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Sid the Science Kid Previous Broadcasts

Must See TV (Episode #119)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 18, 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: Sun, Dec 17, 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: Sat, Dec 16, 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.

The Big Sneeze (Episode #118)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 15, 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: Thu, Dec 14, 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.

Too Much Noise (Episode #114)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 13, 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!

Sid's Holiday Adventure (Episode #133)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 12:30 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!

Grandma's Glasses (Episode #113)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid tries on Grandma's glasses, but they make everything look blurry. Sid explores his sense of vision, and discovers that even though Grandma's glasses make things look blurry to him, they make things look clear to her.

What's That Smell? (Episode #112)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid wakes up to his favorite smell in the world, pancakes. But the yummy scent is quickly taken over by a different smell when baby brother Zeke and his stinky diaper enter Sid's room. At school, Sid learns how smells travel through the air and arrive inside the nose.

The Itchy Tag (Episode #111)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 9, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid notices that the tag in his shirt is really itchy, and he wonders why it isn't soft like the rest of his shirt. At school, Sid and his friends explore and learn about the different textures around them: smooth, soft, bumpy and itchy...like his shirt tag!

What's That Smell? (Episode #112)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 8, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid wakes up to his favorite smell in the world, pancakes. But the yummy scent is quickly taken over by a different smell when baby brother Zeke and his stinky diaper enter Sid's room. At school, Sid learns how smells travel through the air and arrive inside the nose.

The Itchy Tag (Episode #111)

PBS Kids: Thu, Dec 7, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid notices that the tag in his shirt is really itchy, and he wonders why it isn't soft like the rest of his shirt. At school, Sid and his friends explore and learn about the different textures around them: smooth, soft, bumpy and itchy...like his shirt tag!

The Perfect Pancake (Episode #109)

PBS Kids: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid wants to know how his Grandma always makes perfect pancakes. They're never too squishy or burnt. At school, Sid makes an important discovery -- heat changes things! This lesson reveals the secret of Grandma's pancakes: she heats them on the stove for the perfect amount of time ... not too much, and not too little.

My Ice Pops (Episode #108)

PBS Kids: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid wakes up and discovers that his ice pops melted! This sticky situation leads him to ask," Why do things have to melt?" After investigating at school, Sid learns that if liquids don't stay in a really cold place, they slowly melt over time. He also discovers that liquids can freeze into solid ice and then melt right back into liquid.

My Shrinking Shoes (Episode #107)

PBS Kids: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

When Sid's shoes don't fit, he declares that his shoes must be shrinking. Sid and his friends discover that it's hard to see things growing, because growing happens slowly over time. It turns out Sid's shoes weren't shrinking -- he was growing!

Sid's Health Day (Episode #120)

PBS Kids: Sun, Dec 3, 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!

No More Changes (Episode #110)

PBS Kids: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Sid isn't too thrilled that his favorite shirt shrunk, his shoes don't fit anymore and his Mom changed his favorite toothpaste. He really wants to ask, "Why do things have to change?" Sid discovers that change is a natural part of the world as he and his friends review lessons learned from change and transformation such as decay, growth, and change caused by heat.

Climb, Ignatz, Climb! (Episode #125)

PBS Kids: Fri, Dec 1, 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!

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