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Connecting with Our World - Part II (13/13)


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 ON A TALL SHIP; Daniel Cook boards a historic tall ship and learns how to tie a knot and let the sails out. Daniel tours the great ship with the Captain before assuming the role of acting Captain and directing the ship to open waters.

2) THIS IS DANIEL COOK TASTING NEW FRUITS; Daniel Cook learns the importance of trying new things when he sits down with a nutritionist. Daniel tries fruit from all over the world and learns not to judge something by how it looks.

3) THIS IS DANIEL COOK AT MEDIEVAL TIMES; Daniel Cook jumps back a thousand years to the exciting, action filled world of knights and armor when he visits Medieval Times. Daniel puts on an authentic medieval costume and watches as two knights joust!

4) THIS IS DANIEL COOK LEARNING ABOUT EGYPT; Daniel Cook learns about ancient Egypt as he explores the Egyptian exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum. Daniel tours the Egypt exhibit, gets to see a Mummy up close and sits down with an archaeologist to examine actual Egyptian artifacts.

5) THIS IS DANIEL COOK MAKING A GINGERBREAD HOUSE; Daniel Cook sits down with a local baker to create his very own gingerbread house. Starting with the frame, Daniel constructs a house out of gingerbread pieces before decorating his creation with different candies. 



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)