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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Sid has a passion for cakes and candy, but learns that the key to being healthy is by eating nutritious foods.
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.
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.
Sid and his friends learn several methods in order to stay healthy.
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.
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.
When Sid accidentally steps on a shovel and his toy lands in his box, he learns about levers and their purposes.
Sid learns about pulleys and uses one to get all of his toys into his new tree house.
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.
Sid meets a dog at school and learn that animals communicate to each other in several styles.
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.
Sid learns that dirt can be useful, but it also contains germs.
Sid and his friends create a club called "The Bug Club," and at school they have a special day where they observe insects.
When the rain ruins Sid's outdoor playdate with Gabriella, he learns how rain is good for us.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
When Sid finds seeds in his apple and oranges, he learns about seeds.
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.
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Sid needs to fill his chore chart with stickers in order to get a new rocket ship toy.
Sid uses estimation to guess how many seashells are in a jar.
Sid explores how fruits and vegetables slowly change.
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. Song: Work That Body
The Broken Wheel
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The science fair winners meet Dr. Bonabodon and learn all about the Super Ultimate Science Museum
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!