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Season 1

  • S01E01 The Sticker Chart

    • April 5, 2008
    • PBS

    If Sid doesn’t fill up his chore chart with stickers, he’ll never get a new Turbo-Mega-Rocket ship toy. So, Sid wonders, who needs charts anyway? After a day of investigating, Sid learns that charts are great science tools that help you compare and contrast all kinds of cool stuff like snacks, pets and even chores! (Tools & Measurement/Documentation)

  • S01E02 The Rolie Polie

    • April 17, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid loves his little rolie polie bugs, but they’re so little he can’t figure out how they move. At school, he discovers an amazing science tool: the magnifying glass! Sid and his friends explore their world using the magnifying glass to make things look bigger, like freckles on their skin, little pebbles and rolie polie legs! (Tools & Measurement/Observation)

  • S01E03 Enough With the Seashells

    • May 10, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid brings home an estimation jar from school, filled to the top with seashells. He’s determined to guess how many there are, but he has a problem…there are too many shells to count! At school, Sid and his friends learn a new strategy for making their best guess -- estimation! Now Sid can estimate just about anything -- shells, toys, leaves and stars in the sky! (Tools & Measurement/Estimation)

  • S01E04 The Whale Episode

    • September 4, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid is troubled…he wants to know how to measure a giant blue whale with his ruler. At school he learns a great new way to measure just about anything -- using the method of non-standard measurement! Sid learns how to accurately measure things with shoes, blocks, and even people! (Tools & Measurement/Measurement)

  • S01E05 Super Science Tools

    • May 18, 2011
    • PBS

    Sid has quite a collection of science tools in his room: a ruler, an estimation jar, a chart and a magnifying glass. They’re all perfect tools for investigating and exploring the world, but Sid can’t figure out which one is his favorite! His friends help him discover that each science tool is amazing in its own special way. (Tools & Measurement/Tools & Measurement Review)

  • S01E06 My Mushy Banana

    • September 8, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid wants to know why his beloved yellow banana has turned brown and mushy. After exploring how fruits and vegetables slowly change, Sid learns that it’s natural for his banana to ripen and turn brown and mushy. Over time, fruits and vegetables decay! (Transformation & Change/Decay)

  • S01E07 My Shrinking Shoes

    • February 11, 2008
    • PBS

    When Sid’s shoes don’t fit, he declares that his shoes must be shrinking. Sid and his friends discover that it’s hard to see things growing, because growing happens slowly over time. It turns out Sid’s shoes weren’t shrinking -- he was growing! (Transformation & Change/Growth)

  • S01E08 My Ice Pops!

    • September 10, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid wakes up and discovers that his ice pops melted! This sticky situation leads him to ask,” Why do things have to melt?” After investigating at school, Sid learns that if liquids don’t stay in a really cold place, they slowly melt over time. He also discovers that liquids can freeze into solid ice and then melt right back into liquid. (Transformation & Change/Change Caused by Cold)

  • S01E09 The Perfect Pancake!

    • September 11, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid wants to know how his Grandma always makes perfect pancakes. They’re never too squishy or burnt. At school, Sid makes an important discovery -- heat changes things! This lesson reveals the secret of Grandma’s pancakes: she heats them on the stove for the perfect amount of time … not too much, and not too little. (Transformation & Change/Change Caused by Heat)

  • S01E10 No More Changes!

    • September 12, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid isn’t too thrilled that his favorite shirt shrunk, his shoes don’t fit anymore and his Mom changed his favorite toothpaste. He really wants to ask, “Why do things have to change?” Sid discovers that change is a natural part of the world as he and his friends review lessons learned from change and transformation such as decay, growth, and change caused by heat. (Transformation & Change/Review)

  • S01E11 The Itchy Tag

    • December 29, 2007
    • PBS

    Sid notices that the tag in his shirt is really itchy, and he wonders why it isn’t soft like the rest of his shirt. At school, Sid and his friends explore and learn about the different textures around them: smooth, soft, bumpy and itchy…like his shirt tag! (Senses/Texture)

  • S01E12 What's That Smell?

    • September 23, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid wakes up to his favorite smell in the world, pancakes. But the yummy scent is quickly taken over by a different smell when baby brother Zeke and his stinky diaper enter Sid’s room. At school, Sid learns how smells travel through the air and arrive inside the nose. (Senses/Smell)

  • S01E13 Grandma's Glasses

    • September 24, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid tries on Grandma’s glasses, but they make everything look blurry. Sid explores his sense of vision, and discovers that even though Grandma’s glasses make things look blurry to him, they make things look clear to her. (Senses/Sight)

  • S01E14 Too Much Noise!

    • September 25, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid notices that when he covers his ears with his hands, everything sounds quieter. Maybe he has super powers! Sid explores his sense of hearing, and discovers that sounds travel through the air and into our ears. So it turns out Sid doesn’t have super powers, he was just blocking sound waves from entering his ears! (Senses/Hearing)

  • S01E15 All My Senses

    • July 17, 2023
    • PBS

    Sid wants to know about all his different senses. At school, Sid and his friends embark on a quest to explore vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste! (Senses/Review)

  • S01E16 A Brush With Teeth

    • October 20, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid wonders if you really do have to brush your teeth every single day? At school, Sid discovers that our mouths are filled with different kinds of teeth that do lots of different jobs—like chewing our food! So it’s really important to keep our teeth healthy by brushing them every day! (Health/Dental Hygiene)

  • S01E17 I Want Cake

    • October 21, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid has a passion for cakes and candy, but learns that the key to being healthy is by eating nutritious foods.

  • S01E18 The Big Sneeze

    • October 22, 2008
    • PBS

    Mort (Sid's dad) has a cold and Sid learns that washing his hands will protect his hands from getting bad germs, especially Mort's cold, away.

  • S01E19 Must See TV

    • October 23, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid isn't feeling good because he keeps watching TV over the weekend and learns that he must get some exercise to start feeling good again.

  • S01E20 Sid's Health Day

    • October 24, 2008
    • PBS

    Sid and his friends learn several methods in order to stay healthy.

  • S01E21 The Broken Wheel

    • February 9, 2009
    • PBS

    When one of Sid's toy truck wheels comes off, he learns about the functions of wheels and that just using tape to fix the toy truck doesn't make it functional.

  • S01E22 My Slide

    • February 10, 2009
    • PBS

    When Sid can't lift his stuffed dinosaur, Arnie, up on his bed for his pretend trip to the moon, he learns about inclined planes such as a slide and uses it to get Arnie up onto his bed.

  • S01E23 Sid's Amazing Invention

    • February 11, 2009
    • PBS

    When Sid accidentally steps on a shovel and his toy lands in his box, he learns about levers and their purposes.

  • S01E24 The Tree House

    • February 12, 2009
    • PBS

    Sid learns about pulleys and uses one to get all of his toys into his new tree house.

  • S01E25 Climb, Ignatz, Climb!

    • February 13, 2009
    • PBS

    Sid brings his stuffed panda, Ignatz Semmelweis, to school to make him climb a pretend mountain, so they use many basic machines to help him climb.

  • S01E26 Hello Doggie!

    • February 16, 2009
    • PBS

    Sid meets a dog at school and learn that animals communicate to each other in several styles.

  • S01E27 Home Tweet Home

    • February 17, 2009
    • PBS

    Sid begins to wonder why no birds are living in his birdhouse he built with his dad. He soon learns that animals can create their own homes.

  • S01E28 The Dirt on Dirt

    • February 18, 2009
    • PBS

    Sid learns that dirt can be useful, but it also contains germs.

  • S01E29 Don't Forget the Leaves!

    • February 23, 2009
    • PBS

    Sid learns about leaves.

  • S01E30 The Bug Club

    • February 20, 2009
    • PBS

    Sid and his friends create a club called "The Bug Club," and at school they have a special day where they observe insects.

  • S01E31 Sid's Rainy Play Date

    • May 4, 2009
    • PBS

    When the rain ruins Sid's outdoor playdate with Gabriella, he learns how rain is good for us.

  • S01E32 Special Sunny Dad Day

    • May 5, 2009
    • PBS

    Sid is hyped up when he gets to play soccer with his dad after school, but doesn't like sunblock. He soon learns about sunblock.

  • S01E33 Special Mom Day Meal

    • May 6, 2009
    • PBS

    Sid claims that it's a special day called "Mom Day", and he smells cooking French toast and his stomach growls. He then learns that it's a signal for getting ready to process food.

  • S01E36 How Did My Dog Do That?

    • September 16, 2009
    • PBS

    When Sid's dog (The one featured in "Hello Doggie!"), does an action that Sid can't perform, Sid learns about the differences between the movements and bodies of various animals.

Season 2

  • S02E01 The Broken Wheel

    • January 5, 2009
    • PBS

    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!

  • S02E02 My Slide

    • February 3, 2009
    • PBS

    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 things...including big stuffed animal dinosaurs!

  • S02E03 No School Singalong Special!

    • February 22, 2011
    • PBS

    Sid and his friends show in the backyard and take turns singing their favorite science songs.

  • S02E04 Ignatz's Inertia

    • March 3, 2010
    • PBS

    Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard, then rolls him across his patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward, flying 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!

  • S02E05 Sid's Super Kick

    • October 7, 2010
    • PBS

    In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show us 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 across the yard. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force can make something move really far and really fast - just like kicking a soccer ball really hard!

  • S02E06 Where Did The Water Go?

    • April 18, 2011
    • PBS

    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! We can only use fresh water, and there aren't a lot of fresh water sources in the world. That's why it's important not to waste water!

  • S02E07 Clean Air!

    • April 19, 2011
    • PBS

    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!

  • S02E10 Let There Be Light

    • December 31, 2007
    • PBS

    Sid explores the science of light and discovers that light comes from various energy sources.

  • S02E11 Save The Stump!

    • April 21, 2011
    • PBS

    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.

  • S02E11 Rainbow Connection

    • August 28, 2023
    • PBS

    It is sung by Kermit as the movie's opening number and reprised by the whole cast of Muppets at the end of the movie;

  • S02E12 Shadow Smile!

    • January 1, 2011
    • PBS

    Sid investigates shadows and explores ways to create a shadow by blocking a light source.

  • S02E12 Sid’s Backyard Campout

    • June 20, 2011
    • PBS

    In celebration of National Backyard Campout Day on June 25, pack some food and bring your backpack because Sid the Science Kid, Gerald, and Dad are gearing up for a big adventure…they’re setting up tents for a campout in the backyard! During the campout, 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, you are invited to join the adventure and sing along!

  • S02E13 A Rainbow Every Day!

    • November 11, 2010
    • PBS

    Sid investigates rainbows and learns they can only form when light passes through water droplets.

  • S02E13 Halloween Spooky Science Special

    • October 24, 2012
    • PBS

    While the kids have fun dressing up in spooky costumes for Halloween, they also learn that Halloween can be scientific, too.

  • S02E14 I Want to Be a Scientist!

    • December 5, 2011
    • PBS

    Sid and his classmates take a field trip to the Science Center.

  • S02E15 The Big Cheese!

    • December 7, 2011
    • PBS

    A marine biologist gives the students a research project.

  • S02E16 Sid Wings It!

    • December 8, 2011
    • PBS

    Sid wears his homemade cardboard wings and tries to fly; a visit to the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum.

  • S02E17 Sid Engineers a Solution

    • December 9, 2011
    • PBS

    Sid tries to get a cereal box, but it is out of his reach; at school, Sid and his friends try to get a ball down from a tree.

  • S02E18 Sid's Pet Project

    • January 23, 2012
    • PBS

    Phil is excited to babysit Grandma's dog, but doesn't know how to take care of a pet.

  • S02E19 Get Up and Move!

    • January 6, 2012
    • PBS

    Sid's teacher coordinates a day of healthy surprises.

  • S02E21 Sid the Science Kid: Encyclopedia of Discovery

    • January 1, 2012
    • PBS

    Sid the Science Kid: Encyclopedia of Discovery.

  • S02E22 Seed the Science Kid

    • November 14, 2012
    • PBS

    Sid learns about seeds after they get in the way of his eating an apple.

  • S02E23 Sleep? Who Needs It?!

    • February 2, 2012
    • PBS

    Sid learns why sleep is important after his mom nixes his plan to stay up all night.

  • S02E24 The Reason Sid's Sneezin'

    • January 1, 2012
    • PBS

    Sid learns about allergies after he discovers that, like his dad, he's allergic to pollen.

  • S02E25 Seed the Science Kid

    • November 14, 2012
    • PBS

    When Sid finds seeds in his apple and oranges, he learns about seeds.

  • S02E26 Reused Robot!

    • December 6, 2011
    • PBS

    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.

  • S02E29 Don't Forget the Leaves

    • February 19, 2009
    • PBS

    Leaves are food for animals, they provide shade and they make nutrients that help flowers and trees grow.

Season 3

Season 101

Additional Specials

  • SPECIAL 0x1 The Ruler of Thumb : Part 1

    • September 2, 2008
    • PBS

  • SPECIAL 0x2 The Ruler of Thumb : Part 2

    • September 1, 2008
    • PBS

  • SPECIAL 0x3 Sid's Backyard Campout!

    • June 20, 2011
    • PBS
  • SPECIAL 0x4 Halloween Spooky Science Special

    • January 23, 2012
    • PBS

  • SPECIAL 0x5 Get Up and Move!

    • January 6, 2012
    • PBS

  • SPECIAL 0x6 Sid the Science Kid: The Movie

    • December 2, 2010
    • PBS

    The science fair winners meet Dr. Bonabodon and learn all about the Super Ultimate Science Museum

  • SPECIAL 0x7 Weather Kid Sid

    • September 10, 2008
    • PBS

    Rain, rain, go away; Sid the Science Kid wants to play! Sid's not too happy when rain threatens to squash his play date outside. But the more Sid learns about the rain, the more he understands how important precipitation is. In fact Sid is learning about all kinds of weather patterns and how it affects our world. At school Sid studies the sun and how it lights up our world. At home, Sid s family visits relatives where it s really chilly. Brrrr! It s cold in here... Sid hits the science lab to discover that wind, rain and sun can be fascinating and fun!