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SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE & ENVIRONMENT

  • All video programs released on DVD
  • Suitable for Grades 4 to Adult
  • From the multiple award-winning "Outdoor Adventure Canada" Series
GATEWAYS TO CANADA SERIES
Gateways to Canada Series Grades 4 to 8 Young people explore the history and geography of their community..
PROGRAMS ABOUT FIRST NATIONS

Unfinished Business: Treaties With the First Nations (2009 release) Grades 5 to Adult

Ipperwash: A Canadian Tragedy (2007 release) Grades 5 to Adult

First Nations of Northern Canada (2008 release) Grades 5 to Adult

THE QUEBEC WINTER CARNIVAL

TWO PROGRAMS ON ONE DVD

"The best programs we have ever seen on the Quebec Winter Carnival!" -The Quebec Winter Carnival Committee

THE MAGIC OF WINTER (25 min)

Includes the activities of the Quebec Winter Carnival: the parade, dogteams, and Bonhomme, the famous mascot. Join professional artists from all over the world who celebrate the beauty of winter by creating spectacular art from snow at Quebec's International Snow Sculpture Competition.

WHAT AN ICE CANOE! (25 min)

Join ice canoeists in a race across the ice-clogged St. Lawrence River, as they battle their way over ice floes, through slush, across open water, and beat their way against high tides. This annual race that celebrates the bravery of those who used to deliver mail and supplies along the river, is surely one of the most grueling events on earth. Meet the women's team, as they practice, and the team from Calgary, Quebec's sister city.

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GOLD FEVER/ Following the Trail of the Klondike Gold Rush

TWO PROGRAMS ON ONE DVD

HO FOR THE KLONDIKE (25 min)

Join Alaskans and Yukoners as they compete in a race over the Chilkoot Pass and down the Yukon river to Dawson City, following the gold rush trail of 1898, and reminiscing about those who came this way a century ago.

PANNING FOR KLONDIKE GOLD (25 min)

Join over a hundred competitors from all over the Yukon as they compete in the Yukon Gold Panning Championships and tell the story of a century of gold panning in Dawson City.

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IN SEARCH OF THE COLOSSAL FOSSIL/ Dinosaur Hunting in Alberta

Dinosaur Hunting in Alberta

Join dinosaur enthusiasts in the hot, dry badlands of Alberta, where they spend their holidays working alongside world-famous Canadian paleontologists, and fulfill their lifelong dreams of digging up real dinosaur bones.

Also includes a visit to the world-famous Royal Tyrell Museum.

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THE FIELD BEHIND THE PLOUGH/ The International Plowing Match

The International Plowing Match

An ideal program to show to classes in rural Ontario in preparation for a visit to the annual plowing match.

Join us for a nostalgic trip into Ontario's rural past at the International Plowing Match, the largest outdoor farm show in Canada. You'll be mesmerized as you watch 50 teams of magnificent draft horses and their plowmen (and woman) competing to plow the straightest furrow.

Competitors explain how their old-time plowing skills are judged as they try to plow the perfect furrow.

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A WHALE OF A TAIL/ Humpback Whales in Newfoundland

Whale Watching in Newfoundland

Scientists take viewers to watch humpback whales off the coast of Newfoundland, and explain the behaviour of these great creatures as they feed on the tiny fish known as capelin.

Includes many close-up shots of whales showing off their variety of behaviours.

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BIRDS, BIRDS, MORE BIRDS, OR BUST/ Spring Birding at Point Pelee National Park

Spring Birding at Point Pelee National Park

Spend a fascinating week at Point Pelee, a world-famous birding hotspot, to find out why birders from all over the world come here each spring. You can see over 100 species of birds in a day.

Viewers learn what to look for to identify birds, and see close-up shots of many beautiful birds on their way to their nesting grounds.

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SPRING FEVER/ The Spring Waterfowl Migration

The Spring Waterfowl Migration

Join hundreds of birders who came from all over Ontario to enjoy a close look at the tens of thousands of colourful ducks that stop off each year at Presqu'ile Park on the shores of eastern Lake Ontario, to feed before they head further north to their nesting grounds.

See close-ups of a Great Gray Owl that wandered far from its northern habitat.

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THE NIAGARA ESCARPMENT

 

In Trust for All the World: The Niagara Escarpment (55 min)

Wilderness Playground (25 min)

Explore the beautiful Niagara Escarpment, one of the last wilderness areas left in southern Ontario. It runs like a spine from Niagara Falls to the tip of the Bruce Peninsula.

It includes

  • The Bruce Trail, a public footpath created and maintained entirely by dedicated volunteers.
  • Ontario's main wine producing region
  • Archaeological sites that reveal the history of First nations people
  • Cedar trees that are over 700 years old
  • Underwater shipwrecks at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula
  • Rare ferns and orchids
  • Underwater exploration

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BRUCE FATHOM FIVE National Park

Bruce Fathom Five National Park on Georgian Bay

Produced for the Discovery Channel's "Great Canadian Parks" series.

Includes:

  • Cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment
  • Underwater Shipwrecks
  • The oldest trees in Canada
  • Rare ferns & orchids
  • A unique wildlife habitat
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FISH STORY/ Return of Trout and Salmon to the Great Lakes

Return of Trout and Salmon to the Great Lakes

Follow the story of trout and salmon, from hatchery to fishing derby, and find out how Lake Ontario has been turned into one of the world's finest sports fisheries, through human intervention.

Get a close-up look at the viscious sea lamprey, that has invaded most of the Great Lakes, and still poses a threat to the rejuvenated fishery.

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THE TRENT-SEVERN WATERWAY

The Trent-Severn Waterway

Explore the historic waterway that runs from Lake Ontario to Georgian Bay, with its lift locks and marine railway that are unique Canadian engineering achievements.

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WESTWARD HO THE WAGONS/ On the Trail of the North West Mounted Police

On the Trail of the North West Mounted Police

Ride with 800 people in 80 covered wagons and on horseback for 200 km. across the open prairie, as they follow the route of the North West Mounted Police who came west in 1870 to establish law and order and quell the whiskey trade in the wild Canadian West.

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SAILING INTO THE PAST/ Tall Ships at Discovery Harbour

Tall Ships at Discovery Harbour on Georgian Bay

At Discovery Harbour on Georgian Bay, visitors explore the history of sail on the Great Lakes as they become ship's crew, and learn to sail tall ships on two replicas of the historic ships, the H.M.S. Tecumseh and the Schooner Bee.

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HIGHLAND HEAVIES/ The Highland Games

The Highland Games / A Great Canadian Tradition

Find out how the Highland Games began, and meet heavy events contenders who love to toss the caber, and throw their weight around.

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PRICE LIST

Prices include the necessary license for Public Performance Rights for Educational Use

AWARDS/ Listed on Individual Program Listings
The "Outdoor Adventure Canada" television series won an astonishing number of international medals and awards - an unheard of 80 major awards at American international television festivals, including 29 Gold and Silver Medals, not to mention 31 Bronze Awards - during a period of 18 months in competition with the best programs from around the world.

 

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