TV Schedule

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Morning

6:00 am
Dinosaur Train
Adventure Camp: Rafting / Adventure Camp: Mountain Climbi
Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don go river rafting for the first time at Nature Adventure's Tracking Camp. Their old pal Jess Hesperornis meets up with them and they all learn about erosion and the importance of rivers, before finishing up their adventure by cruising through some rapids! --- For their second outing at Nature Trackers Adventure Camp, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don and other friends learn about the tree line as they set out to hike up a mountain. Shiny is determined to get to the top of mountain forest. Buddy wonders if they'll be able to see anything from the mountaintop, through the tall trees. The kids are amazed that the higher they hike, the shorter trees and bushes get! Then they reach the tree line -- a certain point on the mountain, where trees are really small because they don't have enough air to breathe and the temperature is too cold. In the end, Shiny and all the kids use teamwork to all reach the mountaintop together!
6:26 am
TVOKids music videos.
I Can Music Video
This music video, starring the TVOKids hosts Kara, Melissa and Daniel. I Can, demonstrates how children overcome obstacles to reach a goal.
6:30 am
Ella the Elephant
Frankie's Perfect Pumpkin
Frankie works hard to find the perfect pumpkin and make the 'best Jack-o'-Lantern ever,' but when the Jack-o'-Lantern falls off his wagon and gets lost, Frankie's disappointment is enormous. His friends rally to his cause and help him see that when they all work together, they can solve problems and Halloween mysteries.
6:43 am
Box Yourself Minis
Green Witch Fingers
Øistein makes a green witch hand from a glove and paper.
6:46 am
Opie's Home
Good Golly, Miss Molly
When Molly starts imitating Opie, Opie learns that mimicry is a sincere form of flattery, and he learns the joys of being an 'older brother.'
6:53 am
Canada Crew
Dinosaurs
Bebe and Mo discover a bone, and invite Royal Ontario Museum's paleontologist David Evans to check if it's a dinosaur bone, while Gavin visits Dinosaur Provincial Park in Alberta
7:00 am
What's the Big Idea?
Pets
Hugo learns there are good pets, like dogs and cats, and other pets that are too big, like elephants! Felix and Lily explain that pets are animals you love and take care of, but when a space robot wants to make Hugo his pet, Hugo's not so sure.
7:05 am
Zerby Derby
Let's Get Swinging / Gone With the Windsock / Turbo, Set, Re
Axle gets stuck in a gully. Zack and Rex know they can figure out a way to get him out. But they'll have to try, try again a few times to get it right. --- Zerby Town Airport has a new windsock. Strut, Dotty and Zack try to find the best place at the airport to put it so it blows in the wind and doesn't fall over. --- Lily and Zack find a path that has many natural obstacles. They decide to race the whole thing backwards. But they need to come up with a trick to remember all the obstacles in reverse order.
7:26 am
Lejo
Origami
Lejo folds a paper sailboat and he makes the boat sail away by using a bucket of water.
7:28 am
Doozers
Big Stars
Molly wants to put on a show for the Doozer Creek! With the help of her friends and her enthusiastic dad, Molly turns her small puppet show into a spectacle the whole town can enjoy!
7:41 am
Floogals
Project Bananas
When the Floogals overhear the Hoomans talk about bananas as a great source of energy, they set out to bring one back to the spaceship to help power their new invention. Much very silly sliding and slapstick ensues before they finally work out what bananas are really for.
7:52 am
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a City Kitty / Pups Save a Cloud Surfer
When Everest hosts Katie and Cali for a sleepover, the cat gets homesick and wanders off into the woods. It's up to the Paw Patrol to locate and rescue Cali. --- Daring Danny X's decides to go kite-surfing on an extra windy day. His harness comes loose and Danny goes on wild ride through the clouds and nearly up into space. Time to call in the Air Patroller.
8:15 am
Splash and Bubbles
Dunk the Artist / Ripple's Sea Dragons
Dunk discovers that what he considers "just playing with sand" is actually considered beautiful art by his friends, and he is proud of himself for having a special talent. --- Ripple leads the gang to investigate the legend of the Sea Dragon that has been passed down in her family. When they discover what Sea Dragons actually are, they learn that just because they haven't seen something before doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
8:42 am
Ollie & Moon
The Lost Spanish Pajamas
When Ollie loses his special red pajamas on his way to a camp out, will he be able to find them before bedtime? Or will he never, ever sleep again?
8:54 am
Dino Dana
King of the Dance Floor / Dino Rescue Train
When Dana sees a T. rex doing a dance, she just knows she has to get to the bottom of the dinosaur's weird behavior. Fortunately, her upstairs neighbor Mr. Hendrickson is an avid bird watcher and he might just have the answers Dana seeks. --- Saara and Dana are at a train park when Saara reveals she doesn't like trains any more, even though she loved them when she was little. Dana helps Saara rediscover her love of trains when they imagine themselves on the Dino Rescue Train rescuing baby dinos.
9:15 am
Odd Squad
The Cherry-On-Top-Inator / Sir
Agents recall how a beloved gadget helped them. --- The agents bring someone with an odd problem back to headquarters.
9:42 am
Wild Kratts
Prairie Who?
A twister surprises the Tortuga in flight - and all the gang abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie. While searching for each other, the Wild Kratts Team discovers the amazing species that inhabit the Prairie.
10:10 am
Jack
Hot Dog!
After Rocket eats too much spicy food, the suddenly-smoke-breathing alien dog has everyone yelling 'fire'! Science question: What makes spicy food spicy?
10:22 am
Explore More
Explore More - Musculoskeletal
A science series hosted by Kara and shot with real kids in the real world, helping school age children learn that science is everywhere. This episode is about our musculoskeletal system.
10:24 am
Making Stuff
Jam Donuts
Wiz uses his x-ray vision to see how the jam gets into the donuts.
10:30 am
Look Kool
Zero
Do you ever like to just think about nothing? Hamza does - he's been thinking about the number zero! For a number with absolutely nothing to it, it's awfully important. You can make number lines, Cartesian planes...you can even make other numbers magically disappear. There's nothing better than nothing! INVESTIGATION/HANDS ON: Today Kiara and Alex are looking for nothing. Or rather, things with the number zero. They meet Justin, a magician, scientist, and engineer who loves math and is very fond of zero. He shows them how to make water disappear and how to use zero as a placeholder. CHALLENGE: It's the Zero Challenge - Team Yellow and Team Blue compete to toss beanbags into buckets on a number line that goes from -5 to 5. Team Yellow starts with 25 points and Team Blue starts with -25 points - the first team to reach zero wins! INTERVIEW: Hamza meets Myron, an Ancient Mayan with a penchant for puns, and a whole lot of knowledge about zero! BRAIN BENDER: Isabel and Olivia figure out increasingly difficult Popsicle stick puzzles - they have to find ways to completely change the equation by only moving one stick!
10:53 am
Beats in Bites
Filtering
Our beatbox stars teach us how to filter sounds.
11:00 am
Kid Diners
Moncton
Xander and Aynalem are on the hunt for fresh food in Moncton, NB. Aynalem milks a goat for cheese to put in a special ravioli dinner. Then Xander learns about free-range chickens before getting in the kitchen to make a chicken dish he's not scared to eat!
11:22 am
Tumbletown Tales
Borrowing From Friends
Tumbleweed keeps borrowing money from his friend Sal without ever paying him back.
11:26 am
Box Yourself Minis
Cup Witch and Broom
Øistein makes a witch from paper cups.
11:30 am
Giver
Ontario Playground
The Giver kids set out to make a playground that pays homage to Ontario's biggest cities. Here we find a playground structure which is inspired by Parliament Hill under construction and a tire swing designed to look like scaffolding!
11:52 am
Story Explorers
The Bad Stinky Cheese
Story Explorer Ava tells her story: The Bad Stinky Cheese.
11:56 am
Now You Know
Flowers
Fairies Howie and Baboo frolic amidst make-believe flowers and back in reality by Mom's flowerbed, they wonder, ,Why are flowers so colourful?, They visit botanist Diana at the Allan Gardens observatory, and learn about different parts of the flower, how birds and insects help spread flower pollen, and why flowers have different colours.

Afternoon

12:05 pm
Mystery Files
The Mystery Of Sticks And Stones
The clues: A stick with strange writing on it, a rubber duck with "James Naismith" on the bottom, a creepy looking mask The file label: "Sticks and Stones - Bring 'em Together" The investigation: E.B. has a hunch the writing on the stick is Mohawk, so he meets his friend Kyren on the Mohawk reserve to see if he's right. He finds out the word means Lacrosse in Mohawk and the stick is what First Nations people used hundreds of years ago when they first started playing Lacrosse. Even today Lacrosse is an important sport for First Nations people and it's a way to bring the community together. Meanwhile, Kyla discovers James Naismith is the inventor of basketball. But what does a rubber duck have to do with basketball? She heads to the James Naismith Museum to investigate. There she finds out that a game Naismith played in his childhood called Duck on a Rock was the inspiration for basketball. Naismith invented basketball when he was asked by his school to create a sport that the community could play. He used some of the elements of Duck on a Rock to come up with the sport of basketball. The kids deduce this mystery might be about sports. E.B. meets a sports historian/collector and discovers the mask is one of the first hockey goalie masks ever worn. He also finds out that games from many cultures, including Lacrosse, lead to the hockey we know today. E.B. even gets to play goal against Canadian Olympic medalist Nathalie Spooner!
12:27 pm
The Space
Street Wise - Walking Between Parked Cars
Fred and Nina lose their ball in the road. Instead of walking between parked cars to get it, they go to the crosswalk.
12:30 pm
Sports Lab
Squash
When young Noah wants to take his squash game to the next level, Dr. Heather sends guest pro Maria in the nick of time. Noah and host Nykeem learn how ball deformation can help them come out on top in a match.
12:41 pm
Sports Lab
Swimming
Guest pro Emma Sproule teams up with young Tyrus and host Nykeem as they plunge into the science of swimming. Dr. Heather talks drag, and the trio hits the pool for a wet and wild day of fun.
12:52 pm
MathXplosion
Lattice Have Fun
Behold, a centuries-old math trick that uses a lattice grid to multiply two-digit numbers. The mystery is straight and simple. It's not magic... it's math!
12:56 pm
GBB: Jolly Reader
Map Madness
Pirate Gisele sails the seven seas with her motley puppet crew as they explore literacy building blocks. Spelling, Rhyming, phonics, sign reading, and critical thinking are all explored in this fun adventure series. In this episode Gisele sends a note in a bottle to try and find the lost map. Concentration on the phonetics of the letters in the word ,map, and the use of punctuation.
1:00 pm
WordGirl
Trustworthy Tobey / The Tooth Hurts
Becky is returning a very, very large stack of books to the library, and - oh no! - she is one book short, which means she can't rent the latest in the Princess Triana series. Suddenly, she remembers that she loaned that book to Tobey. Becky shifts the blame to Tobey, who insists he returned the book to Becky days ago. The librarian believes Becky, and Tobey, hurt at being called irresponsible, sends his robots out to destroy the library. Will WordGirl stop the robots, or will her beloved library be crushed? Vocabulary Words: Trustworthy, Shipshape --- Scoops is going to be absent from school for a few days (for reasons he wants to keep private), and he asks Becky to take over the Daily Rag while he is gone. While Scoops is gone, Becky makes the story behind his absence front-page news. Scoops is mortified - now everyone in the school knows his embarrassing secret! Scoops wants to make Becky feel as crummy as he did, but would he really go so far as to reveal WordGirl's secret identity? Vocabulary Words: Absent, Mortify/Mortified
1:24 pm
Making Stuff
Ship's Ropes
Using centuries old equipment, Gears and Wiz twist yarn into rope for historic sailing ships.
1:29 pm
Arthur
The Hallway Minotaur / Ladonna's Like List
Attention Lakewood Elementary! There's a new sheriff-er, hallway monitor-in town, and his name is George Lundgren. --- Ladonna Compson is friendly, funny, and full of personality. Everyone likes her! At least, that's what she thought...
1:56 pm
Shutterbugs
Going Buggy / Oh, Beehive
Harvey tries out for the Marsh's biggest sporting event - Slimeball! --- When Boris the Bee loses his memory before making a big announcement, the Shutterbugs must use all of their senses to help him get it back.
2:19 pm
Alfred Hedgehog
The Glowing Eyes
Milo is convinced there are witches when he sees lights, looking liken eyes, buzzing around the music teacher's house. Rumors spread and no one shows up to school! After finding clues - Alfred realizes the lights are simply fire flies and no one needs to be afraid.
2:31 pm
Doozers
Light Where It's Dark
Doozer Dwight dreams of riding the original Doozer train, 'Ol Speedy, that's been buried underground for many years. The Pod Squad decide to make his dreams come true by finding an innovative way to get this solar powered train up and running with the clever use of mirrors and light.
2:43 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Cheerleader Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave cheer Little Lamb on in her first big running race. But will their cheerleader chant be good enough to help Little Lamb beat the champ, Speedy Sheep?!
2:54 pm
Can You Imagine That!
Paramedic
Daniel imagines what it would be like to be a paramedic and rush out to help people in emergency situations. Daniel imagines working with a partner as they get calls from the control centre. He would help people who are hurt or sick, and even help firefighters at the scene of a fire and need oxygen. As a paramedic, Daniel would drive his patients in his ambulance, sirens and lights flashing, to the nearest hospital as safely and as quickly as he can. It's a busy job being a paramedic!
2:59 pm
Ella the Elephant
Tiki's Snow Fun
A fun day at Snowy Island takes a bad turn when the kids don't listen to Tiki's constant worrying about the ferry departure time.
3:12 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Haddock Haul
When the Haddock Haul contest becomes mired in controversy, a terrible rift opens up with two teams refusing to communicate with each other. It takes a burnt cake emergency - and a true team effort to prevent a disaster - to heal the divide!
3:19 pm
Thomas & Friends
Surprise Surprise
It's the Winter Holidays on Sodor. Thomas is excited because that means it's party time! However Thomas's friends need help. Percy has a cracked coupling rod, Edward's pistons are popping and Stanley has a faulty firebox. Thomas brings them all to the Steamworks to be fixed. Victor is so busy that he won't be able to fix all the engines in time for the party. Thomas decides to bring the party to the Steamworks so his friends won't miss the party but doesn't tell Victor. Thomas asks Rocky to deliver the Xmas tree but Rocky drops it in front of Kevin and causes chaos. Thomas realises he should have told Victor about the party. Thomas tells Victor about the party and soon all the engines help to get ready. The star is fixed on the xmas tree and the engines have a great party.
3:30 pm
Thomas & Friends
Spencer The Grand
It is a very foggy day on Sodor. All the engines are asked to stay at Tidmouth Sheds by the Fat Controller. Spencer wants to get back to the Duke and Duchess's Summerhouse rather than stay at Tidmouth Sheds. Spencer can't find his way in the fog and arrives at Mavis's quarry and Whiff's Waste Dump rather than at the Summerhouse. Just as Spencer thinks he has arrived at the Summerhouse he realises he is back at Tidmouth Sheds. Thomas and the engines are kind to him and he realises he has been a silly engine. Now it is Spencer's turn to be kind and he goes to find Percy who is still lost in the fog. Spencer uses his whistle to find Percy and soon they return safely to Tidmouth Sheds.
3:41 pm
YOUniverse
Constellations
Triceton's YOUniverse is full of constellations. He loves that word. It's fun to say. Triceton always likes to draw imaginary pictures of anything he sees in the stars with his sister. Did you know that in our real universe, people have been looking at constellations for thousands of years? Boy, that sure is a long time. There must be lots of pictures in space!
3:43 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... a Cauldron
Today Henry meets a Cauldron in his house. Cauldron wishes just once he could be a magic cauldron that makes spells instead of just carrying sweets. Henry becomes a Wizard and helps Cauldron prepare a magic spell Shazam! a magical Halloween party appears!
3:48 pm
Floogals
Project Sleepover
When the Floogals get trapped in the Girl Hooman's bedroom, they're witnesses to, and later participants in a ,sleepover,-a series of rituals experienced by the Girl and her friends including telling stories, singing songs, eating snacks but not much sleeping!
4:00 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save Apollo / Pups Save the Hippos
The Pups are delighted to be spending the whole day watching an Apollo-Super-Pup marathon on TV. When everyone but Rubble falls asleep, Apollo gets captured by his greatest foe - The Spider King - and appeals directly to Rubble for help from the TV screen. Now it's up to Paw Patrol get to The Spider King's lair to help free their hero. They have to use everything they've got to get Apollo, and themselves out of danger. --- When Raimundo's newest circus animal act - Hippo-Daisy and her Dancing Hippo Babies - knocks down the trapeze, Ryder and the Paw Patrol need to rebuild the structure in time for the big show. Meanwhile, the Hippos escape their enclosure, and the Paw Patrol needs to head them off before they dance into danger by congaing across Rickety Ridge Bridge. Fortunately, Zuma knows where to find the Hippos' favourite treat.
4:23 pm
Zerby Derby
Zerbapartments
Srut and Rex have a new construction project - Zerbapartments! They're made by stacking four Zerby garages on top of each other. The Zerbies think it's great, until they realize there isn't a way to get down.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Mom and Dad Have a Great Big Fight/ D.W.'s Perfect Wish
When Mom and Dad fight over spilled milk, Arthur and D.W fear the worst. Is it Arthur or D.W.'s fault? And worse, will Mom or Dad have to move out? Turning five is a major, big deal event! But D.W. worries that she fribbled away her preschool years on meaningless pursuits. To make up for it, this year's birthday wish must be especially meaningful.
4:56 pm
Dino Dan
Team Dino / Use Your Dino Senses
Trek learns that he can see dinosaurs, just like his older brother Dan, when he tries to complete one of Dan's Dino Experiments and figure out if Albertosauruses hunted in packs or on their own. --- When Trek's teacher, Ms. Carver, sets up a scavenger hunt based on the five senses (touch, hear, see, smell and taste) around the classroom and the schoolyard, Trek enlists the dinosaurs that use their sensory skills to help him win!
5:17 pm
Odd Squad
No Ifs, Ands, or Robots / Worst First Day Ever
When one of Oscar's Oscarbots turns evil and gets loose, Olive and Otto are the only ones who can stop him. --- When Agent Ori's first day on the job turns into a worst case scenario, other Odd Squad agents share their own 'worst first day ever' stories.
5:44 pm
Wild Kratts
Mystery on the Prairie
When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with 'spiked' grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery.
6:10 pm
Jack
No Fuel Like An Old Fuel
When Jack's ship runs out of fuel, the pals race against time to make enough bio-fuel for Jack to get home... before Mom and Dad discover his spaceship hidden in the garage. Scientific question: What are biofuels?
6:21 pm
Trenders
Trenders - Soggy Bears
Amy and Adam are social media experts. They help their resident inventor, Eureka, turn his crazy ideas into trending products. In this episode they turn his soggy wet bear into a waterproof teddy bear.
6:25 pm
Making Stuff
Acoustic Guitars
Gears and Wiz are intrigued to discover accoustic guitars are made with a lot of glue.
6:30 pm
Finding Stuff Out
Pets
The Big Question: Why don't people have wild animals as pets? Harrison starts a pet-sitting service, but he's soon overwhelmed by how much work it is, especially when one of the pets turns out to be surprisingly wild. Fortunately, a zoo-owner friend helps him out. Challenge: Harrison's studio is full of real animals - a bird, dog, hamster, and a cat. Challengers have to match various pet foods, toys, and other pet-care items to the correct pet before time's up. In the Field: Harrison visits a professional dog-trainer to get help with a particularly unruly puppy.
6:52 pm
Ask Sara
Ask Sara - Why does my heart beat faster when I run?
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Evening

7:00 pm
Sea's Strangest Square Mile
At first sight, it is featureless and devoid of life, yet some of the ocean's most bizarre sea creatures live here, with incredibly engineered bodies and optical abilities from which science is still learning. Like the set of an extreme sci-fi fantasy, nightmare predators lurk just below the sea floor waiting to strike.
7:54 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The monarch butterfly's decline
Monarch butterfly populations have been declining for the past 20 years. Its habitat is being decimated, and during its annual migration, it faces threats from storms intensified by climate change. We visit the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory to find out more.
8:00 pm
Ep. 4 - Port Melbourne to Portland
The team journeys along Victoria's fabled shipwreck coast to discover a diverse collection of stories from the deep - and shallow. Neil Oliver joins the Port Phillip Pilots to navigate the bay's treacherous entrance, ominously known as The Rip. Emma Johnston discovers a mirrored coastline under the sea, and Tim Flannery finds evidence of giant native marsupials in the cliffs at Portland.
9:00 pm
Buck
BUCK, a richly textured and visually stunning film, follows Buck Brannaman from his abusive childhood to his phenomenally successful approach to horses. A real-life 'horse-whisperer', he eschews the violence of his upbringing and teaches people to communicate with their horses through leadership and sensitivity, not punishment.
10:30 pm
Tank Battles of the Pacific
By 1942, the Japanese Empire stretched halfway across the Pacific Ocean. This is the rarely told story of the key role played by US Marine tanks in the Pacific Campaign. They fight bloody battles against fanatical Japanese forces that defend the now infamous Islands of Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
11:21 pm
Main Street Ontario: Hamilton
Corsini's was more than just a grocery store when it set up shop in 1928 on James Street North in Hamilton. It was a place where Italian immigrants found what they needed to make a new home. The once-bustling strip was later hit hard by the recession, but is now a creative hub for newcomers of another sort who have given it a new lease on life.
11:25 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: Manufacturing snow
The changing climate has affected ski hills in Ontario and elsewhere. At Blue Mountain, they've had to make more snow artificially and have invested heavily in equipment to do so in order to compensate for fewer cold, snowy days. They've also expanded their summer offerings on the mountain. We look at how climate change is reshaping an essential part of Canadian winters.
11:30 pm
Sea's Strangest Square Mile
At first sight, it is featureless and devoid of life, yet some of the ocean's most bizarre sea creatures live here, with incredibly engineered bodies and optical abilities from which science is still learning. Like the set of an extreme sci-fi fantasy, nightmare predators lurk just below the sea floor waiting to strike.

Late Night

12:23 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The birder's view
Amateur birders are going to be among the first to see the impacts of climate change. The Audubon Society says nearly half of North America's bird species are threatened by climate change. We catch up with amateur birders to find out what they've been witnessing.
12:30 am
Ep. 4 - Port Melbourne to Portland
The team journeys along Victoria's fabled shipwreck coast to discover a diverse collection of stories from the deep - and shallow. Neil Oliver joins the Port Phillip Pilots to navigate the bay's treacherous entrance, ominously known as The Rip. Emma Johnston discovers a mirrored coastline under the sea, and Tim Flannery finds evidence of giant native marsupials in the cliffs at Portland.
1:23 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The seed collectors
The federal government is undertaking a research project to test whether southern species of trees can survive in Ontario's changing climate. Their research may help plant forests today that will thrive in 20 or 30 years, when the province has hotter, longer summers and shorter winters. Seed collector Brian Swaile takes us inside the fight to save Ontario's forests from climate change.
1:30 am
Buck
BUCK, a richly textured and visually stunning film, follows Buck Brannaman from his abusive childhood to his phenomenally successful approach to horses. A real-life 'horse-whisperer', he eschews the violence of his upbringing and teaches people to communicate with their horses through leadership and sensitivity, not punishment.
3:00 am
Tank Battles of the Pacific
By 1942, the Japanese Empire stretched halfway across the Pacific Ocean. This is the rarely told story of the key role played by US Marine tanks in the Pacific Campaign. They fight bloody battles against fanatical Japanese forces that defend the now infamous Islands of Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
3:50 am
Main Street Ontario: Hamilton
Corsini's was more than just a grocery store when it set up shop in 1928 on James Street North in Hamilton. It was a place where Italian immigrants found what they needed to make a new home. The once-bustling strip was later hit hard by the recession, but is now a creative hub for newcomers of another sort who have given it a new lease on life.
3:54 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The changing icewine season
To make icewine, grapes need to be exposed to temperatures around -8C. Climate change means cold temperatures are occurring later in the season, opening up the potential for the grapes to be damaged by storms and wildlife. We speak with icewine producers and find out how they're coping with the changing climate.
4:00 am
Island of Great Spirit: Manitoulin, Part 2
Once designated as a First Nations territory, westward migration in the mid-19th century made Manitoulin Island and the area near it desirable to white settlers. The Treaty of 1862 split the First Nations off into reserves and the rest was opened for settlement. The legitimacy of the treaty was much disputed, leading to confrontations and violence. Today, residents share a sense of community and feel a great spiritual connection to Manitoulin.
4:51 am
Climate Watch Shorts: The record keepers
Lake ice is one of the most accurate indicators of climate change. Priests at a Shinto temple in Japan have been keeping track of the ice in Lake Suwa for more than 500 years. York University researcher Sapna Sharma tells us what she learned from their story and what her team is studying today.
4:56 am
Main Street Ontario: Mississauga
When Charlie first came to Canada, he couldn't find groceries from back home so he decided to open his own store. More than two decades later, Charlie's is a full family operation that feels like a second home for anyone looking for a taste of the Caribbean in Mississauga.
5:00 am
Gastroblast
French Onion Soup / Guacamole
Delicious French Onion Soup is today's appealing recipe, but requires a lot of onions to be chopped before they're caramelized to a sweet golden brown. And Link's eyes are tear-filled after just one onion! With the help of Gastro Bob and the Boys in the Band, Link discovers that eye goggles are the secret ingredient behind successful, tear-free chopping. --- Captain Cook doesn't know what to do with his treasure chest full of hard, green, unripe avocados, but Link has an idea for a tasty, fresh dip: guacamole, served with some homemade baked tortilla chips. Through Gastro Bob, Link learns a trick for ripening avocados fast, by putting them in a bag with an apple. It turns out there's more to fruit than meets the eye. Some investigation into why this works along with why avocados turn brown when cut open, are the side orders to this tasty snack.
5:23 am
Making Stuff
Sandcasting
Gears and Wiz are amazed to see how sand becomes a mold to make a church bell.
5:30 am
Alfred Hedgehog
The Case of the Space Invader/ The Fur Growing Tree
Milo swears he saw an invader from outer space one foggy day. And what's happened to all the bees? Mr. Remy thinks he's discovered a new type of tree. It grows fur!
5:52 am
Pop It!
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes
Lamar, Shemar and Briana get their whole bodies POPPING to a great original song, Head and Shoulders! Briana teaches a new twist on the familiar favorite: head, shoulders, knees, and toes and then Shemar breaks it down some more for us as he teaches the steps to the chorus.
5:59 am
Dinosaur Train
Adventure Camp: Ziplining / Adventure Camp: Canyon Hiking
The Nature Trackers Adventure Campers are back for another adventure and this time they'll be travelling to a rainforest! Once they arrive in the dense, overgrown rainforest, the campers explore different levels of the ecosystem, including the forest floor and the canopy of leaves at the top of the forest. After a hike through the rainforest, the campers' fun adventure culminates as each kid takes a ride on a zip line, where they all get a bird's eye view of the entire rainforest! --- The Nature Trackers Adventure Campers are led by Mr. Conductor and Gilbert on a hike down a canyon, where they can see the different layers of the Mesozoic Era! At first Lily Lambeosaurus is reluctant to go, thinking that a new adventure sounds hard, but Don convinces her that a new adventure can be worth the effort. At the bottom of the canyon, the kids play Dinoball and then dig for fossils. Each Nature Tracker goes home with a ,new, Ammonite fossil, and Lily is so glad she tried something new!
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