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.
No School Singalong Special! #201
Sid wonders what he could possibly do on his day off from school. But when all his friends come over for a play date, they quickly put their science minds together and decide to put on a show in the backyard! They each take turns rocking out as they sing their favorite science songs for a very appreciative audience of Mom, Dad, and Zeke!
- KET Friday, November 29 at noon EST
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 Monday, December 2 at noon EST
- KET Thursday, December 12 at noon EST
- KET Wednesday, December 25 at noon EST
A Brush with Teeth #116
Sid learns that people have different kinds of teeth that do different chewing jobs.
- KET Tuesday, December 3 at noon EST
I Want Cake #117
Sid and his friends learn that the best way to stay healthy is to eat nutritious food.
- KET Wednesday, December 4 at noon EST
The Big Sneeze #118
Sid learns that washing his hands with soap and water will help him stay healthy and keep germs away.
- KET Thursday, December 5 at noon EST
Slide to the Side! #202
Sid is trying out his new dance called "The Sid Slide To The Side!" On his room's hardwood floor, he boogies to the left, jumps to the right and then tries to slide to the side. But in his new sneakers, he can't slide...he just squeaks to a stop! Sid and his friends investigate how different materials and surfaces can create friction, causing something to slow down.
- KET Friday, December 6 at noon EST
- KET Friday, December 13 at noon EST
- KET Monday, January 20 at noon EST
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 Monday, December 9 at noon EST
- KET Tuesday, January 21 at noon EST
Ignatz's Inertia #204
Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia!
- KET Tuesday, December 10 at noon EST
- KET Wednesday, January 22 at noon EST
Sid's Super Kick! #205
In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails really far. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force makes something move really far and fast - just like kicking a soccer ball!
- KET Wednesday, December 11 at noon EST
- KET Thursday, January 23 at noon EST
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, December 16 at noon EST
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, December 17 at noon EST
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, December 18 at noon EST
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, December 19 at noon EST
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, December 20 at noon EST
Where Did the Water Go? #206
While brushing his teeth, Sid wonders what happens to all the dirty water when it goes down the drain. At The Science Center, Sid and his friends explore how water travels in and out of our homes through pipes. And here's something Sid and his friends never realized: there's lots of water in the world, but you can't drink it all!
- KET Monday, December 23 at noon EST
- KET Monday, January 27 at noon EST
Clean Air! #207
Sid the roving reporter is investigating something strange in his backyard - his Dad is wearing a mask while painting. Sid discovers that his Dad is protecting his face so he doesn't breathe in the dirty fumes. At school, Sid and his friends discover that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air, and when we pollute the air around us, it affects the air that everyone breathes. The kids also discover that trees have a really important role in keeping our air clean!
- KET Tuesday, December 24 at noon EST
- KET Tuesday, January 28 at noon EST
Reused Robot! #208
Sid's toy robot is broken, so he wants to throw it "away." Sid's Mom tells him there is no such thing as "away," and when we put something in the trash, we are actually creating waste. Sid and his friends explore the idea that everything we throw away goes somewhere. This leads to an investigation of how to recycle and reuse items so that we make less trash.
- KET Thursday, December 26 at noon EST
- KET Wednesday, January 29 at noon EST
Save the Stump! #209
Sid is super excited because his Dad is clearing out space in the yard for a basketball court! While Sid and Dad are surveying the land, Sid notices a big stump teeming with little creatures. During a special field trip to The Science Center, Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old stumps, and if one habitat is destroyed all of the other habitats and animals are affected.
- KET Friday, December 27 at noon EST
- KET Thursday, January 30 at noon EST
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, December 30 at noon EST
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, December 31 at noon EST
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, January 1 at noon EST
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, January 2 at noon EST
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, January 3 at noon EST
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, January 6 at noon EST
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, January 7 at noon EST
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 Wednesday, January 8 at noon EST
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 Thursday, January 9 at noon EST
Getting a Shot: You Can Do It! #141
Sid is super excited because his Grandma is coming to school! Grandma is a nurse, so she'll be giving everyone the new flu vaccination. Sid and his friends are a little hesitant to get the shot, and they have lots of questions about what it does inside their bodies. Grandma and Susie team up to explain the science of how a vaccination works, and then Grandma kicks in with a special song that makes getting a vaccination super easy!
- KET Friday, January 10 at noon EST
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, January 13 at noon EST
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, January 14 at noon EST
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, January 15 at noon EST
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, January 16 at noon EST
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, January 17 at noon EST
Get Up and Move! #217
Sid is super excited, because teacher Susie announced that today is full of surprises - healthy surprises!
- KET Friday, January 24 at noon EST
Let There Be Light #210
Sid and his baby brother Zeke are playing a game where they try to "grab" the light coming out of a flashlight, which proves to be impossible. At school, Sid and his friends explore the science of light and discover that light comes from various energy sources. They also discover that there are some light sources that can't be turned off, like the biggest light source of all - the sun!
- KET Friday, January 31 at noon EST
Official web site: http://pbskids.org/sid/