Watch the very first episode of The Nature of Things broadcast November 6, 1960. The first host was Donald Ivey and the first season covered topics such as the human brain and body, the Aurora Borealis, the laws of probability,  and even science fiction with Dr. Isaac Asimov. 

Note: this episode is not available for mobile devices. 

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Wild Canadian Year

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From CBC Kids

The Nature of Thingies