TVO Digital Resources: Secondary Learners

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    Secondary Learners (Grades 9 – 12)

     

    TVO delivers a wide variety of digital learning resources that help students achieve academic success. Find educational resources supporting Canadian and World Studies, Science, Social Sciences and Humanities, Business Studies, The Arts, Computer Studies, Mathematics, and Physical Education.

     

    These resources are best experienced on a laptop or desktop computer.

     

     

    Newly Added Resources:

     

    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010chubby chasers 150x100.jpg

    Chubby Chaser questions North America's perception of feminine beauty.  It's a story about sexual identity told by a man in love with the voluptuous female figure.

    Key Themes: Explains how self-concept and self-esteem influence personal well-being, and demonstrate an understanding of how self-concept influences an individual’s interactions with others.

    Supports: HHD3O, HSB4U, HNB4M, HNC3C, HSP3U, HSP3C, HZB3M, HZT4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/chubby-chaser (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    **Mature Subject Matter

    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010out of sight 150x100.jpg

    Out of Mind, Out of Sight: Inside the Brockville Psych Emmy award-winning filmmaker John Kastner gains unprecedented access to a forensic psychiatric hospital where he follows the treatment of patients struggling to gain control over their lives.

    Key Themes: This psychological perspective explains how diverse factors influence and shape human mental processes and behaviour.

    Supports: HSP3U/C, HSB4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/out-of-mind-out-of-sight-inside-the-brockville-psych (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    **Disturbing Scenes and Coarse Language

     

     

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    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010painted land 150x100.jpg

    Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven follows authors and wilderness photographers Joanie and Gary McGuffin and art historian Michael Burtch, as they set out to find the actual locations in northern Ontario that inspired the legendary Group of Seven and some of their most iconic works of art.

    Key Themes: How art works to reflect the society in which it was created, and of how art can affect personal values.

    Supports: AVI1O, AVI2O, AVI3M/O, AVI4M/E

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/painted-land-in-search-of-the-group-of-seven-feature-ver  (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010the defector 150x100.jpg

    The Defector: Escape From North Korea follows the perilous journey of Sook-Ja and Yong-hee who escape North Korea and meet with Dragon - a broker who guides North Korean defectors to their freedom.

    Key Themes: Analyse, in historical and contemporary contexts, the dynamics of power relations and privilege as well as various factors that contribute to power or marginalization.

    Supports: HSE3E, HSE4M, HSB4U, CHV2O, CHE3O, CPW4u, CGU4U, CGW4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-defector-escape-from-north-korea (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    **Mature Subject Matter

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    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010the doctor can see you now 150x100.jpg

    The Doctor Can See You Now Recognizing the problems of recruitment and retention of doctors trained at conventional medical schools, a few visionaries from Northern Ontario established the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) in 2003 to train doctors in the North, from the North, for the North.

    Key Themes: Demonstrates an understanding of a range of perspectives on ,and approaches to, equity and social justice issues, and of factors that affect inequity and social injustice.

    Supports: HSE3E, HSE4M, HSB4U, CHV2O, CHE3O, CPW4U, CGU4U, CGW4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-doctor-can-see-you-now (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010the drop why young people dont vote 150x100.jpg

    The Drop: Why Young People Don't Vote Dylan Playfair, a young 20-something Canadian, sets out on a journey to discover the reasons behind the lack of civic engagement which has become characteristic of his generation.

    Key Themes: Describes beliefs and values associated with democratic citizenship in Canada, and explains how they are related to civic action and to one’s position on civic issues.

    Supports: CHV2O, CPC3O, CPW4U, CHI4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-drop-why-young-people-dont-vote (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010the food chain 150x100.jpg

    The Food Chain is TVO’s go to landing page for stories about the food that we eat, where it comes from, and how it ends up on our plates.

    Key Themes: Explores topics related to food and nutrition, and formulates questions to guide research.

    Supports: HFN1/2O, HFC3M/C, HFA4U/C, HFL4E, HSE3E, HSC4M

    Link: tvo.org/current-affairs/the-food-chain (video and print)

    Available On: desktop.

    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010the lost highway 150x100.jpg

    The Lost Highway Howard Gibbs’s 80-year-old gas station needs new tanks or the inspectors will shut him down. Nearing retirement, he’s desperate to lure his daughter back from the city to help carry on the family legacy.

    Key Themes: Explores topics related to families in Canada, theoretical perspectives and research on the development of family and parent-child relationships.

    Supports: HHD3O, HHS4U/C, HIP4O, CHV2O, CPC3O, HSP3U/C, HSB4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-lost-highway (video)

    Available On: desktop.

     

    Canadian and World Studies

     

    acid%2Bocean.jpg?a=1446561388991

    Acid Ocean In the Pacific Northwest, the Water Brothers meet scallop and mussel farmers who are already experiencing the impacts of ocean acidification.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, and Human Health and the Environment.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGF3M, CGW4U/C, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/acid-ocean/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    bottlegate.jpg?a=1446512522388

    Bottlegate The Water Brothers visit a water treatment facility and discover that water from the tap is often of the same quality, or even better, than bottled water.

    Key Themes: Human Health and the Environment, and Resource Management.

    Supports: CGW4U/C, CPC3O, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/bottlegate/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    changing%2Bvoting%2Bgame.jpg?a=1446566323730

    Changing the Voting Game reviews the opportunity of using a ranked voting for municipal elections starting in 2018.

    Key Themes: Canadian Politics, Citizenship and Voting Systems.

    Supports: CHV2O

    Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiyCj3IDlTg (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    david%2Band%2Bme.jpg?a=1446566355112

    David & Me revisits when troubled teen Ray Klonsky began writing letters to prison inmate David McCallum and how their lives changed forever.  Now a filmmaker, Ray sets out to uncover new evidence that could exonerate McCallum who was imprisoned for murder in 1986.

    Key Themes: Law, Social Science and Humanities, and Human Rights.

    Supports: BTA3O, BTX4C,CLU3M, CLU3UE, CLN4U, CPW4U, HSP3M, HSB4M, HZB3O, HZT4U

    Link: http://tvo.org/video/documentaries/david--me-feature-version  (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    **Coarse Language

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    dead%2Bzone.jpg?a=1446512747831

    Dead Zones The Water Brothers travel to the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Erie to examine two of the world’s largest and most notorious Dead Zones.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, Rights and Responsibilities, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CHV2O, CGF3M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dead-zones/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    dd%2Bacidification.jpg?a=1446513369510

    Dive Deeper: Acidification Jump in with the Water Brothers and get involved with ocean acidification.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, and Human Health and the Environment.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGF3M, CGW4U/C, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/ocean-acidification/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    dd%2Bharnessing%2Benergy.jpg?a=1446515534929

    Dive Deeper: Harnessing an Ocean of Energy The Water Brothers get involved with harnessing an ocean of energy.

    Key Themes: Human Use of the Physical Environment, Resource Management, and Conservation of Energy.

    Supports: CGF3M, CGR4M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/harnessing-an-ocean-of-energy/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    dd%2Bleast%2Bdeadliest%2Bcatch.jpg?a=1446516105541

    Dive Deeper: The Least Deadliest Catch Follow as the Water Brothers look for sustainable seafood.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, Resource Management, Human Health and the Environment, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGW4U/C, CGR4M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/the-least-deadliest-catch/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    dd%2Bwater%2Bin%2Bspace.jpg?a=1446517149222

    Dive Deeper: Water in Space Join the Water Brothers as they look for water in space.

    Key Themes: Earth and Space, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: CGW4U/C, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SES4U

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/water-in-space/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    dd%2Bwhen%2Brivers%2Brun%2Bdry.jpg?a=1446519000262

    Dive Deeper: When Rivers Run Dry Many of the world’s largest and most important rivers are running dry due to human overuse and mismanagement. Join the Water Brothers as they explore this phenomena.

    Key Themes: Key Themes: Human Impact on the Physical Environment and Resource Management.

    Supports: CGF3M, CGW4U/C, CGR4M

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/when-rivers-run-dry/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    gloria%2Band%2Bme.jpg?a=1446519108156

    Gloria and Me Diagnosed with ALS, Gloria Taylor spent what would be the last year of her life fighting a very public battle for the right to die with dignity.

    Key Themes: Development of Human Rights Law and Contemporary Issues.

    Supports: CLU3M/E, CLN4U/E, HSP3M, HSB4M, HZB3O, HZT4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/gloria-and-me (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    ILC.jpg?a=1446566385518

    Independent Learning Centre (ILC)

    Ontario’s designated provider of distance education, the ILC serves Ontarians who want to earn secondary school credits, gain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), get their high school equivalency credentials by writing the GED, or upgrade their skills for employment, apprenticeship or post-secondary entry.

    Link: ilc.org

    Available On: desktop.

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    michael%2Bpolanyi.jpg?a=1446566405673

    Michael Polanyi: Child and Family Poverty in Toronto looks behind the numbers of a recent report which discovered that one in three children in Toronto live in poverty.

    Key Themes: Social Justice, Family Studies and Economics.

    Supports: HSB4M, HSB4U, HSP3U, CGW4U, HHS4U, HPC3O

    Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=kx6wITH5IYk (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    ocean%2Bof%2Benergy.jpg?a=1446519571581

    Ocean of Energy The Water Brothers get to the heart of this burgeoning industry by investigating the state-of-the-art technologies being deployed off the rugged coasts of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

    Key Themes: Human Use of the Physical Environment, Resource Management, and Conservation of Energy.

    Supports: CGF3M, CGR4M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/ocean-of-energy/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    putins%2Brussia.jpg?a=1446566445427

    Putin’s Russia is an examination made by The Agenda into the man who had been called “Putin’s brain.”

    Key Themes: Politics, Citizenship, and World Studies.

    Supports: CHV2O, CPW4U, CHT3O, BBB4M

    Link:

    tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/michael-millerman-who-is-alexander-dugin (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    the%2Bbig%2Bthaw.jpg?a=1446519927983

    The Big Thaw As the sea levels rise, the fate of the world depends on slowing the “Big Thaw”. The Water Brothers visit the Arctic to get the facts and find answers.

    Key Themes: Physical Process and Natural Hazards.

    Supports: CGF3M, CGW4U/C, CGR4M, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/thebigthaw/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    new+graphic+small.jpgThe Defector: Escape From North Korea follows the perilous journey of Sook-Ja and Yong-hee who escape North Korea and meet with Dragon - a broker who guides North Korean defectors to their freedom.

    Key Themes: Analyse, in historical and contemporary contexts, the dynamics of power relations and privilege as well as various factors that contribute to power or marginalization.

    Supports: HSE3E, HSE4M, HSB4U, CHV2O, CHE3O, CPW4u, CGU4U, CGW4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-defector-escape-from-north-korea (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    **Mature Subject Matter

    the doctor can see you now 150x100.jpg

    new+graphic+small.jpgThe Doctor Can See You Now Recognizing the problems of recruitment and retention of doctors trained at conventional medical schools, a few visionaries from Northern Ontario established the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) in 2003 to train doctors in the North, from the North, for the North.

    Key Themes: Demonstrates an understanding of a range of perspectives on ,and approaches to, equity and social justice issues, and of factors that affect inequity and social injustice.

    Supports: HSE3E, HSE4M, HSB4U, CHV2O, CHE3O, CPW4U, CGU4U, CGW4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-doctor-can-see-you-now (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    new+graphic+small.jpgThe Drop: Why Young People Don't Vote Dylan Playfair, a young 20-something Canadian, sets out on a journey to discover the reasons behind the lack of civic engagement which has become characteristic of his generation.

    Key Themes: Describes beliefs and values associated with democratic citizenship in Canada, and explains how they are related to civic action and to one’s position on civic issues.

    Supports: CHV2O, CPC3O, CPW4U, CHI4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-drop-why-young-people-dont-vote (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    least%2Bdeadliest%2Bcatch.jpg?a=1446520583506

    The Least Deadliest Catch The Water Brothers venture to the East Coast of the US and Canada to witness first-hand how overfishing has changed the local marine ecosystem and join fishermen who choose to catch their fish in a sustainable way.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, Resource Management, Human Health and the Environment, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGW4U/C, CGR4M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/the-least-deadliest-catch/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    new+graphic+small.jpgThe Lost Highway Howard Gibbs’s 80-year-old gas station needs new tanks or the inspectors will shut him down. Nearing retirement, he’s desperate to lure his daughter back from the city to help carry on the family legacy.

    Key Themes: Explores topics related to families in Canada, theoretical perspectives and research on the development of family and parent-child relationships.

    Supports: HHD3O, HHS4U/C, HIP4O, CHV2O, CPC3O, HSP3U/C, HSB4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-lost-highway (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    polar%2Bsea.jpg?a=1446566460468

    The Polar Sea is a 360 degree journey, using drone technology, which examines the changing face of the Arctic as the ancient ice melts.

    Key Themes: Environmental, Family Studies, International Law and Computer Science.

    Supports: HSB4M, CGC1P, SBI4U, SBI3U

    Link: www.polarsea360.com/journey/en/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    scientific%2Bcitizen.jpg?a=1446520856240

    The Scientific Citizen What role does scientific literacy play in citizenship? What kind of understanding of scientific issues do people have to have in order to make informed decisions at the ballot box?

    Key Themes: Civic Engagement, Political Decision Making, and Understanding of Science and Public Health Issues.

    Supports: CPC3O, HZB3M, HZT4U, HSB4U, SNC1D, SNC1P, SNC2D, SNC2P

    Link: tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/the-scientific-citizen/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    tom%2Bthompson.jpg?a=1446566471581

    The Tom Thomson Mystery is Roy MacGregor’s account of unravelling the mystery of the life and death of Tom Thomson on The Agenda.

    Key Themes: Art History, Canadian Culture and the Group of Seven.

    Supports: AVI1O, AVI2O, AVI3M, CLU4U

    Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rbi2jDdZAs (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    water%2Bbrothers.jpg?a=1446566482302

    The Water Brothers is an eco-adventure documentary series following brothers, Alex and Tyler Mifflin, as they explore the world, uncovering the most important water stories of our time.

    Key Themes: Environmental Studies, Social Studies, Geography, and Science.

    Supports: HSE3E, HSE4M, CHV2O, SBI3U, SBI4U, CGC1D, CIA4U, CGR4M

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/divedeeper (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    to%2Bmae%2Ba%2Bfarm.jpg?a=1446566494357

    To Make A Farm follows the lives of five young people with no farming backgrounds as they work their first seasons on the land.

    Key Themes: Family Studies in Canada, Personal Life Management, Geography and Career Studies.

    Supports: HHS4C, HIP40, CGC1D/P, GLC2O

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/to-make-a-farm  (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    water%2Bin%2Bspace.jpg?a=1446521525169

    Water in Space Observe and analyze the research NASA has been investing in that directly relates to water.

    Key Themes: Earth and Space, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: CGW4U/C, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SES4U

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/water-in-space/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    youth%2Bin%2Bpolitics.jpg?a=1446566503382

    Youth in Politics: Sheldon Forgette is a personal story of how 23 year old Sheldon Forgette has chosen to enter into politics and what has given him the tools to govern a community.

    Key Themes: Canadian Politics and Citizenship.

    Supports: CHV2O, GLC2OP, CHC2P

    Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c35w2ztGMxs (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Yuval Noah Harari: A History of Humankind, Part 1 The Agenda, with Steve Paikin discusses the origins of humanity, and the future of homo sapiens.

    Key Themes: Early Societies, and Cultural Characteristics and Cultural Identity.

    Supports: CHW3M, HSP3C/U

    Link: tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/yuval-noah-harari-a-history-of-humankind (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Yuval Noah Harari: Humankind United? Part 2 The Agenda, with Steve Paikin continues the conversation about what led homo sapiens to become the dominant species on Earth.

    Key Themes: Early Societies, and Cultural Characteristics and Cultural Identity.

    Supports: CHW3M, HSP3C/U

    Link: tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/yuval-noah-harari-humankind-united (video)

    Available On: desktop.

     

    Science

     

     

    acid%2Bocean.jpg?a=1446561388991

    Acid Ocean In the Pacific Northwest, the Water Brothers meet scallop and mussel farmers who are already experiencing the impacts of ocean acidification.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, and Human Health and the Environment.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGF3M, CGW4U/C, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/acid-ocean/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Anti-Social Limited follows the charismatic and streetwise Chris Hoard, a former drug dealer, who wants to turn his life around by starting a legitimate Aboriginal construction company.

    Key Themes: Healthy living and Decision Making, Stress Management, Wellness, and Prejudice and Discrimination.

    Supports: PPL3O, SBI3U/C, SBI4U, HSP3M, HSB4M

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/anti-social-limited (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    bottlegate.jpg?a=1446512522388

    Bottlegate The Water Brothers visit a water treatment facility and discover that water from the tap is often of the same quality, or even better, than bottled water.

    Key Themes: Human Health and the Environment, and Resource Management.

    Supports: CGW4U/C, CPC3O, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/bottlegate/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    dead%2Bzone.jpg?a=1446512747831

    Dead Zones The Water Brothers travel to the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Erie to examine two of the world’s largest and most notorious Dead Zones.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, Rights and Responsibilities, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CHV2O, CGF3M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dead-zones/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    dd%2Bharnessing%2Benergy.jpg?a=1446515534929

    Dive Deeper: Harnessing an Ocean of Energy The Water Brothers get involved with harnessing an ocean of energy.

    Key Themes: Human Use of the Physical Environment, Resource Management, and Conservation of Energy.

    Supports: CGF3M, CGR4M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/harnessing-an-ocean-of-energy/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.



    dd%2Bleast%2Bdeadliest%2Bcatch.jpg?a=1446516105541

    Dive Deeper: The Least Deadliest Catch Follow as the Water Brothers look for sustainable seafood.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, Resource Management, Human Health and the Environment, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGW4U/C, CGR4M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/the-least-deadliest-catch/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    dd%2Bwater%2Bin%2Bspace.jpg?a=1446517149222

    Dive Deeper: Water in Space Join the Water Brothers as they look for water in space.

    Key Themes: Earth and Space, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: CGW4U/C, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SES4U

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/water-in-space/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    ILC.jpg?a=1446566385518

    Independent Learning Centre (ILC)

    Ontario’s designated provider of distance education, the ILC serves Ontarians who want to earn secondary school credits, gain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), get their high school equivalency credentials by writing the GED, or upgrade their skills for employment, apprenticeship or post-secondary entry.

    Link: ilc.org

    Available On: desktop.

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    ocean%2Bof%2Benergy.jpg?a=1446519571581

    Ocean of Energy The Water Brothers get to the heart of this burgeoning industry by investigating the state-of-the-art technologies being deployed off the rugged coasts of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

    Key Themes: Human Use of the Physical Environment, Resource Management, and Conservation of Energy.

    Supports: CGF3M, CGR4M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/ocean-of-energy/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    the%2Bbig%2Bthaw.jpg?a=1446519927983

    The Big Thaw As the sea levels rise, the fate of the world depends on slowing the “Big Thaw”. The Water Brothers visit the Arctic to get the facts and find answers.

    Key Themes: Physical Process and Natural Hazards.

    Supports: CGF3M, CGW4U/C, CGR4M, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/thebigthaw/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    XXX

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    least%2Bdeadliest%2Bcatch.jpg?a=1446520583506

    The Least Deadliest Catch The Water Brothers venture to the East Coast of the US and Canada to witness first-hand how overfishing has changed the local marine ecosystem and join fishermen who choose to catch their fish in a sustainable way.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, Resource Management, Human Health and the Environment, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGW4U/C, CGR4M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/the-least-deadliest-catch/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    polar%2Bsea.jpg?a=1446566460468

    The Polar Sea is a 360 degree journey, using drone technology, which examines the changing face of the Arctic as the ancient ice melts.

    Key Themes: Environmental, Family Studies, International Law and Computer Science.

    Supports: HSB4M, CGC1P, SBI4U, SBI3U

    Link: www.polarsea360.com/journey/en/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    scientific%2Bcitizen.jpg?a=1446520856240

    The Scientific Citizen What role does scientific literacy play in citizenship? What kind of understanding of scientific issues do people have to have in order to make informed decisions at the ballot box?

    Key Themes: Civic Engagement, Political Decision Making, and Understanding of Science and Public Health Issues.

    Supports: CPC3O, HZB3M, HZT4U, HSB4U, SNC1D, SNC1P, SNC2D, SNC2P

    Link: tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/the-scientific-citizen/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    The Water Brothers is an eco-adventure documentary series following brothers, Alex and Tyler Mifflin, as they explore the world, uncovering the most important water stories of our time.

    Key Themes: Environmental Studies, Social Studies, Geography, and Science.

    Supports: HSE3E, HSE4M, CHV2O, SBI3U, SBI4U, CGC1D, CIA4U, CGR4M

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/divedeeper (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Water in Space Observe and analyze the research NASA has been investing in that directly relates to water.

    Key Themes: Earth and Space, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: CGW4U/C, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SES4U

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/water-in-space/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

     

     

    Social Sciences and Humanities

     

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    Anti-Social Limited follows the charismatic and streetwise Chris Hoard, a former drug dealer, who wants to turn his life around by starting a legitimate Aboriginal construction company.

    Key Themes: Healthy living and Decision Making, Stress Management, Wellness, and Prejudice and Discrimination.

    Supports: PPL3O, SBI3U/C, SBI4U, HSP3M, HSB4M

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/anti-social-limited (video)

    Available On: desktop

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    Avatar Secrets is interactive producer, Ramona Pringle’s, journey to the virtual world and the discoveries that change her life.

    Key Themes: Technology, Social Studies, Computer Science, and Psychology.

    Supports: ICS2O, ICS4C/U, HSB4M, BBI10, BSV4C, HSP3U

    Link: tvofuturenow.com  (app)

    Available On: iPad only.

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    new+graphic+small.jpgChubby Chaser questions North America's perception of feminine beauty.  It's a story about sexual identity told by a man in love with the voluptuous female figure.

    Key Themes: Explains how self-concept and self-esteem influence personal well-being, and demonstrate an understanding of how self-concept influences an individual’s interactions with others.

    Supports: HHD3O, HSB4U, HNB4M, HNC3C, HSP3U, HSP3C, HZB3M, HZT4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/chubby-chaser (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    **Mature Subject Matter

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    David & Me revisits when troubled teen Ray Klonsky began writing letters to prison inmate David McCallum and how their lives changed forever.  Now a filmmaker, Ray sets out to uncover new evidence that could exonerate McCallum who was imprisoned for murder in 1986.

    Key Themes: Law, Social Science and Humanities, and Human Rights.

    Supports: BTA3O, BTX4C,CLU3M, CLU3UE, CLN4U, CPW4U, HSP3M, HSB4M, HZB3O, HZT4U

    Link: http://tvo.org/video/documentaries/david--me-feature-version  (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    **Coarse Language

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    Gloria and Me Diagnosed with ALS, Gloria Taylor spent what would be the last year of her life fighting a very public battle for the right to die with dignity.

    Key Themes: Development of Human Rights Law and Contemporary Issues.

    Supports: CLU3M/E, CLN4U/E, HSP3M, HSB4M, HZB3O, HZT4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/gloria-and-me (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Independent Learning Centre (ILC)

    Ontario’s designated provider of distance education, the ILC serves Ontarians who want to earn secondary school credits, gain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), get their high school equivalency credentials by writing the GED, or upgrade their skills for employment, apprenticeship or post-secondary entry.

    Link: ilc.org

    Available On: desktop.

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    Michael Polanyi: Child and Family Poverty in Toronto looks behind the numbers of a recent report which discovered that one in three children in Toronto live in poverty.

    Key Themes: Social Justice, Family Studies and Economics.

    Supports: HSB4M, HSB4U, HSP3U, CGW4U, HHS4U, HPC3O

    Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=kx6wITH5IYk (video)

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    new+graphic+small.jpgOut of Mind, Out of Sight: Inside the Brockville Psych Emmy award-winning filmmaker John Kastner gains unprecedented access to a forensic psychiatric hospital where he follows the treatment of patients struggling to gain control over their lives.

    Key Themes: This psychological perspective explains how diverse factors influence and shape human mental processes and behaviour.

    Supports: HSP3U/C, HSB4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/out-of-mind-out-of-sight-inside-the-brockville-psych (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    **Disturbing Scenes and Coarse Language

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    new+graphic+small.jpgThe Defector: Escape From North Korea follows the perilous journey of Sook-Ja and Yong-hee who escape North Korea and meet with Dragon - a broker who guides North Korean defectors to their freedom.

    Key Themes: Analyse, in historical and contemporary contexts, the dynamics of power relations and privilege as well as various factors that contribute to power or marginalization.

    Supports: HSE3E, HSE4M, HSB4U, CHV2O, CHE3O, CPW4u, CGU4U, CGW4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-defector-escape-from-north-korea (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    new+graphic+small.jpgThe Doctor Can See You Now Recognizing the problems of recruitment and retention of doctors trained at conventional medical schools, a few visionaries from Northern Ontario established the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) in 2003 to train doctors in the North, from the North, for the North.

    Key Themes: Demonstrates an understanding of a range of perspectives on ,and approaches to, equity and social justice issues, and of factors that affect inequity and social injustice.

    Supports: HSE3E, HSE4M, HSB4U, CHV2O, CHE3O, CPW4U, CGU4U, CGW4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-doctor-can-see-you-now (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    new+graphic+small.jpgThe Food Chain is TVO’s go to landing page for stories about the food that we eat, where it comes from, and how it ends up on our plates.

    Key Themes: Explores topics related to food and nutrition, and formulates questions to guide research.

    Supports: HFN1/2O, HFC3M/C, HFA4U/C, HFL4E, HSE3E, HSC4M

    Link: tvo.org/current-affairs/the-food-chain (video and print)

    Available On: desktop.

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    new+graphic+small.jpgThe Lost Highway Howard Gibbs’s 80-year-old gas station needs new tanks or the inspectors will shut him down. Nearing retirement, he’s desperate to lure his daughter back from the city to help carry on the family legacy.

    Key Themes: Explores topics related to families in Canada, theoretical perspectives and research on the development of family and parent-child relationships.

    Supports: HHD3O, HHS4U/C, HIP4O, CHV2O, CPC3O, HSP3U/C, HSB4U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/the-lost-highway (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    The Polar Sea is a 360 degree journey, using drone technology, which examines the changing face of the Arctic as the ancient ice melts.

    Key Themes: Environmental, Family Studies, International Law and Computer Science.

    Supports: HSB4M, CGC1P, SBI4U, SBI3U

    Link: www.polarsea360.com/journey/en/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    The Scientific Citizen What role does scientific literacy play in citizenship? What kind of understanding of scientific issues do people have to have in order to make informed decisions at the ballot box?

    Key Themes: Civic Engagement, Political Decision Making, and Understanding of Science and Public Health Issues.

    Supports: CPC3O, HZB3M, HZT4U, HSB4U, SNC1D, SNC1P, SNC2D, SNC2P

    Link: tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/the-scientific-citizen/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    The Water Brothers is an eco-adventure documentary series following brothers, Alex and Tyler Mifflin, as they explore the world, uncovering the most important water stories of our time.

    Key Themes: Environmental Studies, Social Studies, Geography, and Science.

    Supports: HSE3E, HSE4M, CHV2O, SBI3U, SBI4U, CGC1D, CIA4U, CGR4M

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/divedeeper (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    To Make A Farm follows the lives of five young people with no farming backgrounds as they work their first seasons on the land.

    Key Themes: Family Studies in Canada, Personal Life Management, Geography and Career Studies.

    Supports: HHS4C, HIP40, CGC1D/P, GLC2O

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/to-make-a-farm  (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Yuval Noah Harari: A History of Humankind, Part 1 The Agenda, with Steve Paikin discusses the origins of humanity, and the future of homo sapiens.

    Key Themes: Early Societies, and Cultural Characteristics and Cultural Identity.

    Supports: CHW3M, HSP3C/U

    Link: tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/yuval-noah-harari-a-history-of-humankind (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Yuval Noah Harari: Humankind United? Part 2 The Agenda, with Steve Paikin continues the conversation about what led homo sapiens to become the dominant species on Earth.

    Key Themes: Early Societies, and Cultural Characteristics and Cultural Identity.

    Supports: CHW3M, HSP3C/U

    Link: tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/yuval-noah-harari-humankind-united (video)

    Available On: desktop.

     

    Business Studies

     

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    Acid Ocean In the Pacific Northwest, the Water Brothers meet scallop and mussel farmers who are already experiencing the impacts of ocean acidification.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, and Human Health and the Environment.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGF3M, CGW4U/C, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/acid-ocean/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Avatar Secrets is interactive producer, Ramona Pringle’s, journey to the virtual world and the discoveries that change her life.

    Key Themes: Technology, Social Studies, Computer Science, and Psychology.

    Supports: ICS2O, ICS4C/U, HSB4M, BBI10, BSV4C, HSP3U

    Link: tvofuturenow.com  (app)

    Available On: iPad only.

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    David & Me revisits when troubled teen Ray Klonsky began writing letters to prison inmate David McCallum and how their lives changed forever.  Now a filmmaker, Ray sets out to uncover new evidence that could exonerate McCallum who was imprisoned for murder in 1986.

    Key Themes: Law, Social Science and Humanities, and Human Rights.

    Supports: BTA3O, BTX4C,CLU3M, CLU3UE, CLN4U, CPW4U, HSP3M, HSB4M, HZB3O, HZT4U

    Link: http://tvo.org/video/documentaries/david--me-feature-version  (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    **Coarse Language

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    Dead Zones The Water Brothers travel to the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Erie to examine two of the world’s largest and most notorious Dead Zones.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, Rights and Responsibilities, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CHV2O, CGF3M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dead-zones/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Dive Deeper: Acidification Jump in with the Water Brothers and get involved with ocean acidification.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, and Human Health and the Environment.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGF3M, CGW4U/C, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/ocean-acidification/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Dive Deeper: The Least Deadliest Catch Follow as the Water Brothers look for sustainable seafood.

    Key Themes: The Global Environment, Resource Management, Human Health and the Environment, and Solutions to Contemporary Environmental Challenges.

    Supports: BBB4M, BBB4E, CGW4U/C, CGR4M, SNC1D/P, SNC2D/P, SVN3M/E

    Link: thewaterbrothers.ca/dive-deeper/the-least-deadliest-catch/ (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Independent Learning Centre (ILC)

    Ontario’s designated provider of distance education, the ILC serves Ontarians who want to earn secondary school credits, gain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), get their high school equivalency credentials by writing the GED, or upgrade their skills for employment, apprenticeship or post-secondary entry.

    Link: ilc.org

    Available On: desktop.



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    Life After Digital takes a look at the desire to share our lives online and the unintended consequences that we are just beginning to understand.

    Key Themes: Social Studies, Computer Science, Technology, Politics, Business, and Psychology.

    Supports: ICS2O, ICS4C/U, HHS4M, HHG4M, BBI1O, BTA3O, HSP3U

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/life-after-digital (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Putin’s Russia is an examination made by The Agenda into the man who had been called “Putin’s brain.”

    Key Themes: Politics, Citizenship, and World Studies.

    Supports: CHV2O, CPW4U, CHT3O, BBB4M

    Link:

    tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/michael-millerman-who-is-alexander-dugin (video)

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    The Arts

     

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    The Tom Thomson Mystery is Roy MacGregor’s account of unravelling the mystery of the life and death of Tom Thomson on The Agenda.

    Key Themes: Art History, Canadian Culture and the Group of Seven.

    Supports: AVI1O, AVI2O, AVI3M, CLU4U

    Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rbi2jDdZAs (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Unsung: Behind the Glee View the chronicles of two rival Toronto high school glee clubs as they gear up for a musical showdown at the annual Show Choir Canada National Championship.

    Key Themes: Creating and Presenting, Foundations of Vocals and Dance, and Technical Skills.

    Supports: ATC3M, ATC3O, ATC4M, ATC4E, ADA3M, ADA3O, ADA4M, ADA4E, AEA3O/AEA4O, AMU3M, AMU3O, AMU4M, AMU4E

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/unsung-behind-the-glee (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    new+graphic+small.jpgPainted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven follows authors and wilderness photographers Joanie and Gary McGuffin and art historian Michael Burtch, as they set out to find the actual locations in northern Ontario that inspired the legendary Group of Seven and some of their most iconic works of art.

    Key Themes: How art works to reflect the society in which it was created, and of how art can affect personal values.

    Supports: AVI1O, AVI2O, AVI3M/O, AVI4M/E

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/painted-land-in-search-of-the-group-of-seven-feature-ver  (video)

    Available On: desktop.

     

    Computer Studies

     

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    Avatar Secrets is interactive producer, Ramona Pringle’s, journey to the virtual world and the discoveries that change her life.

    Key Themes: Technology, Social Studies, Computer Science, and Psychology.

    Supports: ICS2O, ICS4C/U, HSB4M, BBI10, BSV4C, HSP3U

    Link: tvofuturenow.com  (app)

    Available On: iPad only.

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    Unsung: Behind the Glee View the chronicles of two rival Toronto high school glee clubs as they gear up for a musical showdown at the annual Show Choir Canada National Championship.

    Key Themes: Creating and Presenting, Foundations of Vocals and Dance, and Technical Skills.

    Supports: ATC3M, ATC3O, ATC4M, ATC4E, ADA3M, ADA3O, ADA4M, ADA4E, AEA3O/AEA4O, AMU3M, AMU3O, AMU4M, AMU4E

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/unsung-behind-the-glee (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Mathematics

     

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    Homework Help is a free online math resource for students in grade 7–10, with live, one-on-one tutoring. Every year, more than one million math problems have been solved via Homework Help.

    Supports: MPMID, MFMIP, MPM2D, MFM2P

    Link: homeworkhelp.ilc.org

    Available On: desktop.

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    Unsung: Behind the Glee View the chronicles of two rival Toronto high school glee clubs as they gear up for a musical showdown at the annual Show Choir Canada National Championship.

    Key Themes: Creating and Presenting, Foundations of Vocals and Dance, and Technical Skills.

    Supports: ATC3M, ATC3O, ATC4M, ATC4E, ADA3M, ADA3O, ADA4M, ADA4E, AEA3O/AEA4O, AMU3M, AMU3O, AMU4M, AMU4E

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/unsung-behind-the-glee (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Physical Education

     

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    Anti-Social Limited follows the charismatic and streetwise Chris Hoard, a former drug dealer, who wants to turn his life around by starting a legitimate Aboriginal construction company.

    Key Themes: Healthy living and Decision Making, Stress Management, Wellness, and Prejudice and Discrimination.

    Supports: PPL3O, SBI3U/C, SBI4U, HSP3M, HSB4M

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/anti-social-limited (video)

    Available On: desktop

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    Unsung: Behind the Glee View the chronicles of two rival Toronto high school glee clubs as they gear up for a musical showdown at the annual Show Choir Canada National Championship.

    Key Themes: Creating and Presenting, Foundations of Vocals and Dance, and Technical Skills.

    Supports: ATC3M, ATC3O, ATC4M, ATC4E, ADA3M, ADA3O, ADA4M, ADA4E, AEA3O/AEA4O, AMU3M, AMU3O, AMU4M, AMU4E

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/unsung-behind-the-glee (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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