Wonderstruck was a CBC
childrens' television show hosted by Bob McDonald
, dating from January 8
to August 24
that discussed scientific issues topical to the children and youth the nation. Examples included static electricity
, and the use of the inclined plane
. Scientific discoveries were introduced in the form of a question: Why do my knuckles pop? Why do some words look backward in a mirror?
Stoddart press published interesting science books "Wonderstruck" and "Wonderstruck II" in light of the successful show.