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Long road to justice : the Viola Desmond story (V2823)

This video examines the case of Viola Desmond, a successful entrepreneur who operated her own beauty parlour and college in Halifax, who was travelling from Halifax to Sydney in 1946 when car trouble stranded her for a few hours in New Glasgow. Attempting to pass the time, she bought a ticket to a movie but ran into trouble when she unknowingly sat in the whites-only section of the theatre. After refusing to move, Desmond was arrested, spent the night in jail and was tried and convicted of defrauding the Province of the one penny tax difference between a floor seat and a balcony seat. She chose to pay a fine of $26 rather than go to jail for 30 days but Desmond appealed the conviction twice, and the case was instrumental in bringing an end to segregation laws in the province. This video features both interviews and period re-enactments of Desmond's story.

Date/Year: 
2012
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
African Canadian Studies
Social Studies
Course: 
Atlantic Canada in the Global Community
Canadian History
Running Time : 
45 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Mumsuze (V0286)

CBC's "Inquiry". Suzanna Bundy Smith died at the age of 105. Her life and the lives of the residents of North Preston, Nova Scotia are a testament to the victory over prejudice, poverty and hardship through struggle and faith. Mumsuze and her family reflect on the history of her family and community through five generations.

Date/Year: 
1986
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
African Canadian Studies
Social Studies
Course: 
Atlantic Canada in the Global Community
Canadian History
Running Time : 
27 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Ndeere Dance Troupe of Uganda (V2172)

This video is excerpted from an amateur VHS recording of a performance by Ndeere Dancers of Uganda at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax.  The performance demonstrates the lively and intricate dances and music of Uganda, and would provide an entertaining enrichment of studies in African Heritage and Culture at any level.  To facilitate classroom use, the performance is broken by title graphics into distinct dances or musical numbers.  No segment is longer than 11 minutes.

Date/Year: 
1998
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
African Canadian Studies
Course: 
Dance
Running Time : 
55 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

No Safe Amount : Women, Alcohol and FAS

Interweaving interviews with real teens who have experimented with alcohol, animated sequences demonstrating how a growing fetus is affected by alcohol use inside the womb, plus an up-close and personal look at a young woman growing up afflicted with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), this program clearly demonstrates the unique risks that alcohol poses to women. (2007 ; 20 min.)

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Health
Substance Abuse
Course: 
Child Studies
Family Studies
Running Time : 
20 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Nova Scotia Mining

Mining in Nova Scotia has a long and storied history. For hundreds of years, opportunistic entrepreneurs have burrowed into the land, seeking gold, coal, lead, zinc - anything the marketplace would buy. It is a story of violence, cruelty and bravery. But in the 1980's mining faded from the province's economy as many of the mines were shut down. But now, with developing nations clamouring for all sorts of materials to fuel their booming economies, mining is once again on the rise. Old mines are re-opening and new projects are being developed. And this generation of mine operators says the business can be done in a way that doesn't hurt the environment or exploit its workers. (Original Air Date: December 16, 2007)

Date/Year: 
2007-2008
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Science
Social Studies
Course: 
Atlantic Canada in the Global Community
Geology 12
Series / Other: 
Land and Sea
Running Time : 
23 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Nutrition and You

This four-part series includes the following titles: Nutrition Basics highlights the six major essential nutrients including: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Balanced Diet looks at the USDA food pyramid through vivid graphics, emphasizing each of the five major food groups. Healthy Eating Habits stresses the fundamental skills needed to plan, select, and prepare foods that make up a healthy diet. A Healthy Body addresses a number of health issues including types of foods to avoid, healthy body weight, harmful substances, and the importance of regular exercise.

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
4-6
7-9
Subject Area/s: 
Health
Nutrition
Course: 
Food and Nutrition
Running Time : 
83 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

O Canada

This video comes alive as the use of contemporary and archival footage combines with a stunning rendition of the national anthem performed by a 57-piece orchestra. Appropriate for all subjects, especially those dealing with national identity, and all grade levels. (1997 ; 3 min.)

Date/Year: 
1997
Grade Level: 
P-3
4-6
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Social Studies
Course: 
Canadian History
Running Time : 
3 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

One of Them

A group of high school students plans events to raise awareness about racism, sexism and homophobia. Jamie is shocked when she and her best friend become victims of homophobic name-calling. But she must face up to her own reactions as she realizes that her friend is one of them, and needs her support. And Jamie's boyfriend must decide if he will support Jamie. Teacher preview recommended. (2000 ; 26 min.)

Date/Year: 
2000
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Anti-Bullying and Self Esteem
Running Time : 
26 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Open options : African Nova Scotians in the sciences (V2756)

This series of six segments is designed to encourage junior high students, especially African Canadians, to take core science courses in high school, so that they do not prematurely eliminate post secondary training for professions that depend on the degrees in the sciences.  Each of the segments offers a different, young Nova Scotian role model of colour in a variety of professions from research biochemistry to engineering.

Date/Year: 
2008
Grade Level: 
7-9
Subject Area/s: 
African Canadian Studies
Science
Course: 
Atlantic Canada in the Global Community
Running Time : 
35 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Open Wide : Tooth School Inside

Based on the book by Laurie Keller, this animated film makes learning about teeth entertaining and interesting. Presenting fascinating facts and tasty tidbits about teeth and dental hygiene, this lively cast of characters will have viewers happily reaching for their toothbrushes. Appropriate for use with grades P-4.Study guide available at http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/westonwoods/study_guides/Open_Wid... (2006 ; 18 min.)

Date/Year: 
2006
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Active Young Readers
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
18 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Out Home (V0289)

CBC's Inquiry. The 130 year history of Africville on the shore of Bedford Basin is outlined through the memories of its last residents, family and archival footage. The move out of Africville, which took place over five years was and is very controversial. Former residents of Africville describe the relocation process, the adjustments they made and reflect on the decision making process and decision makers which resulted in the loss of Africville as a physical site. Former residents are passing on to their children the sense of community and history, in part through annual reunions held at what has now been renamed "Seaview Park".

Date/Year: 
1987
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
African Canadian Studies
Course: 
Atlantic Canada in the Global Community
Canadian History
Running Time : 
29 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Pioneer Life in Canada

Michelle, a young modern-day student, is transported back in time to a pioneer village and learns about life in a pioneer settlement, where the pioneers came from, where they settled, and how they worked the land. Tour the village with Michelle and learn about the grist mill, the blacksmith shop, the general store, post office, and the school house. Appropriate for grades 3-6.

Date/Year: 
2009
Grade Level: 
4-6
Subject Area/s: 
Social Studies
Course: 
Canadian History
Running Time : 
20 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Playground Safety

Children learn that by acting properly on the playground equipment they will have more fun and reduce injuries. Children learn playground rules—using equipment for its designed purpose, taking turns, what to do when approached by strangers, and what to do if someone is injured. A teachers' guide is available online at: http://www.schoolvideos.com/tgs/K1210TG.pdf

Date/Year: 
2006
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
Health
Running Time : 
15 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Portion Control

Using the power of video to its best advantage this program teaches teens how to choose the right food portions for their body type and metabolism and to visualize these portions in memorable ways. Nationwide, teenagers have become accustomed to eating "supersized." This is a major factor in the obesity epidemic affecting teens today. Kids are suffering from weight-related health problems - diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, depression, and even heart disease. The goal of this program is to teach teens how to correctly measure food portions using everyday, easy-to-understand analogies.

Date/Year: 
2005
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Nutrition
Course: 
Food and Nutrition
Running Time : 
23 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Portion Distortion

Using video to visualize portions, this program teaches viewers the difference between supersized portions and nutritionally correct portions. Once children understand the right food portions for their body and metabolism, they can make healthy judgments about food portions at every meal, everyday, for long-term health.

Date/Year: 
2005
Grade Level: 
7-9
Subject Area/s: 
Nutrition
Course: 
Food and Nutrition
Running Time : 
19 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

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