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Sid the Science Kid

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Tue., February 28, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

The Sticker Chart  

The series opener about an inquisitive preschooler who investigates the world around him finds Sid questioning the need for charts after he sees how far he has to go on his chore chart to receive a promised toy rocket. He comes to find, however, that charts enable people to compare, contrast and track everything from snacks to pets to chores.

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Wed., March 1, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

The Rolie Polie  

Sid is introduced to a cool scientific tool at school: the magnifying glass. He and his pals use it to investigate freckles, pebbles and roly-poly bugs.

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Thu., March 2, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

Enough With the Seashells  

Sid tries to figure out how many seashells are in a jar, but there are too many to count. At school he learns a new way to determine the number: estimation, which he uses to come up with a number for the seashells, as well as for leaves and stars.

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Fri., March 3, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

The Whale Episode  

Sid tries to measure a blue whale with his ruler, but finds whale's too large. At school he learns that nonstandard measurement can help him determine the whale's length.

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Sat., March 4, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

Super Science Tools  

Sid and his friends review his scientific tools, which include a chart, an estimation jar, a magnifying glass and a ruler, when he tries to determine which one is his favorite.

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Sun., March 5, 2017
3:30 am
(30 minutes)

Sid's Super Kick  

Sid learns why his soccer ball travels farther the harder he kicks it during a visit to the Science Center.

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Sun., March 5, 2017
4:00 am
(30 minutes)

Where Did the Water Go?  

Sid learns what happens to water that goes down a drain.

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Sun., March 5, 2017
4:30 am
(30 minutes)

Clean Air  

Sid investigates why his father wears a mask while painting. As a result, he learns about dirty fumes, clean air and pollution, as well as the important role of trees in keeping air clean.

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Sun., March 5, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

Reused Robot  

Sid learns how to recycle and reuse things after his mom stops him from throwing away his broken toy robot.

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Sun., March 5, 2017
5:30 am
(30 minutes)

Save the Stump!  

Sid notices a tree stump teeming with little creatures while clearing out space in the yard to make a basketball court. Then he learns that there are animal habitats everywhere and that destroying one animal habitat affects other animals and habitats.

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Sun., March 5, 2017
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

The Dirt on Dirt  

Sid investigates dirt. He learns that it helps things grow and that it's filled with tiny rocks, pieces of leaves, and even bugs and worms.

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Sun., March 5, 2017
6:30 am
(30 minutes)

Don't Forget the Leaves  

Sid learns about leaves, including how they are food for some animals, provide shade, and help make nutrients needed by flowers and trees.

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Sun., March 5, 2017
7:00 am
(30 minutes)

The Bug Club  

Sid and his friends use magnifying glasses to study ants, caterpillars and roly-polies.

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Tue., March 7, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

My Mushy Banana  

Sid investigates when his prized yellow banana turns brown and mushy.

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Wed., March 8, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

My Shrinking Shoes  

Sid thinks his shoes are shrinking when they no longer fit him, but he learns that while they're still the same size, he has grown.

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Thu., March 9, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

My Ice Pops  

Sid sets out to learn why his ice pops melted.

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Fri., March 10, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

The Perfect Pancake  

Sid learns about heat while investigating the secret behind his grandmother's always-perfect pancakes.

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Sat., March 11, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

No More Changes  

Sid learns about change, and reviews lessons on decay, growth and heat.

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Sun., March 12, 2017
3:30 am
(30 minutes)

Let There Be Light  

Sid learns about the science of light and how it comes from various energy sources. He also discovers some light sources, like the sun, can't be turned off.

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Sun., March 12, 2017
4:00 am
(30 minutes)

Discovering Darkness  

Sid and his friends investigate darkness and learn that it's the result of the absence of light. They also discover that everything stays the same in the dark and that there's no reason to be afraid of it.

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Sun., March 12, 2017
4:30 am
(30 minutes)

Shadow Smile  

Sid wonders why his shadow doesn't smile when he does. So he and his pals investigate shadows at the Science Center and learn that shadows only show shapes, not details like colors, stripes or smiles.

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Sun., March 12, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

A Rainbow Every Day!  

Sid and his friends learn how rainbows are formed.

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Sun., March 12, 2017
5:30 am
(30 minutes)

Sid's Backyard Campout!  

Sid, Gerald and Dad camp out in the backyard, where they look for animals, cook dinner, roast marshmallows, study the stars and sing songs.

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Sun., March 12, 2017
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Sid's Rainy Play Date  

After the threat of rain cancels a playdate, Sid learns all about the wet stuff, including that it comes from clouds and that it helps things grow.

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Sun., March 12, 2017
6:30 am
(30 minutes)

Sid's Special Dad Day  

Sid's excitement about playing soccer with his father is dampened by having to put on sunblock. Then he and his pals learn at school why sunblock is important and also discover how the sun helps Earth.

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Sun., March 12, 2017
7:00 am
(30 minutes)

Sid's Holiday Adventure  

Sid learns about temperatures when his family, who live where it's sunny and warm all year long, visit relatives who live where it's cold during the winter months.

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Tue., March 14, 2017
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

The Itchy Tag  

Sid learns about textures while investigating the itchy tag in his shirt. Included: why the tag and the shirt feel different.