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Water and Animals (20/26)

This is also part of this series: This is Daniel Cook - Season II (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: 2005
Available in French: No

THIS IS DANIEL COOK SETTING UP AN AQUARIUM --- Daniel Cook sits down with a fish expert and learns how the different parts of a fish tank work. After setting up his aquarium, Daniel chooses a few fish to go inside.

THIS IS DANIEL COOK LEARNING ABOUT WHALES --- Daniel Cook has been invited to learn about whales…up close. Daniel brings food for both the beluga and killer whales and learns how the two species are different and how they communicate under water.

THIS IS DANIEL COOK FISHING --- Daniel Cook gets to do one of his favourite things when he joins a local fisherman to go fly fishing. Daniel learns how to make a lure, throw a line and the importance of the 'catch and release' philosophy.

THIS IS DANIEL COOK WHALE WATCHING --- Daniel Cook learns about the different animals that live in the ocean when he goes whale watching in a small coastal fishing village. Daniel sees a porpoise, a seal colony and a minke whale.

THIS IS DANIEL COOK LEARNING ABOUT FISH --- Daniel Cook visits an aquarium to see different kinds of fish. Daniel learns about the difference between salt and fresh water fish and even gets to help feed a shark!

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)