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Web site: http://pbskids.org/sid/

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"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.

TV Schedule

Shadow Smile! #212 [TV-Y]
Sid investigates shadows and explores ways to create a shadow by blocking a light source.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 16 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Tuesday, August 26 at 6:00 am EDT

A Rainbow Every Day! #213 [TV-Y]
Sid and his friends investigate rainbows at school where they discover that rainbows can only form when light passes through water droplets.

  • KET2 Thursday, July 17 at 6:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Wednesday, August 27 at 6:00 am EDT

I Want to Be A Scientist! #216 [TV-Y]
In his backyard, Sid is intently observing squirrels and really wants to know why they make funny squeaking sounds. It makes him wonder what kind of scientist investigates animals? Fortunately for Sid, today his class is going on a field trip to the Science Center, where a special guest greets them - it's Gabriela's Mom, Dr. Rosalinda Cordova! She is a marine biologist, and tells the kids about her exciting job scuba diving with whales.

  • KET2 Friday, July 18 at 6:00 am EDT

Sid's Pet Project #219 [TV-Y]
Sid is very excited because he's going to babysit Grandma's dog Philbert for the weekend. This is a great way for Sid to show his parents that he's ready to take care of his own puppy. But there's only one problem - how exactly do you take care of a pet?

  • KET2 Monday, July 21 at 6:00 am EDT

Sleep? Who Needs It?! #220 [TV-Y]
Sid is ready to stay up all night so he and his stuffed animals can pretend to fly into space on a rocket ship! When his Mom insists that he can't stay up, Sid ventures to school to investigate more.

  • KET2 Tuesday, July 22 at 6:00 am EDT

Seed The Science Kid #221 [TV-Y]
Sid discovers seeds in his apple and decides that seeds really get in the way when you're trying to eat the apple! This leads Sid to investigate seeds with his friends at the Science Center, where they learn that many living things grow in life cycles.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 23 at 6:00 am EDT

The Reason Sid's Sneezin' #222 [TV-Y]
Sid wakes up and can't stop sneezing. His Dad is in the middle of a similar sneeze attack. Sid soon discovers that just like his Dad, he might be allergic to pollen! This leads Sid on a mission to learn more about allergies.

  • KET2 Thursday, July 24 at 6:00 am EDT

Get Up and Move! #217 [TV-Y]
Sid is super excited, because teacher Susie announced that today is full of surprises - healthy surprises!

  • KET2 Friday, July 25 at 6:00 am EDT

Sid the Weatherman #135 [TV-Y]
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!

  • KET2 Monday, July 28 at 6:00 am EDT

The Amazing Computer Science Tool! #223 [TV-Y]
Sid wants to know what computers do! Mom volunteers to show Sid's class how a computer works.

  • KET2 Tuesday, July 29 at 6:00 am EDT

The Big Cheese! #224 [TV-Y]
While surfing the Internet on the computer with his Mom, Sid finds a funny picture showing that the moon is made of green, glowing, cheese! Sid thinks this is amazing, and when he goes to school, he relays his newfound moon information to his friends, who are equally enthralled. When they tell Susie what they learned, Susie explains not everything you find on the computer is true!

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 30 at 6:00 am EDT

Sid Wings It! #225 [TV-Y]
In his backyard, Sid shows off his homemade cardboard wings. He's wearing them because he wants to fly, just like the bird he has been watching all morning. When his flight plans don't work out, he heads to school to investigate. Susie announces that the class is going to visit the Science Center to check out a special exhibit about FLIGHT!

  • KET2 Thursday, July 31 at 6:00 am EDT

Sid Engineers A Solution #226 [TV-Y]
Sid has a big, big, big problem! He's trying to grab a cereal box located way up high on the kitchen shelf, but he just can't reach it. He tries using a stool, but he still can't grab it. He wants to know, how is he ever going to grab that cereal box???

  • KET2 Friday, August 1 at 6:00 am EDT

Special Mom Day Meal #136 [TV-Y]
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.

  • KET2 Monday, August 4 at 6:00 am EDT

I Have Muscles Where? #137 [TV-Y]
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?

  • KET2 Tuesday, August 5 at 6:00 am EDT

Sid's Amazing Lungs #138 [TV-Y]
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?

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 6 at 6:00 am EDT

How Did My Dog Do That? #139 [TV-Y]
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.

  • KET2 Thursday, August 7 at 6:00 am EDT

Now That's Using Your Brain #140 [TV-Y]
Sid learns that the brain controls many things like walking, thinking and getting ready for school!

  • KET2 Friday, August 8 at 6:00 am EDT

Slide to the Side! #202 [TV-Y]
Sid is trying out his new dance but he can't slide in his new sneakers. He just squeaks to a stop! Sid and his friends investigate how different materials and surfaces can create friction.

  • KET2 Monday, August 11 at 6:00 am EDT

That's the Way the Ball Bounces #203 [TV-Y]
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!

  • KET2 Tuesday, August 12 at 6:00 am EDT

Ignatz's Inertia #204 [TV-Y]
Sid uses his skateboard to discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 13 at 6:00 am EDT

Sid's Super Kick! #205 [TV-Y]
On a trip to the Science Center Sid learns that using lots of force makes something move really far.

  • KET2 Thursday, August 14 at 6:00 am EDT

The Wind Did It #134 [TV-Y]
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!

  • KET2 Friday, August 15 at 6:00 am EDT

Where Did the Water Go? #206 [TV-Y]
At The Science Center, Sid explores how water travels in and out of our homes through pipes.

  • KET2 Monday, August 18 at 6:00 am EDT

Clean Air! #207 [TV-Y]
Sid learns about pollution and learns that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air.

  • KET2 Tuesday, August 19 at 6:00 am EDT

Reused Robot! #208 [TV-Y]
Sid and his friends investigate how to recycle and reuse items so that we make less trash.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 20 at 6:00 am EDT

Save the Stump! #209 [TV-Y]
Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old tree stumps.

  • KET2 Thursday, August 21 at 6:00 am EDT

Let There Be Light #210 [TV-Y]
Sid explores the science of light and discovers that light comes from various energy sources.

  • KET2 Friday, August 22 at 6:00 am EDT

Discovering Darkness #211 [TV-Y]
Sid investigates what happens when a light source is completely blocked, creating darkness.

  • KET2 Monday, August 25 at 6:00 am EDT

Sid's Rainy Play Date #131 [TV-Y]
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.

  • KET2 Thursday, August 28 at 6:00 am EDT

Sid's Backyard Campout! #214 [TV-Y]
Pack some food and bring your backpack because Sid, Gerald, and Dad are gearing up for a big adventure! They're setting up tents for a campout in the backyard! Dad is eager to share his love of nature and demonstrates how to have a great time outside with the simplest of necessities. They look for animals, cook their own dinner, marvel at the stars in the sky, roast marshmallows, and sing songs around the campfire. And here's the best part, the viewer is invited to join the adventure and sing along!

  • KET2 Friday, August 29 at 6:00 am EDT
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