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Human Body (Episode #411)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Divers Niki and Jaq make a scientific splash. Garrett, Karl and John grab their boots, poles and swimsuits (?!) for an afternoon of ski jumping. And: How can a musician hold a loooong note?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Wind (Episode #303Z)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Go fly a kite: Danielle and Jasmine engineer a sleek two-stringer for fierce kite competition. And Nathaniel creates his own wind tunnel to test his race cars.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 27, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

North Carolina (Episode #603Z)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

SciGirls Sarah, Valencia and Sophia tromp through diverse wetlands after a visit to the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science. SciWorks' barnyard gets Imran and Nabil thinking about what it takes to raise farm animals, prompting visits to local donkey and dairy farms. Winston-Salem holds a surprising connection to the Empire State Building that's unveiled in the Science Secret.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Human Body (Episode #411)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Divers Niki and Jaq make a scientific splash. Garrett, Karl and John grab their boots, poles and swimsuits (?!) for an afternoon of ski jumping. And: How can a musician hold a loooong note?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Chemistry (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Beakers, charts and lipstick? Young chemists explore the science of make-up. Carolyn and Kaila turn into forensic scientists to solve a birthday mystery. And: an ice cream scientist who actually gets to eat his work!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Sports Science (Episode #302Z)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Tess, Christina and Alison employ slapshot science to reach their " goal" of finding the most powerful hockey stick. Garrett, Carl and John grab their boots, poles and swimsuits for an afternoon of ski jumping. Crash test smarties: engineers Mike Lowe and Brian Sidwell design kids' bike helmets for optimum safety, durability and style.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

New Mexico (Episode #602Z)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Alex and Andrew head to Explora to investigate how much hot air is needed to make balloons fly before soaring to new heights at Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science inspires Emily and Isabel to travel to Carlsbad Caverns and track cave swallows. The excitement heats up at Sandia National Labs, where a scorching-hot Science Secret is revealed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Chemistry (Episode #410)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Beakers, charts and lipstick? Young chemists explore the science of make-up. Carolyn and Kaila turn into forensic scientists to solve a birthday mystery. And: an ice cream scientist who actually gets to eat his work!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

At The Zoo (Episode #409)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Tiger toys: Chelsea and Camille invent enrichment equipment for zoo animals. Julian and Sabrina "go to the dogs," creating sound spectrum snapshots of prairie dog barks to explore animal communication. And: How do you weigh a whale? do you weigh a whale?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Investigate (Episode #301Z)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

A half-hour of the hottest investigations kicks off the season.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Alaska (Episode #601Z)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

N'ice moves: Deborah and Brittani learn about changes in glaciers over time at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center before scaling the Mendenhall Glacier to track its movement. Starting at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center in Ketchikan, Emma and Gracie investigate tree growth rates in three areas of Tongass National Forest. And Juneau turns out to be built on a Science Secret worth its weight in gold!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

At The Zoo (Episode #409)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Tiger toys: Chelsea and Camille invent enrichment equipment for zoo animals. Julian and Sabrina "go to the dogs," creating sound spectrum snapshots of prairie dog barks to explore animal communication. And: How do you weigh a whale? do you weigh a whale?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Earth Systems (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Miniature golf makes for maximum fun as kids hit the links to explore erosion. Slap on the SPF45 and join some young desert scientists as they discover how plants survive the harsh conditions on the Guadalupe-Nipomo Sand Dunes. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can kids "make a stink" to reduce dangerous bus emissions?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Water Clean-Up/Nanosilver (Episode #706Z)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Water Clean-Up - Taylor and Gabe go to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia and learn that nano-iron is being used to neutralize toxins in ground water. They collect soil samples from a contaminated site, then take them to Penn State University to test the efficacy of nano-iron treatments. Nanosilver - Sarah and Mande visit the Sciencenter in Ithaca and learn that nanosilver is used in some socks to kill bacteria, keeping them odor-free. They wonder if the nanosilver in socks leaches out when you wash them, causing potential harm to beneficial bacteria and the environment. They buy two different brands of nanosocks and wash them. Then they take the socks and their wash water to Cornell University to test their effects on common bacteria.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

San Francisco (Episode #507)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Starting at Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science, Claire and Nisha walk the lines-the San Andreas and Hayward fault lines-to learn what causes earthquakes. Inspired by the "Light and Color" exhibit at the Exploratorium, a group of industrious middle schoolers create their own interactive art installation. And Dragonfly TV demystifies how antique cable cars continue to conquer the city's incredible hills.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Earth Systems (Episode #408)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Miniature golf makes for maximum fun as kids hit the links to explore erosion. Slap on the SPF45 and join some young desert scientists as they discover how plants survive the harsh conditions on the Guadalupe-Nipomo Sand Dunes. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can kids "make a stink" to reduce dangerous bus emissions?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Science at Play (Episode #407)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Francheska, Marnika and Precious get roped into a Double Dutch investigation. Maddy and Martina use clowns, juggling and science to demonstrate how unreliable human perception can be. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can you clock a whizzing baseball's speed without a radar gun?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
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