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This is Emily Yeung Series
Creatures, Creations, Conservation

In this episode Emily explores a forest, learns about worms, tries some science experiments, visits an eco-house, and plants a tree.


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Directed by J.J. Johnson
Produced by marblemedia / Sinking Ship Productions
Concept created by J.J. Johnson and Blair Powers
Producers: Mark J. W. Bishop, Matthew Hornburg, Matthew J. R. Bishop, J.J. Johnson, Blair Powers
Produced with the financial participation of Canadian Television Fund, Shaw Rocket Fund, The Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, and Ontario Film and Television Tax Credits
Produced in association with Treehouse





In this new 13-part series, six-year-old Emily Yeung takes on the world with her own unique perspective. She's joined on her adventures by everyone from snake handlers to professional basketball players; from stuffed animal makers to pineapple upside-down cake bakers. Whoever her guest may be, inquisitive Emily is always up for a new experience or challenge.

Each segment is six minutes long and they have been aggregated thematically into 13 half-hour episodes, each with 5 separate segments.

There is a companion interactive website to enhance and further the Emily Yeung experience.

The five 6 minute segments in Creatures, Creations, Conservation are:

1) THIS IS EMILY YEUNG EXPLORING THE FOREST - Who knew there were so many cool things living under a log? Emily Yeung explores the forest floor with a local naturalist.

2) THIS IS EMILY YEUNG LEARNING ABOUT AN ECO-HOUSE - Emily Yeung visits an eco-house and learns how they use the wind and the sun to power their home. Emily tours the garden before heading inside to learn some easy environmental tricks.

3) THIS IS EMILY YEUNG DOING SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS - Emily Yeung has become a mad scientist in the kitchen! She's making volcano-like eruptions and creating mucky sludge!

4) THIS IS EMILY YEUNG LEARNING ABOUT WORMS Emily Yeung visits a unique composting facility that uses 3,000,000 worms to make fertilizer. Emily helps sort the worms' food, before learning how worm waste is one of a plant's favorite foods!

5) THIS IS EMILY YEUNG PLANTING A TREE - Emily Yeung learns how people are helping the environment by planting baby trees. Emily explores a restored wetland before learning what conditions trees need to grow and how to find the perfect spot to plant her sapling.

The other episodes are:

1. Getting Creative, Part I Emily makes a variety of crafts including origami art, a clay sculpture, and a collage.

2. Getting Creative, Part II In this episode Emily makes her own stuffed animal, builds a sand sculpture, and more.

3. All Sorts of Animals Emily learns about snakes and camels, takes care of some kittens, and even swims with dolphins!

4. Great Canadian Wonders Emily visits Quebec City, an amusement park, an ice hotel and a hot spring, and explores the Rocky Mountains.

5. Fit and Fun Emily tries out a number of physical activities including basketball, soccer, skiing and snowboarding.

6. Great Times in All Kinds of Weather Emily shows us all sorts of activities to keep busy in good or bad weather.

8. A Few of My Favorite Things Emily builds a treehouse, learns about rabbits and fireworks, plays dress-up, and goes ice fishing.

9. A Day in My Life Emily learns about different jobs including being a paramedic, a post office worker and an astronaut!

10. Let's Get Cookin' Emily tries her hand at making a variety of delicious foods in the kitchen.

11. Sharing Multicultural Traditions Emily learns karate, makes sushi and bubble tea, learns an African dance, and makes a medicine wheel.

12. At the Farm Emily rides a tractor, tends to the horses, learns about chickens, becomes a cowgirl, and makes fresh cheese.

13. Putting on a Show Emily puts on a puppet show, makes a mask, practices ballet dancing, and meets both Cirque du Soleil and the Blue Man Group.

Holiday Special Emily celebrates Christmas and learns about other holidays that people celebrate.



Grade Level: Pre-K-2
US Release Date: 2007     Copyright Date: 2006
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-722-1     VHS ISBN: 1-59458-721-3




Reviews
"Emily is chockablock full of wonder with an appealing curiosity that will prompt children to ask interesting questions about their own world. Emily's voice, intonation and facial expressions sparkle with a natural energy. Parents, caregivers, teachers and early childhood education students will also find they have much to learn from Emily and the adults she meets throughout her escapades. The adults listen carefully to Emily and gently guide her, never hampering her inquisitiveness. Instead, they support her development of new knowledge using what she has already learned about the world. Rich with vocabulary and brimming with interesting experiences, each episode is worth a repeat visit!"
Dr. Mary Jane Eisenhauer, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, Purdue University North Central



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DVD Features
includes full accessibility through closed captions for the hard-of-hearing and verbal descriptions for those with visual problems.

Links
Emily Yeung's interactive website


Subjects
Animals
Children's Films
Children's Stories: Live Action
Energy
Environment
Environmental Ethics
Life Science
Natural Resources
Outdoor Education
Science


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13-part series in which Daniel Cook explores the world around him through his own candid questions.

This is Daniel Cook Series 2
Second 13-part series in which Daniel Cook explores the world around him through his own candid questions.

Environment
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Nature, Science, and the Environment
Daniel visits a recycling plant, learns about butterflies, visits a waterfall, goes on an eco-adventure and studies rocks.

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"This is a great way to educate young children about living things that contribute to nature and preserving the environment...All films are of great quality and provide four accessibility options for the visual and hearing impaired...The programming is excellent and will appeal to young audiences to be used in any elementary classroom, media center, or public library."
Deidra Herring, The Ohio State University, Educational Media Reviews Online

"Emily is a bright and engaging protagonist, and young viewers will delight in her diverse adult and child friends. The filmmakers have created a warm and safe environment for this young child to grow and learn, one that serves [as] a model for children and their communities everywhere."
Multicultural Review

"Spontaneous...Emily asks a lot of questions and offers her own opinions. She is a charming, enthusiastic host whose sparkle is infectious and is always eager to embark on new adventures and be challenged. Viewers will be inspired to learn more about the subjects that Emily introduces and to try some of the physical and creative activities that are featured...Educational and lots of fun."
Wendy Woodfill, Hennepin Country Library, School Library Journal


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