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How Do They Do That? (26/26)

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 BUILDING A ROAD --- Daniel Cook learns about all the different pieces of equipment that work together to make a road. Daniel watches as construction workers prep the area before bringing in the big vehicles to finish the job. In the end, Daniel assists the construction workers to finish a segment of the road.

THIS IS DANIEL COOK CREATING STOP MOTION ANIMATION --- Daniel Cook meets a stop motion animator and learns how he slowly manipulates a piece of the clay to give the illusion that the clay is moving by itself. Daniel helps move his clay pieces and operate the camera to create his own animated story.

THIS IS DANIEL COOK INVENTING A TOY --- Daniel Cook is going to the toy store! Daniel learns how toys are made when he meets an actual toy inventor. Daniel has a few ideas of his own on what would make the perfect toy.

THIS IS DANIEL COOK LEARNING ABOUT VISUAL EFFECTS --- Daniel Cook finally gets to be a superhero…sort of. Daniel learns how visual effects artists use computers and green screens to create all kinds of superhero effects for movies.

THIS IS DANIEL COOK AT THE AIRPORT --- Daniel Cook takes a guided tour through an airport and learns how many different people work together to make sure passengers take off safely and on time. Daniel inspects an airplane, welcomes passengers and even gets to ride the conveyor belt!

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)