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Across the Globe

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

In this episode of Daily Planet, we take a trip? around the planet. From the top of the world to Korea, from Mexico to Berlin, we've got it covered.

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Adele's Wish

Adele's Wish is the remarkable story of an 84-year-old Los Angeles woman's struggle to recover five rare paintings stolen from her family by the Nazis in 1938. The artworks were painted by world-renowned Austrian artist Gustav Klimt. For nearly a decade, Maria Altmann and her lawyer, Randol Schoenberg, battle Austria for the return of these incredibly valuable paintings. Although it begins as a legal dispute, the struggle quickly turns into a political, cultural, and ethical confrontation. In the process, Austria is forced to re-examine not only its role in Nazi art thefts, but also its anti-Semitic past.

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Advanced American Sign Language SuperPack

Take your knowledge of ASL to the next level with this series of Advanced American Sign Language training programs. This series utilizes the skills and techniques of performers and teachers with extensive experience in the Deaf community and Deaf education. Each individual program presents a lecture, signed by Angela Stratiy, that focuses on a significant facet of ASL. The lecture is then followed by several stories signed in ASL by Deaf signers chosen to represent a variety of signing styles and regional signs within the Deaf community. Delve into the silent world of ASL and experience this complex and elegant language first hand.

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Advanced American Sign Language: Key Elements 1

Body and Gaze Shift in ASL / Classifiers in ASL / Space in ASL

Each of these programs focuses on a key element of ASL, including: identifying a narrator and characters of a story using Body and Gaze Shift; determining the difference between nouns, verbs and adjectives using ASL Classifiers; and the use of Space in ASL to establish a location for a particular referent's discourse.

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Advanced American Sign Language: Key Elements 2

Affect in ASL / Transition Markers in ASL / Grammatical Structure in ASL / Disco

Follow along with this next set of programs as the advanced techniques for ASL are augmented to include: the use of facial expressions to express Affect in ASL; the Transition Markers required to guide the flow of discourse in ASL; the importance of a signer's entire signing space to identify Grammatical Structure; and the identification of the topic(s) of Discourse.

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Advanced American Sign Language: Key Elements 3

Subjects and Objects in ASL / Fingerspelling in ASL / Numbers in ASL

The last set of programs in this advanced series covers the following integral facets of ASL: identifying the Subject and Object of a sentence and the inclusion of spatial referencing; clarifying the context of a discourse using Fingerspelling; and the elements to consider when signing Numbers in ASL.

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Advanced Manufacturing and Applied Engineering Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years

Lasers, robotics, computerized design and drafting—are we talking about what goes on at NASA? A particle physics lab? The kind of place that requires a Ph.D. on your resume? No, this is what students can expect to get involved in after only two years of training for a career in advanced manufacturing or applied engineering technology. Tony Girafalco, executive vice president of the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center in Pennsylvania, describes the opportunities a job seeker can look forward to and how to take advantage of them. Viewers will also draw inspiration from three in-the-field success stories. Alan is an advanced machinist and programmer for The Rodon Group after becoming a certified tool and die maker. Anthony, a 3-D CAD draftsperson for Southco, earned an associate's degree in mechanical engineering technology. And Ian, after earning his associate's degree, became an electronics engineering technician at Nielson Kellerman. A Cambridge Educational Production. A part of the series STEM Careers in Two Years. (20 minutes)

$99.95

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Advanced Physics Series

Synchrontron
Presenter Mark Boland, an Accelerator Physicist at the Australian Synchrotron, explains the physics and operation of a synchrotron, then covers their uses in medicine, mining, forensics, manufacturing and other fields.

Photonics
Presenter: Dr Alex Mazzolini, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences at Swinburne University covers the following topics: Photonics in everyday life; Light sources; Fibre optics; Ideas for practical demonstrations.

Special Relativity
Presenter: Joe Wolfe, Professor of Physics, University of New South Wales covers the topic Approaches to teaching Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity.

Light Phase and Matter
Dr Catherine Low discusses difficulties students have with models and concepts of light and matter. Catherine recently completed her PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics and is currently teaching senior physics in New Zealand. Catherine Bell discusses the importance of phase in understanding the behavior of waves. She is completing a PhD on Phase Microscopy and is currently teaching senior Physics.

Sound and Other Demonstrations
Sandor Kazi presents a range of demonstrations related to waves, including: wave machines, standing waves, Chladni figures, ripple tanks and resonance. Sandor teaches senior Physics. Nick Nicola is the Undergraduate Laboratory Manager, School of Physics, University of Melbourne. His demonstrations focus on upper secondary physics.

Astrophysics-A Tour of the Universe
Astrophysicist Rachel Webster – a Professor at Melbourne University – reviews key aspects of our current knowledge of the Universe and other topics and concepts that excite students.

Einstein's Heroes-Newton, Faraday and Maxwell
Dr Robyn Arianrhod, a writer and mathematician at Monash University takes us on a remarkable journey as she traces the connections between the development of electrodynamics by Faraday and Maxwell, and Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity. Along the way, she looks at the roles both mathematics and experimentation have played in establishing these key areas of modern physics.

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Advanced Physics Series: Astrophysics-A Tour of the Universe

Astrophysicist Rachel Webster – a Professor at Melbourne University – reviews key aspects of our current knowledge of the Universe and other topics and concepts that excite students.

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Advanced Physics Series: Einsteins Heroes-Newton, Faraday and Maxwell

Dr Robyn Arianrhod, a writer and mathematician at Monash University takes us on a remarkable journey as she traces the connections between the development of electrodynamics by Faraday and Maxwell, and Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity. Along the way, she looks at the roles both mathematics and experimentation have played in establishing these key areas of modern physics.

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Advanced Physics Series: Light Phase and Matter

Dr Catherine Low discusses difficulties students have with models and concepts of light and matter. Catherine recently completed her PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics and is currently teaching senior physics in New Zealand. Catherine Bell discusses the importance of phase in understanding the behavior of waves.She is completing a PhD on Phase Microscopy and is currently teaching senior Physics.

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Advanced Physics Series: Photonics

Presenter: Dr Alex Mazzolini, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences at Swinburne University covers the following topics: Photonics in everyday life; Light sources; Fibre optics; Ideas for practical demonstrations.

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Advanced Physics Series: Sound and Other Demonstrations

Sandor Kazi presents a range of demonstrations related to waves, including: wave machines, standing waves, Chladni figures, ripple tanks and resonance. Sandor teaches senior Physics. Nick Nicola is the Undergraduate Laboratory Manager, School of Physics, University of Melbourne. His demonstrations focus on upper secondary physics.

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Advanced Physics Series: Special Relativity

Presenter: Joe Wolfe, Professor of Physics, University of New South Wales covers the topic Approaches to teaching Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity.

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Advanced Physics Series: Synchrotron

Presenter Mark Boland, an Accelerator Physicist at the Australian Synchrotron, explains the physics and operation of a synchrotron, then covers their uses in medicine, mining, forensics, manufacturing and other fields.

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After the Fall

On September 11, 2001, the world watched in horror as New York's World Trade Center towers went from 110 stories to 110 feet high in a matter of seconds. The shocking destruction raised many questions: What caused the towers to fall? Why didn't they collapse right away, and why did they pancake down instead of toppling sideways? Following the disaster a documentary team was granted unique and exclusive access to Ground Zero and the Fresh Kills disposal/investigation sites. The result is After the Fall. This films documents the scientific, technological and engineering effort involved in unearthing the details of the collapse from beneath the rubble.

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Air

Daily Planet floats, glides, and flies through air. Take a ride on the Red Bull Helicopter, soar through the air on inflatable wings, and much more.

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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers: Mysteries of the Deep

"Into the Deep" watches scientists unlock secrets from the last frontier on Earth-the ocean's depths, where explorer Bob Ballard is changing science, history, and the future. "The Uncivilized Engine of War" traces the world's first submarine attack-on the Union warship Housatonic, in February 1864. In 1995, after a lengthy search, shipwreck hunter Clive Cussler's team located the Confederate sub Hunley, now in dry dock in South Carolina.

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All Out Australia

All Out Australia
Crikey! Can't get enough of Australia? Daily Planet goes all out, Aussie style, with a recap of the most compelling stories covered on location. From hot rocks and surf science to tassies and kangaroos, get a final look at just what makes Australia a leader in science and innovation.

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Anatomy of a Warship

Anatomy of a Warship is an uncensored look into one of the world's most advanced naval warships, the HMSC Winnipeg.

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Animal Senses

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Wildlife Series ventures out into the wilderness to meet the unique creatures that inhabit our world! From tiny insects to giant pandas, this series highlights the diverse denizens found in nature's different habitats.

We answer questions like: how well can sharks smell? How do whooping cranes use their calls? And can a fake tail help a dolphin swim?

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Animal Sleeping Patterns

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Wildlife Series ventures out into the wilderness to meet the unique creatures that inhabit our world! From tiny insects to giant pandas, this series highlights the diverse denizens found in nature's different habitats.

We meet the Owl Monkey, the world's only nocturnal primate, as well as bats, pandas, and much, much more.

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Animals: A Day in the Life

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Wildlife Series ventures out into the wilderness to meet the unique creatures that inhabit our world! From tiny insects to giant pandas, this series highlights the diverse denizens found in nature's different habitats.

Daily Planet delves into the lives of animals. Follow the footsteps of a caribou and spend a day hanging out with African animals at the zoo.

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Applied Science and Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years

Jim runs the quality control lab at David Michael & Company, a food flavoring manufacturer. Aliah is a biomedical research technician at The Wistar Institute, a cancer research center in Philadelphia. And Tony, a production mechanic at New Jersey American Water, is the third featured case study in this exploration of applied science and technology jobs. What do all three have in common? They landed their well-paid, technically challenging positions after only two years of instruction—Jim, through an associate's degree study track; Aliah, a biomedical research technician training program; and Tony, a water treatment licensing course following nine years in the Navy. Viewers also meet Kevin Lampe, assistant professor of biotechnology and program coordinator at Montgomery County Community College in Pennsylvania. Lampe extols the hands-on laboratory skills training that enabled each worker to move straight from his or her schooling into the labor force. A Cambridge Educational Production. A part of the series STEM Careers in Two Years. (20 minutes)

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Architectural Attractions

China is making Olympic-sized bounds on and off the planet. From world-class stadiums to manned space programs, the scientific and engineering achievements featured in this episode are out of this world.
• National Olympic Stadiums - At the center of Beijing, the National Olympic Stadium and National Swimming Center was the architectural yin and yang of the 2008 Olympic site.
• Manned Space - The amazing achievements of the Chinese space program continue to grow.
• Terra Cotta Warriors - Emperor Qin's Terra Cotta Warriors are one of China's biggest tourist attractions and one of the world's most prized archeological discoveries.
• Also in this episode: the construction of the record-breaking eight-kilometer-long Sutong Bridge crossing the Yangtze River, increasing the endangered panda population with a little passion, and the physics of Ping Pong.

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Architecture Advances

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

Daily Planet revisits the world of architecture. Learn about the floating houses and a new concept for an elevator.

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Architecture Secrets

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

We open the door to the world of architecture. Learn the secrets of Stonehenge and see how construction cranes really work.

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Argentina

Argentina makes some of the finest wines in the world, but it's also quickly establishing itself as a technological giant in South America. The MegaWorld team will visit CONAE a civilian agency that builds and launches communication satellites for clients all over the world. We'll get a rare, up close look at one of these huge communication devices and find out exactly what goes into manufacturing them. We'll visit the world's only factory that makes vintage aircraft from scratch and another firm that specializes in the manufacture and installation of artificial turf for South America's largest football stadiums. We'll feature the Syncrolift, a gigantic ship raising platform that can hoist a 55,000 ton ship off the ground for construction and maintenance, update the construction of new subway lines in Buenos Aires, and get up close with the world's largest olive harvester - the Colossus.

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Art and Work of Choir Series

Choir is a compilation that requires both passion and expertise. The choral conductor must combine these two elements, creating a masterpiece to be enjoyed by many. This program exposes the choral enthusiast to an understanding of choral direction as an art form and describes the work required to attain both proficiency and perfection.

THE VOICE
Voice is the instrument of choir and in order to be effective, it must create a unified sound. This program explains how this can be done by educating viewers on breathing and posture as well as phonation, resonance, and articulation. The program also emphasizes the importance of listening and ensemble applications.

THE MUSIC
The music of choir must not only impress an audience but it must captivate the vocalists that will rehearse and perform it repeatedly. This program covers the significance of selecting choral music preliminary and interpretive score, study and marking the score. It also examines rehearsal preparation and techniques.

VOICE & MUSIC
Bringing the text of the music and the voice together, this program focuses of the words within a choral piece. It examines vowels, vowel formation, diphthongs, consonants, and consonant context. Musical application of diction and the conductor's role as an "artist" are also covered.

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Art and Work of Choir: Music

The music of choir must not only impress an audience, but it must captivate the vocalists that will rehearse and perform it repeatedly. This program covers the significance of selecting choral music, preliminary and interpretive score study, and marking the score. It also examines rehearsal preparation and techniques.

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Art and Work of Choir: Voice

Voice is the instrument of choir and in order to be effective, it must create a unified sound. This program explains how this can be done, by educating viewers on breathing and posture, as well as phonation, resonance, and articulation. The program also covers vocalises, the importance of listening, and ensemble applications.

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Art and Work of Choir: Voice and Music

Bringing the text of the music and the voice together, this program focuses on the words within a choral piece. It examines vowels, vowel formation, diphthongs, consonants, and consonant context. Musical application of diction and the conductor's role as an "artist" are also covered.

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Art of the Human Body, The

Daily Planet paints a vivid picture of the co-relation between science and art. We visit a museum to see how our digestive system works and get up close and personal with cadavers on display at the Ontario Science Centre.

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Asteroid Trackers

Asteroid Trackers looks at efforts to track Apophis, an asteroid that could come dramatically close to Earth in 2029 and again in 2036. Asteroid Trackers delves into various facets of asteroid research around the world and reveals how experts are attempting to protect the world from asteroids and other near-Earth objects (NEOs). Whether it's determining the composition of the asteroids so they can be destroyed effectively or swarming them with reflective mirrors, find out which deflection methods are pushing the boundaries of technology to protect the planet from yet another cosmic collision.

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Attack from Within: Living with Arthritis

Christine Enfield doesn't recall hearing her diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis - she was only 6 years old. Christine's disease and her pain are severe. Her life is a daily struggle for control over a disease that can be treated but not cured. Christine's experience with arthritis, and three other intimate stories, describes the tribulations of arthritis sufferers. It is an insight into a disease that affects virtually every family in Canada. Animated illustrations provide a dynamic schematic of the disease and take us for a ride through the human body to witness the origin, progression and treatment of the disease.

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Australia

A whole continent in one country, Australia is a vast landscape best known for its natural beauty. It is also a place where technological and scientific innovation thrives. Highlights include the manufacturing of the world's biggest truck. Called a "road train", this monster is a unique solution to moving goods across the vast Australian landscape. Take a ride on the world's biggest motorcycle as rolls right over a mobile home, and go deep into the "Super Pit" - the biggest open pit gold mine in the country where up to 28 tons of gold is blasted out of the rock every year.

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Australia: Great Southern Land

Australia was isolated for most of human history. This program is an introduction to the land and the people.

The program explores:

• Major geographic features
• The range of climates
• The first Australians
• Early european settlement
• Today's multicultural Australian society
• City and country life
• Work and play
• Australian animals
• Australian plants

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Austria

There's a lot more to Austria than Mozart and the Von Trapp singers. Travel to the top of the Austrian Alps to see how a ski resort protects itself from deadly avalanches, watch World Champion air racer Hannes Arch pull 12 Gs in his aircraft as he trains for the upcoming season, and witness armoured vehicles survive the most violent explosions. Other stories include the world's most unique automobile assembly line, the largest and most powerful airport rescue vehicle, and a factory that makes the longest train rails in the world.

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Baby Animals!

25 feet long and 16,000 lbs heavy, the world's largest animal baby, the blue whale, isn't your typical newborn. See how humans raised a baby wallaby, and discover the world's largest rodent, which is oddly classified as a fish. Learn about gorilla pregnancy patterns, an elephant orphanage and the rare tree kangaroo.

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Baking Math

Four students present the basics of measuring math and how to measure liquid, solid and dry ingredients while making a fast, easy banana chocolate chip bread.

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Behind the Scenes

How do scientists defend against disaster? How do creative geniuses factor into the success of the Academy Awards?

This 7 program series provides a Behind the Scenes look into the world's technological mysteries. From the world's most damaging disasters to the oasis fantasy of glittery Las Vegas, the most advanced 21st Century technologies are vastly at work.

Pioneering mechanics take on the most difficult tasks in preventing the somber to permitting the show.

7 Programs include:

• Targeting Terror - Watch as scientists around the world search for the latest ways to detect and fight terror.
• Retaking New York - The events of September 11, 2001 forced security, engineering and emergency services experts to look at the world differently. Take a look into how far we have come.
• Science on the Red Carpet - The real stars of the Academy Awards are the creative geniuses behind the technology and motion picture arts who make movies so memorable.
• Las Vegas - On the outside, Vegas is a treat for the eyes, on the inside, it's an elaborate maze of electricity, water, ingenuity and amazing engineering.
• The Big Uneasy - New Orleans is on the clock. Engineers are desperately trying to fortify and re-build the levees that failed in August 2005.
• Da Vinci: Unlocking the Genius - Meet some modern day Leonardos who embody the inventive spirit of the master himself.
• Panic in the Ring of Fire - Experience the panic, confusion, overwhelming force and destruction in Indonesia as it was rocked by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that has claimed more than 5,000 lives to date.

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Best of Daily Planet, The: Cold Water Survival

Cold Water Survival features 3 segments from Daily Planet that present strategies and techniques for survival, specifically tailored for snowmobilers. The three segments are Snowmobiling Night, Snowmobiling Day and Keeping Calm. The video explains how to survive a night in the forest after losing your snowmobile through the ice, strategies for survival if you fall through the ice and the importance of proper outerwear to keep you afloat and alive.

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Big Fins!

Deep within the world's masses of sea and fresh water lies a unique and mysterious world. These waters are inhabited by some of the most feared and endangered animal species. Observe the elements threatening the stellar sea lions and the unorthodox patterns and behavior of the lovable beluga whale.

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Bikes

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

Daily Planet puts the pedals in gear as we dedicated an hour to the two-wheeled form of transportation. We visit a velodrome track and a superbike school.

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Biology and Ecosystems

Does anyone ever think about the four pounds of garbage we produce every day? Break It Down follows the stinky trail from curb to dump to uncover the fate of our trash and the science behind decomposition.

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Birds and the Bees, The

Nature's cycle of life involves an amazing variety of sexual reproduction techniques. Learn about the wildly diverse reproduction methods and cycles in plants, insects and animals, including its social importance in the wild.

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Bloodsuckers!

Pesky mosquitoes, black flies, fleas, leeches, and even vampire bats all need blood, usually that of humans, to live. Learn which methods actually work in preventing bites, how these insects and animals reproduce and what involvement our human blood has in their reproduction. Although they're usually an irritating nuisance, some of these bloodsuckers have medicinal qualities that might be worth the scratching.

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Bod!, The

Did you know that humans are composed of stardust? Find out why we have specific attitudes, feelings and behaviors. From head to toe this video informs the viewer on how the human body is constructed and how it operates.

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Brain, The: Activity, Sleep and Boredom

Physical activity and quality sleep are both vital for healthy bodies, as well as healthy brains. In this DVD, a stoplight is used as a symbol to represent activity, boredom, and sleep.

•Green Light = Go! Physical activity turns your brain on the learn. Our bodies need movement to stay healthy, but so do our brains!
•Red Light = Stop! Sleep is vital for your child. Discover how much they need and why.
•Yellow Light = Slow down! Doing "nothing" and even being bored is actually very important to how we process the world around us. Studies suggest that boredom is key to creativity. Find out how to boredom helps the brain and why watching TV doesn't count.

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Brain, The: Developing Memory In Developing Minds

The human brain is fascinating-every movement we make, everything conscious or unconscious stems from our brains. The most critical time for brain development is from birth to age five. What can parents and caregivers of children do to help give those developing brains the best chance for success? Discover how the basic workings of the brain influence our memory and how we learn and what can be done to encourage healthy brain development in children. Includes review of main parts of the brain, the difference between short and long term memory, practical things parents and caregivers can do to promote learning, and more.

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Brain, The: Pattern, Structure and Novelty

Our brains are wired to perceive patterns and structure in the world around us. Young children especially need structure to feel secure and be ready to learn. Yet our brains also are continually seeking something new! Too much of the same things causes our brains to get bored - and too many new things can cause confusion or chaos! Discover how to give young children the structure that they need to set up a strong foundation for learning, and how to add new activities and ideas in ways that nurture their hunger for learning.

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Break It Down: Experiments Super Pack

Journey into our sewage systems, down elevator shafts, into Hollywood movie scenes, and through traffic jams to explore the mechanical, electrical and chemical components needed to make things happen! A program that answers the question: "How does that really work?"

Students and teacher will understand the science behind the most basic functions that we take for granted.
• STEM curriculum resource
• 23-minute classroom friendly run time


6 TITLES IN SERIES:
Gravity
Matter & Energy
Biology & Ecosystems
Velocity & Friction
Force's Magnitude & Direction
Motion & Impac

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Bugs

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Wildlife Series ventures out into the wilderness to meet the unique creatures that inhabit our world! From tiny insects to giant pandas, this series highlights the diverse denizens found in nature's different habitats.

Daily Planet in the Classroom - the popular series highlighting some of our best and most interesting segments - crawls into the miniature world of bugs.

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Bushmeat

This program documents the exploration of illegal hunting of chimpanzees. This documentary seeks to expose this shocking secret world deep in the jungles of Africa's Congo Basin.

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Business of a Sports Car Super Pack

From conception and design, to testing, production and display, Business of a Sports Car will reveal the technological mysteries and challenges in the development of a superior automobile. This series takes an inside look at every stage of a concept car from a renowned international automobile maker. For the first time ever, cameras go behind the scenes and discover the process of creating BMW's 6-series sports coupe.

Design & Vision
Years before the first piece of metal is cut, before the first bolt is screwed on, a new car has to be designed. BMW holds a bruising internal competition that pits its best designers against one another. Who can come up with the most creative look for the interior and the exterior of the car? See who wins as each design goes through the tough test of BMW's engineers.

Development & Testing
Once the design is frozen, the testing begins. Follow models of the new car as they are sent around the world to have their performance pushed. See engineering at its finest as the world's best transform design into superior function.

Production & Marketing
With all the test results in, BMW begins making the new sports car at its massive factory in the tiny town of Dingolfing Germany. The enormous robots that will build the car have to be taught the moves that will help the company produce a car every 12 hours. Each car has some 5,000 individual welds. While the factory creates the product, BMW and its marketing team work on building advertising and publicity to build a commanding presence for the epic 6-series. Follow the new car as it makes its way from the production line to its ultimate unveiling at the North American Auto show in Detroit.

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Canada

Discover cutting edge innovations in science and technology from across the Great White North. Step inside the state-of-the-art facilities where Canada's coolest and fastest aerospace and transportation exports are developed, manufactured and tested. Other possible stories include diamond mining in the Northwest Territories, and the epic ice road that must be built every year to haul the 300,000 tons of fuel, explosives, steel and concrete needed to operate the mines.

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Catching a Killer: The Mystery Of Sable Island

A mysterious killer is lurking in the steely waters off the east coast of Canada. The corpses belong to grey seals, which gather by the hundreds of thousands on the shores of Sable Island twice a year. The seals bear bizarre spiral wounds which have led to one theory that one of the most elusive of all sharks is responsible, the Greenland shark.

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Check it Out Series Super Pack

Check It Out is a six part series for library staff, and anyone working with the general public on a regular basis. By focusing on the proper strategies for dealing with difficult people and awkward situations, this series prepares library staff for situations they may encounter. The series also examines the skills necessary to become a successful storyteller.

Check It Out is a six part series for library staff, and anyone working with the general public on a regular basis. By focusing on the proper strategies for dealing with difficult people and awkward situations, this series prepares library staff for situations they may encounter. The series also examines the skills necessary to become a successful storyteller.

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Child Development Theorists: Freud to Erikson to Spock...and Beyond

Beginning with Sigmund Freud, modern child development theories have changed the way that parents raise their children and the way that teachers teach those children. This video is an entertaining and enlightening view of the major child development theorists, how the theories differ, and how more than one approach can be beneficial. Historical footage and photos are combined with candid documentary footage from day care centers in this informative video.

Theorists presented include:
Sigmund Freud
Maria Montessori
Arnold Gesell
Lev Vygotsky
Jean Piaget
Rudolf Dreikurs
Erik Erikson
Abraham Maslow
John Bowlby
B. F. Skinner
Benjamin Spock
Lawrence Kohlberg
T. Berry Brazelton
Diana Baumrind
Howard Gardner

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China's Summer Palace

It's time for a royal tour as Stillwell and Ingram check out China's Summer Palace. Highlights also include a look at Beijing's National Swimming Center and Peking Man. The National Swimming Center was inspired by the geometry of water bubbles.
• Summer Palace - Engineers are taking a decidedly antiquated approach to restoring the Summer Palace.
• Peking Man - The Origin of Man is the hottest topic of debate in modern paleoanthropology.
• Also in this episode: how bronze bells are made using ancient methods; Chinese herbal medicine; and discovering and training young athletes.

$39.95

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Christmas

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

Daily Planet sheds some light on all things merry and bright on Christmas. Meet a snowman that never melts, watch gingerbread architects build a village, and find out why fruitcakes just seem to last forever.

$39.95

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Claws!

Felines have been among the world's top predators for approximately forty million years. Discover the different methods of hunting, and how cats use their fur as camouflage age for protection. Lions, cougars, jaguars, pumas, and domesticated cats are part of the all-cat cast in this feline episode

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Cold, The

Daily Planet gets the down low on everything frozen. We go motocross racing on ice, go skating in the Caribbean, and of course, go curling.

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Committed to Change

Committed to Change
• The ecological footprint - this is the mark on the earth left behind by each person based on the amount of resources they have consumed. If the strain we put on natural resources continues at the present rate, the earth will no longer be able to support its inhabitants. This program examines possible solutions and asks the question: is it too late?

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Computer and Information Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years

Anyone who thinks "just working with computers” is the sole focus of the IT industry should realize that working with people is also a major requirement—and a major reward. So says Eric Wellington, dean of the Business and Computer Information System school at Pennsylvania's Delaware County Community College. Wellington offers helpful insight throughout this look at the vocational side of the IT industry, which also features profiles of three IT workers who make comfortable livings after only two years of higher education. Viewers meet Bob, a help desk administrator for Swiss Farms, an innovative retail company; Mike, a system administrator for AWeber Communications; and Joe, a network engineer for Sungard Availability Services. Each describes the job search path that led to a position with professional, emotional, and financial rewards. Their managers and coworkers also provide input. A Cambridge Educational Production. A part of the series STEM Careers in Two Years. (20 minutes)

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Cooking with Class Super Pack

Culinary mastery takes you from the earth to the table as world-renowned chefs and food producers share their knowledge and secrets about one of our favourite pastimes, eating! You'll learn everything you need to know about food producers; which products make the best meals; where to find exotic ingredients for your culinary delights; and tips on preparation and presentation. Can you say "Mmmmmm?"

$467.42

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Cooking with Class: Cheese with Everything

There are hundreds of varieties of cheese and Canadians produce and consume them with a passion. Learn handling techniques to create a flawless fondue, and raise a creamy "Goat Cheese Napoleon" to heights that will cause the most ardent of connoisseurs to swoon.

$39.95

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Cooking with Class: Death by Chocolate

Hear intriguing secrets of fine chocolate production from the lips of a Belgian master, then take a "temperance" lesson from a world-class pastry chef. The dessert created is so incredibly beautiful you'll be forced to suffer endless adulation from your dinner guests. Are you up for it?

$39.95

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Cooking with Class: Edible Flowers and Weeds

Flowers are not just beautiful to behold, and weeds are not just a blemish to be rid of. Discover which ones can add colour, flavour and nutrition to your cooking. Tour an expert's garden – designed to produce the maximum edible harvest from our short Canadian growing season – and visit a greenhouse that grows that the most delicious blooms. The ensuing gourmet recipes will change the way you feel about weeds, and perhaps, convince you to trade in your hoe for a hammock.

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Cooking with Class: Fine Kettle of Fish

It's a rewarding experience selecting fresh fish when you know what to look for. Take a trip to the local fish monger, and gain confidence in using the correct terminology for cuts of fish. The catches of the day will leave you gasping for breath – the lowly jack fish turns golden in the pan of a professional chef, and a recipe for stuffed white fish makes a smooth transition from the stove to the campfire.

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Cooking with Class: Free-Range Chicken

Find out exactly what "free-range" means in Canada. Then follow a chef's inspired presentation as he makes a chicken look like a pear. With the amount of chicken consumed in Canada, it seems we're all looking for new exciting ideas on how to prepare it.

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Cooking with Class: Fresh Spring Lamb

A desire for simple, low-cholesterol meals, and a growing interest in ethnic cuisine, makes lamb a great choice for the Canadian table. New breeds, available across the country, make for the mildest, most tender lamb ever produced. Learn how to make a fabulous peppercorn flambe – part of an elegant traditional lamb dinner.

$39.95

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Cooking with Class: Magic of Mushrooms

Don't remain in the dark about the secrets of superb tasting mushrooms. Prized by chefs the world over, discover their methods for preserving and featuring the unique textures and flavours of these funky fungi.

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Cooking with Class: No Mean-No Problem

Venture into meatless cooking and hear a registered dietician's point of view on reducing overall meat intake. Explore four of the world's tastiest vegetarian cuisines and discover how surprisingly simple these dishes are to prepare, with the ingredients more readily available than ever before.

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Cooking with Class: Open Wide and Say Ostrich

Explore prairie ostrich production and find out about the products available to consumers. Then take the guess work out of handing and preparing this exotic meat with valuable tips and insights from a five-star restaurant chef. You'll love the fool-proof recipe for ostrich kebabs.

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Cooking with Class: Pasta Please

Fool-proof preparation tips from the professionals, and handy ideas on choosing pasta-related utensils. Prepare perfectly cooked pasta mama would be proud of and learn how to make your own delicious, fast and easy sauces.

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Cooking with Class: Pick a Pepper, Any Pepper

From poblano to pimiento – there's a world of peppers out there just waiting to be picked. Visit a huge greenhouse operation and find out why red peppers cost more than green ones. Get red-hot tips from a southwestern and Mexican food expert, and follow through the steps for a creamy pasta poblano recipe.

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Cooking with Class: Rustic Bison

Historically essential to human life on the Canadian prairies, bison are once again gaining recognition as a valuable food source. Find out how bison are being managed in Canada and what restaurants feature it on their menu. Then prepare bison recipes which draw their inspiration from traditional, natural ingredients, such as wild berries, in combination with the richness of a full-bodied red wine.

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Cooking with Class: Wild Boar-Fit for a King

No longer the preserve of royalty, locally-raised boar can grace the table of any dinner party, and will certainly be a topic for sustaining the evening's conversation. Get as close as you dare to these wild, hardy creatures and be privy to princely advice from a professional chef. Learn how to cook up a handsome and regal loin of boar platter.

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Countries and Culture

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

In this episode, we travel the world! From green tea in Japan to buildings in New York, we search for the coolest, biggest and best science around the globe.

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Creepy Creatures!

Dispel the ancient myths of slithering snakes and spooky soaring bats! Learn how they see, smell, eat, and protect themselves. See why hairless mole rats have earned the title as ugliest animal and what creates the hiss in Madagascar hissing cockroaches. Spiders, tarantulas and frogs round out this video on "Creepy Creatures."

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Crime Investigators, The

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

Daily Planet revisits the murky world of crime. What really happened the night Billy the Kid died? How are CSI investigators trained? Find out on Daily Planet.

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Culture and Innovation

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Goes to Japan spotlights some of the unique scientific advancements that make this island nation a leader in science, engineering and technology.

Culture & Innovation

• Daily Planet Goes to Japan winds up with a look at what makes the earth move and sushi that only looks good enough to eat.
• Earthquake Science - Japan lies in one of the most active earthquake regions of the world.
• Smart Car - Buckle up!
• Asteroid mission - Semeniuk follows an ambitious Japanese space mission to chase an asteroid.
• Anime - We visit Production IG, the anime house that produced Ghost in the Shell .
• Plastic Sushi - This "Behind the Scenes" segment examines how plastic food is made for sushi displays.

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Cultures in Conflict

This five-part series in English and French travels across North America and Europe to investigate how intercultural conflict can become either a basis for violence, or the source of profound creativity. Hosted by Professor Roger Parent of the Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta, this series uses historical footage and current events to illustrate key concepts and techniques with respect to cultural analysis and intercultural communication.

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Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has a long history of innovative engineering. See how they are meeting the challenges of building Europe's longest automobile tunnel right underneath the historic city of Prague. Go behind the scenes for exclusive access to the world's largest castle in downtown Prague. Watch European Truck Racing champion David Vrsecky attempt to break the 300 km/h barrier and set a new world speed record. Other stories include a Czech company that makes the best plastic explosives, the largest earth-moving excavator in Europe, and the biggest beer spa in the world.

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Daily Planet Goes to Australia Super Pack

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Kim Jagtiani, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet travels down under to the land of Oz to explore the majestic continent of Australia. From geothermal energy to building underground homes, discover how the Aussies are harnessing their unique climate and culture to become leaders in science and technology.

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Daily Planet Goes to China SuperPack

In this series, Discovery Channel explores the scientific wonders of China. An ancient civilization steeped in science and innovation, China is bursting into the 21st century and employing science to re-establish its position in the world. Discovery's flagship science magazine goes on location beyond the Great Wall as the cornerstone of the channel's ambitious China Week experience. Hosted by Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet Goes to China showcases China's revolutionary world of science and engineering to mark the country's breathtaking transformation.

$215.73

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Daily Planet Goes to Japan Super Pack

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Goes to Japan spotlights some of the unique scientific advancements that make this island nation a leader in science, engineering and technology.

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Daily Planet in the Classroom Wildlife SuperPack

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Wildlife Series ventures out into the wilderness to meet the unique creatures that inhabit our world! From tiny insects to giant pandas, this series highlights the diverse denizens found in nature's different habitats.

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Daily Planet in the Classroom: Environment Super Pack

The Environment Series explores the latest science that is happening in the exciting world around us, featuring an in-depth look at what astounding activities are taking place when humans and the earth's elements cooperate... or collide.

$431.46

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Daily Planet in the Classroom: Inventions and Technology SuperPack

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Inventions & Technology Series takes an exciting look at the future of science! Get ready to explore breakthroughs in medical technologies, extraordinary inventions and an exclusive look at the evolving role of robots.

$319.60

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Daily Planet in the Classroom: Physical Science Super Pack

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events.

Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Physical Science Series takes an exciting look at the unseen and unknown. This program ventures out into the uncharted territories of outer space, then travels back to earth to explore the incredible power of air, energy, and sound.

$249.95

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Daily Planet in the Classroom: Social Studies Super Pack

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

$359.55

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Daily Planet in the Classroom: Sports and Recreation Super Pack

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

$479.40

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Daily Planet: Nutrition Super Pack

Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Nutrition Series features the human body and its function, the science behind how food grows and the ingredients and technology behind the things we eat.

• Appeals to kids of all ages to make sense of everyday life – and they make it fun to!
• 45-Minute programs that bring you the world like you've never seen it before.
• Bridges the gap between the lab and the classroom
• STEM curriculum resource

7 TITLES IN SERIES:
The Human Body: Our Reaction
The Human Body: Our Make-Up
The Human Body: Our Memory
The Art of the Human Body
Produced Food
Processed Food
Plated Food

$251.69

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Daily Planet: Transportation Super Pack

Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Transportation Series puts the pedal to the metal searching for the most unique and high-tech vehicles across the globe.

From speed to eco-friendly, Daily Planet explores everything transportation has to offer on land, sea and air.
• Takes your class for a ride on some of the coolest cars, bikes, airplanes and airships out there today.
• 45-Minute programs to enhance classroom learning.

9 TITLES IN SERIES:
Rescue Vehicles
Vehicles
Ships
Eco Mobiles
Fighter Jets
Planes: Beyond the Limits
The Safest Cars
Extreme Vehicles
The Future of the Car

$323.60

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Dancing Bodies Series

Dancing Bodies explores movement and dance as a universal form of communication. The series investigates how some cultures have utilized traditional dance to sustain cultural identity, while others have used contemporary dance to convey contemporary realities. It also looks at how the professional dance industry uses this art form as a way of expressing very intimate stories as well as global issues.

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Dancing Bodies: Dancing for Dollars

Large and small professional dance companies are creating innovative forms of communication through the integration of different dance languages from around the world. Dancing for Dollars, looks at dance from the perspective of those who make a living performing and presenting it, examining the world of professional dancers and their life on the road in this very competitive business.

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Dancing Bodies: Living Histories

Movement and dance are a universal form of communication. This program examines how different communities have utilized traditional dance as a way of preserving culture, and initiated cultural change through the development of contemporary dance. It also looks into the traditions of social dance through the war years, and how this has evolved over the generations.

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Danger Mines! Danger UXO!!

Every 22 minutes, somewhere, someone in the world is killed or maimed by a landmine. This startling documentary investigates the prevalence of landmines, their devastating effects and how they are still manufactured and planted to this day.

In Southeast Asia, Cambodia and Laos were greatly affected by the Vietnam War of the 1960s and 1970s. Consequently, these countries are the two most heavily mined areas in the world, filled with unexploded ordinance (UXO). Follow the fate of an unfortunate Cambodian who lost his legs in a landmine tragedy, and discover the culture of conflict and civilian life in these dangerous areas.

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Denmark

Denmark may be a small country, but it's definitely big when it comes to engineering and technology.
• See how the Danes are harnessing the power of nature by building the largest offshore wind farms in the world.
• Find out how Copenhagen is experimenting with a revolutionary new underground parking technology and visit the famous LEGO toy company which produces 20 billion LEGO bricks per year or 600 pieces per second. Other stories include the Bang & Olufsen torture chamber for consumer electronics, maintaining the longest road and rail bridge in Europe, and an $850,000 super car that's sure to turn heads.

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Design and Vision

From conception and design, to testing, production and display, Business of a Sports Car will reveal the technological mysteries and challenges in the development of a superior automobile. This series takes an inside look at every stage of a concept car from a renowned international automobile maker. For the first time ever, cameras go behind the scenes and discover the process of creating BMW's 6-series sports coupe.

Years before the first piece of metal is cut, before the first bolt is screwed on, a new car has to be designed. BMW holds a bruising internal competition that pits its best designers against one another. Who can come up with the most creative look for the interior and the exterior of the car? See who wins as each design goes through the tough test of BMW's engineers

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Development and Testing

From conception and design, to testing, production and display, Business of a Sports Car will reveal the technological mysteries and challenges in the development of a superior automobile. This series takes an inside look at every stage of a concept car from a renowned international automobile maker. For the first time ever, cameras go behind the scenes and discover the process of creating BMW's 6-series sports coupe.

Once the design is frozen, the testing begins. Follow models of the new car as they are sent around the world to have their performance pushed. See engineering at its finest as the world's best transform design into superior function.

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Dino World!

This Jurassic episode will take you back to the Mesozoic era, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth. Learn about different types of dinosaurs and how they lived, and the debate behind what caused dino extinction. Was it a dinosaur war, the changing landscape and atmosphere, or did a huge asteroid wipe them out? See how massive dinosaur museum replicas are constructed and learn how you can discover dinosaur fossils in your own home.

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Dubai

The United Arab Emirates is a place of contradictions where traditional Bedouins live next to glittering cities with the tallest and most expensive buildings in the world. Dubai is the world's fastest growing city. Anything is possible here from camel-riding robots to downhill skiing indoors on real snow. Futuristic skyscrapers rise at breakneck speed on land that was desert only a few years ago. "MegaWorld: Dubai" will take you inside the newest and most innovative projects in this architectural and engineering wonderland.

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e2: Design: Season Three

Season Three of “e2: Design” features six more episodes of innovative Design. Learn how designers created green spaces in the urban jungle of Cairo, are fighting to rebuild the devastated 9th ward of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and are creating architecture out of junked tires and appliances in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Each episode presents unique design challenges and triumphs which represent true innovation.

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e2: Design: Season Two

Global in scope and comprising six 30-minute chapters filmed in HD, the second season of "e2: Design" features the designers and drivers of change in the world of sustainable architecture. Equal parts visual style and storytelling acumen, each episode explores the potential of the built environment to help turn around our global climate crisis.

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e2: Energy

Global in scope and comprising six 30-minute chapters filmed in HD, "e2: Energy" features people, places and innovations that suggest that a more environmentally benign future is possible and within reach. Equal parts visual style and storytelling acumen, each episode stands alone while contributing to the larger dialogue the series is intended to promote.

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e2: Transport

Global in scope and comprised of six 30-minute chapters filmed in HD, e2 Transport examines sustainable transportation alternatives with potentially far-reaching effects. This ongoing series explores real solutions to pressing environmental and social challenges, presented with a combination of compelling storytelling, proactive cinematography and emotive original music.

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Eat It Up!

Many mysteries are solved in this tasty video: what causes the snap, crackle, pop of "Rice Krispies" and why our hungry stomachs grumble. Find out how the temperature and age of certain foods have varying effects on our bodies. This video is sure to fill you up with information!

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Eco Mobiles

Daily Planet explores environmentally friendly modes of transport. Can a drag race be ecological? Can a jet be green? Find out in this week's exciting program.

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Eco-Energy

We take a look at all things eco-energy, from nuclear power to algae power.

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Eco-Environment

We take a look at all things green and eco-friendly, from a biodegradable cell phone to recycling beer bottles.

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EcoHouses

Daily Planets focuses on the places we call home. We look at paint that strengthens buildings against bombs, methods of building homes better prepared to withstand earthquakes, and much more.

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Elephant Dreams

Do elephants think like humans? Do they talk like humans? Do they laugh and cry and feel like humans? In this emotionally charged and magnificently beautiful documentary, acclaimed Canadian novelist Barbara Gowdy tries to find the answers to these questions. What she discovers is the story of Elephant Dreams.

Gowdy has been touted as a literary daredevil, and it was her novel The White Bone that led to this quest. Gowdy observed first-hand that elephants had experienced deep emotional attachments, heartbreak and terrifying adventures, and had the provocative idea that elephants are conscious of their awareness. Elephant Dreams follows the author to Kenya and dramatizes segments of her absorbing book which, cover to cover, is based on solid scientific research.

Elephant Dreams is true to the spirit of Gowdy's work – it's funny, irreverent, and ultimately illuminating in its attempt to get within the skin of an alien creature.

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Endangered Species!

Take a tour through Toronto's Exotarium, home of many of the world's endangered species. Learn why these scarce species have reached or passed the point of extinction and what efforts are being put forth to reintroduce them to the wild.

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England

Travel to Barrow, England, where 3,200 steelworkers, designers, engineers, fitters, electricians and other skilled workers are constructing a nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarine. In Leicester, Rolls Royce unveils its latest creation: the ultra-luxurious Phantom Drophead Coupe. Next, find out what incredible lengths Land Rover goes to ensure that all of their vehicles live up to their off-roading image. Additional highlights include the assembly of the Eurofighter Typhoon - Europe's fastest jet fighter - and a look at indoor skydiving.

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Everglades: Decades Of Damage

Two scientists wade through the Everglades, evading alligators, one of its many wonders, while other investigators explore its topography and history. Human intervention in the last century had good intentions (hurricane control, swamp drainage) but resulted in increased storm damage, loss of natural water cleansing and other unintended consequences. We fly above to see how the Everglades' source river became a straight concrete ditch, resulting in potential floods and ocean contamination beyond expectation. Now the most ambitious and expensive ecological restoration in history begins.

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Everyday Math in Foods

Cooking and baking are perfect examples of math used in everyday life. Join Chef Dave Christopherson as he takes a closer look at practical applications of math at the grocery store and in the kitchen. Basic math skills are used to determine recipe costs, converting recipes, determining timing, and more. Kitchen and math concepts presented in short video segments include:

• Reading a recipe (2:50)
• Measuring techniques (3:43)
• Kitchen equivalents (3:37)
• Timing a meal (2:47)
• Estimation of amounts and recipe costs (4:50)
• Unit price (7:39)
• Recipe conversion (3:35)
• English to metric conversion (2:53)

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Explosions

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Inventions & Technology Series takes an exciting look at the future of science! Get ready to explore breakthroughs in medical technologies, extraordinary inventions and an exclusive look at the evolving role of robots.

Daily Planet in the Classroom - the popular series highlighting some of our best and most interesting segments - blows up with our Explosion special.

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Extreme Sports

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

Daily Planet looks into the exhilarating world of summer sports. One of the world's strongest men pulls a 40-ton truck, a climbing chair on wheels, longboarding, and much more.

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Extreme Vehicles

Daily Planet in the Classroom takes you for a ride on some of the coolest cars, bikes, airplanes and airships out there today.

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Extreme Wildlife

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Wildlife Series ventures out into the wilderness to meet the unique creatures that inhabit our world! From tiny insects to giant pandas, this series highlights the diverse denizens found in nature's different habitats.

Daily Planet takes another foray into the lives of animals. Check out sea-urchins, spiky creatures of the underworld, and find out what it takes to track down a giant panda.

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Extreme!

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

In this episode of Daily Planet in the Classroom, we go extreme! From the science beyond a rock star's scream to jumping off one of the world's tallest towers, it's a look at the biggest and the best.

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Factory City

They live there. They eat there. Their children attend school there. But most of all, they work there. They are the 17000 employees of EUPA, a "Factory City" in the southeast corner of China. EUPA's massive workforce pumps out 15 million irons per year, millions of sandwich grills, microwaves, coffee makers and blenders. Now they are about to take the manufacturing world by storm with their introduction of solar powered products. The show will focus not on how the goods are made, but how the Factory City operates. It is a novel concept for the rest of the world but it has become a way of life in China, where a new industrial revolution is unfolding on a scale the world has never seen before.

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FAS Forward: A Fresh Look at Fetal Alocohol Syndrome

Ray, Sadie, Naomi and Sindy live with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Day to day they cope with the effects caused by their exposure to alcohol before they were born. These individuals debunk some of the myths surrounding the disease and show how, with the support of people who love and care for them, they are able to lead rich and meaningful lives.

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Fighter Jets

Daily Planet flies in the face of convention. We take a look at the Harrier jet, as well as Canada's historic contribution to the world of jet flight, the Avro Arrow.

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Fire

Daily Planet burns up the screen in our fire edition. From firewalking, fire eating, and firefighting, this episode is anything but cold.

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Fire Down Under

Fire Down Under
• Australia is one of the most fire-prone areas of the world and due to the growing climate crisis, and the importance of fire prevention and safety is gaining momentum.
• Find out how Australian researchers are packing a punch with boxers by using science to remove the guesswork in the ring.
• Explore The Great Barrier Reef - the world's largest coral reef ecosystem and one of the natural wonders of the world.
• Discover why kangaroos are one of Australia's most beloved animals.
• As the world's driest continent, Australians are growing concerned about their fresh water supply, especially in the wake of global warming.
• Toss a boomerang - one of Australia's oldest inventions.
• Travel to Coober Pedy where the locals are living down under - literally! Here, residents have engineered a new way of escaping the fierce temperatures by building homes underground.

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First Scientists, The

Scientific disciplines such as astronomy, ecology, engineering, zoology, and even artificial intelligence have all been influenced by the knowledge learned by the First Peoples of North America.

This documentary explores the science and the people behind some of the greatest scientific achievements of our time. Learn about the contributions of North America's indigenous people and the practices that are still being used by today's global scientific community. From Innu elders studying northern ecosystems to farming methods of Native Canadians being integrated into modern farming methods, this program showcases what great achievements are possible when traditional knowledge meets western science.

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Flight, The

Take a three-hour, in-depth look at the hundreds of people and the amazing technology needed to get a single commercial aircraft safely into the air, keep it aloft, and land it without incident at its destination. This film examines the staggering resources that go into a seven-hour commercial flight, with an aircraft traveling just under the speed of sound over the vast waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Go behind the scenes on a typical flight between two of the world's busiest airports - Toronto's Pearson International and Frankfurt Airport - to gain insight into the many elements that ensure a safe journey. Marvel at the modern technology of an aircraft, which could, if necessary, fly itself to its destination, land, and even taxi to the boarding ramp without having a pilot so much as touch the controls.

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Food Science Experiments

Experience kitchen chemistry and the wonders of food science! Host Susan Turgeson and students demonstrate six fun and easy food science experiments and explain the science behind them. Experiments include:

- Sensory Evaluation
- Biochemistry of milk: mozzarella cheese
- Hand washing and food safety
- Scientific method: what makes popcorn pop?
- Emulsions: mayonnaise
- Fermentation: root beer

Video includes interview with a food science professor and tour of a sensory evaluation lab.

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Food Science Super Pack

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: SUPER PACK
This 13 program series tells the stories and unravels the science behind of our daily bread. The series explains what we're eating, how it's made, and even what effect different combinations of foods will have on our bodies. For example, who knew eating coleslaw and drinking orange juice with a smoke meat sandwich will negate some of the unhealthy properties of the meat? By showing how food is made, and what food is made of, viewers can gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions about what include in their daily diet.

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Food Science: Bread

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: BREAD
It's the most common food in the world, subject to thousands of years of culinary evolution. It's changed everything from diet to the way civilization has developed. It also may contain ingredients that hype up your kids. We'll get the dish on dough and unlock the mystery of the Montreal bagel.

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Food Science: Cereal

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: CEREAL
The birth of breakfast cereal was the birth of the health food movement. Before that, breakfast was usually a fatty and vein-clogging combination of bacon, fried eggs, flapjacks and a mound of butter. The advent of corn flakes, oatmeal and other quick-to-prepare breakfast foods changed the way we start our day and the effect that our morning meal has on us.

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Food Science: Chocolate

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: CHOCOLATE
It really does grow on trees, but you probably wouldn't want to eat it right off the branch. The chocolate we know and love is the result of a chemical processing method so intricate that many people are surprised it was ever discovered. This episode reveals the secrets of chocolate production and some possible health benefits of this sweet treat.

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Food Science: Corn

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: CORN
Corn is king. It's in the food you eat, it's in the pen you write with, it's in the car you drive. Indeed, it's one of the most versatile substances on the planet. It's also a very different product than the one that once grew wild across North America. We'll see how corn's evolution has been shaped, and how a tiny kernel becomes a piece of popcorn.

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Food Science: Eggs

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: EGGS
That egg in your fridge is a miracle of technology, biology and genealogy. It starts with a line of purebred chickens and goes through four generations of hens before the perfect egg is produced. Then it has to be graded and transported and sometimes broken. This episode looks at the science behind egg production, analysis and even preparation.

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Food Science: Hamburgers

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: HAMBURGERS
They are a staple of the Western diet. They are also a great source of protein, a potential breeding ground of E. coli and a receptor of dangerous carcinogens. This episode looks at hamburger production, from cattle breeding and butchering methods, to cooking that succulent hunk of beef on the barbecue. Find out what happens as the meat is treated and heated.

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Food Science: Ice Cream

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: BREAD
Ice cream is so much more than just a delectable delight. It's a complex matrix of crystals, bubbles and globules that wants to fall completely apart. Fortunately, the delicate structure of ice cream is held together by a combination of chemical reinforcements and top-of-the-line freezing technology. This allows the perfect mix to be delivered to your tongue where the chemicals explode in a fantastic release of flavor and texture. The technology of ice cream production is explored, both small batch and large scale.

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Food Science: Ketchup

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: KETCHUP
For years people have thought of ketchup as a condiment packed with flavor, but light on nutrition. Oh, how wrong we were! Recent research has shown that heated tomato products are loaded with a form of molecule called lycopene that the body can easily absorb and which may fight cancer, heart disease and possibly even osteoporosis. This program tells you all about lycopene, the history of tomatoes and how ketchup is made.

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Food Science: Pizza

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: PIZZA
That slice of pizza you enjoy on Friday night is a tasty meal all right, but it's also a cultural hodgepodge of different regional flavors and preferences. In fact, depending on what type of pizza you order, you could be devouring a healthy chemical blend of cleansing ingredients or a health-reducing fat bomb that sets your balanced diet back for days. This program explores the combination of ingredients on your pizza, the evolution of this delicious food, and the technology involved in creating one of its most common ingredients: cheese.

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Food Science: Soft Drinks

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: SOFT DRINKS
Originally, soft drinks were sold as medicine and contained ingredients that are now illegal. Now, soft drinks are tamer in content and better understood as merely a refreshing beverage. We'll see how they're made and find out exactly what they do when they get into your system.

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Food Science: Tea

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: TEA
Take the most popular drink in the world, water, heat it up and add some dry leaves. Voila, you have the second most popular drink in the world: tea! The chemical process of drying, packaging and brewing tea pleases people from cultures all around the world. It also improves their health in a way no other liquid does. We look at the production of tea and the effect it has on our bodies.

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Food Science: Vanilla

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: VANILLA
It's the most popular artificial flavor in the world. You can find it in all kinds of products. Despite a raging debate over whether natural vanilla is indeed superior to artificial vanilla, the molecules are actually exactly the same. So what's the big deal? You'll have to watch to find out! Discover the unique method required to produce natural vanilla and how artificial flavors are created.

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Food Science: Wine

It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. It is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.

Food Science: WINE
Its invention was probably an accident. Someone left a bunch of grapes in the bottom of a pouch, tasted it a few weeks later and BAM, they were hit with a buzz. Since then, wine making has become a sophisticated scientific process, from the grafting of two different types of vines to make growing possible anywhere in the world, to the technology used to create a red or a white. Every step is precisely thought out. Pheromone strips are used to control bug populations. And it may come as a surprise that this intoxicating mix of grapes and yeast is actually good for you!

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Force's Magnitude and Direction

Break It Down goes Hollywood to uncover the magic of movie stunts, real guns, fake blood and a whole lot of cinematic secrets. See how force is behind it all.

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Forces, Materials and Explosions

This program explores the forces released by explosions and their impact on materials. It identifies key features of explosions: rapid gas expansion and - with high explosives - shock waves.

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France

MegaWorld: France explores that country's cutting-edge contributions transforming science in the air, on the sea and on land. Highlights include the construction of the massive "wingbox" at the heart of the new Airbus - the largest passenger plane in the world, the French Navy's specialized dive team, and the NH90 Eurocopter, the world's first fly-by-wire helicopter. Also see the Ariane 5 rocket, the strongest rocket on the planet, and the Paul Ricard Race Track, where F1 drivers learn to drive to the max in safety.

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Fraud Squad TV

Fraud is a multi-billion dollar industry for which we all end up paying the price. Hosted by Tom Hnatiw, this groundbreaking show consolidates the efforts of law enforcement, corporations, and the public, with immediate information on detection, prevention, and policing of all types of fraud. Learn about and protect yourself from scams such as identity theft, fake charities, mortgage and title frauds, and more!

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Fresh Food: What is Farm to Table?

Tap into the current trend of eating locally grown foods without the use of chemical pesticides or hormones! The basics of sustainable farming is explored through the eyes of three highly-trained chefs who leave big city jobs to carve out a place to grow fresh, healthy ingredients for their gourmet dishes. Discover:

• The differences and similarities between sustainable and organic farming
• A brief history of American farms
• How the chefs created and market their farm
• How the fresh food travels from farm to table

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Future Flight!

In the last 100 years, aviation technology has surged from the beginnings of flight to a highly advanced space age. Take a look at a 15 cm plane that the US military is considering for espionage and a new plane from NASA, the Hyper Soar, that would make a trip from Toronto to Tokyo in 2 hours. Learn about the strides NASA is taking in the development of rocket ship launching, satellite planes and its genius space home. Fly into the future in this airborne episode.

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Future is Now, The

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Goes to Japan spotlights some of the unique scientific advancements that make this island nation a leader in science, engineering and technology.

The Future Is Now
• Pack your bags for another look at the week's best stories in this one-hour special.
• "The Future Is Now" will also feature cutting-edge television technology from Japan's broadcaster NHK.
• From Super High Definition TV - which takes HDTV a step further- to 3D animation technology that will allow sports presenters to hold the 3D image of a star pitcher in the palm of their hands.

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Future of the Car, The

Daily Planet takes a ride in an episode devoted to cars. Lawnmower racing, an experimental vehicle that can measure data on the driver, and much more.

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Future Tech!

You're never too young to try to become a scientist. The future of technology is in the hands and minds of our youth. Future generations will have highly advanced technology, which will enable astonishing developments in the technological field. From digital Barbies and digitally animated feature films to animated games, it is almost impossible to differentiate reality from animation.

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Games

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

From the classic Yo-Yo and Rubik's Cube to futuristic, virtual reality games, learn why people are hooked on these old and new pastimes.

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Genetics, Stem Cells and Society

Professor Alan Trounson discusses his role in early IVF breakthroughs, and reviews a range of techniques and current issues related to stem cell research and genetics (including genomics and epigenetics). He highlights the tremendous challenges and opportunities these fields present for young people interested in a science career.

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Germany

Industrious and innovative, Germany is an engineering powerhouse! From resurfacing a busy airport runway in mere hours to a tractor/tank hybrid designed to safely clear landmines, the country's top scientists, engineers, designers and inventors are leading the charge into the 21st century. See how Deutschland's innovations are changing the world we live in. Other stories include the world's most automated port, a transparent car factory, putting the brakes on a superfast jet, and the legendary Nurburgring racetrack.

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Global Change Super Pack

Global Change Super Pack
Presented by some of the foremost experts on global change in North America, with footage from the islands of the Arctic to the Salton Sea in California, this series explains the complex issue of global change in a way that is both clear and compelling. Looking at population growth, atmospheric and bio-diversity change, and environmental quality, this program shows evidence of what damage has been done, along with scientific projections of what is likely to occur if consumption of the earth's resources is not reduced.

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Going Ape!

Gorillas, orangutans and chimpanzees, the great apes, are our closest biological relation in the animal world. Ninety-eight percent of the genetic makeup of chimpanzees is the same as that of humans. Take a look at mating and behavioral patterns of these apes

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Grace O'Malley, The Pirate Queen

The daughter of Irish pirate chieftain 'Black Oak' O'Malley, the girl Grace was dead set on a life of glory at sea with her father. In a fit of defiance against her mother's ideal of the 'quiet life of a lady', she shaved her head and was forever teased by her siblings with the nickname 'Bald O'Malley'. She got a new hairdo, mastered the sail and sword, and with a merry band of 200 mates, terrorized the shipping lanes of the coastal waters into her submission.

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Gravity

Elevators move the equivalent of the world's population every 72 hours but how safe are they? Break It Down tests the strength of cable against the force of gravity with surprising results.

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Hawaii

Megaworld Hawaii exposes the amazing technology and science of one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. We catch up with Japanese extreme-sailor, Kenichi Horie, as he attempts a Guinness world record trip from Hawaii to Japan aboard the world's most advanced wave-powered boat. Then we burn our feet mapping flowing lava from the world's most active volcano, in the accompaniment of Jim K, Hawaii's foremost expert on volcanoes. We watch the world's most powerful underwater vacuum, Hawaii's "Super Sucker," as it sucks alien algae off the ocean floor, and then travel even deeper underwater in a high-tech manned submersible. And that's just a start, from sand to surf, we'll expose Hawaii like you've never seen it before.

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Health Care and Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years

As executive director of the Life Science Career Alliance, Colleen Hamilton believes that working in health care can "really change people's lives." And although she's well aware of the industry's challenges, Hamilton firmly believes that you don't have to be a doctor or a college-educated researcher to find success in the medical field. This program explores the high-tech side of working in the industry, showing that health care technology jobs are not only fulfilling but also lucrative and challenging. Case studies feature Randy, a certified biomedical equipment technician (or CBET) at New Jersey's Deborah Heart and Lung Center, as well as Luz, a surgical technologist, and Steve, a cath lab technician-both of whom work for Philadelphia's Hahnemann University Hospital. These employees and their coworkers describe the job searches they went through and the professional, emotional, and financial rewards that come from what they do. A Cambridge Educational Production. A part of the series STEM Careers in Two Years. (20 minutes)

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Health Science Careers

Do you consider yourself a team player? A career in health science may be just for you! Quality patient care relies on health care teams whose members communicate and collaborate well with others. In this video, explore a variety of health science career options, with varying levels of education required, including:

- Pharmacy Technician
- Home Health Aid
- Pediatrician
- Medical Administrative Support
- Radiographer
- Physical Therapist & Physical Therapy Assistant
- Certified Nursing Assistant

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Human Body, The: Our Make-up

Daily Planet revisits the human body. We check out the inner workings of our back muscles and learn the science behind balance. Find out what makes us faint, and how hand gestures affect our comprehension.

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Human Body, The: Our Memory

Daily Planet revisits the human body. We meet a man who has a superhuman capacity for memory, and learn how scanning pilots' brains can improve the art of flying.

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Human Body, The: Our Reaction

Daily Planet looks into the workings of the human body. From sticky tongues to popping ears, find out why our bodies react the way they do to our surroundings.

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Human Impact on Our Ecosystems

A spectacular, award-winning portrayal of the negative and positive effects humans have had on the aquifers, springs, streams, rivers, wetlands, and oceans that comprise over 2/3 of our planet. Each program is a case study of these water ecosystems in Florida, showing scientific and social processes that apply to water ecologies in all states and regions of the U.S. and beyond. Using clearly edited high-definition footage and beautifully integrated 3D animation, appealing hosts and investigators reveal these processes at both the micro and macro levels, taking us from deep within the earth to the heights and breadths that help us see what we have done to damage, and now are doing to heal, the only home we have.

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I Spy!

Who's watching whom, from where, and how? These and many other questions are answered in this high tech edition. Take a look at Canada's Highway 407, the world's first toll road operated entirely electronically. Get the inside scoop on high tech spy gear such as miniature cameras in phones, radios, ties, and even teddy bears. See the world's smallest telescope and binoculars, and the world's most sophisticated spy satellite that can see an object as close as 13 cm from outer space.

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Injury to Excellence Set

A unique look at medical professionals from many different disciplines, working together as a team to provide optimum care for any athlete, whether the athlete participates in professional sport or they are weekend warriors participating in sport to stay in shape.

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Injury to Excellence: Athletic Therapy

A unique look at medical professionals from many different disciplines, working together as a team to provide optimum care for any athlete, whether the athlete participates in professional sport or they are weekend warriors participating in sport to stay in shape.

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Injury to Excellence: Sport Medicine

A unique look at medical professionals from many different disciplines, working together as a team to provide optimum care for any athlete, whether the athlete participates in professional sport or they are weekend warriors participating in sport to stay in shape.

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Inventions and Gadgets!

Some inventions are earth shattering and have a significant impact on our planet. They make life more convenient, or provide a safer, cleaner environment. Electric cars, personal submarines, and water bikes are new inventions that may become common. With the Tacoma Narrows Bridge as a learning experience, bridge building engineers are using everything from the latest in technology to Lego blocks to design stable and durable bridges. From student experiments to the highest regarded innovators, every great invention starts with a good idea!

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Inventions for the Every Day

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Inventions & Technology Series takes an exciting look at the future of science! Get ready to explore breakthroughs in medical technologies, extraordinary inventions and an exclusive look at the evolving role of robots.

Daily Planet checks out unique inventions - from super-charged snow blowers to suitcase radios - and the great minds behind these creations.

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Inventions for the Sky

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Inventions & Technology Series takes an exciting look at the future of science! Get ready to explore breakthroughs in medical technologies, extraordinary inventions and an exclusive look at the evolving role of robots.

Daily Planet checks out unique inventions, including radio-controlled flying saucer, a backpack for astronauts, and the Trojan, the first ballistic, full exoskeleton body suit of armor.

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Inventions from Nature

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Inventions & Technology Series takes an exciting look at the future of science! Get ready to explore breakthroughs in medical technologies, extraordinary inventions and an exclusive look at the evolving role of robots.

Daily Planet in the Classroom - the popular series highlighting some of our best and most interesting segments - looks at the creativity found in the world of science and nature.

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Issues, The

Nuclear power produces almost a fifth of the world's electricity. Supporters say it's safe, cheap and - best of all - the answer to global warming. Critics say it's not safe, or cheap. And it won't really help with the global warming problem. So who's right? This program presents the arguments for and against, with relevant background information. Issues covered in this program include: radioactive waste: how hazardous is it?; Can it be safely stored?; How likely is an accident at a nuclear power plant?; What could the consequences be?; Are nuclear power stations terrorist targets?; Does nuclear power encourage the development of nuclear weapons?; Is nuclear energy "carbon-free'?; Is it the solution to global warming?

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Italy

Italy has a longstanding history of cultural achievements, but now the country's achievements in engineering and technology are also leaving an indelible mark in the world of science. From the techniques used to perfect the sleekest sports cars on the road to a massive initiative to keep Venice above water, MegaWorld: Italy reveals the ground-breaking strides scientists, engineers, inventors and designers are making in their respective fields. Highlights include: manufacturing brakes for Formula One cars, testing 50-tonne army tanks, and the P180 Avanti II aircraft, the 'Ferrari of the sky.'

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Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures: America's Underwater Treasures

This series follows the ocean expeditions of Jean-Michel Cousteau and his young crew of divers and scientists as they explore little-known ocean territories investigate undersea habitats and ecosystems, and an array of natural phenomena. Narrated by Robert Redford.

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Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures: Return to the Amazon

The Amazon: the most powerful of the world’s rivers. It flows through the largest tropical rainforest, the natural theater where evolution has gone wild, creating the greatest biodiversity on the planet. Twenty-five years ago Jean-Michel explored this region with his father, the legendary Jacques Cousteau. Since then an area the size of Texas has been deforested. With an intimate look at recent changes, Jean-Michel returns with a new expedition.

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Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures: Sharks at Risk and The Grey Whale Obstacle Course

Long feared as an object of terror, sharks are gaining a new reputation as a species that is quickly disappearing. Cousteau and team travel to Polynesia and South Africa to explore the role of this keystone species. The Gray Whale follows the longest, most urban migration route, passing busy cities and ports. The Cousteau team follows the migration of these giants from Baja to the Arctic to investigate their sudden decrease of population.

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Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures: Voyage to Kure Parts 1 and 2

Follow Jean-Michel Cousteau and his crew of divers as they explore an array of natural phenomena, investigate little-known ecosystems and meet with friendly and not-so-friendly inhabitants. The initial two-part episode, "Voyage to Kure," sails to the outermost islands in the Northwest Hawaiian Island Archipelago where diverse wildlife populations are found to be struggling against the effects of pollution, over-fishing and development.

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Joan of Arc

Convinced by the voices of saints to step forth and serve her deposed king, Joan of Arc became an unlikely war hero. With 10,000 beaten men and very long odds against the advancing English army, she scored a miraculous string of victories over the rather surprised English battalions by leading the charge into their front lines. She even returned the throne to Charles VII, but it all went horribly wrong when she was finally captured, tried for witchcraft and heresy, and burned at the stake.

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Kids @ Discovery: Creepy Creatures

The Creepy Creatures Series takes a look at some scaly, slithering, and squirmy critters! This program will dispel myths about some of the world's most mysterious and elusive creatures, and will replace fiction with loads of fun facts!

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Kids @ Discovery: Nature Super Pack

Fast-paced, entertaining and enlightening series that makes everything, from apes to future travel to bird-eating spiders, definitely COOL! Captivating content for elementary-aged students to learn about the world and beyond, all in the classroom!

The Nature Series features the functions and reactions of the human body, the effects of food, and the most interesting creatures and their habits, including the world's most endangered species.
23-minute classroom-friendly video length
STEM curriculum resource

10 TITLES IN SERIES:
The Bod!
Claws!
Eat It Up!
Baby Animals!
Big Fins!
The Birds & The Bees!
Endangered Species!
Going Ape!
Paws!
Quirky Animals!

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Kids @ Discovery: Physical Science Super Pack

Takes young viewers on exciting excursions into the wondrous worlds of science and the environment.

Fast-paced, entertaining and enlightening series that makes the absurd and strange – from insect eating to real-life bloodsuckers - interesting and AWESOME!


Captivating content for elementary-aged students to learn about the world and beyond, all in the classroom!

The Physical Science Series shines a spotlight on the innovations and boundary-breaking events of today. From spy technology to space suits to special effects, this series is sure to get young students pumped up about the future of science!

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Kitchen Math: Measuring

Success or failure in the kitchen depends on three elements interacting with each other: ingredients, time, and temperature. Measuring these three elements accurately helps ensure the end result is delicious food. Kitchen Math: Measuring presents measuring basics with humor and fun:

• Units of measurement
• Common abbreviations
• Measuring tools and techniques
• Proper measuring techniques for dry, solid, and liquid ingredients
• Basic recipe conversion and cost comparisons

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Landscape, The

The Landscape
• Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the world's most fuel-efficient, diesel-powered, high-speed catamaran is travelling the Australian coasts.
• Explore how Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumour Disease is threatening to wipe out the beloved Australian tassies.
• Head to Iceberg Pool at Bondi Beach where Aussies are satisfying their love of swimming all year round!
• Due to its location, getting to and from Australia can take a full 24-hour day or longer! Now, scientists are using wind tunnels to simulate flights at 10 times the speed of sound.
• Aboriginal people have been living in Australia for more than 40,000 years. With such a long-running history with the land and elements, these communities have grown accustomed to the changes in the weather.

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Leadership in Organizations

Through the views of four people with extensive leadership experience in business and the social services, this video explores current ideas about leadership within organizations today. Produced in conjunction with the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary.

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Lord of the Brush

Lord of the Brush is the biography of an artist who has had a major impact on the world through his illustrations of JRR Tolkien's world. This is the story of a young man who, with little encouragement, stays true to his vision and becomes an international celebrity with his art. John's story is brought to life with over 100 of his beautiful illustrations. The story is further dramatised with the music of Howard Shore and his Suite for Richard, performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Lozen: Apache Warrior

As a young girl, Lozen decided that tidying up the tent and cooking buffalo stew wasn't for her, and she was in constant trouble for beating up her brother, and she was in constant trouble for beating up her brother, the mighty Apache warrior Victorio. One day she discovered her special powers, which allowed her to detect the direction of the enemy. Equipped with this metaphysical radar and a healthy thirst for revenge, she became priestess, warrior, and Victorio's right hand tactician.

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Machine To Die For, A

This is the true story of scientists searching for 'perpetual motion' and 'free energy,' which conventional science claims is impossible. A successful perpetual motion machine would alter the entire social and political balance of the world. It has been described as a 'machine to kill for.

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Magic

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

Daily Planet investigates whether there's really magic in science or just plain science behind magic. See if things really can be invisible and if bending a spoon is just all in the mind.

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Major Disturbances

Check It Out is a six part series for library staff, and anyone working with the general public on a regular basis. By focusing on the proper strategies for dealing with difficult people and awkward situations, this series prepares library staff for situations they may encounter. The series also examines the skills necessary to become a successful storyteller.

Major Disturbances
Knowing how to handle difficult situations can be the difference between a peaceful solution or a headache. This episode focuses on common library policies for resolving difficult

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Marine Life

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Wildlife Series ventures out into the wilderness to meet the unique creatures that inhabit our world! From tiny insects to giant pandas, this series highlights the diverse denizens found in nature's different habitats.

We devote this hour to everything under the sea. We take a look at octopus babies, whale sharks, Florida coral, and much, much more.

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Mars Landing 2012: The New Search for Life

This one-hour special introduces the audience to a team of dedicated scientists who brought Curiosity to life. For the first time ever, a rover will be able to supply NASA and the rest of the world with stunning HD images from 17 different cameras. She will be able to zap rocks with a laser that's as powerful as a million light bulbs focused on the head of a pin. She will drive for hundreds of kilometers and use her massive robotic arm to drill into Gale Crater to help answer questions of life. Curiosity is set to break all records.

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Mars: The Phoenix Odyssey

The statistics are staggering. More than half of all spacecrafts sent to Mars have burned up, failed, or smashed to bits. But for NASA, the passion for Mars cannot be snuffed out and they are dreaming and planning for their next high stakes mission. The Mars: Phoenix Lander is rising from the ashes of disaster to search for signs of life in a region no spacecraft has ever been. This time around, the team will follow the water and will focus on finding life on Mars Polar Regions.

Watch scientists and Daily Planet count down to the successful launch of the Mars Phoenix. With resources running low and pressure running high, they must race against the clock to carry out this formidable mission.

If they succeed, it will be the greatest discovery of our time. If it goes wrong, Mars will destroy yet another dream.

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Mastering the Elements

You can't control the weather or workday morning traffic snarls - or can you? From Zhangxiao, Stillwell and Ingram look at the ways Chinese engineers are masterminding the seemingly impossible.
• Traffic Management - Dominated by cars trying to navigate crowded roadways not designed for such heavy volume.
• Monitoring Sandstorms - Four years ago, immense clouds of dust particles from the western deserts of China and Outer Mongolia were large enough to be easily tracked across the Pacific Ocean by orbiting satellites.
• The Bells of Marquis Yi - The extraordinary Bronze Chimes of Marquis Yi are one of the most astonishing archaeological discoveries in recent times.
• Also in this episode: from silkworm to factory floor to the fashion catwalk, see how silk is made; experience the science of Tai Chi; and see the sustainable eco-village of Huangbaiyu.

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Math in the Kitchen: Do You Measure Up?

Is baking basic chemistry? Are ingredients basic biology? And is cooking basic math? If you can't tell a tsp from a Tbsp, you're likely to get a pancake when you wanted a soufflé. Basic math skills are needed to help you properly prepare a recipe your guests will enjoy, to convert your favorite recipe's serving size, or to determine the best value when comparison shopping at the grocery store.

Join Matt the Mathematical Cook, a fun and lively host who will multiply, divide, measure and whip up a few recipes in the process in Math in the Kitchen: Do You Measure Up?

Divided into 4 chapters for easy viewing with options to view standard or metric measurements, the program includes:
• Overview – how to read a recipe
• ?Measuring and Equivalents – shows how to measure and common equivalents
&bull ?Conversions – allows students to practice increasing and decreasing recipes
• Cost Comparisons – students use price and size to determine what is the best buy

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Matter and Energy

Ever wonder where millions of retired vehicles end up? An old jalopy gets crushed in the most unlikely of ways and begins a fascinating journey toward a new incarnation of steel!

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Measurement and the Search for Relationships

Learn how mathematical relationships can be investigated experimentally and how to write the report. This program uses case studies to show how the physical world can be described by mathematical relationships. It specifically demonstrates how an experiment can be designed to test the effect of two independent variables and how mathematical formulae can be derived from experimental measurements. This program also outlines how to prepare a report for an experiment. Program chapters include: (intro, investigation, effect on T of mass, effect on t of oscillation amplitude, measuring spring stiffness, effect on T of spring stiffness and the search for a constant).

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Medical Advances

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Inventions & Technology Series takes an exciting look at the future of science! Get ready to explore breakthroughs in medical technologies, extraordinary inventions and an exclusive look at the evolving role of robots.

We delve into the technologies that have changed the world of medicine. We look at the snakebot, a robot that performs heart surgery, the Neuro Arm, a hi-tech surgical tool that's based on the Canada Arm, and much more.

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MegaWorld SuperPack

A STEM Curriculum Resource for Engineering and Science students.

Travel to the biggest, fastest, most exciting engineering, automotive and construction projects across the globe.

This series highlights a variety of innovative and awing scientific feats in different countries.

MegaWorld: SUPER PACK
MegaWorld is a fun, fast paced, experiential approach to presenting a country or region's innovations in science and technology.

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MegaWorld: Super Pack

A STEM Curriculum Resource for Engineering and Science students.

Travel to the biggest, fastest, most exciting engineering, automotive and construction projects across the globe. This series highlights a variety of innovative and awing scientific feats in different countries.

MegaWorld: SUPER PACK
MegaWorld is a fun, fast paced, experiential approach to presenting a country or region's innovations in science and technology.

Projects Include:

• Manufacturing of the world's biggest truck
• Transportation on Canada's epic ice roads
• Futuristic skyscrapers in the fastest growing cities
• Conceptualizing the strongest rocket on the planet
• Traveling underwater in a high-tech submersible
• Testing and perfecting Formula One race cars
• Development of floating house communities
• Retrofitting San Francisco's Bay Bridge

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Mental Health Nursing Complete Series

Follow along with this series of vignettes where nurses interact with clients experiencing a wide range of mental health challenges. In each situation there are two scenarios, the novice scenario helps students to see and anticipate some of the more common errors that a student nurse may make when first dealing with these clients. In contrast the expert scenario shows students how a mental health nurse with more advanced skills and knowledge would handle these situations. This series of examples is a valuable learning tool for nurses preparing to enter the mental health field.

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Mental Health Nursing: Client Experiencing Mania

Client Experiencing Mania
Our next example demonstrates a nurses who is finding it quite challenging to care for a client who is suffering from a condition called manic depression. The novice nurse is really struggling as she tries to maintain control over a home visit she is making to her client. In the second scenario the expert nurse also finds it difficult to maintain control over the visit, but manages to do so in a much more skillful and confident manner. The expert nurse also makes an important follow-up telephone call after her visit.

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Mental Health Nursing: Dementia and Agitation

Dementia and Agitation
It can be very challenging for mental health nurses to care for persons with dementias like Alzheimer's disease. In this pair of vignettes, a novice tries to comfort and re-orient an older man with dementia in a nursing home. Then we witness how a more experienced nurse is able to help the older man feel much less anxious about his current situation. A second set of vignettes demonstrates some of the skills and techniques needed when caring for a person with severe anxiety.

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Mental Health Nursing: Depression and Suicide

Depression & Suicide
Most of us can relate to being "down" or "blue" at various points in our lives, but occasionally mental health nurses are called upon to care for persons with severe depression. In these two vignettes you'll see how to avoid some of the common mistakes made by novice nurses, and how an expert nurse is able to help a depressed and suicidal client.

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Mental Health Nursing: Mental Status Assessment

Mental Status Assessment
One of the things that mental health nurses must do on a continuous basis with their clients is monitoring their mental status. In this pair of vignettes, you will see a novice and expert nurse conducting a mental status assessment with a client who is difficult to engage.

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Mental Health Nursing: Verbal and Physical Aggression

Verbally and Physically Aggression
Unfortunately, mental health nurses may have to care for persons who, for a variety of reasons, may be physically threatening or aggressive. With a variety of special intervention skills and knowledge the expert mental health nurse demonstrates how to care safely and effectively for these patients. The situation example also demonstrates how a nurse can build trust and rapport with a client experiencing bizarre thoughts or beliefs - known as delusion.

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Mexico

Mexico may be known for Tequila and Tacos, but it's also home to the largest open air salt mine in the world, extracting 7.5 million tons of salt each year. We'll visit this giant above ground mine that's been created by tidal sea water coming onto the land and being evaporated into the sun. Huge dykes are used to create "salt pans" that trap the sea water. These man-made salt pans cover over 180 sq km. MegaWorld will go to new heights as the world's tallest cable bridge is being built as part of a $1.2 billion, 230 km construction project that runs from the Mexican interior to the pacific coast. At 390 m (1280 feet), the Baluarte Bridge will be the highest bridge in North America and the highest cable stayed bridge in the world. And we'll find out how a 62-kilometer tunnel might be the key to preventing Mexico City from sinking.

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Microbes Rule the World

From beneath the barren glaciers on both poles, to the volcanic ocean floor, to the Earth's far-reaching interior, even to the surface of Mars... there is life! We are in the midst of a revolution in understanding life on earth as Microbes Rule the World explores the mysteries of these dominant tiny creatures and how they have changed and are changing the world.

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Mining

Daily Planet digs up the scoop on mining. We go to mining school, meet a mine robot that works in Utah, gold diggers in Dawson City, and more.

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Minor Disturbances

Check It Out is a six part series for library staff, and anyone working with the general public on a regular basis. By focusing on the proper strategies for dealing with difficult people and awkward situations, this series prepares library staff for situations they may encounter. The series also examines the skills necessary to become a successful storyteller.

Minor Disturbances
Often the most aggravating problems for library staff to deal with are the small things - cell phones, misbehaving children, eating. This episode identifies the best methods of handling disturbances such as these.

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Modern Castle, A: The Rebirth of the Canadian Museum of Nature

The Canadian Museum of Nature has been a beloved Ottawa landmark for decades and was the birthplace of Canada's national museums. But the imposing 100-year-old heritage building needed a major overhaul to restore it to its original splendour. A Modern Castle presents the history and architecture of this beautiful building and follows the team tasked with the monumental project of modernizing it for the 21st century.

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Motion and Impact

What happens when highways and roads, a city's arteries, get clogged? Break It Down cracks the science between traffic and all of its jams.

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Movies

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

We take a look at the science of movie-making, from computer-generated images to high-tech cameras that take you right into the action.

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Murray-Darling Basin Series, The

Focusing on water as a resource, these programs explore geographic characteristic of the region, forms of agriculture, and importance of region's food production, distribution of water resources, challenges faced by early farmers and other settlers; historical development of water management policies; development of water storage and irrigation methods, the Snowy Mountains Scheme, and the emergence of environmental problems.

In the second part of the series, we look at how over-allocation of water resources, climate change, salinity, and other problems are threatening the long-term productivity and sustainability of the region.

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Murray-Darling Basin Series, The: A System in Crisis Part 1

This program examines the complex interaction between nature and human activity in the Murray-Darling Basin from early settlement to the present. Focussing on water as a resource, it explores: Geographic characteristics of the region, forms of agriculture and importance of region's food production. Distribution of water resources, challenges faced by early farmers and other settlers. Historical development of water management policies. Development of water storage and irrigation methods, and the Snowy Mountains Scheme emergence of environmental problems.

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Murray-Darling Basin Series, The: A System in Crisis Part 2

In program one we looked at how the natural features of the Murray-Darling Basin have shaped farming and water management practices, and how in turn those practices have changed the rivers and the land. In this second part of the series, we look at how over-allocation of water resources, climate change, salinity and other problems are threatening the long-term productivity and sustainability of the region.

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Nanotechnology: An Introduction

The main program is presented in the following clear-cut sections: What is nanotechnology?; Units: micrometer and nanometer; Special properties of nanoparticles; The gecko effect; Carbon nanotubes; Surface energy; hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces; The lotus effect; Use of lasers in nanotechnology; Issues raised by nanotechnology. Because nanotechnology works with the metric units nanometer and micrometer, this program uses metric units. However, this should not affect a student's understanding of the concepts presented in the program.

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Natural Disasters

Daily Planet takes a look at some of the world's biggest disasters. From the Asian tsunami to the prospect of a sinking Shanghai, not to mention New Orleans and the plan to save Venice from a similar fate.

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Natural Garden

Daily Planet in the Classroom - the popular series highlighting some of our best and most interesting segments - flexes its green thumb when we survey the science found in gardens.

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Natural Resources

Natural Resources
• As countries explore more efficient sources of energy, Australians prove they are moving ahead of the pack by using geothermal energy from the nation's red hot centre.
• Travel to North Stradbroke Island off the coast of Brisbane to learn more about one of the oddest-looking underwater creatures in the world.
• Deep in the soil of the Australian Outback is one of the world's most precious gems - the opal.
• The kangaroo population is experiencing a growth spurt as their natural predators - the dingoes - are slowly disappearing.
• Find out what ants are teaching experts about human behavior when scientists study these determined insects.
• On Middle Island on the south coast of Australia, watch as Ingram and Jagtiani get lessons in the Australian art of sheep shearing. Learn the tricks of the trade as the Daily Planet hosts step into the sheep pen and try shearing these animals on their own.

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Natural World, The

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

Take a peek at a strange-looking raft as it cruises down the Yukon River, meet a guy who plans to cross the Atlantic in 40 days in a jury-rigged kayak, and more.

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Nature and Technology

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Goes to Japan spotlights some of the unique scientific advancements that make this island nation a leader in science, engineering and technology.

Nature & Technology
• Daily Planet Goes to Japan conquers the mysteries of the natural world - from snow to space - then goes high-tech and test-drives the latest in electric cars.
• Highlights include: Snow fence - At the Nagoaka Institute of Snow and Ice Studies scientists study severe snow and ice disasters.
• Subaru Telescope - Ivan Semeniuk, Daily Planet's astronomy expert, visits Japan's largest astronomical observatory.
• Eliica car - Find out what makes the electric Eliica car work.
• Kobe earthquake - Learn how engineers at Japan's Building Research Institute are using data from the devastating 1995 Kobe earthquake to prevent buildings from collapsing in a future quake.
• Ai, the counting chimp - Meet the professor who has been working with Ai, a counting chimpanzee for 25 years. The Science of Sake and virtual studio.

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Nerve Center: Undercover Access Set

INDYCAR CHAMPIONSHIP
150,000 people from all over North America will descend upon the iconic Las Vegas Motor Speedway this October to watch one of the most thrilling car races of the year the IndyCar World Championships. While most people know the Indy as a fast and furious ride what they don't get to see is the amazing technology, coordination and talent that work tirelessly behind the scenes to pull off this multi-million dollar event.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL'S "KA"
One of the most technically astounding live shows in the world, Cirque du Soleil's "KA" opened in 2005 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. The main stage is the star acrobat of the show it can raise 70 feet, tilt from horizontal to vertical and spin a full 360-degrees thanks to its muscle - an 80-foot gantry crane. All of the performers' movements are choreographed to be perfectly in-sync with the movement of the stage.

UPS WORLDPORT
Best known for its trademark brown trucks, vans, and scooters, UPS delivers almost sixteen million packages in 220 countries around the globe every day. The company also boasts one of the world's largest plane fleets 223 aircraft. Worldport, UPS' main airhub, is home base for that fleet - almost half of all UPS's air deliveries fly through here. Upon arrival, parcels are unloaded, scanned, sorted by size and location and then flown out of the facility all within the hour.

CHANNEL TUNNEL
Over a century in the making, the Chunnel is the longest undersea rail tunnel in the world. After eight years of leading edge construction, the Eurotunnel project rang in at a cost $21 billion dollars. Considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, the Chunnel is a marvel of modern engineering and one of the most important rail systems in the world. Every hour multiple trains travel through the Chunnel's 50-kilometer expanse; crossing the English Channel in just 33 minutes. With a departure once every ten minutes, any system breakdown could severely disrupt cross-channel traffic, affecting up to a hundred thousand people and costing Eurotunnel millions.

AALSMEER FLOWER AUCTION
Equivalent in size to the kingdom of Monaco, nearly half of the blooms that make up the 40 billion dollar a year flower industry will be bought and sold at the Aalsmeer Flower Auction. Located southwest of Amsterdam, every day highly perishable imports arrive from around the globe, only to be shipped out less than 24 hours later. In the lead up to Valentine's Day, this logistics hub will be stretched to its very limit as thousands of people work tirelessly to receive, care for and distribute almost 50% more flora than usual (including more than 100 million roses!)
WHISTLER BLACKCOMB
Boasting the biggest vertical drop in North America and with over 32 square kilometers (8000 acres) of mountainous terrain, Whistler Blackcomb is one of the best places in the world to ski and snowboard. The numbers speak for themselves: over 200 trails, 5 parks, 1 super pipe, 1 snow cross track, 37 lifts that can move 69,680 skiers per hour, 17 mountain restaurants and a ski season that stretches from November to late May/early June. With an average of 1092 cm of snowfall a season, the fresh powder is what joy riders are after, but this much snow can also be deadly. A team of 5000 work 24/7 to keep them safe.

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Netherlands

Rotterdam is Europe's busiest port. Watch as the most powerful tugboats in the world tow gargantuan container ships and tankers through the narrow channels of the hectic harbour. Then, in order to avert another disaster from flooding the Dutch have invented a whole new way of constructing homes: they float! Find out how the world's largest flower auction sells over 20 million flowers and plants every day. Finally, come for a ride in the world's fastest road-car, the Donkervoort, which can go from 0-100 in 3.6 seconds

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New Fabrics, Then Fibers Clothing

Edu-Taining video on with fabulous music and fashion! Technology is changing our clothing, home furnishings, and design concepts. This video tour of the fundamentals of fibers introduces the basics of natural and manufactured fibers. Students share their experiences with fiber properties like comfort, warmth, cost, and care. New fibers such as spandex, microfibers, and locell are explained. An interview with an outdoor enthusiast explains the latest in technical clothing. A fast-paced introduction to the world of textiles! Teaching materials included.

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New Faces of Tourism, The

The Great White North is a land of incredible natural beauty. Rivers, glaciers, mountains, and horse trails draw native city dwellers and foreign tourists alike looking to enjoy Canada's magnificent outdoors. Some are just looking for a pleasant drive with a great view; others want the adventure of a lifetime. Some tourists are even looking for a wild educational experience that will teach them about the natural world. Hear from Canadians who are taking their love of nature and creating businesses to cater to all kinds of tourists. Several business owners and their employees discuss the challenges and joys of housing, feeding, entertaining, and keeping safe large groups of people out in nature. Also meet some of the people these businesses bring to the Canadian wilderness as they go rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, and hiking.

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New Look at Aging Series

Journey to 100
Everyone has heard Canada's population is changing. What does this mean in our day-to-day lives and what does it mean for our futures? How do we respond to social issues like finances, health care, careers, retirement and housing? As well, as the population ages, new business opportunities are becoming apparent. In addition, there will be more career opportunities for people working in the field of gerontology.

Living Every Day
People understand more and more the importance of maintaining their health. A look at the components that contribute to healthy living, utilizing Health Canada's Key Determinants of Health--income and social status, social support networks, education and literacy, social environments, physical environments, etc. Profiles people living active healthy retirements and inspiring us, regardless of our age, to really live the lives we desire.

Myths of Aging
We all have ideas of what aging means. Most people think of aging as a negative thing in which we lose our memory, our sight and our hearing. Most of the time aging means we can't get around, we can't sleep and sex isn't even a possibility. Many of these common ideas are myths and there are many things we can do to avoid and reduce these common myths of aging.

Use It or Lose It
Heart disease, cancer, arthritis and osteoporosis - are these diseases preventable? Many experts believe so. If someone has a chronic illness what can be done to improve their quality of life? What can baby boomers do to support their parents who are living with these conditions? Focusing on people who have chronic illnesses and addressing current knowledge about chronic illnesses as well as how people with these illnesses continue to live successfully.

Attitude is Everything
Keeping a healthy outlook on life is critical as we age. By using current research and personal stories, this program will focus on the importance of family, friends and the support systems we need as we age. At this stage of our lives and our parents' lives, a sense of loss is normal. Friends and family die, and on top of the emotional turmoil, other monumental changes can occur. Dramatic changes in health, housing and income can also have significant impacts on our mental well-being. How do we cope with these losses and how do we support loved ones going through challenging times?

Club Sandwich Generation
See the effects of aging on family members. Takes an in-depth look at family dynamics and aging. How do siblings make difficult decisions about and for their aging parents? Often one sibling takes on more responsibilities, which leads to other problems and concerns among the siblings and other family members. Current research on aging families and support systems will be explored as well as personal stories.

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New Look at Aging: Attitude is Everything

Keeping a healthy outlook on life is critical as we age. By using current research and personal stories, this program will focus on the importance of family, friends and the support systems we need as we age. At this stage of our lives and our parents' lives, a sense of loss is normal. Friends and family die, and on top of the emotional turmoil, other monumental changes can occur. Dramatic changes in health, housing and income can also have significant impacts on our mental well-being. How do we cope with these losses and how do we support loved ones going through challenging times?

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New Look at Aging: Club Sandwich Generation

See the effects of aging on family members. Takes an in-depth look at family dynamics and aging. How do siblings make difficult decisions about and for their aging parents? Often one sibling takes on more responsibilities, which leads to other problems and concerns among the siblings and other family members. Current research on aging families and support systems will be explored as well as personal stories.

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New Look at Aging: Journey to 100

Everyone has heard Canada's population is changing. What does this mean in our day-to-day lives and what does it mean for our futures? How do we respond to social issues like finances, health care, careers, retirement and housing? As well, as the population ages, new business opportunities are becoming apparent. In addition, there will be more career opportunities for people working in the field of gerontology.

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New Look at Aging: Living Every Day

People understand more and more the importance of maintaining their health. A look at the components that contribute to healthy living, utilizing Health Canada's Key Determinants of Health--income and social status, social support networks, education and literacy, social environments, physical environments, etc. Profiles people living active healthy retirements and inspiring us, regardless of our age, to really live the lives we desire.

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New Look at Aging: Myths of Aging

We all have ideas of what aging means. Most people think of aging as a negative thing in which we lose our memory, our sight and our hearing. Most of the time aging means we can't get around, we can't sleep and sex isn't even a possibility. Many of these common ideas are myths and there are many things we can do to avoid and reduce these common myths of aging.

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New Look at Aging: Use It or Lose It

Heart disease, cancer, arthritis and osteoporosis - are these diseases preventable? Many experts believe so. If someone has a chronic illness what can be done to improve their quality of life? What can baby boomers do to support their parents who are living with these conditions? Focusing on people who have chronic illnesses and addressing current knowledge about chronic illnesses as well as how people with these illnesses continue to live successfully.

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Norway

There's more to Norway than fresh seafood and majestic fjords. A leader in shipbuilding, we'll go behind the scenes to witness how the Norwegian company is changing the way ocean vessels are made. Ulstein X-Bow has developed a revolutionary new hull that's designed to provide a smoother ride for cargo and a safer journey for the crew. Ski flying takes ski jumping to a whole new level, and construction crews are hard at work building the world's highest, and most dangerous ski flying jump. The world championships are coming to Norway so the race is on to complete construction in time. Other stories include a test lab that destroys products to make them better, and an ammunitions plant that is one of the largest in the world.

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NOVA ScienceNOW

NOVA ScienceNOW is a fast-paced science series that provides viewers with the inside track on the powerful intersection between the universe of scientific innovation and the everyday world, revealing the spirit of intellectual adventure that drives breakthrough research and the science behind the headlines. NOVA ScienceNOW covers:

Mirror Neurons: A recently discovered system in the brain may help explain why humans can get so worked up watching other people.

Hurricanes: Predicting a hurricane's intensity is notoriously difficult, but new tools may make it easier.

T. Rex: An astonishing adolescent growth spurt accounts for T. rex's enormous size.

Stem Cells: What are they, and how do we find a balance between hope for cures and respect for life?

Fuel Cells: Hydrogen fuel cell cars promise pollution-free driving, but will we see them anytime soon?

RNAi: A wayward petunia leads to the discovery of modest little molecules with enormous medical promise.

Profiles: James McLurkin of MIT, one of the world's leading designers of robot "swarms"; Naomi Halas, a pioneering nanotechnologist; and the brothers Chudnovsky, two brilliant mathematicians. Plus segments on booming sands, the little people of Flores, frozen frogs, how global warming affects glaciers, and more!

Special DVD features include: printable materials for educators, access to the NOVA Web site, scene selection, closed captions, and described video for the visually impaired.

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NOVA scienceNOW 2008 #1

From the award-winning producers of NOVA, NOVA scienceNOW brings its fast-paced, magazine-style approach to investigate what's happening on the very front lines of science. Go behind the scenes of today's most exciting science research with host Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned astrophysicist and Director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium.This episode of NOVA scienceNOW covers:

Dark Matter: Neil deGrasse Tyson reports from a half-mile underground, where scientists are using special detectors to look for evidence of a ghostly substance that they believe makes up most of the matter of the universe—a hypothetical entity that no one has seen yet called dark matter.

Of Mice and Memory: Researchers have found that mice with induced memory loss are able to retrieve memories by either being put into an enriched environment or by being given a drug that promotes beneficial gene activity in their brains. Such new insights may lead to a better understanding of dementia and other memory-impairment disorders in humans.

Profile—Hany Farid: Is seeing believing? In this age of easy photo manipulation, sometimes it's hard to know. Enter Hany Farid, professor of computer science at Dartmouth College. Farid got the idea for software that detects doctored photos after seeing a faked celebrity shot that showed Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt strolling on the beach. He went on to develop a program that can unmask photo tampering by analyzing light sources and other subtle features in an image—a service that turns out to be in high demand.

Wisdom of the Crowds: The famed British scientist Sir Francis Galton thought he was proving the ignorance of the masses in his observation about a country-fair competition in which entrants were asked to guess the exact weight of an ox. The correct answer was 1,198 pounds, and, understandably, none of the 800 contestants got it exactly. However, Sir Francis failed to realize that graphing all the guesses and determining their average produced very close to the right answer.

Special DVD features include: materials and activities for educators; a link to the NOVA scienceNOW Web site; segment selection; closed captions; and described video for the visually impaired.

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NOVA scienceNOW 2008 #2

From the award-winning producers of NOVA, NOVA scienceNOW brings its fast-paced, magazine-style approach to investigate what's happening on the very front lines of science. Go behind the scenes of today's most exciting science research with host Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned astrophysicist and Director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium. This episode of NOVA scienceNOW covers:

Personal DNA Testing: To test? Or not to test? That's the question that faces host Neil deGrasseTyson as he ponders whether to get a personal genetic profile that will predict his chances of contracting one of several serious diseases. In the interest of science journalism, Tyson submits. But would you? Several companies now offer such a service for a fee that can range upwards of several thousand dollars. How do such tests work? How valid are they? And what if you get bad—or good—news?

Digital Art Authentication: Vincent van Gogh has inspired several talented artists to turn their hands to forgery. Can computers be used to identify which works are really his? To find out, NOVA scienceNOW commissioned an expert to make a meticulous copy of a van Gogh painting, and then challenged three different computer teams to find the imitation in a group that included five genuine van Gogh's.

Capturing Carbon: Can an eighth grader's science fair project show the way to dealing with rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere? Claire Lackner's father Klaus, a renowned scientist at Columbia University, thought so when he saw how she used an aquarium pump to capture carbon dioxide in the air. A decade later, Dr. Lackner has helped form a green company that is testing a product that may fulfill this dream.

Profile—Pardis Sabeti: By day, Pardis Sabeti is an assistant professor at Harvard University and a researcher on evolutionary genetics. By night, she and her band Thousand Days play the clubs around greater Boston. The group's mesmerizing EP "Headlight Waves" won Sabeti honorable mention in the Billboard World Song Competition, but away from the music scene, she has traveled to Africa to study how the malaria parasite interacts with its human hosts.

Special DVD features include: materials and activities for educators; a link to the NOVA scienceNOW Web site; segment selection; closed captions; and described video for the visually impaired.

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NOVA scienceNOW 2008 #3

From the award-winning producers of NOVA, NOVA scienceNOW brings its fast-paced, magazine-style approach to investigate what's happening on the very front lines of science. Go behind the scenes of today's most exciting science research with host Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned astrophysicist and Director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium. This episode of NOVA scienceNOW covers:

Saving Hubble: NOVA scienceNOW covers the upcoming repair mission for the Hubble Space Telescope – an orbiting eye on the universe that has greatly advanced our knowledge of the cosmos. Host Neil deGrasse Tyson travels to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, where he and NOVA scienceNOW cameras are given special access to the astronauts who are training for one of the most complex missions ever attempted. First Primates: Could one of our early ancestors have been the size of a mouse? If University of Florida paleontologist Jonathan Bloch is correct, we may have to downsize our image of what it means to be a primate—the biological order that includes humans, apes, monkeys, and comparable mammals. Go into the field with Bloch to search for our missing relatives from the shadowy period after the catastrophe that doomed the dinosaurs.

Profile—Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa: It's been two decades since Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa jumped the border fence separating Mexico and the U.S. and established himself as a farmworker in southern California. His goal: to earn enough to feed his family. Today he's an assistant professor of neurosurgery and oncology at Johns Hopkins University, where he is in hot pursuit of a breakthrough in the treatment of brain cancer.

Killer Microbe: There is a new enemy on the battlefields of Iraq, but it's too small to be seen. It's a bacterium, called Acinetobacter baumannii, isolated from already sick patients in hospitals overseas and in the U.S. And what's scary is that it has become resistant to most of our arsenal of antibiotics. But how? Researchers in the U.S. are "looking under the hood" of the bacterium to understand what makes it work.

Special DVD features include: materials and activities for educators; a link to the NOVA scienceNOW Web site; segment selection; closed captions; and described video for the visually impaired.

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NOVA scienceNOW 2008 #4

From the award-winning producers of NOVA, NOVA scienceNOW brings its fast-paced, magazine-style approach to investigate what's happening on the very front lines of science. Go behind the scenes of today's most exciting science research with host Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned astrophysicist and Director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium. This episode of NOVA scienceNOW covers:

Bird Brains: What can the songs of zebra finches tell us about the human evolution of language? A lot more than we once thought. It turns out the way a finch learns to sing is very similar to how babies learn to speak. The similarity between birdsong and human speech and the evolution of human language may lie in our genes, including an intriguing gene called FOXP2 that is shared by a wide range of creatures.

Space Storms: The northern lights are glorious, but they hold a mystery: What causes them? An answer would not simply satisfy scientific curiosity; the dance of the northern lights masks a growing danger The most energetic displays are associated with violent space weather, and space weather—the energetic interaction of radiation, magnetic fields, and charged particles from the sun – could catastrophically disrupt the space-based technologies on which we increasingly rely.

Profile—Yoky Mastuoka: Growing up in Japan, Yoky Matsuoka was on her way to becoming a world-class tennis player, but it was hard to find a regular partner. So Matsuoka designed and hoped to build her own: a robotic player that would never get tired. Injuries crushed her tennis dreams, but not her interest in robotics. Now Matsuoka is a leader in the emerging field of neurobotics – a fusion of neuroscience and robotics.

Smart Bridges: Ever since last summer's sudden collapse of the Minneapolis Interstate 35 bridge, millions are now nervous about crossing long highway spans. In a nation abounding with aging bridges, what can be done to avert the next disaster? Unfortunately, there is no single answer, and NOVA scienceNOW explores why.

Special DVD features include: materials and activities for educators; a link to the NOVA scienceNOW Web site; segment selection; closed captions; and described video for the visually impaired.

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NOVA scienceNOW 2008 #5

From the award-winning producers of NOVA, NOVA scienceNOW brings its fast-paced, magazine-style approach to investigate what's happening on the very front lines of science. Go behind the scenes of today's most exciting science research with host Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned astrophysicist and Director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium. This episode of NOVA scienceNOW covers:

Leeches: Leeches have been bad-mouthed a lot. Notoriously overused for blood-letting in 19th-century medicine, they've orchestrated something of a comeback, and are today used when reattached fingers and toes become engorged with excess blood. You may learn more than you want to know about leeches, but you'll gain new respect for these fascinating little creatures and never use their name in vain again.

The Search for ET: In 1960 a curious astronomer named Frank Drake aimed a radio telescope at a couple of nearby stars and started listening. More than 40 years later we're still listening, and SETI—the search for extraterrestrial intelligence—has just expanded big time. The Allen Telescope Array, underwritten primarily by billionaire philanthropist Paul G. Allen, will eventually comprise 350 giant dish antennas, all working in unison to answer the question: Are we alone?

Stem Cells Breakthrough: NOVA scienceNOW explores an exciting and potentially revolutionary new development in the controversial subject of stem cell research. Japanese researcher Shinya Yamanaka has discovered how to take an ordinary skin cell from an adult, turn back its genetic clock, and transform it into the equivalent of an embryonic stem cell. Yamanaka calls these cells Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cells, and their crucial feature is that they are created without embryos, thus bypassing a political and ethical stumbling block that has hampered research.

Profile—Edith Widder: Go for a deep-sea dive with a specialist in marine bioluminescence, the biochemical emission of light by ocean animals that can light up the murky depths to an astonishing degree. Doing some lighting of her own with an innovative camera system called "Eye in the Sea," Widder uses a wavelength of light invisible to sea creatures to catch them unawares; on its first test the "Eye" recorded a squid not yet known to science.

Special DVD features include: materials and activities for educators; a link to the NOVA scienceNOW Web site; segment selection; closed captions; and described video for the visually impaired.

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NOVA scienceNOW 2008 #6

From the award-winning producers of NOVA, NOVA scienceNOW brings its fast-paced, magazine-style approach to investigate what's happening on the very front lines of science. Go behind the scenes of today's most exciting science research with host Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned astrophysicist and Director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium. This episode of NOVA scienceNOW covers:

Phoenix Mars Lander: The Phoenix lander, the latest NASA Mars probe, successfully touched down in the Martian arctic in May 2008. Its mission is to dig in to the Martian permafrost in search for the first samples of water ever to be obtained from the Red Planet, ultimately hoping to test for the presence of organic molecules that could be the precursors of life.

Brain Trauma: Knocks to the head are the occasion for humor in our culture: in cartoons, sports replays, and online videos. But even minor head injuries are serious business. A concussion may leave no trace on a conventional MRI scan, but can cause permanent memory loss, attention problems, and depression. NOVA scienceNOW investigates promising new leads in understanding this puzzling condition, which affects more people than Alzheimer's disease, according to neuropsychiatrist Marilyn Kraus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Mammoth Mystery: In 1962, the rarest of Ice Age fossils was uncovered: two complete male mammoths, their 12-foot long tusks locked in a death grip. But why did they fight and die together? It has been a mystery for more than forty years, but now NOVA scienceNOW follows paleontologists as they unravel forensic clues to determine the sex and age of the mammoths, their eating patterns, and how their violent clash doomed them.

Profile—Judah Folkman: NOVA scienceNOW pays tribute to a giant in the field of cancer research. Judah Folkman, who passed away in early 2008, wasn't always considered a trailblazer. Forty years ago his idea about cancer tumor behavior, angiogenesis, was regarded as seriously misguided by many medical researchers. But Dr. Folkman proved his theory, and now the hunch that got him started decades ago has blossomed into an exciting field, attracting many top researchers who will continue to build on Dr. Folkman's pioneering research.

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Nuclear Energy SuperPack

Nuclear power produces almost a fifth of the world's electricity. Supporters say it's safe, cheap and - best of all - the answer to global warming. Critics say it's not safe, or cheap. And it won't really help with the global warming problem. So who's right?

Nuclear Energy: The Issues presents the arguments for and against, with relevant background information. The science behind nuclear power - what nuclear fission is, how a nuclear power station works and the "nuclear fuel cycle" - is explained in more detail in Nuclear Energy: The Science.

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Ocean Adventures: Season Two: Sea Ghost and Call of the Killer Whale

In Sea Ghosts, Jean-Michel Cousteau travels to the high Arctic to discover why some beluga groups are thriving and others are disappearing. In Killer Whales, Cousteau and his team of oceanauts travel to both the northern and southern hemispheres as they seek out killer whales in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

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Once Upon a Library

Check It Out is a six part series for library staff, and anyone working with the general public on a regular basis. By focusing on the proper strategies for dealing with difficult people and awkward situations, this series prepares library staff for situations they may encounter. The series also examines the skills necessary to become a successful storyteller.

Once Upon a Library
The purpose of storytelling is to encourage reading and to instill a love of books. By developing library presentations and programs, this episode shows how staff can successfully introduce books to all patrons. This includes using felt figures and puppets and improving storytelling techniques such as hand gestures, eye contact, and tone.

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Paws!

Dogs are domesticated wolves who have served as faithful companions to humans for centuries. Although the size of the brain reduces when the animal is domesticated, canines are used for hunting, protection, and police work. Learn why and how dogs communicate and why their noses are usually wet.

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PBS Explorer Collection - Ocean Adventures with Jean Michel Cousteau

This PBS Explorer Collection follows Jean Michel Cousteau, as he and his crew of divers travel east and west, north and south investigating undersea habitats and ecosystems, killer whales, wildlife populations struggling against the effects of pollution, and decreases in the population of various species.

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Perfect Man, Perfect Woman

What if scientists could redesign the human body? Re-engineer our organs, our limbs, our senses, or make us more durable and less likely to fall apart. It may sound like a dream, but In terms of evolution, the human body hasn't been in for a major overhaul for roughly two million years. In fact, some scientists believe humans have stopped evolving altogether. Does that mean nature is happy with our basic design? Or are we using brain power to avoid the fate of so many other animals which couldn't adapt to changing circumstances?

Utilizing the world's top experts, the best in cinematography, 3D graphics and video compositing, Perfect Man, Perfect Woman unveils what science says would be ideal for the 21st century and all its challenges. Wait till you see the perfect man and perfect woman.

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Perseverance of Inventors

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

Daily Planet salutes the power of perseverance. We present stories of inventors who have built multiple prototypes of some inspired contraptions, from potato guns to robotic boats.

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Physics of Motion, The

"Do you have a second?"
It's a phrase that you may have heard a thousand times, but have you ever stopped to consider the true magnitude of a second?

In the context of our everyday lives a second is practically nothing, yet in terms of the cosmos it's enough time to create a universe. It's enough time for a photon of light to circle the world seven times, for the solar system to move 150 miles around the Milky Way Galaxy and for the earth to move almost 20 miles around the sun. In the past second, four people were born, two died, lightening struck the earth about 1,000 times and Bill Gates' fortune accrued about $3,605.00 in interest alone.

The Physics of Motion
Using slow-motion photography and computer animation, we dissect the intricacies of a moment to understand how quickly our mind and body can react. In a fraction of a second, sprinters can accelerate faster than a Formula 1 sports car - slowed down only by the speed of sound and reaction time. In the same instant a cockroach can travel several body lengths, moving swiftly with little resistance. Understand just how slow we are and how fast the rest of the world is really moving.

It's time to see how much we've been missing.

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Physics of Warfare, The

"Do you have a second?"
It's a phrase that you may have heard a thousand times, but have you ever stopped to consider the true magnitude of a second?

In the context of our everyday lives a second is practically nothing, yet in terms of the cosmos it's enough time to create a universe. It's enough time for a photon of light to circle the world seven times, for the solar system to move 150 miles around the Milky Way Galaxy and for the earth to move almost 20 miles around the sun. In the past second, four people were born, two died, lightening struck the earth about 1,000 times and Bill Gates' fortune accrued about $3,605.00 in interest alone.

The Physics of Warfare

We will magnify time with slow-motion photography and computer animation to explore the explosive world second by second. In the last few decades we've found ways to tear a second into more than a quadrillion pieces. See how quickly the weapons we've created can devastate in the blink of an eye. Glass can dissolve, metal can turn to shreds and concrete walls can crumble. And it's not only caused by guns or explosives. Light firing at a millionth of a billionth of a second could be the next new super weapon. Understand how slow we are and how fast what we create can move.

It's time to see how much we've been missing.

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Planes: Beyond the Limits

Daily Planet revisits the world of airplanes. We look at a supersized eye hospital with wings, and the Falcon 7X, a $40 million business jet.

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Plated Food

We take another look at the savory science of food. Stories include: Swedish fast food, edible cocktails, the egg toss record, and much more.

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Poland

Poland's long, tumultuous history makes it a fascinating country to visit. Follow a team of detectives in the Sowie Mountains as they try to crack the mystery of a huge underground maze of tunnels built by the Nazis. See bomb disposal experts find and detonate WWII explosives that are still littered throughout the country. Other stories include Poland's rush to complete six new stadiums in time for the Euro 2012 soccer tournament, a company that makes the world's largest luxury catamarans, a trip to Poland's own Hollywood stunt school, and an amazing journey down into a 900 year-old salt mine — home to the largest underground cathedral in the world.

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Practical Nursing Skills

As the need for licensed practical nurses grows each year, so does the necessity for quality nursing educational material. The following series of video clips provides nursing students with the opportunity to gain the required knowledge and complex skill sets of a licensed practical nurse. Follow along as each of the 16 modules and 2 case studies show the specific steps involved in common nursing procedures.

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Predators!

Predators are organisms that survive by preying on other organisms; they victimize, plunder, and destroy their prey. See the world's largest and most lethal lizard, the mysterious komodo dragon, and observe the Siberian tiger, the world's wildest creature. Learn the differences between crocodiles and alligators and how to interact with the kings and queens of animals, the lions. This is a huge bite of information!

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Preserving National Treasures

Featuring the glittering lights of Shanghai at night, this Daily Planet Goes to China episode is full of ships, a sinking city, the Shenzhou 6 space mission, and panda rehab.
• Shipbuilding - Shipbuilding and shipping are booming in China, and the country is poised to become the world's top shipbuilding powerhouse within a decade.
• Sinking Shanghai - Forget Venice. Shanghai, a city of 20 million people, is sinking.
• Panda Release - Last year, 163 giant pandas were raised in captivity and more than half of them lived at the China's Wolong Nature Reserve.
• Yeren - North America has Bigfoot; in the Himalayas, it's the Yeti. Follow the hunt for Yeren, China's mysterious mountain Wildman.
• Shenzhou 6 - Return to space with a look at the Shenzhou 6 mission and the exhaustive training the astronauts underwent for that mission.

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Processed Food

Dive in to the science and technology of some delicious delights. From soda vision to making syrup, we delve deep into what's behind the food we love.

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Produced Food

We take a look at the scrumptious science of food. From laser-coded fruits to ice wine harvests, we check out the technology behind these tasty treats.

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Production and Marketing

From conception and design, to testing, production and display, Business of a Sports Car will reveal the technological mysteries and challenges in the development of a superior automobile. This series takes an inside look at every stage of a concept car from a renowned international automobile maker. For the first time ever, cameras go behind the scenes and discover the process of creating BMW's 6-series sports coupe.

Production & Marketing
With all the test results in, BMW begins making the new sports car at its massive factory in the tiny town of Dingolfing Germany. The enormous robots that will build the car have to be taught the moves that will help the company produce a car every 12 hours. Each car has some 5,000 individual welds. While the factory creates the product, BMW and its marketing team work on building advertising and publicity to build a commanding presence for the epic 6-series. Follow the new car as it makes its way from the production line to its ultimate unveiling at the North American Auto show in Detroit.

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Queen Boudica

In 62 BC, most of England was under the thumb of the Romans. Queen Boudica was married to King Prasutagus of the semi-autonomous Iceni tribe in the east. When the king died, he bequeathed half his kingdom to his young wife and her two daughters, and half to Emperor Nero to appease Rome. Thinking they could intimidate the young woman into complete submission, the Romans promptly flogged Queen Boudica, tortured her daughters and stole her lands. Boudica took up the sword, rallied her Iceni warriors and went on a rampage.

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Quintessential Japan

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Goes to Japan spotlights some of the unique scientific advancements that make this island nation a leader in science, engineering and technology.

Quintessential Japan
• Stillwell and Ingram go quintessentially Japan - but with a scientific twist, of course.
• Highlights include: Text messaging. Sushi delivery.
• Kimonos - Stunningly beautiful silk kimonos are traditional Japanese clothing. Sumo - Daily Planet studies the science of sumo. Pedestrian Dummies, a Talking Robot and 3D animation.

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Quirky Animals!

Some animals have odd and unique behaviors, including selective dietary preferences, sleeping patterns, mating practices and reproductive activities. Numerous fascinating quirky animal facts are told in this eccentric episode.

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Race to the Rescue

Race to the Rescue
• Explore the Sydney Harbour Bridge - the world's largest steel bridge, carrying up to 250,000 vehicles to and from Australia's financial hub.
• Follow a marine biologist as she completes comprehensive research on Australian manta rays and learn why her findings are so surprising.
• As one of the sunniest continents in the world, Australia receives approximately 3,000 hours of sunshine a year - almost double the amount of sunshine Canada receives.
• From goggles to greatness, find out why Australia's elite athletes are being blinded by science.
• Daily Planet takes a crash course in "lizard as a second language" with a unique Australian reptile - the Jacky Dragon.
• Ride alongside the Australian Wildlife Warriors as they race to rescue sick and injured wild animals across Queensland.

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Real Mulan, The

200 years ago a young woman brought the greatest empire in Asia to its knees. She was a master of kung fu and held the respect of 60,000 warriors who followed her unquestioningly into battle. Their enemy was the brutal and corrupt Qing dynasty ? a dynasty they were determined to overthrow. The fate of China was in one woman's hands. Her name was Wang Cong'er. Is she the real Mulan?

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Reference Interviews

Check It Out is a six part series for library staff, and anyone working with the general public on a regular basis. By focusing on the proper strategies for dealing with difficult people and awkward situations, this series prepares library staff for situations they may encounter. The series also examines the skills necessary to become a successful storyteller.

Reference Interviews
Knowing how to properly query and respond to a patron's requests is essential to providing good service in a library. This program deals with issues of approachability, and the specifics of conducting a proper reference interview.

$29.98

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Relics

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

Daily Planet goes back in time to examine some very old things, from uncovering facts about the Peking Man to shedding light on the Thule people.

$39.95

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Reptiles!

Snakes, lizards, crocodiles, and turtles are the coolest cold-blooded animals on the planet. See a ten-inch reptile that has a two-foot long tongue, and snakes that can swallow prey up to twice the size of the diameter of their mouths. Learn why snakes shed their skin and what causes a chameleon to change its colors. Meet the Mellers giant chameleon and a salt-water crocodile that is 23 feet long and weighs over a ton. Learn which reptiles make good pets and which are not meant to be domesticated.

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Rescue Vehicles

Daily Planet sheds light on some spectacular modes of rescue. From air ambulances to search and rescue, check out the ways technology is helping save our lives.

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Restoration Of Florida's Everglades

Scientific technologies and techniques are starting the restoration of the Everglades wetlands to nearly its pristine, natural state. Newly introduced and engineered plants are being used to cleanse the water of fertilizer chemicals and pollutants before reintroducing it back into the wetlands. Meanwhile, we see how tree islands, land that is only 10% of the total wetlands, are vital to preserving their biodiversity and a healthy balance of land and water. Many tests have revealed how far out into the ocean the Everglades' negative and positive effects can be felt. The Everglades wetlands rebirth has just begun. How complete will it be?

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Restoring Damaged Rivers

A team of diver/scientists explores Florida's St. John's River from its source and along its tributaries until it empties into the Atlantic. They go below and above the river to show how humans have damaged watersheds. Agricultural fertilizer runoff often causes eutrophication (algae bloom, species die-off), lawn sprinkling does unrealized damage, and government flood control projects have had disastrous unintended consequences. Now, farmers, citizens, and governments are taking corrective action to restore natural processes that are as necessary to human civilization as to wilderness.

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Return to the Dunes

Return to the Dunes tells the remarkable tale of the project to restore African elephants to their former home in South Africa. Watch the herd as they surmount dangerous obstacles that unfold in the African wilderness and follow the journey of these majestic creatures as they cross thousands of miles to a new South African park reserve. The mysteries of the world?s largest land mammal are brought into question.  Where do they go? What do they do? And ultimately, will they survive and re-establish the old migration routes - or is the past gone forever?

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Rise of the Golden Dragon

Pack your bags for another look at the week's best stories in the one-hour special China: Rise of the Golden Dragon. Join Daily Planet hosts Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell for more science and discovery from the world's most populous nation.

This one-hour special highlights additional footage from Beijing's National Swimming Center, shipbuilding, the super fast Shanghai racetrack, China's manned space program, traffic management in Beijing's bustling city center, Sutong Bridge, and the autocar.

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Robots for Progress

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Inventions & Technology Series takes an exciting look at the future of science! Get ready to explore breakthroughs in medical technologies, extraordinary inventions and an exclusive look at the evolving role of robots.

We take a look at the evolving role of robots. These man-made machines are capable of just about anything, from driving on their own to performing medical duties. Will robots rule the world?

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Robots that Move

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Inventions & Technology Series takes an exciting look at the future of science! Get ready to explore breakthroughs in medical technologies, extraordinary inventions and an exclusive look at the evolving role of robots.

We revisit the evolving role of robots. We meet a variety of robots, from ASIMO, the first robot to autonomously walk around, to Ballbot, a robot that balances on the cutting edge of mobile robotics.

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Robots To Serve

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Inventions & Technology Series takes an exciting look at the future of science! Get ready to explore breakthroughs in medical technologies, extraordinary inventions and an exclusive look at the evolving role of robots.

Daily Planet takes a look at the constantly evolving role of robots. From "Human Robots," to robobutlers, this episode has got the skinny on our future mechanical servants.

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Safest Cars, The

Daily Planet takes a ride in an episode devoted to cars. In this show, we look at driverless cars, armored cars, teen drivers, and much more.

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Scene of the Crime, The

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Social Studies Series takes an exciting look at the different aspects of human society, mixing cultures and events from the past and present. From inventors to architects to modern day crime scene investigators, this series features inspiring individuals and phenomena that have impacted science and society.

Daily Planet explores the murky world of crime. Who is the CSI Insect Man? What is battlefield forensics? It's all in this edition of Daily Planet.

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Science of Art History

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

Daily Planet paints a picture of the world of art. We try to get to the bottom of Mona Lisa's smile, what it takes to preserve 12,000 year-old art, art from a thimble, and much more.

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Science of Arts and Crafts

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

Daily Planet in the Classroom - the popular series highlighting some of our best and most interesting segments - takes a crafty look at the science of art.

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Science of Death, The

A man has been pronounced dead, but the heart is still beating, the cells still dividing. Even after someone is clinically 'dead', life in many parts of the body carries on – for hours, days, and even weeks. The Science of Death broaches the morbid topic of death by offering an entertaining and enlightening look at the process of dying, which in some cases, can be stopped, or even reversed. After ignoring death for most of its history, the medical and scientific communities have begun to focus their attention on how our bodies behave on the journey to eternity.

Often seen as an event, dying is actually a process. In the Science of Death, scientists seek to unravel the complex series of events that comprise the stages of death. Combining a unique style with startling information and events, this program uses state-of-the-art 3D graphics, captivating cinematography, and the latest science to explore the hidden life after death.

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Science of Entertainment, The!

See how science is pushing the boundaries of entertainment to their extreme limits. Take part in a virtual voyage adventure at Ontario's Science Centre that really puts the "move" in movies! See how amazing special effects are incorporated into major motion pictures resulting in dramatic improvements in entertainment on the silver screen. Learn about friction, the force of music and the big wrangler.

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Science, The

In addition to covering all topics in the basic version of Nuclear Energy, this program covers a number of advanced topics. Understand the use of water to vary reactor power, as well as different methods of mining uranium and witness a specific example of a fission reaction. Students will be introduced to more detailed discussion of enrichment, including structure properties of Uranium Hexafluoride, centrifuging, gas diffusion and the decommissioning of nuclear power stations. Includes sequences designed for student enrichment and teacher background (breeder reactors, fusion and fusion reactors, fission).

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SciGirls (Seasons 1 and 2)

SciGirls is a weekly television series and educational outreach program for elementary and middle-school children based on proven best practices for science, technology, engineering and math education for girls.

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SciGirls (Seasons 1 and 2)

SciGirls is a weekly television series and educational outreach program for elementary and middle-school children based on proven best practices for science, technology, engineering and math education for girls.

$69.99

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Scoop on Poop!

Dung, manure, feces, waste; call it what you want, it's part of every animal life form. What goes in must come out, and fortunately there are many positives on the receiving end. Animal waste is a great supply of vitamins and nutrients, and acts as a food supply for many smaller animals. It is also a great fertilizer when properly decomposed. Take a trip along the digestive track of a human being, and follow the digestive track of our world, the sewage system.

$39.95

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Sew Cool

Discover how sewing can be SEW cool. Create your own unique look and save some money by learning sewing basics that will give you the skills to make projects all your own. Sewing instructor Kimberly Oedekoven encourages viewers to "See it, like it, make it" while presenting sewing basics and two easy sewing projects in short segments.

$49.95

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Sew Green: Repurpose, Recycle and Restyle

One way to go green is to sew green. Using onconventional fabrics like sleeves from wool sweaters and "fabric" made from fused plastic bags, learn the basics of sewing through simple and easy to make projects that incorporate recycling. Four unique sewing projects are demonstrated including: a fused plastic messenger-style bag, cell phone or mp3 player holder, a protective sleeve for a laptop and a water bottle holder.

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Sew Thrifty

Create a unique and fashionable look using second-hand thrift store clothing for your next sewing project! Instructor Kimberly Oedekoven explores her local thrift store while explaining what to look for when shopping and practical thrifting tips to find used clothes to refresh and refashion into something new. Back in the sewing studio, easy sewing projects are demonstrated from start to finish, including:

• Freezer paper stencil on a sweatshirt (10:13 min.)
• Woven belt from button up shirts (13:21 min.)
• Winter hat from wool sweater (8:57 min.)
• Skirt from pair of jeans (14:14 min.)

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Sharks of the Great White North

This program explores the reasons for the declining population of shark species that inhabit the shores of North America. Blue Sharks, Greenland Sharks, Six Gill Sharks and Porbeagles are examined in their natural habitats using the latest underwater photography technology. These advanced devices capture never before seen footage and give unprecedented access to the frigid waters of the shark?s habitat.   Follow the world's leading researchers and see how they are frantically working against the clock to gather data on these magnificent animals.

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Sheep of Stone

High on the alpine prairie of Mount Toodoggone, life survives on the narrowest of margins. With treacherous terrain and wind chills of -75° C, it's easy to understand why less than half a dozen types of animals live here year-round. The Sheep of Stone are one of these rare species who have adapted to their environment, which allows them to survive in this extreme climate. Isolated, they have evolved both physical and behavioral characteristics that make them distinct even from their closest relatives. Because of their geographic isolation, these exotic animals are providing new insights into one of the fundamental forces of evolution, the bond between geology and genetics. Viewers will see a world rarely documented in the remote regions of the Spatsizi Wilderness and gain understanding of the evolutionary relationship that exists between geology and genetics.

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Ships

We hop on board and learn about the inner workings of ships, boats, and all that float on water. Check out speed-sailing in Denmark and the world's biggest ship propeller.

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Shrinking Big Problems

Check It Out is a six part series for library staff, and anyone working with the general public on a regular basis. By focusing on the proper strategies for dealing with difficult people and awkward situations, this series prepares library staff for situations they may encounter. The series also examines the skills necessary to become a successful storyteller.

Shrinking Big Problems
Sometimes the little things are the biggest frustrations. Computers break down, books go missing, and difficult people can be overwhelming. Knowing how to handle such situations properly is the key to making library problems disappear.

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Small Business Diaries

Have you ever thought of starting your own business? What would you do first? Look for the right location? Talk to your bank manager? Decide if you were going to do it alone, or with others? These are but a few of the challenges that face every would-be entrepreneur. This program realistically portrays legal issues that the average business person may have to deal with when conducting business in Alberta. The focus is to develop an overall awareness and understanding of legal issues in a business setting.

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Sound

Daily Planet listens in to the world of sound. Listen to the shocking sound of the Zeusaphone, and see how one musician is turning to solar energy to power his instrument.

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South Korea

South Korea is currently ranked as the most innovative country in the world. Our mega journey begins at one of the most technologically advanced LED monitor factories on the planet. We then take to the seas to see how the world's largest shipbuilder has developed an amazing new method for constructing ships. Discover one of the busiest subway systems in the world, and the high-tech command centre that's designed to keep everything on the rails. We'll also visit the largest auto assembly plant in the world.

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Space!

Canada has the "right stuff" to make significant contributions to space exploration. Canada's second arm in space has four cameras and can lift 100,000 kg; it became an important part of the International Space Station. Canadian astronauts describe their lengthy training for space missions in simulators and in labs. Their space suits must be flawlessly leak proof, or their blood would boil! Canadian astronaut Bjarni Tryggvason invented MIM, a micro gravity vibration isolation mount. Chris Hadfield and Marc Garneau have been CAPCOMS, the only person allowed to communicate directly with the shuttle crew in orbit.

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Space: Astronauts

Daily Planet explores a world beyond our world - outer space! We go behind the curtain to take a glimpse of China's new corps of astronauts, and take a trip to the space.

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Space: Atmosphere

Daily Planet explores a world beyond our world - outer space! NASA's Depth-X explores the world's deepest sink-hole, inflatable lunar habitats, and much more.

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Space: Meteorites and The Moon

Daily Planet takes another look at the world beyond our world - outer space! Why is the Antarctic the best place to look for meteorites? Plus, a preview the first-ever HD images of the Moon.

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Space: Saturn and Mars

Daily Planet explores a world beyond our world - outer space! Discover Saturn's many, many moons and find out why NASA researchers flock to Spain to learn about Mars.

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Spain

Delve into Spanish science on the sea, the road and even the dance floor. Take a ride on Europe's fastest and newest roller coaster. Explore the cutting-edge weather monitoring system unveiled at this year's America's Cup sailing race where success and even survival depend on the weather. See how cutting-edge technology is streamlining an historic building project: Gaudi's stunning Sagrada Familia Cathedral was begun in 1882 based on complex and innovative geometry, and is still decades away from being finished. Also don't miss a Spanish Supercar, the world's biggest nightclub, and the first ever solar power tower.

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Speed!

Breaking the sound barrier with the world's fastest land speed record of mach 1.007, approximately 775 mph, - now that's speed! Experiencing G-force on a roller coaster, normally felt while flying in an F-18 fighter jet - that's quick. A cheetah that was clocked at 105 mph, and the world's fastest man is shown in this fast-paced episode.

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Sports

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

Daily Planet in the Classroom - the popular series highlighting some of our best and most interesting segments - swims, kayaks, and surfs as we look at the world of sports.

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Spotlight on Shanghai

It's time to tour China's most popular city - Shanghai. Stillwell and Ingram look at how the old and new mingle to make this city stand out.
• Shanghai Racetrack - Put the pedal to the metal, Shanghai-style! See how three racecar drivers take their Formula Renault-class cars out on the brand new Shanghai International Circuit.
• Shanghai Architecture - Shanghai is renowned for its stunning collection of old buildings.
• Controlling the Weather - There's a severe drought in Northern China, and it is expected to get worse. See what Chinese scientists are doing to help their nation cope.
• Also in this episode: driverless autos; rescue robots that can snake through earthquake and crash site disasters; how tea is harvested and processed; and Ma Qingyun, China's most innovative architect.

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Spotlight on Space

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Goes to Japan spotlights some of the unique scientific advancements that make this island nation a leader in science, engineering and technology.

Spotlight on Space
• From satellites to the space station - the lengths scientists will go to gather data to enlighten the world around us is in the spotlight of today's episode.
• Earth Simulator - One of the fastest computers on earth and as large as four tennis courts.
• Japanese astronaut, Android Science, Reassembling Robot, Tokyo Design, HDTV, Macaques and "Akihabara" (Electric City - Tokyo's electronics shopping district).

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STEM Careers for Students

STEM CAREERS FOR STUDENTS explores the possibilities that occupations in science, technology, engineering, and math have to offer. From robotics technicians to astrobiologists, learn more about the knowledge and skills it takes to secure STEM-related careers in a competitive global economy.

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STEM Careers for Students: Volume One

Explore the possibilities that occupations in science, technology, engineering, and math have to offer. From robotics technicians to geneticists and technical writers to cartographers, learn more about the knowledge and skills it takes to secure STEM-related careers in a competitive global economy.

$59.95

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STEM Careers for Students: Volume Two

Explore the possibilities that occupations in science, technology, engineering, and math have to offer. From astrobiologists to computer forensics specialists and air traffic controllers to statisticians, learn more about the knowledge and skills it takes to secure STEM-related careers in a competitive global economy.

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STEM Careers in Two Years

Does success in a high-tech industry require four years of college? Do jobs involving math, computers, and scientific equipment only go to bookish, academically inclined candidates? Not at all! Many students don't realize they can reach a lucrative level of skill and knowledge in half the time it takes to earn a bachelor's degree—by following a vocational STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) career track. This four-part series shows that rewarding, well-paid jobs in several STEM industries are attainable with only two years of training. Each episode features three case studies, all focusing on employees who were hired after completing associate's degrees, certifications, or apprenticeships. Glimpses of their personal lives are also shown, reinforcing that they are everyday people who ride motorcycles, play guitar, and in general defy stereotypes about STEM careers. Enriched by additional commentary from coworkers and training experts, this is a visually exciting look at career opportunities, job responsibilities, and salary parameters. A Cambridge Educational Production. 4-part series, 20 minutes each.

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Stem Cells: The Ethical Issues

This program comes to grips with the ethical issues raised by one of the most contentious areas of contemporary science: embryonic stem cell research. A range of viewpoints are presented, and speakers include: Professor Alan Trounson, prominent stem cell scientist;

Father Norman Ford, an ethics commentator; Patients with life-threatening medical conditions. They clearly explain what they believe the important issues to be, and the reasons for their viewpoints. Each section is introduced with relevant facts explained in simple terms. Also includes two segments exploring moral/ethical questions raised by related areas of medical science: IVF; genetic testing of IVF embryos (known as PGD, or 'pre-implementation genetic diagnosis').

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Stunts

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

Daily Planet in the Classroom - the popular series highlighting some of our best and most interesting segments - takes a look at the invigorating world of stunts.

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Summer Sports

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

The Daily Planet Sports and Recreation Series goes behind the scenes of our favorite fun-filled past-times! This program explores the incredible science behind extreme sports, art, movies, and games.

Daily Planet looks into the lively world of summer sports. From sandboarding to bat testing, get to know the science behind the funnest of activities.

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Surface and Subsurface Waters

Gripping and enlightening, this program shows the interconnection of surface and subsurface waters. Two expert diver/scientists enter a Florida spring, floating crystal-clear waters over a heart-stopping tunnel drop into the black depths, and then follow an underground river for several miles. The water begins to turn turbid, revealing amazing detritus: tires, oil barrels and other debris. At the same time, another team humorously tracks them through houses, golf courses, and busy traffic from above, revealing how we unsuspectingly pollute the very water we drink, and what we can do about it.

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Sweden

Roar into Sweden with a look at one of the world's fastest cars: the Koenigsegg. This U.S. $650,000 vehicle is capable of reaching speeds of 388km per hour. For more automotive marvels, "MegaWorld" heads out to top secret winter driving courses where the world's leading car manufacturers test their prototypes. Go underground and watch as the mission control center for the world's largest underground mine uses joysticks to move trains, tractors and loading machines via a network of underground cameras. Then, visit the one spot on earth where Absolut Vodka is made and go inside their incredible bottle assembling line. MegaWorld takes to the air from Western Europe's largest overland test area where the Swedish armed forces test missiles intended for enemy aircraft.

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Switzerland

Switzerland is a tiny country making a huge impact in the world of science and technology. Visit the world's biggest science experiment, taking place in a circular tunnel 27 km across, 100m below Geneva. Called the Large Hadron Collider it will be used to propel particles until they collide at high speeds, giving up secrets about the very nature of our universe. Fly with Yves Rossy as he jumps out of an airplane and then gains altitude via a homemade rocket-propelled "wing" strapped to his back. Other highlights include the construction of the longest railway tunnel in the world, an automotive visionary and his wildly creative concept cars, and a look behind the scenes at the biggest fireworks display in Europe.

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Texas

They say everything is big in Texas and that makes it a perfect Megaworld destination. We'll travel to Fort Bliss, the U.S. Army's largest test facility and get an up close look as they put their latest weaponry to the test. One of the world's largest swimming pools is in Texas, but it's all serious business as NASA trains its astronauts for zero gravity. Other stories include the largest ranch in the world and great lengths a tire company goes to torture test their tires.

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The Solar System!

Take a journey through space from the beginning, more than 4 ½ billion years ago with the birth of the sun; explore the far reaches of the solar system on icy cold Pluto. Learn about the origin of planets and their composition. Understand why planets are classified as rock, gas, or ice planets. See what Saturn's rings are made of, why Venus is so hot, and why Pluto is so cold. Are there really little green Martians living on Mars?

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Traditional Storytelling

Check It Out is a six part series for library staff, and anyone working with the general public on a regular basis. By focusing on the proper strategies for dealing with difficult people and awkward situations, this series prepares library staff for situations they may encounter. The series also examines the skills necessary to become a successful storyteller.

Traditional Storytelling
Lisa Hurst-Archer and Catherine MacKenzie are professional storytellers who share their experiences and knowledge of this ancient craft. Their stories, "The Emperor Has Goats Ears" and "Mother In the Mirror" reveal the magic of storytelling to a concert audience.

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Ultimate Access Super Pack

You think you've seen it all? Think again.

Ultimate Access gives you an exclusive look at how things work from the inside out. In each episode one story leads to an amazing tour of the logistical and technical aspects of some of the most amazing things on the planet.

• Gain unprecedented access to some of the modern marvels of our time
• Meet the key players that stake their lives on making the seemingly impossible, possible
• Entertaining, original, and insightful programming
• Allows viewers to experience moments they would never otherwise see
2 DISC PACK INCLUDES

Horse Racing
Controlling 15 hundred pounds of muscle takes guts. Jockeys risk their life every time they climb into a saddle. Watch as jockey and horse put their trust in technology and make their way down the stretch.

New Year's Eve NY
Tonight, what if the famous crystal ball doesn't drop? What if the electricity that lights up the world's biggest New Years party is cut off? And what if something much, much worse happens? Countdown to midnight with us.

Niagara
Today, something is going over the falls. As danger looms we will expose the inner power of Niagara. Take the Ultimate Access tour of this natural wonder.

SWAT
Today, someone's getting busted. Elite members of the emergency task force are going to take down the criminal before anyone gets hurt. Nothing can be left to chance. Now you'll get Ultimate Access to a police tactical team.

The Sports Arena
Today it's a basketball court, tomorrow an ice rink, the next a tennis court, and on and on. What does it take to put on an indoor sporting event in one of the world's most modern sports facility? To find out Ultimate Access gives you the best ticket in the house.

Thrill Park
Jane Doe has never been on a roller coaster in her life. Her first ride on the tallest, fastest coaster in the world is just one of the exciting segments as we get the Ultimate Access tour of Thrill Park.

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Ultimate Impact Pack

Ultimate Impact
"Do you have a second?"

It's a phrase that you may have heard a thousand times, but have you ever stopped to consider the true magnitude of a second?

In the context of our everyday lives a second is practically nothing, yet in terms of the cosmos it's enough time to create a universe. It's enough time for a photon of light to circle the world seven times, for the solar system to move 150 miles around the Milky Way Galaxy and for the earth to move almost 20 miles around the sun. In the past second, four people were born, two died, lightening struck the earth about 1,000 times and Bill Gates' fortune accrued about $3,605.00 in interest alone.

The Physics of Motion
Using slow-motion photography and computer animation, we dissect the intricacies of a moment to understand how quickly our mind and body can react. In a fraction of a second, sprinters can accelerate faster than a Formula 1 sports car - slowed down only by the speed of sound and reaction time. In the same instant a cockroach can travel several body lengths, moving swiftly with little resistance. Understand just how slow we are and how fast the rest of the world is really moving.

The Physics of Warfare
We will magnify time with slow-motion photography and computer animation to explore the explosive world second by second. In the last few decades we've found ways to tear a second into more than a quadrillion pieces. See how quickly the weapons we've created can devastate in the blink of an eye. Glass can dissolve, metal can turn to shreds and concrete walls can crumble. And it's not only caused by guns or explosives. Light firing at a millionth of a billionth of a second could be the next new super weapon. Understand how slow we are and how fast what we create can move.

It's time to see how much we've been missing.

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Under the Surface

Under the Surface
• With over 35,000 kilometers of coastline, surfing is easily a national Australian pastime.
• Find out how scientists are taking advantage of the sun's rays to improve Australian energy sources.
• Whale watching is growing in popularity each year. But with increased boat traffic in the ocean, especially for viewing the migration of the humpback whales to Antarctica, these mammals are now competing for space in the ocean waters.
• Daily Planet takes on misconceptions about one of Australia's most iconic animals - the dingo.
• Delve deep below the North Australian waters to get better acquainted with a deadly creature lurking below the surface.
• Australia's southern coast is home to one of the country's busiest fishing ports. As with many other coastal fishing ports, the stock of fish is often threatened or depleted.

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United States (West)

Focusing on the western half of the country, this fascinating special takes a closer look at how American scientists and engineers are leading the way in aviation, shipbuilding and civil engineering. San Francisco's quake-prone Bay Bridge is undergoing a mega safety upgrade that will see half the bridge demolished and replaced with the longest self-anchored suspension span in the world. Follow the logistical ballet of unloading tens of thousands of containers every day at the nation's busiest port. Join the Air Force on an unusual rescue mission as they fly a zoo elephant from Alaska to retirement in California on board a C-17, the only aircraft big enough for the job. Other engineering marvels include the first football stadium in North America with a retractable playing field and a Volkswagen Beetle souped-up with a jet engine for an extra 1350 horsepower.

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Urban Life

Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Natasha Stillwell, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.

Daily Planet Goes to Japan spotlights some of the unique scientific advancements that make this island nation a leader in science, engineering and technology.

Urban Life
• Faster than a speeding train, Ingram and Stillwell examine the technology that contributes to that accelerated pace of urban life in Japan.
• High-speed transportation;
• Crowded Japan - There are over 30 million people in the greater Tokyo area;
• Robots - Discover what's behind Japan's obsession with robots and Samurai sword making.
• Mount Fuji – Mount Fuji is Japan's highest mountain and it's national symbol. Also in this episode, "Chindogu," (weird tools and inventions); Robotcam.

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Valerie Pringle Has Left the Building - Season 1

Valerie Pringle takes viewers on an adventurous tour of some of the world's legendary travel destinations. In each stop, Valerie enjoys the breath-taking vistas, takes in the cultural customs and interacts with the amazing people she meets along her journey.

• Explore exotic locales with the always exuberant and energetic Valerie Pringle
• From local cuisine served in the back alleys to dining in stunning five-star restaurants, join Valerie as she tracks down the best eats of each destination
• Experience the thrills of elephant riding in northern Thailand, herding cattle on the Uruguayan pampas, or walking the Cinque Terre on the Italian Riviera

Chiang Mai
Valerie takes us to the Rose of the North, Chiang Mai, the second city of Thailand. There, Valerie rides the whitewater rapids of the Mae Taeng River, joins a local hilltop tribe for a corn whiskey toast, and climbs aboard a giant working elephant in the exotic forests surrounding Chiang Mai.

Cinque Terre
Valerie brings her appetite and her hiking shoes to coastal villages of The Cinque Terra, five ancient fishing hamlets along Italy's Riviera fast becoming one of Italy's star attractions.

Grand Canyon
Valerie Pringle gets down and dirty - She hikes down to the base of the magnificent Grand Canyon of north-west Arizona, and to the campsite beside Havasu Creek. The hundred foot cliffs and the three waterfalls flowing over them makes this area the gem of the Grand Canyon.

Hong Kong
The City of Life brings this series to life, as Valerie is given unrestricted access to Hong Kong in a special one-hour premiere episode. Valerie compares and contrasts Hong Kong's bustling metropolis with its breathtaking landscapes.

Istanbul
Here, in the city that straddles two continents Valerie discovers the aromatic joys of a Hookah, the magnificence of the Sultans' palaces, and the true meaning of Turkish Delight. As Valerie rides across the Bosphorous from Asia to Europe and back she takes us through the Topkapi Palace, home to the Sultans for four centuries, and the centre of the Ottoman empire.

Lake Como/Milan
The legendary lake district of north-western Italy has for many years been a place Valerie has always wanted to visit. Just half an hour from noisy, bustling Milan, Lake Como is a jewel-like oasis of tranquillity, a magical combination of lush Mediterranean foliage and snowy alpine peaks.

Singapore
As Valerie says, Singapore is a fine city - that is, you can get fined for everything from spitting to chewing gum. So why go? Valerie explains squeaky clean city of Singapore is not only home of the Singapore Sling, but is the gateway to the wonderful Eastern and Orient Express, the world famous colonial era train.

Uruguay
Between Brazil and Argentina, this small country on the east coast of South America is often ignored by North American tourists, but not by Valerie. Here, she rides with the gauchos of the Pampas herding cows like a pro, tours the Uruguayan Riviera, and brings out the old world charm of a five hundred year old former Portuguese colonial city.

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Valerie Pringle Has Left the Building - Season 2

VALERIE PRINGLE HAS LEFT THE BUILDING
Season Two

Valerie Pringle takes viewers on an adventurous tour of some of the world's legendary travel destinations. In each stop, Valerie enjoys the breath-taking vistas, takes in the cultural customs and interacts with the amazing people she meets along her journey.
• Explore exotic locales with the always exuberant and energetic Valerie Pringle
• From local cuisine served in the back alleys to dining in stunning five-star restaurants, join Valerie as she tracks down the best eats of each destination
• Immerse yourself in the folk and folklore of diverse cultures all across the globe

Berlin, Germany
A city steeped in history and also on the cutting edge, this European capital has a lot to offer. Feel the techno vibe at an all-night party, join in a cabaret act at the famous Wintergarten, and experience the war-torn history of this great metropolis through its many museums.

Cook Islands
In a land far, far away, Valerie discovers the pristine waters and easy-going attitude that define the Cook Islands. Not quite like Hawaii and not really Tahiti, these islands have a personality all their own.

Dublin, Ireland
On this program, Valerie gets to know the people who make Ireland an ideal travel destination. Both the bustle of the city and the charm of the country are included in this episode, shot in the Republic of Ireland.

Dubrovnik
The Mediterranean sector of this beautiful country has had resurgence in tourism post-war. Dubrovnik is the jumping off point for this episode, but Valerie manages to explore more of the Dalmatian Coast than just this thriving port town of nearly 50,000 people.

Ireland
The Irish are said to have a twinkle in their collective eye. It may be their sense of humor, a bit of blarney, the appreciation of a good pint or even the anticipation of sharing their country with someone new. One thing is for sure; the Irish make Ireland what it is.

Lebanon
Valerie delves into the long and tumultuous history of a land that boasts the largest and best-preserved Roman Temple anywhere (Baalbek), as well as a city with 7,000-year-old roots (Byblos). Beautiful and inspiring, Lebanon is one of the extraordinary places included in the second season of Valerie Pringle Has Left the Building.

Morocco
In Morocco, old and new collide, yet somehow meld, to create a land that is thoroughly modern as well as steeped in history. Valerie explores Fez and Marrakesh, meeting the people- and a few of the animals - along the way. Follow along with Valerie as she journeys to Africa.

Outback, Australia
How will Valerie survive in the harsh land of Outback Australia? Very well, thank you! This is wild Australia and from the breath-taking Katherine Gorge to the animal-centric Crocodylus Park, Valerie is surrounded by vast blue skies and the rugged people who inhabit this part of the Land Down Under.

Panama
In this episode, Valerie finds herself immersed in the diversity of a country known mostly for the Big Ditch. Of course, the Panama Canal is an engineering marvel that has to be seen, but Panama is also known for its diverse and natural beauty.

Queensland
In this episode, Valerie explores the cuisine, flora, fauna and art of this ancient rainforest located in the World Heritage Daintree National Park. And no trip to Queensland would be complete without a journey to the world's largest system of coral reefs, the Great Barrier Reef.

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Vehicles

Daily Planet puts the pedal to the metal searching for the most unique and high-tech vehicles in the world. Plus, we explore the technological advances in the world of motoring, from smart roads to pre-fabricated bridges.

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Velocity and Friction

What happens to the stuff we flush and how do velocity and friction factor into this system? Amazing tracking gadgets journey through the sewer system hot on the trail of the "flushed."

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Warrior Women Super Pack

This five-program series pays tribute to history's most charismatic women warriors. These action-packed episodes shot on location in France, Ireland, Britain, China, and North America will combine a heady mix of historical sleuthing and provocative reconstruction. Each episode of Warrior Women investigates the intimate, gritty details of the life and times of these great true-life women warriors, and celebrates the popular mythology that surrounds them.

Queen Boudica
In 62 BC, most of England was under the thumb of the Romans. Queen Boudica was married to King Prasutagus of the semi-autonomous Iceni tribe in the east. When the king died, he bequeathed half his kingdom to his young wife and her two daughters, and half to Emperor Nero to appease Rome. Thinking they could intimidate the young woman into complete submission, the Romans promptly flogged Queen Boudica, tortured her daughters and stole her lands. Boudica took up the sword, rallied her Iceni warriors and went on a rampage.

The Real Mulan
200 years ago a young woman brought the greatest empire in Asia to its knees. She was a master of kung fu and held the respect of 60,000 warriors who followed her unquestioningly into battle. Their enemy was the brutal and corrupt Qing dynasty – a dynasty they were determined to overthrow. The fate of China was in one woman's hands. Her name was Wang Cong'er. Is she the real Mulan?

Joan of Arc
Convinced by the voices of saints to step forth and serve her deposed king, Joan of Arc became an unlikely war hero. With 10,000 beaten men and very long odds against the advancing English army, she scored a miraculous string of victories over the rather surprised English battalions by leading the charge into their front lines. She even returned the throne to Charles VII, but it all went horribly wrong when she was finally captured, tried for witchcraft and heresy, and burned at the stake.

Lozen: Apache Warrior
As a young girl, Lozen decided that tidying up the tent and cooking buffalo stew wasn't for her, and she was in constant trouble for beating up her brother, and she was in constant trouble for beating up her brother, the mighty Apache warrior Victorio. One day she discovered her special powers, which allowed her to detect the direction of the enemy. Equipped with this metaphysical radar and a healthy thirst for revenge, she became priestess, warrior, and Victorio's right hand tactician.

Grace O'Malley, Pirate Queen
The daughter of Irish pirate chieftain 'Black Oak' O'Malley, the girl Grace was dead set on a life of glory at sea with her father. In a fit of defiance against her mother's ideal of the 'quiet life of a lady', she shaved her head and was forever teased by her siblings with the nickname 'Bald O'Malley'. She got a new hairdo, mastered the sail and sword, and with a merry band of 200 mates, terrorized the shipping lanes of the coastal waters into her submission.

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Weather Patterns

What happens in a sandstorm? How can the weather be controlled? Daily Planet in the Classroom answers some of the biggest questions under the sun.

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Wild Kratts: Bugging Out

Join the adventures of Martin and Chris as they meet up with cool creatures from around the world – and witness many never-before-seen wildlife moments. With their creature smarts plus their newly invented Creature Power Suits, the brothers Kratt are using amazing animal abilities to rescue their animal friends when they get into trouble. Episodes include: Secrets of the Spider's Web; and Attack of the Tree Eating Aliens.

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Wild Kratts: Bugging Out

Join the adventures of Martin and Chris as they meet up with cool creatures from around the world – and witness many never-before-seen wildlife moments. With their creature smarts plus their newly invented Creature Power Suits, the brothers Kratt are using amazing animal abilities to rescue their animal friends when they get into trouble. Episodes include: Secrets of the Spider's Web; and Attack of the Tree Eating Aliens.

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Wild Kratts: Creature Adventures

Join the adventures of Martin and Chris as they meet up with cool creatures from around the world--and witness many never-seen-before wildlife moments. With their creature smarts plus their newly invented Creature Power Suits, the brothers Kratt are using amazing animal abilities to rescue their animal friends when they get into trouble. Each episode is a wildly funny adventure that also features how animals use science in their natural lives, from meeting a draco lizard who uses the physics of gliding to the aardvark who takes us into geology as he digs holes for so many African animals. Saving the planet with creature power!

Episodes include:
Mom of a Croc - Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom.

Whale of a Squid - Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before.

Aardvark Town - When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa.

Flight of the Draco - While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue!

Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy - Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn.

Platypus Café - While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs.

Build it Beaver - The Wild Kratts team must lend a hand to help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge and restore the ecosystem for all the creatures who live there.

Voyage of the Butterflier XT - Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration.

Honey Seekers - While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand.

Bass Class - Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square.

This DVD features subtitles in English (SDH)

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Wild Kratts: Lost at Sea

Creature teachers Chris and Martin Kratt will take families along on extraordinary animal-powered adventures. The show transforms the Kratt Brothers into animated versions of themselves, allowing the real-life zoologists to visit wild animals in their little-seen habitats and showcase key science concepts. Episodes include: Speaking Dolphinese, and Blowfish Blowout.

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Wild Kratts: Predator Power

Wild Kratts: Predator Power episodes include...
Stuck on Sharks - Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend.

Mimic - While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. Martin discovers that the cheetah cub has unexpected powers of mimicry, and it's ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger - is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah.

Little Howler - Chris and Martin are unpacking from an adventure and are surprised when a Wolf pup pops out of their bags. They have no idea where the little guy came from and must retrace their steps in order to return him back to his pack. They experience that wolves are a very social animal with a close pack structure and frequent visual and audio communication among individual members. With this knowledge and wolf-powered Creature Power Suits the bros are able to fend off a hungry cougar and finally return the pup to his wolf pack.

Raptor Roundup - Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild!

This DVD features subtitles in English (SDH)

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Wild Kratts: Rainforest Rescue

Creature teachers Chris and Martin Kratt will take families along on extraordinary animal-powered adventures. The show transforms the Kratt Brothers into animated versions of themselves, allowing the real-life zoologists to visit wild animals in their little-seen habitats and showcase key science concepts. Episodes include: Rainforest Stew, and Shadow: The Black Jaguar.

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Wild Kratts: Tiny Trouble

Join the adventures of Martin and Chris as they meet up with cool creatures from around the world – and witness many never-before-seen wildlife moments. Includes Episodes: Termites vs. Tongues and Bugs or Monkeys. Featured Animals: Termite, Aardwolf, Bat-Eared Fox, Aardvark, and Spider Monkey.

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Wild Kratts: Wildest Animal Adventures

Join the adventures of Martin and Chris as they meet up with cool creatures from around the world – and witness many never-before-seen wildlife moments. With their creature smarts plus their newly invented Creature Power Suits, the brothers Kratt are using amazing animal abilities to rescue their animal friends when they get into trouble. Each episode is a wildly funny adventure that also features how animals use science in their natural lives.

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Windows of Inquiry

Windows of Inquiry
• This program examines evidence of global change from the aspect of what has been induced by human activities and what is a result of natural process. An explanation of how each of the earth's ecosystems is tied together reveals why changes in one affect the others. The program also uses evidence of past global change to predict what we can expect in the future.

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Winter

Daily Planet looks into the wonderful world of winter. From snowboards and ski suits to hockey and curling, check out the technologies that are blasting the blahs right out of winter.

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Witnessing the Impacts

Witnessing the Impacts
• This program looks at atmospheric and biodiversity change and the global warming phenomenon. We investigate the effects of pollution on various ecosystems and why the Arctic has been affected by pollution from Southeast Asia, helping us understand how our local activities may be affecting people on the other side of the world for years to come.

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World of Water: Taking the Plunge

Daily Planet in the Classroom - the popular series highlighting some of our best and most interesting segments - takes another swim into the world of water.

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World of Water: Vessels

Daily Planet wades into the world of water. Check out a giant spider-watercraft, a remote-controlled toy patrolling Vancouver Harbour built to save lives, and much more.

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World of Water: Watercrafts

Daily Planet wades into the world of water by taking a look at kiteboarding and a human powered submarine.

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Xtremely Wild Super Pack

Xtremely Wild: SUPER PACK
Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild...will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

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Xtremely Wild: Animal Rescue in Taiwan

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: ANIMAL RESCUE IN TAIWAN
It may be the one of the saddest places on the planet. Sad eyes of orangutans, monkeys and dozens of other species peer out of their enclosures hoping for a shot at the wild at the Ping Tung rescue center in Southern Taiwan. These are animals seized from poachers. Xtremely Wild heads to Taiwan to help these animals get back to where they belong–the jungles and the forests of Asia. It is dangerous, heartbreaking work.

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Xtremely Wild: Baby Seal Rescue

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: BABY SEAL RESCUE
Every year they are abandoned by their moms. No one really knows why. The seal pups would face certain death if it wasn't for seal rescue. Xtremely Wild rolls up their sleeves and plunges in to help keep more than 50 seals. From beach babies to burly toddlers we take the seals back to where they came from, but will they make it? Do they have what it takes to stay out of trouble and out of the sites of the hungry killer whales? What does a 737 have to do with staying Xtremely Wild? In the Pacific Ocean where reefs have been vanishing because of fishing, a big jet is a perfect habitat for animals looking for a home. Join us as we sink a 737 into 90 feet of water, and return months later to see who has moved in.

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Xtremely Wild: Beached Grey Whale

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: BEACHED GREY WHALE
In this episode Mark Miller is called in to help re-float a beached grey whale. The young whale the size of a school bus was stranded by a low tide after being chased onto a shallow beach by hungry killer whales. A team from the Vancouver aquarium, which includes Mark, is called to save the whale. In the past six years this group has tried to save a half dozen whales. All but two have survived. But this whale is in big trouble...bigger than anything we have ever seen before. It has picked the hottest day of the year to get stranded. Not only is it high and dry, hot and lost, it may also be sick. Dave takes blood and realizes if the results come back showing the whale is very sick, it wouldn't be humane to re-float the suffering creature. Dave realizes he may have to put the great whale down; it is an awful realization. In the business of saving whales there are tough choices to be made...it's not always easy staying Xtremely Wild.

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Xtremely Wild: Bears in the Wild

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: BEARS IN THE WILD
We head for the cold shores of the Great Lakes looking for the winter homes of black bears. They may be hibernating but that doesn't mean they are sleeping as things get Xtremely Wild underground. And later, a research project designed to reintroduce grizzly bears back into the wild, gives a check of two of its star pupils. It's been a long winter with no food and a lot of sleep. Join Mark and the Xtremely Wild crew as they give the two bears a spring time weigh in.

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Xtremely Wild: Grizzly Bears

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: GRIZZLY BEARS
Head into the Rocky Mountains where park rangers are tired of shooting problem grizzly bears. It turns out those big burly bears that like to raid the campsites were in need of a little summer schooling. Join Mark as he is invited to help teach some bears a lesson. But the bears have some teaching to do of their own as things get a little out of hand, and the bears get the upper hand in the wildest classroom on the planet.

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Xtremely Wild: Nile Crocs

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: NILE CROCS
Xtremely Wild is asked to help move some crocs. They have just arrived on a flight from Africa, and they these guys are big boys - 15 feet long and as heavy as a Honda. Moving Nile crocs is something you do very carefully as things rarely go as you expect. While the crocs are settling in, another rescue is underway not far from their home town. Some elephants are getting a second chance at life in a place that hasn't seen the great herds for 100 years.

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Xtremely Wild: Polar Bears on the Run

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: POLAR BEARS ON THE RUN
The world's most southerly polar bears may be the first animal to disappear as a result of climate change. But polar bears are as tough as they get, and the element of surprise is one of their greatest tools. The polar bears aren't giving in without a fight...for their lives. And later, bear 911. North Vancouver, Canada is a large suburb, on the edge of civilization. It is not uncommon to see bears roaming past the BMW's in the driveways. Here in North Vancouver, 911 gets you fire, police, ambulance, and bear cops! Xtremely Wild spends a week chasing bears around the North Shore, up trees, into swimming pools and hopefully into a better life as we relocate North Van's worst offenders.

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Xtremely Wild: The Florida Manatee

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: THE FLORIDA MANATEE
They have no enemies, nothing eats them, they fear nothing–but what they don't know is big changes are coming. Florida's manatees love to hang out next to Florida's giant coal fired power plants because hot water from the cooling systems helps keep the animals warm during the cold winters. The manatees have migrated north as more power plants were built. The problem now (generations later) is that the manatees don't know where they came from and the state wants to turn the smoke belching plants off. The manatees will freeze. Join Xtremely Wild as we are invited to capture the power plant manatees for a check up and some radio tagging. Watch as Mark gets the rag doll treatment from one little manatee not too happy about having researchers piling on.

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Xtremely Wild: The North Atlantic's Most Endangered Whale- The Rightwhale

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: THE NORTH ATLANTIC'S MOST ENDANGERED WHALE: THE RIGHTWHALE
They are the North Atlantic's most endangered whales. Watch as we head off to shoot them with a sample dart. On our way to the summer feeding grounds we are intercepted by the largest group of right whales ever seen. 51 animals all at the same place. A close-up look reveals something startling–all of them are males except one. Out-numbered, the female seems to enjoy all the attention, but what is really going on here? This is a feeding ground, not a mating ground. Watch as we unravel what is wrong with these right whales.

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Xtremely Wild: The Oil Spill Disaster and Otters

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: THE OIL SPILL DISASTER AND OTTERS
Xtremely Wild heads back to the site of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Otters seem to be thriving years after one of the world's worst environmental disasters. But a closer look reveals the oil is still here, and the otters, generations later, are still carrying the scars of that day. Join the team as we race to out-smart the otters in an effort to catch them with underwater nets'. sometimes it works– most times it doesn't. And later we head to Seattle where Nina the gorilla fights to stay alive after a serious kidney infection. Some tough decisions to make in the operating room as Xtremely Wild helps as a gorilla goes down.

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Xtremely Wild: The Stellar Sea Lion Mystery

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: THE STELLAR SEA LION MYSTERY
Stellar sea lions are massive, lumbering, and not very welcoming when we show up on their isolated rocks in the middle of the ocean. But the Stellars are in trouble. In Alaska they are vanishing, and no one knows why. Join us as we get a front row seat and get asked to help unravel the stellar mystery. Watch as scientists conduct research using low tech equipment of spoons and samples bags to collect digested stellar meals, to high tech gear that turns three of the animals into robo Stellars. Along the way we are surrounded by a never before seen group of killer whales, inquisitive or perhaps angry that we've come hunting on their exclusive turf. This special inside look into on location research is full of surprises and a few tense stand offs as things get Xtremely Wild!

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Xtremely Wild: Wombat Hunter

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: WOMBAT HUNTER
Into the South Australia outback the Xtremely Wild team is invited to round up some of Australia's rarest animals. They look like koalas, they run like the wind, they are as tough and as mean as they get–and the only time to catch them is in the pitch black. Think of a wombat as a coffee table that can out run a human. Armed with nets, lights and a lot of guts, Mark heads off into the night to round up some wombats that might some day become foster parents to their highly endangered cousins up north. It's all good fun until Mark goes down hard into a wombat hole big enough to swallow a car.

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Xtremely Wild: Yellow Footed Wallaby

Xtremely Wild dives into the trenches of animal research to study some of the most dangerous animals on the planet. Hosted by filmmaker and wildlife enthusiast Mark Miller, this series reveals surprising and crucial information about some of the world's most exotic creatures and the unique places they call home. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as they discover a vast array of animals and, in some cases, help the endangered ones return to their natural habitats. Xtremely Wild... will be a trip you will wish you had really taken.

Xtremely Wild: YELLOW FOOTED WALLABY
Paws down these guys are on the brink. In Australia's amazing ranges, most scientists wrote the yellow footed wallabies off long ago. Dingos, cats, rabbits and more have destroyed their world. Much of the land looks like a moonscape, there is nothing left to eat, and predators like the Dingos have threatened the animal population. With the wallabies in trouble, we are invited into the Australian outback to help with "Operation Bounce Back." Capturing the wallabies is difficult, but dealing with them after they are caught is even more challenging. Join the Xtremely Wild crew as we struggle to save a tiny Joey that gets "chucked" from its mother's pouch–you won't believe what we have to do to reunite them and keep them together.

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