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Of All The Luck (#112) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Logic) - Convinced that his failure to defeat Motherboard is simply a result of bad luck, Hacker collects the Ten Lucky Charms of Cyberspace. The caper works. Hacker's luck changes, and good things begin happening to him. When Motherboard realizes what Hacker has done - she sends the kids and Digit to Hacker's hideout in the Northern Frontier to help the Lucky Charms escape. The kids use logic, Venn Diagrams and the understanding of the words "and", "or" and "not" to free the Charms. The Big Idea: When you have to choose from a confusing mix of possibilities, you can use logic - a set of tools for thinking clearly - to sort out your choices so you can get exactly what you want.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 6:30am

Eureeka! (#113) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: 2- & 3-D Geometry) - Pursued by Hacker, Digit lands on cybersite Eureeka, where his mission is to find Professor Archimedes - the maker of the encryptor chip, a unique computer chip that can fix Motherboard. But Archimedes is nowhere to be found - only a pile of two-dimensional rods where his chip factory should be. The kids arrive to help, and discover that by linking the two-dimensional rods together into certain geometrical patterns they actually create a surprising three-dimensional shape that leads directly to unraveling the mystery of Archimedes' strange disappearance. The Big Idea: When you follow simple rules to make flat geometrical shapes (two- dimensional), and join them together, you can discover new shapes that, instead of staying flat, rise up to make three-dimensional objects.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 7:00am
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Designing Mr. Perfect (#503) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Frustrated that she can't find Mr. Perfect, The Wicked Witch sets out to design him, by turning a frog into her Prince Charming. Unknowingly, however, Wicked captures and transforms Digit instead of a frog. Her sympathetic wand, Wanda (Danica McKellar), secretly alerts the CyberSquad who jump into action. Their problems multiply when a jealous Hacker kidnaps their cyboid pal. The kids must design an invention that can do two things: navigate a perilous swamp AND get to the top of a tall cliff. Can they pull off the rescue before it's too late? EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: Make a design - a plan for your invention - before you start building so you can make sure that it will function the way that you want it to.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 6:30am
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Cool It (#114) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Liquid Volume) - Determined to destroy Motherboard in any way possible, Hacker cleverly clogs up her cooling system. Digit brings the kids into cyberspace to help fix her, but the special coolant Motherboard needs, cryoxide, is found only in Castleblanca - and the supply is closely monitored! To bring back exactly enough cryoxide for Motherboard, the kids have to figure out the exact volume of Motherboard's tank. In the process, they discover the importance of a standard unit of measure - and fill a most unusual container with the precious cryoxide. The Big Idea: Just because one container appears bigger to the eye doesn't mean it holds more liquid than another. A container's volume depends on all its dimensions.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 7:00am

Father's Day (#705) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan... Using secret codes and a band of bad guys, he rolls into action, cleverly changing the code each step of the way to keep those "earthbrats" from catching on. Will Hacker succeed in spoiling Father's Day and embarrassing Max? Or will our heroes figure out the pattern to his codes in time to stop him?

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Find Those Gleamers! (#115) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Algebraic Variables) - The Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt and Inez to a contest on cyber-wide television! In order to prove to all of Cyberspace that Hacker's not as powerful or smart as he seems - the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their mission is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers - and how much power - they'll need. The Big Idea: When you use a letter to stand in for a number that repeats or changes in a problem, you can simplify the arithmetic and make the problem easier to solve.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Blowin' in the Wind (#704) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hacker pursues a career as a singing idol and goes on tour, leaving behind a book that contains the secret to curing Motherboard's virus, buried in the windiest place on the Northern Frontier. Slider and the CyberSquad are determined to find it...but to do so they must discover how to measure wind speeds in different places so they can compare them. Can the kids find the book before Buzz and Delete, who want to steal Hacker's secret? Stay tuned for the surprise ending!

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

The X-Factor (#703) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

All is not well in Perfectamundo, a dome-enclosed cybersite, when orange spots are discovered building up on the dome's interior surface, blocking the site's precious sunlight. What source could be responsible for the spots multiplying so fast? Is it Hacker's new factory that pours out orange clouds through smoky stacks? It can't be that new Digifizz toy, with its tiny burst of colorful sparkles shooting into the air each time it gets used. With time running out, the CyberSquad must come to grips with the power of multiplication and use it to undo the site's pollution problem.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

The Emperor Has Snow Clothes (#702) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hacker has crowned himself Emperor of Penguia and deposited the real emperor as a frozen statue in a distant corner of the site. The CyberSquad arrives just as a crippling snowstorm makes its way across Penguia in a path that seems destined to collide with their rescue. Digit uses updates on the storm's progress from cyberweathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) to help the kids track the storm. Will the kids be able to predict where and when it will hit next - or will the storm stop them from saving the Emperor from a frozen fate?

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Gone with the Fog (#701) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The CyberSquad is in Gollywood making a movie when Glittertown's top designer, hairdresser and make-up artist go missing in a dense and unexpected fog. Turns out Hacker is responsible and has spirited the stylists away to his home base. Cyberspace's favorite weathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) helps the kids discover how to make fog, but to pull off a daring rescue, the kids have to find the elusive dew point at the Northern Frontier on their own. Can they figure it out and make their own fog to get the glam-makers back home safely?

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

The Grapes of Plath (#306) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

A terrible cyberglitch afflicts the young prince of the Crab Kingdom and the CyberSquad must cure him and stop Hacker before all is lost.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Zeus on the Loose (#106) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. The Big Idea: When you need to divide things up into parts and share them, fractions are the numbers you use.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 5, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

The Poddleville Case (#107) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Patterns) - The diabolical Hacker wreaks havoc when he steals the power pods of Poddleville, a cybercity filled with patterns. Our heroes must use math and logic to crack the double pattern that unlocks the Poddles' cyberpower vault before Hacker and his henchmen do! The Big Idea: Patterns are sequences that repeat or change in an orderly way. You can use patterns to predict the next step in solving a problem.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

And They Counted Happily Ever After (#108) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Number Sense) - Hacker kidnaps the King of this fractured fairytale world, and demands a ransom of golden eggs. The Wicked Witch then casts a spell, taking away everyone's ability to count and making it impossible for the fairy tale folk to gather the required large number of eggs. With the safety of the King at stake, the kids must help the fairy tale folk understand the role of place value in our number system before time runs out! The Big Idea: With numbers and a system, you have the power to keep track of anything and everything on earth.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 5, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Clock Like An Egyptian (#109) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Timekeeping) - Dr. Marbles finds the encryptor chip (the computer chip that will enable Marbles to delete Motherboard's virus) in an ancient pyramid. But the Mummy who guards the pyramid finds Marbles. When the kids and Digit arrive, they must work their way through the chambers of the pyramid - find Dr. Marbles - and escape before a trap set by the Mummy seals them inside forever. How much time do they have? Unfortunately, they have no clock or watch to tell them how much time has gone by. Is the mission impossible? Not for our kids! The Big Idea: To measure the passage of time, choose a starting point and count up the beats of something that repeats at steady, regular intervals.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 3, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 6, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

The Secrets of Symmetria (#110) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Symmetry) - In his passion for symmetry, Dr. Marbles has created Symmetria, a harmonious cyberplace where everything is made symmetrical by a symmetrizer. Hacker steals the machine and reprograms it so that he can undo symmetry. The kids must master the properties of symmetry before Hacker destroys beauty, balance and harmony throughout all of cyberspace! The Big Idea: Symmetries are patterns you can find hidden within many objects that create balance, order, and a pleasing regularity in the world around us.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

The Creech Who Would Be Crowned (#305) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The CyberSquad is summoned to Tikiville to stop Hacker from winning a race that would allow him to take over the cybersite. Upon arrival, Matt and Jackie tease Inez about her big vocabulary, so she decides to say just one small word -- "Bye!" She splits from the group and teams up with a Tikiville girl named Creech. Creech considers it her destiny to rule the land her family once ruled for so many years. Hacker, of course, is out to win any way he can. The kids have to overcome their differences as well as use their knowledge of direction and distance to help Creech take a shortcut to the finish line...but will they cross it before Hacker?

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 6, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Fit to Be Heroes (#1001) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The CyberSquad and their new friend Scanner embark on a quest to build a new Encryptor Chip for Motherboard and cure her virus. With Hacker in hot pursuit, the kids must run, ski, canoe and climb their way to the end of the mission. In the process, they learn that a little activity over time adds up. But will they also cure Motherboard? Big idea: To have fun and be healthy, get up and moving for sixty minutes each day. Math concepts: Data Representation/Tables.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 12, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

A Recipe for Chaos (#1002) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

A popular new restaurant in Castleblanca serves delicious meals, but all the residents have become cranky and tired. The CyberSquad quickly learns the restaurant's food is unhealthy...and Hacker is behind it all. To get Hacker to stop making his unhealthy food, Digit challenges him to a cook-off. But if Hacker wins, the kids must leave Cyberspace forever! Who will win the hearts--and stomachs!--of Castleblanca? Big idea: Eat a balanced mix of food at meal times to keep your body healthy. Math concepts: Data Representation/Pie Charts.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Seedy Business (#1003) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The citizens of Factoria have been put back to work at a toy factory where they get free meals. The problem? The benefactor is none other than Hacker, and the meals all come from vending machines. The CyberSquad and their new friend--a little Factorian girl named Zoreen--suspect Hacker is up to no good, and they discover he's not making toys, but spy planes! To get the Factorians out of Hacker's clutches, the CyberSquad must show them how to grow their own food. Can they put Hacker out of business for good? Big idea: Delicious, healthful vegetables don't just come from the store. They grow from seeds - and you can grow (and eat) them yourself! Math concept: Area.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 12, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Parks and Recreation (#1004) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Kids in glamorous Gollywood have no safe place to play. When they discover an empty lot that can be converted to a park, they have only one opponent: Hacker. He wants the lot for his new Gollywood Tower, which he claims will broadcast entertainment to all of Cyberspace. (The tower is really meant to corrupt Motherboard's hard drive.) The CyberSquad goes up against Hacker at a city council hearing. Will they get their park, or will Hacker dazzle the council into approving his tower? Big idea: Communities need to provide safe, inviting outdoor spaces where kids can play and be physically active. Math concepts: Data Collection and Representation: Surveys, Tally Marks.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 13, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Bottled Up (#1005) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Radopolis has a big problem: water bottles. Radsters are an active bunch, but their desire to stay hydrated has led to a huge bottle pile-up. Way Cool Arena has been turned into a bottle dump, and the beloved skate park is next! The kids and Slider must find a way to get rid of the heaps of empties and reduce future waste while making sure Radsters stay healthy. Can they prevent their rad cybersite from getting bottled up? Big idea: Drinking water regularly is essential, but how you drink it is also important. Make choices that are healthy for both your body and the environment. Math concepts: Sampling and Multiplication.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Out of Sync (#126) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The balance and harmony of the Mount Olympus cybersite is controlled and protected by the Music of the Spheres. When Hacker disrupts this balance and throws the site into utter chaos, the kids and Digit have until sunset to make the sound of the music right! For the beat to go on, the kids must recreate the music and find the missing element in the musical pattern. The Big Idea: You can use mathematical patterns to create and understand memorable musical rhythms. Math Topic: Patterns in Music NCTM Links: Algebra, Connections.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 13, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Team Spirit (#606) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Interest is lagging in the annual Mount Olympus Games, attendance is sagging, and Zeus is not happy. How can he restore the spirit of competition? With lightning bolt speed, he pits Team Motherboard, coached by Digit, against Team Hacker, coached by Wicked, The teams have to compete in the Triadditon, a relay-type race made up of an obstacle course, a swim race, and a foot race where each competitor does one event and tags their teammate to do the next. Bragging rights and hero worship go to the winners. But Wicked and Digit have their hands full when Hacker and Matt both insist on running the final event so that they can claim Zeus's glory. How can the kids convince Matt to let go of his personal pride - and rivalry with Slider who subs for the injured Jackie-for the good of the team?

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Jimaya Jam (#607) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hacker has discovered an army of awesome creatures he can use to rule cyberspace, but they are carved in stone on the walls of the Pyramid of Jimaya. To bring the animals to life, he must steal the Sphere of Being, a magical orb closely guarded by three ghosts (Hacker's worst nightmare). How can he distract them so he can steal the Sphere? Opportunity knocks when he tricks Jules, recently hired as tour guide, into pushing the wrong button and falling, along with the kids and Creech, into an underground arena from which there is no escape! Confronted by the Jam Master, the guardian of the pyramid, and the Pyramid's three ghosts, the kids are told they can go free if they can overcome the ghosts in a game of Jimaya Jam. The game is like basketball except for a few small quirks: When Matt tries to dribble and move the ball across the court, it breaks! And he can't move from where he stands on the court once he receives it. Coach Jackie struggles with a game plan until the kids realize that diagramming her plays makes it a whole lot easier to follow them. Down to their last ball, stopping Hacker rests on their ability to diagram and execute the right play.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Perfect Score (#608) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

While enjoying a little R & R in Solaria, Hacker is delighted to see Wicked, who is also on vacation-but she's not alone! She's partnered with Nug Grommet, the handsome cyber-surfing champion in a dance contest. Turning even greener with jealousy, Hacker enters the contest to prove his superiority. Only there's one small problem-who can he coerce into being his partner? Enter the CyberSquad. Observing Jackie's prowess on the dance floor, Hacker has Buzz and Delete detain Inez, then forces Jackie to teach him the moves and dance with him in exchange for Inez's safe return. As the contest unfolds, it becomes apparent that the judges lack a workable scoring system to decide the winner. Determined to help Inez, Matt joins the judges to find a way to score the contest. And, as Wicked points out, it had better be fair or she will wreak her revenge! Should Matt give Hacker and Jackie a higher score than Wicked and Nug so Inez can go free? Or judge the contest fairly and hope Digit rescues Nezzie in time?

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Chaos As Usual (#609) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Introducing Memoryville, home to a vast storehouse of Cyberspace data, where The Slugball Open, a Cyberspace version of baseball, is in progress. In their attempt to win for a day the Key to the City, Team Motherboard has made it to the finals ... along with, you guessed it, Hacker! Unbeknownst to most (except, of course, to Hacker), this Key opens all doors to the city-including the door to the data storehouse! With surefire plans to win, Hacker can hardly wait to delete the data and create untold chaos. Undaunted by the awesome array of Hacker's bad guys, Team Motherboard discovers distinctive patterns to these nefarious sluggers' past performances. But can the hit charts they develop be enough to help the good guys win?

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 17, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 20, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Spheres of Fears (#610) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

In his latest and possibly maddest scheme ever, Hacker traps Digit and the kids in one of the dreaded Spheres of Fears, a mini-galaxy of orbs populated by eerie creatures called Creepers. He wants them out of the way so that Delete, in a diva star turn, can impersonate Motherboard and convince everyone in Cyberspace to cause chaos everywhere. No one can stop him now! To unlock the door and escape their Sphere, the kids must find the codebook-which Digit remembers is at the opposite end of the Sphere's diameter. And there is no way any of them will make that creepy journey alone! As chaos builds in cyberspace, the team uses the relationship between circumference and diameter to overcome obstacles, and their fears, in the search for the codebook. But can they find it in time? If they fail, chaos will reign supreme, and Hacker will take over the virtual universe forever!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Totally Rad (#202) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The dastardly Hacker (Christopher Lloyd) takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself King in "Totally Rad," the season premiere of CYBERCHASE. In an effort to dethrone him, the kids challenge the Hacker's extreme team to a winner-take-all skate-off. There's just one catch: high-scoring tricks need as much area as possible and the field keeps mysteriously changing! With Digit ( Gilbert Gottfried) as coach, the kids put on a dazzling display of blading, boarding, and biking, but can they match their performance to the changing arena? The Big Idea: Different shapes bounded by the same perimeter can enclose very different areas. Math Topic: Perimeter/Area.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 20, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Return to Sensible Flats (#117) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Line Graphs) - Something is amiss with the bliss of Sensible Flats. The reservoir is dry. The town is out of water. And the folks who live there are leaving as fast as they can. But why? When the kids and Digit arrive, they use line graphs to reveal the true story of what happened - and all lines lead to Hacker, the newest resident of Sensible Flats. The Big Idea: You can use a line graph to tell a story about how things change, and make predictions.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Problem Solving In Shangri-La (#118) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(Topic: Problem Solving) - Hacker is holding the kids captive aboard the Grim Wreaker, when a storm forces the Wreaker to land on a snowy mountaintop. They are taken prisoner by a peaceful but mysterious Zen Master, who devises a game of strategy to test their problem solving skills. The winner of the game will be set free - the loser will remain a prisoner. In the battle of brainpower, the kids discover that each of them has a different way of solving problems - and that despite anger and frustration, they need to be tolerant of these differences. Hacker, of course, has his own way of solving problems. Working together, the kids find a way to defeat Hacker and gain their freedom. The Big Idea: Treat tough math problems like a challenging game. Set a game plan, and as you play, see how it goes. Take time to review and revise before playing again. Work on your problem as long as you can, but stop before anger and frustration overtake your desire to play.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Send in the Clones (#119) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Multiplication) - Hacker's plan to clone himself so he can wreak havoc throughout cyberspace in many places at once, goes haywire when his newly invented Clonitron clones Delete instead of himself. But Hacker takes advantage of the mishap by sending the Delete clones to takeover the R-Fair City cybersite. To complicate matters, every time Delete sneezes - his clones multiply even more. As the problem escalates, the kids do the math to keep track of the number of clones as they increase. Meanwhile, Cy Clone, a famous clone catcher sent to the site by Motherboard, vacuums up the clones - while Digit tries to get the Clonitron away from Hacker. The Big Idea: Multiplication is just repeated addition. If you're having trouble multiplying, you can always add to find your answer.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Trading Places (#120) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

(topic: Money) - While attempting to rescue Dr. Marbles, the kids and Digit crash land on cybersite Nowhere, along with Hacker, Buzz and Delete. As a result of the crash, Hacker is shrunk, and Buzz and Delete become smart. In a race to rebuild their cybercraft and save Marbles, Digit and the kids learn to trade and barter and eventually create a monetary system. But who will finish first?!! The Big Idea: Instead of trading what you have for what you want, you can make it easy to buy and sell by creating a system where you exchange goods for tokens of different fixed values - money!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Less Than Zero (#121) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The Leaders of Cyberspace have gathered to discuss Hacker's increasing influence, when they are suddenly interrupted by Hacker. Buzz and Delete, Hacker's henchmen, hide the leaders including Dr. Marbles, in the building and its' up to the kids to rescue them. Before long, the kids discover that they can only move between the building's levels by scaling its outside walls! So the kids turn the building into a giant ruler in order to keep track of the floors. And when they discover that there are levels beneath what they thought was "zero," the kids must tap into the power of negative numbers. The Big Idea: Numbers don't have to stop at zero! Negative numbers -- numbers that are less than zero -- can extend the range of what you can measure on a scale and give you the ability to compare numbers using direction as well as amount. Math Topic: Negative Numbers NCTM Links: Number & Operations.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Perfect Fit (#307) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The monster Gigabyte returns! The bad guys bring Gigabyte to a remote, Mayan-style pyramid on cybersite Jimaya. The CyberSquad must work their way past a variety of obstacles, and block the rays of the sun before it can energize the metal monster and cause chaos!

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

A Time to Cook (#213) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hacker finds the part he needs to fix his Magnetic Magnotube - a machine that would disable Motherboard forever - in a most unlikely place. All he has to do to get it is win a cooking contest on the hit cyberspace TV show, THE FEARLESS CHEF. Hacker's plan? To kidnap his competition. But the Cybersquad is on to him. The girls go on a rescue mission to save the Fearless Chef, while Matt and Digit take on Hacker. Digit is already a celebrity chef, so this should be a piece of cake. They must race the clock and Hacker to cook three delicious dishes in three outrageous locations. Will Digit beat Hacker? Only time will tell. Math Topic: Elapsed Time; NCTM Links: Measurement.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 7:00am Remind me

Trick Or Treat (#214) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Hacker shows up at Motherboard Control Central. He pleads guilty to being the King of Chaos, but says he's sorry. He doesn't want to be a bad guy anymore. But when nobody's looking, he slips a strange frog into the air duct. What happens when this frog grows into a grotesque, alien creature that threatens to destroy Motherboard? And what will happen to the kids when they go inside Motherboard to track it down?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

Ecohaven Cse (#301) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Someone has stolen the legendary cyberbeast Choocroca from cybersite EcoHaven, and the only clue is the culprit's footprint. Using the principles of "body math," the CyberSquad has to sleuth out who took Choocroca, and rescue the massive beast. The suspects are members of a safari team -- one of them is secretly working for Hacker, who wants to capture the creature and use it to takeover Cyberspace. The CyberSquad must use forensic science to build their case and find both the culprit and the critter before Hacker gets his way.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me

The Borg of the Ring (#302) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The long lost Totally Rad Ring of Radopolis has been found...and is soon swiped by Hacker. This powerful crown will grant the wearer his heart's desire, and Hacker is a cyborg who wants it all. From a new head of gorgeous hair to total cyberdomination, Hacker enjoys wreaking havoc with his new Ring. While racing to reclaim the Ring, the CyberSquad meets a mysterious teenborg named Slider. He seems nice, but whose side is he really on? The kids must all work together to get the Ring back from Hacker and put it inside the Circle of Supreme Safety before Hacker destroys Motherboard once and for all. But the Ring must be placed in the exact center of the circle -- only then will it be safe from those who wish to use its power to harm others.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 -- 6:30am Remind me
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