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Sid the Science Kid Previous Broadcasts

Sid's Special Dad Day (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 25, 2017 -- 12:30 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.

Sid The Weatherman (Episode #135)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 12:30 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 24, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid's Special Dad Day (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 12:30 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.

The Wind Did It (Episode #134)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 -- 12:30 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 #131)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 -- 12:30 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.

Sid's Special Dad Day (Episode #132)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 19, 2017 -- 12:30 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.

My Slide (Episode #122)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 12:30 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!

Climb, Ignatz, Climb! (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 12:30 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

The Tree House (Episode #124)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 12:30 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!

Sid's Amazing Invention (Episode #123)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 14, 2017 -- 12:30 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.

My Slide (Episode #122)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 13, 2017 -- 12:30 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!

The Broken Wheel (Episode #121)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

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!

Sid's Health Day (Episode #120)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

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!

The Big Sneeze (Episode #118)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 12:30 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!

Sid's Health Day (Episode #120)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

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!

Must See TV (Episode #119)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 12:30 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!

The Big Sneeze (Episode #118)

PBS Kids: Wed, Jun 7, 2017 -- 12:30 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!

I Want Cake (Episode #117)

PBS Kids: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid declares that he shall only eat Birthday cake for every meal! Sid and his friends discover that only eating cake would make their bodies feel terrible. Then they explore and learn that the best way to stay healthy is by eating nutritious food.

A Brush with Teeth (Episode #116)

PBS Kids: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

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!

All My Senses (Episode #115)

PBS Kids: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

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!

Too Much Noise (Episode #114)

PBS Kids: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid notices that when he covers his ears with his hands, everything sounds quieter. Maybe he has super powers! Sid explores his sense of hearing, and discovers that sounds travel through the air and into our ears. So it turns out Sid doesn't have super powers, he was just blocking sound waves from entering his ears!

All My Senses (Episode #115)

PBS Kids: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

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!

Too Much Noise (Episode #114)

PBS Kids: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid notices that when he covers his ears with his hands, everything sounds quieter. Maybe he has super powers! Sid explores his sense of hearing, and discovers that sounds travel through the air and into our ears. So it turns out Sid doesn't have super powers, he was just blocking sound waves from entering his ears!

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