Web site: http://pbskids.org/sid/
"Sid the Science Kid" uses comedy to celebrate children's natural curiosity about science and explores their "Why?" questions in everyday life. It features the energetic and inquisitive five-year-old Sid, who tackles the ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad"? How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). In each episode, viewers meet Sid's friends and family who help him find the answers to these questions.
Grandma's Glasses #113
Grandma's glasses help her see better. So why does everything look blurry when Sid tries them on?
- KET Wednesday, March 5 at noon EDT
Too Much Noise #114
Sid explores his sense of hearing and learns that sounds travel through the air and into our ears.
- KET Thursday, March 6 at noon EDT
All My Senses #115
At school, Sid and his friends embark on a quest to explore vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste.
- KET Friday, March 7 at noon EDT
A Brush with Teeth #116
Sid learns that people have different kinds of teeth that do different chewing jobs.
- KET Monday, March 10 at noon EDT
I Want Cake #117
Sid and his friends learn that the best way to stay healthy is to eat nutritious food.
- KET Tuesday, March 11 at noon EDT
The Big Sneeze #118
Sid learns that washing his hands with soap and water will help him stay healthy and keep germs away.
- KET Wednesday, March 12 at noon EDT
Sid's Health Day #120
At school, Sid and his friends discover lots of ways to stay healthy.
- KET Thursday, March 13 at noon EDT
Must-See TV #119
Sid decides to sit and watch television all weekend. But then when his body starts feeling terrible, he gets a lesson in the importance of exercise.
- KET Friday, March 14 at noon EDT
The Broken Wheel #121
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!
- KET Monday, March 17 at noon EDT
My Slide #122
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 thingsâ¦including big stuffed animal dinosaurs!
- KET Tuesday, March 18 at noon EDT
Sid's Amazing Invention #123
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.
- KET Wednesday, March 19 at noon EDT
The Tree House #124
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!
- KET Thursday, March 20 at noon EDT
Climb, Ignatz, Climb! #125
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!
- KET Friday, March 21 at noon EDT
Hello, Doggie! #126
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!
- KET Monday, March 24 at noon EDT
Home Tweet Home #127
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!
- KET Tuesday, March 25 at noon EDT
The Dirt on Dirt #128
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!
- KET Wednesday, March 26 at noon EDT
Don't Forget the Leaves #129
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!
- KET Thursday, March 27 at noon EDT
The Bug Club #130
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.
- KET Friday, March 28 at noon EDT
Special Mom Day Meal #136
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.
- KET Monday, March 31 at noon EDT
I Have Muscles Where? #137
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?
- KET Tuesday, April 1 at noon EDT
Sid's Amazing Lungs #138
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?
- KET Wednesday, April 2 at noon EDT
How Did My Dog Do That? #139
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.
- KET Thursday, April 3 at noon EDT
Now That's Using Your Brain #140
When Sid figures out a new way to get ready for school super fast, Mom says to him, "Now that's using your brain!" Sid wants to know that means, and discovers that the brain controls all kinds of things like walking, thinking, breathing, and getting ready for school!
- KET Friday, April 4 at noon EDT
Sid's Rainy Play Date #131
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.
- KET Monday, April 7 at noon EDT
Sid's Special Dad Day #132
Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock - 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.
- KET Tuesday, April 8 at noon EDT
Sid's Holiday Adventure #133
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!
- KET Wednesday, April 9 at noon EDT
The Wind Did It #134
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!
- KET Thursday, April 10 at noon EDT
Sid the Weatherman #135
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!
- KET Friday, April 11 at noon EDT
Rock & Roll Easter! #215
Sid hunts for Easter eggs in his backyard and finds a big shiny rock. He takes it to school and the kids try to identify the mystery rock.
- KET Monday, April 14 at noon EDT
- KET Friday, April 18 at noon EDT
That's the Way the Ball Bounces #203
Sid created a new sport called Play-Doh Ball! You just jump in the air, spin around and bounce the ball. When Sid attempts to play his new game, he bounces the Play-Doh ball and it promptly splats on the ground! At school, Sid and his friends investigate and discover that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce!
- KET Tuesday, April 15 at noon EDT
Ignatz's Inertia #204
Sid uses his skateboard to discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped.
- KET Wednesday, April 16 at noon EDT
Sid's Super Kick! #205
On a trip to the Science Center Sid learns that using lots of force makes something move really far.
- KET Thursday, April 17 at noon EDT
Where Did the Water Go? #206
At The Science Center, Sid explores how water travels in and out of our homes through pipes.
- KET Monday, April 21 at noon EDT
Clean Air! #207
Sid learns about pollution and learns that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air.
- KET Tuesday, April 22 at noon EDT
Reused Robot! #208
Sid and his friends investigate how to recycle and reuse items so that we make less trash.
- KET Wednesday, April 23 at noon EDT
Save the Stump! #209
Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old tree stumps.
- KET Thursday, April 24 at noon EDT
Let There Be Light #210
Sid explores the science of light and discovers that light comes from various energy sources.
- KET Friday, April 25 at noon EDT
Discovering Darkness #211
On an early morning, Sid wakes up while it's still dark outside. Sid and his friends investigate and observe what happens when a light source is completely blocked - creating darkness. It turns out everything stays the same in the dark, because darkness is just the absence of light.
- KET Monday, April 28 at noon EDT
Shadow Smile! #212
After looking at his own shadow, Sid wonders why his shadow doesn't smile when he does. This leads Sid and his friends to investigate shadows at The Science Center. They explore ways to create a shadow by blocking a light source and discover that shadows show shapes but not details like colors, stripes, or a smile!
- KET Tuesday, April 29 at noon EDT
A Rainbow Every Day! #213
Sid and his friends investigate rainbows at school where they discover that rainbows can only form when light passes through water droplets.
- KET Wednesday, April 30 at noon EDT
Official web site: http://pbskids.org/sid/