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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 ...

V615

Standard and Non-Standard Measurement

Series: Math Monsters
In building an addition to their castle, the Monsters must inform the carpenters how big they want the new room to be. The Monsters progress from describing a room that is sort of long, to pacing it out and figuring out the number of steps.

V614

Data Collection

Series: Math Monsters
When the Monsters decide to open a restaurant, they conduct a survey to collect the data they need to create a good menu. They must figure out how to combine their various representations of data to determine the favourite pancakes.

V554

Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

Based on the book by Lloyd Moss, this cumulative and imaginative tale introduces viewers to various musical groups through ten instruments as they prepare for a grand orchestral performance. Musical vocabulary is introduced. This program is an excellent introduction to the instruments and music o...

V2950

Indian Territory. The Art of Edward Poitras

Poitras, an installation artist, examines the everyday experiences of culture as a Métis artist. His work can be described through historical, spiritual and political references, engaging the viewer on many levels.

V2949

Inside the Outside. The Art of Paul Sisetski

Sisetski, a prolific and compelling painter, takes us on a journey through small town life - an environment critical to his development as an artist.

V2948

A Road Less Travelled. The Art of Noella Thompson

Thompson, motivated by her relationship with history through her investigation of abandoned houses and churches, infuses her paintings with significance, moods and emotions. This program focuses on Thompson working in the small community of Outlook.

V2947

The Great Effect of the Imagination on the World. The Art of Brenda Francis Pelkey

Pelkey examines how making a personal environment with personal meanings conveys the magic of the imagination and inserts our individuality and humanity into our living spaces.

V2946

Memory and Myth. The Art of Chuck Crate

In his surrealistic work, Crate is concerned with the history he has lived and seen and the places, from the coastal villages to the prairie and the far north, that have deeply influenced the directions of his life.

V6667

Officer Buckle and Gloria

Officer Buckle knows more about safety than anyone in the town of Napville. But whenever he tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until the day the Napville Police Department buys a police dog named Gloria, who has her own way of demonstrating safety tips. Based on the Caldecott Medal ...

V9427

What Shall We Do?

Briefly reviews the portrayal of women and violence across the various forms of media seen in previous episodes. It examines a range of actions media consumers can take to influence the portrayal of women in the media.

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