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Sid the Science Kid Previous Broadcasts

Special Mom Day Meal (Episode #136H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it's getting ready for digestion.

Sid's Holiday Adventure (Episode #133H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 23, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid loves celebrating the winter holidays where he lives, because it's always sunny and warm. But this year, Sid and his family are visiting relatives where it's chilly and cold. Sid wonders why it can't be warm everywhere? At school, Sid discovers that temperatures are different all over the world!

The Bug Club (Episode #130H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 23, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground.

I Have Muscles Where? (Episode #137H)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

When Sid's Dad tells him a really funny joke, Sid laughs so hard that his face hurts. Sid wonders why his face would hurt if the joke was funny? When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they learn that they have muscles all over their bodies, even in their faces!

The Wind Did It (Episode #134H)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid can't figure out who messed up the pile of leaves he raked up in the backyard. At school, Sid and his friends discover that wind is strong enough to make sand dunes, waves, move sail boats, and even blow away a pile of leaves!

How Did My Dog Do That? (Episode #139H)

KQED Plus: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

When Sid's dog uses his foot to scratch his ear, Sid tries the same maneuver, but can't do it. Sid explores skeletons, and discovers that animals have different bones and joints than people, which allows them to do lots of cool stuff like swing from trees, fly in the air, or even scratch their ears with their feet!

Special Mom Day Meal (Episode #136H)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it's getting ready for digestion.

Sid's Holiday Adventure (Episode #133H)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid loves celebrating the winter holidays where he lives, because it's always sunny and warm. But this year, Sid and his family are visiting relatives where it's chilly and cold. Sid wonders why it can't be warm everywhere? At school, Sid discovers that temperatures are different all over the world!

Sid's Amazing Lungs (Episode #138H)

KQED Plus: Thu, May 21, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid races around his room and finds himself breathing really fast. Sid then wonders where all the air is going in his body when he breathes in? At school, Sid and his friends discover that our bodies have lungs to help us breathe in oxygen!

Sid The Weatherman (Episode #135H)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid wants to be a weatherman so he can decide what the weather will be every day. Sid and friends investigate weather and learn that weathermen don't control the weather, but they do have to know all about rain, sun, wind, and hot and cold temperatures!

Sid's Special Dad Day (Episode #132H)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth.

I Have Muscles Where? (Episode #137H)

KQED Plus: Wed, May 20, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

When Sid's Dad tells him a really funny joke, Sid laughs so hard that his face hurts. Sid wonders why his face would hurt if the joke was funny? When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they learn that they have muscles all over their bodies, even in their faces!

The Wind Did It (Episode #134H)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid can't figure out who messed up the pile of leaves he raked up in the backyard. At school, Sid and his friends discover that wind is strong enough to make sand dunes, waves, move sail boats, and even blow away a pile of leaves!

Sid's Rainy Play Date (Episode #131H)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid is supposed to have a playdate outside, but the forecast calls for rain! Sid isn't too happy and wonders if the rain knew he wanted to play outside? At school, Sid and his friends discover that rain actually comes from rain clouds! They also learn that rain is really important because it helps living things grow.

Special Mom Day Meal (Episode #136H)

KQED Plus: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it's getting ready for digestion.

Sid's Holiday Adventure (Episode #133H)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 18, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid loves celebrating the winter holidays where he lives, because it's always sunny and warm. But this year, Sid and his family are visiting relatives where it's chilly and cold. Sid wonders why it can't be warm everywhere? At school, Sid discovers that temperatures are different all over the world!

The Bug Club (Episode #130H)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 18, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground.

Climb, Ignatz, Climb! (Episode #125H)

KQED Plus: Mon, May 18, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid pretends that his stuffed animal panda is going on an adventure to the top of the playground slide. Sid and his friends make a plan and use simple machines like wheels, inclined planes, levers and pulleys to get the panda all the way to the top of the slide!

Don't Forget The Leaves (Episode #129H)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Everybody thinks flowers are special, but Sid wants to know: what makes leaves special? Sid and his friends investigate and discover that leaves are food for animals, they provide shade, and they help make nutrients so flowers and trees can grow!

Hello, Doggie! (Episode #126H)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

When Sid hears dogs barking in his neighborhood, he wonders if they're talking to him. At school, Sid discovers that animals do communicate in lots of different ways, like using body language, making sounds, and barking!

Sid's Rainy Play Date (Episode #131H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 17, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid is supposed to have a playdate outside, but the forecast calls for rain! Sid isn't too happy and wonders if the rain knew he wanted to play outside? At school, Sid and his friends discover that rain actually comes from rain clouds! They also learn that rain is really important because it helps living things grow.

The Dirt On Dirt (Episode #128H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

In an Earth Day themed episode, Sid wants to know what makes dirt so dirty? At school, Sid and his friends discover that dirt is really important to the Earth because it helps things grow, and it's also filled with tiny rocks, pieces of leaves, and even living things like bugs and worms!

Climb, Ignatz, Climb! (Episode #125H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid pretends that his stuffed animal panda is going on an adventure to the top of the playground slide. Sid and his friends make a plan and use simple machines like wheels, inclined planes, levers and pulleys to get the panda all the way to the top of the slide!

Sid's Special Dad Day (Episode #132H)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth.

Don't Forget The Leaves (Episode #129H)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Everybody thinks flowers are special, but Sid wants to know: what makes leaves special? Sid and his friends investigate and discover that leaves are food for animals, they provide shade, and they help make nutrients so flowers and trees can grow!

The Wind Did It (Episode #134H)

KQED Plus: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid can't figure out who messed up the pile of leaves he raked up in the backyard. At school, Sid and his friends discover that wind is strong enough to make sand dunes, waves, move sail boats, and even blow away a pile of leaves!

Sid's Rainy Play Date (Episode #131H)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid is supposed to have a playdate outside, but the forecast calls for rain! Sid isn't too happy and wonders if the rain knew he wanted to play outside? At school, Sid and his friends discover that rain actually comes from rain clouds! They also learn that rain is really important because it helps living things grow.

The Dirt On Dirt (Episode #128H)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

In an Earth Day themed episode, Sid wants to know what makes dirt so dirty? At school, Sid and his friends discover that dirt is really important to the Earth because it helps things grow, and it's also filled with tiny rocks, pieces of leaves, and even living things like bugs and worms!

Sid's Holiday Adventure (Episode #133H)

KQED Plus: Thu, May 14, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid loves celebrating the winter holidays where he lives, because it's always sunny and warm. But this year, Sid and his family are visiting relatives where it's chilly and cold. Sid wonders why it can't be warm everywhere? At school, Sid discovers that temperatures are different all over the world!

The Bug Club (Episode #130H)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground.

Home Tweet Home (Episode #127H)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid wonders why there aren't any birds living in the birdhouse he built with his Dad? Sid and his friends discover that lots of animals build and live in their own homes, like beehives, anthills, and bird nests!

Sid's Special Dad Day (Episode #132H)

KQED Plus: Wed, May 13, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth.

Don't Forget The Leaves (Episode #129H)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Everybody thinks flowers are special, but Sid wants to know: what makes leaves special? Sid and his friends investigate and discover that leaves are food for animals, they provide shade, and they help make nutrients so flowers and trees can grow!

Hello, Doggie! (Episode #126H)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

When Sid hears dogs barking in his neighborhood, he wonders if they're talking to him. At school, Sid discovers that animals do communicate in lots of different ways, like using body language, making sounds, and barking!

Sid's Rainy Play Date (Episode #131H)

KQED Plus: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid is supposed to have a playdate outside, but the forecast calls for rain! Sid isn't too happy and wonders if the rain knew he wanted to play outside? At school, Sid and his friends discover that rain actually comes from rain clouds! They also learn that rain is really important because it helps living things grow.

The Dirt On Dirt (Episode #128H)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 11, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

In an Earth Day themed episode, Sid wants to know what makes dirt so dirty? At school, Sid and his friends discover that dirt is really important to the Earth because it helps things grow, and it's also filled with tiny rocks, pieces of leaves, and even living things like bugs and worms!

Climb, Ignatz, Climb! (Episode #125H)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 11, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid pretends that his stuffed animal panda is going on an adventure to the top of the playground slide. Sid and his friends make a plan and use simple machines like wheels, inclined planes, levers and pulleys to get the panda all the way to the top of the slide!

The Tree House (Episode #124H)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid wonders how he can lift his heavy box of toys way up to his treehouse. After investigating at school, Sid discovers that a pulley is the perfect simple machine to help lift heavy things up to high places, like a tree house!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 11, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

The Broken Wheel (Episode #121H)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

When a wheel falls off Sid's favorite toy truck, he tapes it back on. But now the wheel won't spin, and Sid wonders how exactly wheels work? At school, Sid explores how wheels are simple machines that help move all kinds of things like cars, trains, tricycles, and even toy trucks!

Hello, Doggie! (Episode #126H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 10, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

When Sid hears dogs barking in his neighborhood, he wonders if they're talking to him. At school, Sid discovers that animals do communicate in lots of different ways, like using body language, making sounds, and barking!

Sid's Amazing Invention (Episode #123H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 9, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid believes that he has discovered a new invention to put toys away! Sid learns his invention is actually a simple machine called a lever, which is not only useful for launching toys, but can also help lift up really heavy things.

Sid's Health Day (Episode #120H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 9, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid wonders what is the best way to always stay healthy? At school, Sid and his friends discover that there's lots of ways to stay healthy: washing hands to avoid germs, eating nutritious foods, brushing teeth, and exercising!

Home Tweet Home (Episode #127H)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid wonders why there aren't any birds living in the birdhouse he built with his Dad? Sid and his friends discover that lots of animals build and live in their own homes, like beehives, anthills, and bird nests!

The Tree House (Episode #124H)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid wonders how he can lift his heavy box of toys way up to his treehouse. After investigating at school, Sid discovers that a pulley is the perfect simple machine to help lift heavy things up to high places, like a tree house!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 11, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Don't Forget The Leaves (Episode #129H)

KQED Plus: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Everybody thinks flowers are special, but Sid wants to know: what makes leaves special? Sid and his friends investigate and discover that leaves are food for animals, they provide shade, and they help make nutrients so flowers and trees can grow!

Hello, Doggie! (Episode #126H)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

When Sid hears dogs barking in his neighborhood, he wonders if they're talking to him. At school, Sid discovers that animals do communicate in lots of different ways, like using body language, making sounds, and barking!

Sid's Amazing Invention (Episode #123H)

KQED Kids: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid believes that he has discovered a new invention to put toys away! Sid learns his invention is actually a simple machine called a lever, which is not only useful for launching toys, but can also help lift up really heavy things.

The Dirt On Dirt (Episode #128H)

KQED Plus: Thu, May 7, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

In an Earth Day themed episode, Sid wants to know what makes dirt so dirty? At school, Sid and his friends discover that dirt is really important to the Earth because it helps things grow, and it's also filled with tiny rocks, pieces of leaves, and even living things like bugs and worms!

Climb, Ignatz, Climb! (Episode #125H)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid pretends that his stuffed animal panda is going on an adventure to the top of the playground slide. Sid and his friends make a plan and use simple machines like wheels, inclined planes, levers and pulleys to get the panda all the way to the top of the slide!

My Slide (Episode #122H)

KQED Kids: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid wonders how he can lift up his big, heavy stuffed animal dinosaur onto his bed. Sid and his friends explore how inclined planes are simple machines that make it much easier to push up heavy things... including big stuffed animal dinosaurs!

Home Tweet Home (Episode #127H)

KQED Plus: Wed, May 6, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid wonders why there aren't any birds living in the birdhouse he built with his Dad? Sid and his friends discover that lots of animals build and live in their own homes, like beehives, anthills, and bird nests!

The Tree House (Episode #124H)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid wonders how he can lift his heavy box of toys way up to his treehouse. After investigating at school, Sid discovers that a pulley is the perfect simple machine to help lift heavy things up to high places, like a tree house!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 11, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

The Broken Wheel (Episode #121H)

KQED Kids: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

When a wheel falls off Sid's favorite toy truck, he tapes it back on. But now the wheel won't spin, and Sid wonders how exactly wheels work? At school, Sid explores how wheels are simple machines that help move all kinds of things like cars, trains, tricycles, and even toy trucks!

Hello, Doggie! (Episode #126H)

KQED Plus: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

When Sid hears dogs barking in his neighborhood, he wonders if they're talking to him. At school, Sid discovers that animals do communicate in lots of different ways, like using body language, making sounds, and barking!

Sid's Amazing Invention (Episode #123H)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 4, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid believes that he has discovered a new invention to put toys away! Sid learns his invention is actually a simple machine called a lever, which is not only useful for launching toys, but can also help lift up really heavy things.

Sid's Health Day (Episode #120H)

KQED Kids: Mon, May 4, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid wonders what is the best way to always stay healthy? At school, Sid and his friends discover that there's lots of ways to stay healthy: washing hands to avoid germs, eating nutritious foods, brushing teeth, and exercising!

Sid's Amazing Invention (Episode #123H)

KQED Plus: Mon, May 4, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid believes that he has discovered a new invention to put toys away! Sid learns his invention is actually a simple machine called a lever, which is not only useful for launching toys, but can also help lift up really heavy things.

Must See TV (Episode #119H)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 3, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid decides to sit and watch television all weekend long. There's just one problem with his plan: sitting around and not moving would make his body feel terrible. At school Sid and his friends learn that exercising is a really fun way to stay healthy! And it makes your body feel great!

A Brush with Teeth (Episode #116H)

KQED Kids: Sun, May 3, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid wonders if you really do have to brush your teeth every single day? At school, Sid discovers that our mouths are filled with different kinds of teeth that do lots of different jobs like chewing our food! So it's really important to keep our teeth healthy by brushing them every day!

The Broken Wheel (Episode #121H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 3, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

When a wheel falls off Sid's favorite toy truck, he tapes it back on. But now the wheel won't spin, and Sid wonders how exactly wheels work? At school, Sid explores how wheels are simple machines that help move all kinds of things like cars, trains, tricycles, and even toy trucks!

The Big Sneeze (Episode #118H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 2, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid's parents tell him to wash his hands to keep away germs. But Sid can't see any germs on his hands, so why should he wash them? Sid and his friends learn that germs are so small that you can't see them. And they discover that a great way to stay healthy and keep germs away is by washing their hands with soap and water!

All My Senses (Episode #115H)

KQED Kids: Sat, May 2, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid wants to know about all his different senses. At school, Sid and his friends embark on a quest to explore vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste!

My Slide (Episode #122H)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Sid wonders how he can lift up his big, heavy stuffed animal dinosaur onto his bed. Sid and his friends explore how inclined planes are simple machines that make it much easier to push up heavy things... including big stuffed animal dinosaurs!

Must See TV (Episode #119H)

KQED Kids: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Sid decides to sit and watch television all weekend long. There's just one problem with his plan: sitting around and not moving would make his body feel terrible. At school Sid and his friends learn that exercising is a really fun way to stay healthy! And it makes your body feel great!

The Tree House (Episode #124H)

KQED Plus: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sid wonders how he can lift his heavy box of toys way up to his treehouse. After investigating at school, Sid discovers that a pulley is the perfect simple machine to help lift heavy things up to high places, like a tree house!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 11, 2015 -- 6:00 AM
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