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Teachers! Please support Earth Day 2018 and share this contest in your boards and lists: Earth Day Canada's 2018 campaign, EarthPLAY for Earth Day. Mowgli from Jungle Book stars in two videos to reconnect kids to unstructured outdoor play.
https://earthday.ca/
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WATCH: Capital Ideas, part 2
Paddy Shows Ethan Canada’s Capital City of Ottawa, ON
http://paddythebeaver.com/episode/1210-3386-capital-ideas-part-2

After Ethan gave Paddy an Eagle-Eye view of the Potomac, they cross the border to explore the Potomac’s “twin”, the Ottawa River. Captain Nemo arranges a rendez-vous with Ottawa’s Riverkeeper, Meredith Brown, who shares recent efforts to protect the endangered American eel. Together, they make plans for future missions to keep the twin rivers safe for drinking, swimming and fishing.

This is Part 2 of a series created in partnership with Ottawa Riverkeeper - Garde-rivière des Outaouais, Potomac Riverkeeper Network, the U.S. Embassy Ottawa, and Canada 150 Heritage Rivers.
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Are you excited for #Valentine's Day on February 14th? Everyone at Kidoons Network sure is! To share the love, we have fun, games and resources to download at www.AnimatedValentines.com

So who is Valentine exactly?
We know that because there is an apostrophe before the letter 's', the day belongs to someone named Valentine. But who was this Valentine, and how did he get his own day?
Watch this funny, illustrated story "The origins of Valentine's Day" with your family or class and learn how Valentine's day came to be!

Also visit the Activities section for extra downloadable materials for teachers, colouring books, crafts and more.

All of us at the Kidoons Network hope you have a Happy Valentine's Day!
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http://www.jerrymuskrat.com/episode/88-2746-gateway-to-the-seaway

Gateway to the Seaway
Jerry Muskrat Feels Superior At the Port of Thunder Bay

Jerry and Snappy imagine themselves being buried in quicksand, but Topper the Topmost Mouse shakes them out of the fantasy. They’re actually in the cargo hold of a bulk ship, standing on Topper’s grain shipment to the east coast. Together, they discover the history of Thunder Bay, from its beginnings as the separate towns of Port Arthur and Fort William, to the present western gateway to the St. Lawrence Seaway. While learning about the Port of Thunder Bay, Jerry’s pal Steve Adore makes a surprise appearance. He tells Jerry how im-port-ant shipping is from an economic and an ecological point-of-view. By the end, Jerry’s ready to move on to Thunder Bay Museum to find his next gear for Captain Nemo’s time machine.

Special note: we created this video with the Port of Thunder Bay. For more info on ports, you can also watch “A Very Im-Port-ant Person: Jerry Meets Steve Adore at the Port of Oshawa”. And stay tuned for more of Jerry’s adventure in his series "The Greatest Lakes – a Jerry Muskrat™ Adventure!"
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http://www.jerrymuskrat.com/episode/88-2728-a-tail-of-two-cities
A Tail of Two Cities
Jerry Muskrat Visits The Thunder Bay Museum

Jerry’s walking down Donald Street East in Thunder Bay, searching for another gear on Captain Nemo’s mission. He jumps back in time at Thunder Bay Museum, where he relives the history of TBay, from the merging of the twin cities of Fort William and Port Arthur. Jerry learns about the fur trade, silver mines, and the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, all of which had a role to play in creating “Canada’s gateway to the west”. After stumbling through a 100-year old doctor’s office (Dr. Smellie!) and an old-fashioned movie theatre, Jerry finds his gear inside the skeleton of a giant Albertosaurus.

Special note: we created this video with Thunder Bay Museum, who also partnered with us on the creation of “The Sinking of the Algoma”.
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On July 1 we're celebrating #CanadaDay!
Being in Canada, Kidoons Network is especially proud to join in the Canada Day celebrations! It's a great day to learn more about Canada from our Adventure Series:

"The Greatest Lakes" a Jerry Muskrat™ Adventure
http://jerrymuskrat.com/

"Maritime Mink" a Billy Mink™ Adventure
http://www.billymink.com/

"Go West Young Bear" a Buster Bear™ Adventure
http://busterbear.ca/
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THANK YOU for being a Champion for Earth!! #AngryAboutClimateChange
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Journey to Belonging
Billy Mink in the Immigration Hall at Pier 21
http://www.billymink.com/webisodes/2722-journey-to-belonging

In this next "Maritime Mink" Adventure, Captain Nemo sends Billy Mink to the Canadian Immigration Hall, inside Halifax's Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Fresh from discovering the roots of his family tree, Billy discovers the big picture of Canada's immigration story - one that is still unfolding today. He explores the interactive museum, and even finds that some of his Kidoons friends have 'immigrated' into his story! While building a replica of his great-grandpa's green trunk, he finds a branch from the Secret Wreath, and gets sucked into his next episode!

Special note: This MOM (Multimedia Outreach Module) was the 2nd episode in a 2-part series developed in partnership with The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. It's part of a larger Nova Scotia story arc that features episodes created with the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum.
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Honey, I Shrunk the Bear!
Buster Buzzes Through the Victoria Bug Zoo
http://www.busterbear.ca/kidoons/webisodes/2209-honey-i-shrunk-the-bear

In this next Buster Bear adventure, Buster follows Bumbles Bee into the Victoria Bug Zoo. Still under the effects of Captain Nemo's shrinking ray, Buster interacts with many of the zoo's exotic bugs, while trying to track down his pal. He finally hitches a ride on Bumbles, who leads him to the the largest leaf-cutter ant colony in Canada. After learning about the ants, he gets to meet the Ant Queen, as she busily lays eggs in her secret lair. The Queen finally lays a gold coin for Buster, leading him to the next clue in Nemo's adventure.

Special note: This MOM (Multimedia Outreach Module) was developed in partnership with the the Victoria Bug Zoo. Stay tuned for more Buster Bear adventures on Vancouver Island!

http://www.kidoons.com/
http://www.victoriabugzoo.ca/
http://www.busterbear.ca/
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Mink Jet!
Billy Mink Visits the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum
http://www.billymink.com/webisodes/2206-mink-jet

This next adventure in Billy Mink's "Maritime Mink" web series finds him in the cockpit of CF-104 Starfighter airplane, at the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum in Halifax. He hops around all the amazing aircraft, exploring the history of flight, and Atlantic Canada's aviation heritage. With the help of Dr. N and Fulgur, Billy learns about the physics of flight, and what makes an aircraft actually fly. Bobby Racoon throws a paper airplane at him, escaping with another branch of the Secret Wreath. Nemo orders Billy to pursue him in the Silver Dart, and the adventure continues.

Special note: This MOM (Multimedia Outreach Module) was developed in partnership with the the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum. It's part of a Nova Scotia story arc that features episodes created with the The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry.
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