an area just east of Prince Albert, where it joins with the South Saskatchewan River. The environmental, economic, social and historical influences that the rive...

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.

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