Episodes

Saturday October 8 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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