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Science & Technology (7/13)


This is also part of this series: This is Daniel Cook - Season I (13)

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Grade Level: JK-Gr3
Producer: marblemedia/Sinking Ship
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 30 mins
Country of Origin: Canada
Study Guide: Online See Link Below

Copyright Date: 2004
Available in French: No

1) THIS IS DANIEL COOK MAKING PAPER; Daniel Cook learns how to shred old pieces of newspaper and mix it into pulp to create a new piece of paper. Daniel puts his creativity to the test by adding different colors of pulp to his new paper creation.

2) THIS IS DANIEL COOK LEARNING ABOUT ELECTRICITY; Daniel Cook has an electrifying experience when he visits the science arcade at the Ontario Science Centre. Daniel learns about how electricity is created before getting to experience static electricity first hand.

3) THIS IS DANIEL COOK AT THE SCIENCE CENTRE; Daniel Cook tours the new KidSpark exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre. Daniel gets to help build a miniature house, use a crane, change the direction of a waterway and learn about camouflage.

4) THIS IS DANIEL COOK LEARNING ABOUT DINOSAURS; Daniel Cook gets to see dinosaur bones up close for the first time when he visits the dinosaur exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum. Daniel will look at several dinosaurs including his favourite – the mighty T-Rex – before getting to touch and examine real dinosaur bones!

5) THIS IS DANIEL COOK TAKING PICTURES; Daniel Cooks learns how to take pictures with a pinhole camera. Daniel helps develops the pictures and watches as the pictures he took come into focus.

Awards: At the 2005 Act Awards of Excellence, This is Daniel Cook won the following awards: Grand Prize Best Program All Categories; Award of Excellence All Genres; Award of Excellence Best Website; Emerging Talent Award to marblemedia’s Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg; 2005 Geminis - Nominated for best pre school program or series; Best Direction in a children’s or youth program or series; Best Performance in a children’s or youth program or series.

Links: http://www.thisisdanielcook.com (children’s interactive site);

http://www.thisisdanielcook.com/grown-ups/parents_teachers.html
(teacher page)