TV Schedule

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Morning

6:00 am
Dinosaur Train
Rocket Train Surprise Party / Cloudy with a Chance of Fun
After Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don learn that it's Mr. Conductor's birthday, they decide to throw him a surprise party on his favorite place - the Dinosaur Train! The whole family plans the party, and even secretly rides the Rocket Train to pick up friends from all around the Mesozoic and to gather ginkgo leaves for a special birthday cake. The party is a huge success - the Conductor is surprised and moved, and loves his tasty ginkgo leaf birthday cake. --- As the Pteranodon kids play in their family nest, Buddy stares at a sky full of clouds and asks the group, ,What are clouds?, Mr. Pteranodon and his neighbor, Mr. Lambeosaurus have different opinions. As they all get on the Dinosaur Train, they consider whether clouds are made of water or whether they're just made of fluff. Tiny knows who would have the facts -- Mr. Conductor! He explains that clouds are made of billions of tiny drops of water that are so light they float in the air. He also takes the group to a stop at Cloudy Point Station where the kids play a cloud-spotting game, identifying three types of clouds they learned about: cirrus, stratus, and cumulus. In the end, a rainstorm certainly proves that clouds are made of water!
6:26 am
The Media Lab
Reliable Sites
This series explores various aspects of digital literacy and explores how students can become better digital citizens. In this episode Katt and Professor Cheddar illustrate that the internet can make research easy and accessible, but it can also easily spread the wrong information.
6:30 am
Ella the Elephant
Monkey Business
Ella promises to look after Lola, Tiki's pet monkey, but it's all hands on deck when Lola escapes and Ella and her friends have to band together find her.
6:43 am
Box Yourself Minis
Royal Tower
In this episode of Box Yourself Minis Øistein makes a tower from cardboard and paper.
6:46 am
Opie's Home
Take Your Dad to Work Day
When Opie goes with his dad to work, Opie learns that work can be fun when you do it with someone you love.
6:53 am
Canada Crew
Cities and Towns
Bebe and Mo take a tour of the bustling streets of Toronto where they meet WE founder Criag Kielburger and ride to the top of the CN Tower, while Gavin explores the small town of Beeton Ontario.
7:00 am
What's the Big Idea?
Sharing
Felix and Lily show Hugo that it can be fun to share things, like a comic book, or an idea, or your time. But Hugo also learns that sometimes sharing is not a good idea, like sharing his bath with a naughty monkey!
7:06 am
Zerby Derby
Zerapartments / Hide and Go Dotty / Zerby Town Parade
Strut and Rex have a new construction project. Zerbapartments! Stacking 4 Zerby garages on top of each other. The Zerbies think it's great, until they realize there isn't a way to get down. --- Dotty the drone has never played Hide and Seek. Zack is happy to teach her. But it turns out playing with a flying Zerby means you have to have special rules. --- The Zerby trucks, racers and construction vehicles are all parading through Zerby Town. But each kind of vehicle wants to do their own thing. It's up to Zack and his friends to make sure everyone in the parade sticks together.
7:27 am
Lejo
Accordion
Lejo plays an accordion. When another puppet appears they have a short duel, follwowed by a beautiful duet.
7:29 am
Doozers
Short Order Doozers
Baker Timberbolt is swamped at the Bakery. His new Super Sammies are a huge hit and he can't keep up with the demand! The Pod Squad come to the rescue, building a new invention that allows customers to make the sammies themselves.
7:41 am
Floogals
Project Umbrella
Dad's comes back early from his morning dog walk to get his umbrella and the Floogals imagine that he must need it to communicate with outer space - what else could it be for? It's only when Scruffy the dog shakes his wet fur all over them and Boomer spontaneously uses a cocktail umbrella to protect everyone that they work out why Dad needed that thing.
7:52 am
Paw Patrol
Sea Patrol: Pups Save a Baby Octopus
Everyone is celebrating the opening of Adventure Beach with a big luau. The Paw Patrol is on hand as lifeguards to make sure everyone stays safe. But when Cap'n Turbot's boat is attacked by a multi-tentacled creature it's time to bring out the Paw Patrol's newest vehicle the Sea Patroller! Ryder and the pups take the big boat out to rescue Cap'n Turbot and the Flounder, but no sooner is that done when tentacles are causing big trouble at the beach! As the pups rescue the beachgoers, we see that a baby octopus is on the loose and its near-sighted momma is simply trying to rescue it. Clever Ryder and the pups reunite the family and even help the mom see better!
8:15 am
Splash and Bubbles
Mayor for a Day / Oblo From Down Below
Mayor Sting has to attend a stingray migration, which will take him away from the reef. Dunk volunteers to fill in as the mayor for the day, thinking it will be an easy job, but has no idea what it takes to keep the reef thriving and safe. --- When Bubbles goes looking for the ultimate mud puddle, she ventures down to the Deep, where Lu takes them to see a hydrothermal vent and meet some lipstick tubeworms and Oblo the blobfish.
8:42 am
Ollie & Moon
The Daring Duo
When Ollie chooses "adventure" in Moon's game of "ask or adventure," he unwittingly becomes much braver than either of them ever expected.
8:54 am
Dino Dana
Dino Matchmaker / Lost and Sound
Dad recalls how he and Mom fell in love as Dana discovers the lengths a Sinornithosaurus must go to in order to attract a mate. --- Dana is doing "Dino Experiment 606 - How do Troodon attack their prey?" when she comes across Ms. Currie putting up posters for her grandson's lost pug. Luckily Dana, along with her Troodon pack, is happy to help find the lost dog.
9:15 am
Odd Squad
And Then They Were Puppies / A Case of the Sillies
Ohlm must save the day when the Puppy Master turns everyone into puppies. --- Dr. O needs the help of her colleagues to make an antidote when she gets a case of the 'Sillies'.
9:42 am
Wild Kratts
The Dhole Duplicator
While visiting India, Martin and Chris go off on a creature adventure to explore the world of the Dhole - aka "The Red Dog". With the help of Wild Kratt Kid Mala, they manage to find this elusive and endangered creature and working together with the pack, the Kratt Bros are able to defeat one very hungry tiger!
10:10 am
Space Racers
Different
When a physically disabled new cadet arrives one day, the racers are afraid to ask about his short wing. But fearless little Starling approaches Merlin, learns that he was born that way, and that he's perfectly okay with it. Coach Pigeon announces a race to Mars and its moons in teams of two, and the cadets pick their teammates. No one chooses Merlin, so Coach teams him up with Eagle, R 4 who's not happy with the idea of being slowed down. As the race begins, Eagle and Merlin get off to a slow start... until Merlin unexpectedly twirls in a tornadolike spin and blasts ahead of everyone - helping them cross the finish line first! Famed scientist Dr. Sparrowhawking emerges from the crowd in his wheelchair to congratulate Merlin, telling the thrilled young rocket that he knows all too well about overcoming a disability... and that Merlin is destined for greatness, too.
10:24 am
Making Stuff
Peanut Butter
From giant bulk bags of raw nuts, to creamy smooth spread, Gears and Wiz see all the machines that sort, roast, crush and package peanut butter.
10:30 am
Look Kool
Spirals
Koolkatt tries to hypnotize Hamza with spirals. Why are spirals so captivating? To find out, Hamza meets a rebellious snail, shakes his crazy helix hair, and finds the biggest spiral around, The Milky Way galaxy.
10:52 am
Beats in Bites
House Music
A heavy bass beat is in the house.
10:59 am
Kid Diners
Riding Mountain
In the great outdoors of Riding Mountain National Park in Manitoba, Aynalem and Xander are there for a cookout - Kid Diner style! Aynalem uncovers some fresh beets for a colorful salad to accompany an outdoor grilled steak. And Xander comes nose to snout with a pig and then makes the cheesiest wood-fired pizza ever!
11:21 am
Mark's Moments
Maygan
Mark spends the day with his friend Maygan who has Alopecia (hair loss).
11:26 am
Box Yourself Minis
Owlish Birdfeeder
Øistein makes a birdfeeder owl from a milk carton.
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 Mechanic
Story Explorer Devontae tells his story: The Mechanic.
11:56 am
Now You Know
Bats
At Bird Kingdom, zookeeper Hayley introduces Howie and Baboo to a colony of fruit bats and explains how bats uses echo-location to find bugs at night.

Afternoon

12:04 pm
Mystery Files
The Mystery of Dine and Dash
The clues: An old photo of Montgomery's Inn, a small square plastic dish, a prop fish on a stick The file label: "Dash and Dine". The investigation: The kids look up the words "dash and dine" and the results show that the expression is actually "dine and dash". It means to run out on a bill without paying. So Kyla wonders if Hermione mixed up the words on her file label and she meant to write about stealing. But E.B. thinks the mystery might be about food. They split up the clues and head off to investigate. Kyla discovers that Montgomery's Inn is now a museum. But it used to be a place where travelers could rent rooms and get basic meals. Hermione even used to stop by for afternoon tea and gingerbread! Kyla helps make gingerbread the old-fashioned way and finds out that Hermione always paid her bill at Montgomery's Inn. So this mystery probably isn't about stealing. E.B. finds out that the plastic dish is a container from an airplane. So he heads to Gate Group, an airline services company. There, he meets Chef Russell who tells him that the dish is from an airplane meal. E.B. checks out the massive kitchen where airplane meals are made. He finds out that this kitchen makes about 8 million meals a year for people flying all over the world! The chef challenges E.B. to put together all the pieces that make up the completed airplane meal the chef has set out. E.B. completes the puzzle and discovers that airplanes are kind of the restaurants of the sky. Meanwhile, Kyla finds out that the prop fish on a stick clue is from a dinner theatre called Famous People Players. At the dinner theatre, she discovers that Famous People Players hires developmentally challenged people to work in the kitchen and put on a show that features giant puppet props. Kyla helps out in the kitchen for the pre-show dinner and gets to lift the curtain for the night's performance. Every night, Famous People Players prepare meals and put on a show for hundreds of people. Some of those people even come from out of town just to enjoy the experience.
12:27 pm
The Space
Static Electricity
Drew's Magic Tricks is a series geared towards developing children's confidence and self-esteem through magic. Each episode starts off with Drew wowing a schoolyard audience with a cool magic trick. After each trick is performed the viewers at home are transported to Drew's magic den where they are shown step by step how to do the trick and encouraged that practice makes perfection. In this episode Drew shows us how to move a straw without touching it.
12:30 pm
Sports Lab
Table Tennis
Brother and sister duo Antong and Anda are hoping to sharpen their table tennis game with some help from guest pro Jimmy. Nykeem and the kids get a chance to flex their skills when Dr. Heather unpacks the science of muscle memory.
12:41 pm
Sports Lab
Trampoline
Young gymnast Nya jumps at the opportunity to learn more about the science of trampoline with help from Nykeem, Dr. Heather and guest pro Thomas. Learning about Hooke's Law has them ready to spring into action.
12:52 pm
MathXplosion
Oops, I Forted!
Want to know the trick to making a really big fort? Eric shares a top secret plan to building a better bunker. Gather your cushions and secure the perimeter! It's not magic... it's math!
12:55 pm
GBB: Jolly Reader
Cook's Cake Clues
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 The cook bakes the lost map into a cake and everybody on board gets a small piece. Concentration on explaining the purpose/use of text. ie. how to find a treasure and understanding how parts of text can fit together to make a whole.
12:59 pm
WordGirl
Best Fan Club Meeting Ever / Day at the Museum
TJ plans a meeting to divulge a secret about WordGirl to International WordGirl Fan Club members. However, when Tobey finds out that a secret about his love/nemesis will be revealed, he crashes the meeting with an eavesdropping robot and threatens to destroy the clubhouse. WordGirl has to spring into action to save the clubhouse and her fans! Vocabulary Words: Divulge, Eavesdrop ---- Scoops takes Becky, Bob, and Violet to the museum to find inspiration for his news story for The Big City Times. When they hear a rumor about a haunted treasure, the team goes on a search - with The Butcher right behind! Can Scoops, Becky, Bob, and Violet find the treasure, evade The Butcher, and do it all in time for Scoops to keep his deadline? Vocabulary Words: Rumor, Deadline
1:23 pm
Making Stuff
Apple Cider
Picking apples from trees, sorting, washing and mashing to extract the juice, Gears and Wiz discover old-fashioned apple cider is made by fancy high-tech machinery.
1:29 pm
Arthur
Arthur and the Real Mr. Ratburn/ Arthur's Spelling Trouble
It's the first day of third-grade and Arthur's biggest fear has come true - his new teacher is the dreaded Mr. Ratburn. Arthur is chosen to compete in the annual all-school spell-a-thon, and after a hard week of studying, he's on stage, facing Prunella and the Brain!
1:53 pm
Shutterbugs
When the Moon Hits Your Eye / Don't Hat it Till You Try It
The moon has risen bright orange in the sky, and rumours begin to fly that it has been replaced by a giant pizza! --- Boris the Barber declares an odd new tradition - Ricidulously Large Hat Month! But when bugs can no longer fit in their homes, the Shutterbugs are called in to investigate the strange story.
2:17 pm
Alfred Hedgehog
The Ghastly Ghost Beetles
When out on a camping trip, the class gets really scared when they find headless beetles covering a tent. Alfred investigates and discovers the beetles are actually seventeen-year cicada - insects that live their lives hidden underground as nymphs (which look like beetles) before crawling to the surface and cracking out of their shells.
2:29 pm
Doozers
The Blue Beaker
Professor Gimbal has been searching for the elusive Blue Beaker bird to complete his collection of rare bird photos. The Pod Squad jump in to help, creating their very own Blue Beaker to help attract the real bird.
2:40 pm
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
A Spot the Difference Adventure
Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave play a 'spot the difference' game, looking for the odd one out in groups of things. By looking very carefully, Dave manages to spot all the different shapes, sizes and colours.
2:52 pm
Can You Imagine That!
Dancer
Veronica wants to be a professional dancer and become part of a dance company. Veronica would train and practice to become a good dancer. She would perform with the other dancers in her company all around the world. Veronica could jazz dance, tap and even hip hop - but her favourite dance would be ballet!
2:59 pm
Ella the Elephant
Ella's Carnival
Ella feels bad when Frankie is injured and can't go to a carnival - she decides to brighten his day (and hers) by bringing the carnival to him.
3:12 pm
Lily's Driftwood Bay
Fire!
It's midsummer and the day of Nonna's famous Long Lunch! It's hot and when Lily and Bull's carelessness with a magnifying glass accidentally starts a fire, the celebration quickly turns into an emergency!
3:19 pm
Thomas & Friends
Double Trouble
THOMAS has a special Special. He is to take SIR TOPHAM HATT to his special birthday party. But when THOMAS picks up SIR TOPHAM HATT at Maithwaite - SIR TOPHAM HATT doesn't look like SIR TOPHAM HATT at all!! He had a moustache! Things get worse as the 'imposter' SIR TOPHAM HATT demands to go to the Whispering Woods where he encourages children to play. Then he stops at a junction and rushes into the Signal Box to 'have a turn' at throwing the levers. GORDON - as a result - hurtles down a branch line! When THOMAS arrives back at Maithwaite - THOMAS realises this isn't SIR TOPHAM HATT! The imposter reveals himself as SIR TOPHAM HATT'S brother - SIR LOWHAM HATT and all is set straight!
3:30 pm
Thomas & Friends
Tickled Pink
Whilst covered in pink undercoat, JAMES is asked by SIR TOPHAM HATT to pick up his GRANDDAUGHTER and take her to the Town Hall for her birthday party. But JAMES is worried he will be seen by his friends and tries to hide his pink coat from them on the way.
3:43 pm
The Day Henry Met...
The Day Henry Met... A Car
Henry meets a friendly old Racing Car. Henry learns about engines and finds out that Racing Car has never actually finished a race. Henry becomes a Racing Driver for the day, he races around the track, meets a breakdown truck and even manages to help Race Car finish his first race.
3:48 pm
Floogals
Project Leash
By observing the family dog's excited behavior each time Dad Hooman takes down his leash the Floogals set out to confirm their assumption it it's indeed a magical device that makes you happy.
4:00 pm
Paw Patrol
Pups Save a Hoedown / Pups Save Alex
It's Adventure Bay Hoedown Day. The whole town is enjoying the activities when a herd of Farmer Al's cows escape from a train at the railway station. Now it's like the real old west, with the PAW Patrol rounding up the cows. Yeehaw! --- When their friend Alex decides he wants to be a member of the PAW Patrol the PUPS and Ryder let him come along for the ride. Rescuing Cali the cat from the top of farmer Yumi's silo becomes more of a challenge when Alex tries to help!
4:23 pm
Zerby Derby
Eye in the Sky
Chase the helicopter is always watching over the Zerbies, but he's having a very busy day trying to keep track of everyone. Zack offers to help Chase with his duties, but it turns out, seeing from high up like Chase can is something Zack just isn't able to do. Fortunately, Lily comes up with the perfect solution.
4:30 pm
Arthur
Lend Me Your Ear / The Butler Did It
Arthur, Buster, and Brain are worried when Mr. Ratburn isn't acting like himself. He's always pleased to see them... so what has made him change his tune? --- When Mr. Crosswire gets a robot butler for Father's Day, Muffy fears Bailey may be replaced.
4:57 pm
Dino Dan
Tracker Trek / Teach a Spino to Fish
When Penelope and her Mom take Trek camping, they wake up to find that something's messed up their campsite. Trek thinks it was a dino. But which dino?! It's up to Trek and Penelope to track it and find out! --- Trek goes fishing with Grandma and discovers a baby Spinosaurus taking his fish! Trek realizes its Mom isn't around so he teaches the Spinosaurus to catch its own fish.
5:19 pm
Odd Squad
There might be Dragons / Dawn of the Read
When the power goes out in headquarters, Odd Squad must figure out a way to control the temperature of two dragon eggs which will hatch if they get too hot or too cold. --- The Odd Squad takes on a real page-turner of a case at the local library, where books are mysteriously coming to life.
5:45 pm
Wild Kratts
This Orca Likes Sharks
The Kratt Bros discover a message in a bottle telling them about an old wily orca who only eats large sharks. They find this hard to believe, so with the help of Aviva's Dolphin Decoder, modified to speak Orca, the Wild Kratts go in search of the orca who likes sharks!
6:12 pm
Jack
The Roachmobile
While studying cockroaches in hopes of making an indestructible vehicle, Jack accidentally infests Nico's house-and must then embark on a dangerous mission to get rid of them. Science Question: Why are cockroaches such great survivors?
6:23 pm
Making Stuff
Teddy Bears
Wiz falls in love with the cuddly toys as Gears meets someone familiar when he learns how teddy bears are made.
6:29 pm
Finding Stuff Out
Skin
How come humans don't have scales? Harrison investigates the stuff that holds us in: skin. With help from a special-effects make-up artist, he finds out the science behind scabs and bruises, and even learns how to make cool fish-monster scales. The Challenge: Are parts of our skin more sensitive than others? Blindfolded challengers have to identify mystery objects rubbed against their foot, leg, and hands. In the Field: Harrison goes to the beach with a skin scientist to test how sunscreen can protect UV-sensitive Frisbees from turning purple.
6:52 pm
Mark's Moments
Kassie
Mark spends the day with his friend Kassie. She suffers from Juvenile Arthritis.

Evening

7:00 pm
Ep. 2 - Life on the Reef
Spring is in the air and the Great Barrier Reef is about to explode with new life. Divers descend into dark water in the hope of seeing the annual coral spawn. Manta rays drop in like great alien spaceships to filter-feed in the nutrient-rich waters. Thousands of seabirds congregate on the islands and coral cays to nest, while in the mangroves, saltwater crocodiles violently defend their eggs.
8:00 pm
Ep 1 - Northumberland
On the Northumberland coast, Tori Herridge and Alex Langlands investigate the stories of a French trawler's tragic sinking, and visit the site of an ancient community that thrived in what is now one of northeastern England's top tourist destinations.
8:46 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.
8:51 pm
Behind The Lens (The Defector)
Ann Shin talks about her documentary "The Defector: Escape From North Korea" which follows two North Korean defectors as they make a perilous journey across Asia on a quest for freedom.
8:54 pm
Climate Watch Shorts: The changing hunt
Wolves are survivors, but climate change is affecting the prey available to them and the way they hunt. Shorter, warmer winters mean there's less ice for the wolves to cross to hunt beavers. Populations in Ontario remain strong, but climate change is altering their way of life.
9:00 pm
SponsorLand
This documentary focuses on a rambunctious Syrian refugee family of 13 and their community of enthusiastic sponsors in Prince Edward County, Ont., exploring the joys and challenges on both sides. Through the lens of the mother and her eldest sons, the film bears witness to the universal pains of resettlement. While grateful for a new home, the family struggles with the expectations of the sponsors, who straddle the lines of care and control as they try to help the newcomers assimilate.
10:30 pm
Sugar Coated
How did the food industry get us to stop asking the question: is sugar toxic? It starts with a secret PR campaign dating back to the 1970s. For 40 years, Big Sugar deflected all threats to its multi-billion-dollar empire while sweetening the world's food supply. As obesity, diabetes, and heart disease rates skyrocket, doctors are treating the first generation of children with fatty liver disease. The sugar industry is again under siege. They dodged the bullet once. Will they do it again?
11:30 pm
Ep. 2 - Life on the Reef
Spring is in the air and the Great Barrier Reef is about to explode with new life. Divers descend into dark water in the hope of seeing the annual coral spawn. Manta rays drop in like great alien spaceships to filter-feed in the nutrient-rich waters. Thousands of seabirds congregate on the islands and coral cays to nest, while in the mangroves, saltwater crocodiles violently defend their eggs.

Late Night

12:30 am
Ep 1 - Northumberland
On the Northumberland coast, Tori Herridge and Alex Langlands investigate the stories of a French trawler's tragic sinking, and visit the site of an ancient community that thrived in what is now one of northeastern England's top tourist destinations.
1:17 am
Behind The Lens (Smoke Traders)
Documentary filmmaker Jeff Dorn talks about the making of "Smoke Traders," the story of the contraband tobacco trade and the effect on individual lives and communities from a Native perspective.
1:21 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Redrawing the grid
The Nanticoke coal-fired power plant once generated enough power to supply millions of homes. It was shut down in 2013 and has a bright future as a solar farm. We look at plans for the future at Nanticoke, as well as a distributed solar project in Guelph, to get an idea of how the grid is changing.
1:30 am
SponsorLand
This documentary focuses on a rambunctious Syrian refugee family of 13 and their community of enthusiastic sponsors in Prince Edward County, Ont., exploring the joys and challenges on both sides. Through the lens of the mother and her eldest sons, the film bears witness to the universal pains of resettlement. While grateful for a new home, the family struggles with the expectations of the sponsors, who straddle the lines of care and control as they try to help the newcomers assimilate.
3:00 am
Sugar Coated
How did the food industry get us to stop asking the question: is sugar toxic? It starts with a secret PR campaign dating back to the 1970s. For 40 years, Big Sugar deflected all threats to its multi-billion-dollar empire while sweetening the world's food supply. As obesity, diabetes, and heart disease rates skyrocket, doctors are treating the first generation of children with fatty liver disease. The sugar industry is again under siege. They dodged the bullet once. Will they do it again?
4:00 am
Chubby Chaser
Blending live action and playful stop-motion animation, filmmaker Jeff Sterne looks for other men who appreciate a full figure on a woman and addresses his feelings of exclusion in society because of his love for big-girl beauty. Spurred into action by his niece, he explores why the female beauty ideal has changed from real size to no size, and in the process hopes to find acceptance for himself and his niece.
4:47 am
Behind The Lens (Dark Side of the Chew)
Andrew Nisker talks about his documentary: The Dark Side of the Chew about the world's second largest form of litter - chewing gum!
4:50 am
Climate Watch Shorts: Breakthroughs in energy storage
How does renewable energy work when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing? Energy storage is a key piece of the renewables puzzle. Many look to chemical batteries to store power, but a Toronto-based company has a different idea - inflate bags under water to store the energy for use during days when renewables don't function well. Hydrostor president and CEO Curtis VanWalleghem takes us inside their demo plant!
4:55 am
Behind The Lens (Avatar Secrets)
Ramona Pringle talks about her interactive documentary Avatar Secrets. It's about the way human beings connect in the digital world and the social implications of that connectedness.
5:00 am
Gastroblast
Tomato Sauce / Pancakes
Link prepares a basic Tomato Sauce perfect for lasagna, pizza, and of course, spaghetti! But as he brings the heat up to get the sauce to a boil, Link discovers that the sauce is bubbling like a volcano. Secret Agent Man helps by giving a kitchen tool to block those flare-ups: a splatter guard. ------ Link prepares Apple Oatmeal Pancakes, using the leavening power of baking powder. A bonus round science experiment with Gastro Bob shows just how baking powder works in generating fluffy light pancakes, while Detective Link investigates the criminal culprits behind flabby, flat pancakes.
5:23 am
Making Stuff
Drums
Wiz and Gears find themselves in the drum factory where veneers and thin layers of wood are glued together to form the shell, then the hardware and skin is attached and tuned. Gears learns what a snare is and Wiz gets a special paint job.
5:29 am
Alfred Hedgehog
The Case of the Invisible vistior/ Mysterious Fog
When a mess happens, Cynthia accuses Milo of ruining her birthday party. He pleads innocence and says an invisible being did it! After collecting clues, Alfred discovers it's a Chameleon who snuck in the party and stole some food. Since his skin blends with the surroundings, no one saw him! Alfred, Camille and Milo at Alfred's house when suddenly something lands on the house, plunging them into darkness. Rushing outside they discover it's the Principal whose hot air balloon crash-landed. Alfred investigates and discovers a flock of herons crashed into his balloon in the thick fog. Their long beaks pierced the balloon and let out all the air.
5:51 am
Pop It!
Best Friends
Song: "It's A Party" -- Best Friends It's Briana's turn to drum up some moves that we can all do with our best friends. She'll teach us how to dance like a snake and snap our fingers to the beat. Now It's A Party, and it's time for all of us to have fun.
5:57 am
TVOKids music videos.
My Family Music Video
Music video starring TVOKids hosts Kara, Drew and Dalmar and featuring different families.
5:59 am
Dinosaur Train
Tiny's Fishing Friend / Butterflies
Tiny can't believe it when he finds out that his friend Cindy Cimolestes doesn't like fish, but she explains that she's a mammal and many mammals don't eat fish. Determined, Tiny sets out to find a mammal in the Mesozoic who likes fish, so she, Buddy, Cindy and Dad set out on a fishing trip, where they run into Cassie Castrocauda, a Jurassic mammal that looks like a cross between a beaver, an otter and a platypus, who also happens to love fish! --- One morning at the family nest, Don befriends a Butterfly that he names Dan. Don, Buddy, Tiny and Shiny watch Dan and three ,sibling, butterflies fly around. The other three butterflies flutter away, leaving Dan with our kids. Don feels for the separated butterfly and vows to re-unite it with his siblings. After Mom and Dad give a quick lesson about butterfly camouflage, Don leads his siblings all around the nest area searching for Dan the Butterfly's lost ,sisters and brother., The whole time, Don keeps an eye on Dan, who camouflages himself when any threat (birds or a frog) are nearby. The long search doesn't yield Dan's siblings. Then, at the end of the day, our family is amazed when Dan's family comes out from hiding in a flower headband Tiny made, where they were camouflaged in with the flowers!
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