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Ryan's Well (V2580)

Ryan's Well is the story of one young boy's determination to make a difference in the world. With perserverance and determination, Ryan Hreljac has raised over 500,000 dollars to build a well to improve the lives of villagers in Angola, Uganda - to provide clean, safe drinking water. We meet Ryan, his friends, his family, and his generous neighbours who helped to raise the money. Through the video we will be with Ryan when he sees for the first time, the differences he has made with the building of Ryan's Well.

Date/Year: 
2001
Grade Level: 
4-6
7-9
Subject Area/s: 
Social Studies
Running Time : 
50 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Safe to Eat

Originally broadcast on CTV's "W-FIVE", this program looks at food safety, food industry standards of other countries as well as testing done by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on foods that are imported. This program also looks at the controversy surrounding the "Product of Canada" label.

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Nutrition
Course: 
Food and Nutrition
Running Time : 
20 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Salt Water Marsh

Most of us drive by salt marshes thinking they're simply a bog or a swamp. But, in fact, salt marshes are valuable. They're one of the most productive habitats on the planet feeding the creatures of the air and the sea. In this program we meet three people who are passionate about salt marshes. Harry Thurston is an author and naturalist. He's so enthused about salt marshes that he wrote a book chronicling a year in the life of the salt marsh in his backyard. Scientist David Garbary is studying how quickly some salt marshes are disappearing on the eastern seaboard. And Warren Patton is a toymaker who uses his profits to buy and restore marsh land. (Original Air Date: January 27, 2008)

Date/Year: 
2007-2008
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Science
Social Studies
Course: 
Atlantic Canada in the Global Community
Oceans 11
Series / Other: 
Land and Sea
Running Time : 
23 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Say "Know" to Diets

This program teaches teens to recognize the difference between fad diets and a healthy lifestyle of nutrition and exercise. Viewers will learn about the health risks of being overweight, but they will also learn to reject the unreasonable -- and often unhealthy -- body types that are commonly presented in the media. Armed with the information they need to take care of their bodies, your students will have the opportunity to develop a confident self-image that will serve them well as they embark on a lifetime of healthy choices.

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

Seasons and Changes

This enchanting video adaptation of award-winning, outstanding children's literature will help to make books come alive for every child, no matter their learning style. This classroom collection includes these 3 titles: The Mysterious Tadpole, by Steven Kellog; The Caterpillar and the Polliwog, by Jack Kent; and, Time of Wonder, by Robert McCloskey as well as a comprehensive activity guide with exciting ways to enhance early language and literacy skills. Appropriate for use with grades P-3. (2003 ; 29 min.)

Date/Year: 
2003
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Active Young Readers
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
29 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Shredded

By the time boys hit puberty, they've been bombarded with thousands of images showing the male body as muscled and devoid of fat. And as their own bodies change, boys realize that muscles don't just pop off their frames naturally. For some boys, this leads to anxiety and an obsessive desire to change their image. This film reveals the rists some teenage boys are willing to take to achieve the ideal male shape, exploring supplement use and the tempation of steroids. With complete frankness, the boys relate their own experiences, desires and motivations to the audience, who must draw their own conclusions. This video is appropriate for use with grades 9-12. A user guide for this film is available at http://www.nfb.ca/guides. (2005 ; 22 min.)

Date/Year: 
2005
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Anti-Bullying and Self Esteem
Nutrition
Course: 
Food and Nutrition
Sociology 12
Running Time : 
22 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Souvenir of Canada

Join internationally celebrated author Douglas Coupland on a journey to find out what makes Canadians, Canadians. This film offers a satiric take on "Canadian identity" by emphasizing images and icons associated with Canada and raising issues in a thought-provoking way. Douglas Coupland uses his own personal history and family life as a jumping-off point to touch on Canadian history since about 1960. Ultimately, the film reflects on what might be important or lasting in one's sense of what Canada is.

Date/Year: 
2006
Grade Level: 
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Course: 
Canadian History
Sociology 12
Running Time : 
70 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Spirit World : The Story of the Mi'kmaq (V2577)

Caught in the undertow of powerful historical forces, the Mi'kmaq have weathered more than 250 years of tragedy. And yet, somehow, they have survived with their spirit intact. This three-part documentary program chronicles the history of this remarkable people. Prince Edward Island filmmakers Brian Pollard and Joe John Sark depict the world of the Mi'kmaq before the arrival of the Europeans, and reveal how it changed afterward. The program explains how the actions of the colonial powers, and later the Canadian government, imperiled a rich indigenous culture. And it pays tribute to the creativity, the spirituality and the extraordinary tenacity that has enabled the Mi'kmaq to endure.

Part 1. The cross and the eagle feather -- Part 2. Blankets of death -- Part 3. Sacred promises, instruments of greed

Date/Year: 
2003
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Mi'kmaq Studies
Social Studies
Course: 
Atlantic Canada in the Global Community
Canadian History
Running Time : 
75 min.
Price: 4.86 CAD

Springhill

The Bump of '58. It happened on a cold, damp October night in the mining town of Springhill Nova Scotia, fifty years ago. Far below the surface, in one of the deepest mines in North America, the earth suddenly shifted. Tunnels in and around the coal face suddenly buckled and collapsed, and the men working there were either killed instantly or seriously injured. For some, what has become known as "The Bump", began a terrifying ordeal that became a transfixing news story carried around the world: more than a dozen men, trapped in two air pockets, praying in the dark for rescue. In this episode of Land and Sea, you will meet three people whose lives were changed by what happened 50 years ago: Harold Brine, one of the entombed "miracle miners" who survived the ordeal; Bev Thomas, whose husband Wes was killed in the bump, leaving her widowed with two children; and Bill Harper, a young television producer in 1958 whose job it was to figure out a way to get a live TV signal out of Springhill to report the events. By interweaving their accounts with exclusive CBC archival footage a story emerges that is full of courage, loss, and ingenuity. (Original Air Date: June 28, 2009)

Date/Year: 
2008-2009
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Social Studies
Course: 
Atlantic Canada in the Global Community
Canadian History
Series / Other: 
Land and Sea
Running Time : 
23 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Straightlaced

With a fearless look at a highly charged subject, Straightlaced unearths how popular pressures around gender and sexuality are confining American teens. Their stories reflect a diversity of experiences, demonstrating how gender role expectations and homophobia are interwoven, and illustrating the different ways that these expectations connect with culture, race and class. From girls confronting media messages about culture and body image to boys who are sexually active just to prove they aren’t gay, this fascinating array of students opens up with brave, intimate honesty about the toll that deeply held stereotypes and rigid gender policing have on all our lives. (Grades 9-12)

Date/Year: 
2009
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Digital Citizenship
Health
Course: 
Digital Citizenship
Running Time : 
67 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Super Sports Fun

Ms. Frizzle and her class explore the world of physical education in these three "Magic School Bus" episodes featuring the voice of Lily Tomlin. Ms. Frizzle combines Ralphie's love of baseball with Dorothy Ann's love of physics in a frictionless baseball game in "Plays Ball." In "Works Out," Ms. Frizzle competes in the annual Teacherathalon against the school's muscle-bound gym teacher, Mr. Sinew, prompting the kids to take a tour of her circulatory system. Finally, Arnold's brings an object that motivates Ms. Frizzle to take the class on an archeological dig in "Shows and Tells." (3 DVDs)

Date/Year: 
2004
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
Health
Science
Running Time : 
90 min.
Price: 4.86 CAD

Suzuki Speaks

Suzuki Speaks captures the passion and vision of world-renowned scientist and environmentalist Dr David Suzuki, who delivers the most important message of his career. He speaks about humans and our place in the universe. His is a fresh perspective and a timely catalyst. This is a documentary that you won't just watch - you'll experience! In a stunning fusion of compositing, 3D effects and live footage, this video breaks new ground. Visual effects artist Torrance Hurd and his team peer into the mind of a top scientist. (2003 ; 45 min.)

Date/Year: 
2003
Grade Level: 
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Social Studies
Course: 
Economics
Global Geography
Sociology 12
Running Time : 
45 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Symbols of Canada

Every country has its own set of unique symbols that establish an identity that sets it apart from other nations in the world. Symbols also tell a story of a nation, its people, environment and history but, perhaps even more important, symbols embody what a nation represents, both to other nations and to its citizens. This video introduces students to the Symbols of Canada. Appropriate for grades 3-6.

Date/Year: 
2008
Grade Level: 
P-3
4-6
Subject Area/s: 
Social Studies
Running Time : 
20 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Talespinners. Collection I

Talespinners, Collection 1, for ages 5-9, explores a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies, learning to fit in, the value of principles and convictions. Adapted from books, each film is based on an acclaimed cross-cultural children's story that will engage young viewers with appealing characters and dynamic storylines, while sparking their imaginations with finely crafted animation.

Titles in this series: The Chinese Violin -- Friends of Kwan Ming -- From Far Away -- Lights for Gita -- Roses Sing on New Snow -- Christopher Changes his Name -- Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room! -- The Magic of Anansi. (2002 ; 56 min.)

Date/Year: 
2002
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
56 min.
Price: 3.24 CAD

Talespinners. Collection II: Asthma Tech

Filmmaker Jonathan Ng turns the notion of *otherness* on its head in his animation film, Asthma Tech. In this semi-autobiographical whimsy, young Winston is burdened by the hardships of chronic asthma and isn’t able to participate in the everyday activities of his peers and classmates. Winston copes with the predicament through his vivid imagination and with paper and crayons, and on one particularly rainy afternoon his talents and skills save the day. Winston discovers that the magic of imagination has the power to bridge, transform and empower. (2007 ; 8 min.)

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
8 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

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