Episodes

Available on CBC Gem The Science of Success Success has little to do with performance, winners and losers are chosen by society. Now, scientists have discovered the secret to predicting success. More »
Available on CBC Gem How the Wild Things Sleep Most living creatures sleep — but why? Scientists explore big ideas about shut-eye. More »
Available on CBC Gem The Musical Animal We know that humans are a musical species. We sing, we dance, we groove. But are we the only musical species? More »
Available on CBC Gem The Teenager and the Lost Maya City This Canadian teen thinks a lost Maya city is hidden in the Mexican jungle. He’s heading on an expedition to find it. More »
Available on CBC Gem Carbon: The Unauthorized Biography The key element of life on Earth, it has the power to build and destroy. More »
Available on CBC Gem Wild Canadian Weather — Wind The invisible element that shapes our lives; falcons, butterflies and spiders hitch a ride, while Canadians harness, and harvest, the wind More »
Available on CBC Gem Wild Canadian Weather — Rain Rain brings unexpected benefits for spadefoot toads, grizzlies, and whitewater kayakers — but too much can be deadly More »
Available on CBC Gem Chef Secrets: The Science of Cooking The secret ingredient to becoming a better cook? Science! Top chefs and culinary experts explain the chemistry, physics and microbiology of cooking More »
Available on CBC Gem Why We Dance It may surprise you to learn that you are a dancer. In fact, we are all dancers. This film takes us into the beating heart of why humans simply must dance. More »
Available on CBC Gem Ice and Fire: Tracking Canada’s Climate Crisis Goodbye backyard ice rinks, mountain glaciers and forest biodiversity: what Canada might lose due to climate change. More »
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