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Environment (8/13)


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 COMPOSTING; Daniel Cook learns to sort and identify what can go in a composter. Daniel learns about the different insects that work in compost heaps and how to start composting at home.

2) THIS IS DANIEL COOK IN A RAINFOREST; Daniel Cook experiences first hand what it feels like to be in a rainforest when he visits the Science Centre. Daniel learns about tortoises before getting to see and hold some giant insects.

3) THIS IS DANIEL COOK LEARNING ABOUT PONDS; Daniel Cook explores a pond and discovers the animals and insects that live there. Daniel learns about snails and turtles before getting to see and touch some animals up close.

4) THIS IS DANIEL COOK LEARNING ABOUT BEE KEEPING; Daniel Cook visits a beehive and learns how bees use flowers to make honey. Daniel assists the beekeeper to open up the hive, take out the panels and watch the honey ooze out.

5) THIS IS DANIEL COOK HIKING; Daniel Cook takes a guided tour through a forest and learns about the different animals and plants that live there. Daniel follows animal trails, looks through binoculars and investigates an abandoned birds nest.  

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)