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Sid the Science Kid

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Wed., April 23, 2014
8:30 pm
(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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Thu., April 24, 2014
12:00 pm
(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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Thu., April 24, 2014
8:30 pm
(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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Fri., April 25, 2014
12:00 pm
(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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Fri., April 25, 2014
8:30 pm
(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., April 27, 2014
12:30 pm
(30 minutes)

Where Did the Water Go?  

Sid learns about water.

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Sun., April 27, 2014
1:00 pm
(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., April 27, 2014
1:30 pm
(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., April 27, 2014
2:00 pm
(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., April 27, 2014
2:30 pm
(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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Mon., April 28, 2014
12:00 pm
(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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Mon., April 28, 2014
8:30 pm
(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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Tue., April 29, 2014
12:00 pm
(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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Tue., April 29, 2014
8:30 pm
(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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Wed., April 30, 2014
12:00 pm
(30 minutes)

A Rainbow Every Day!  

Sid and his friends learn how rainbows are formed.

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Wed., April 30, 2014
8:30 pm
(30 minutes)

A Rainbow Every Day!  

Sid and his friends learn how rainbows are formed.

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Thu., May 1, 2014
12:00 pm
(30 minutes)

Slide to the Side!  

Sid wonders why he can't slide on a wood floor in sneakers.

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Thu., May 1, 2014
8:30 pm
(30 minutes)

Slide to the Side!  

Sid wonders why he can't slide on a wood floor in sneakers.

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Fri., May 2, 2014
12:00 pm
(30 minutes)

Getting a Shot: You Can Do It!  

Sid's grandmother visits his school and administers flu shots, prompting Sid to learn about how vaccinations work.

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Fri., May 2, 2014
8:30 pm
(30 minutes)

Getting a Shot: You Can Do It!  

Sid's grandmother visits his school and administers flu shots, prompting Sid to learn about how vaccinations work.

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Sun., May 4, 2014
12:30 pm
(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., May 4, 2014
1:00 pm
(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., May 4, 2014
1:30 pm
(30 minutes)

A Rainbow Every Day!  

Sid and his friends learn how rainbows are formed.

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Sun., May 4, 2014
2:00 pm
(30 minutes)

Slide to the Side!  

Sid wonders why he can't slide on a wood floor in sneakers.

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Sun., May 4, 2014
2:30 pm
(30 minutes)

Getting a Shot: You Can Do It!  

Sid's grandmother visits his school and administers flu shots, prompting Sid to learn about how vaccinations work.

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Mon., May 5, 2014
12:00 pm
(30 minutes)

I Have Muscles Where?  

After his father tells a joke, Sid laughs until his face hurts, which makes him wonder why. Then, at school, he learns that people have muscles all over, including their faces.

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Mon., May 5, 2014
8:30 pm
(30 minutes)

I Have Muscles Where?  

After his father tells a joke, Sid laughs until his face hurts, which makes him wonder why. Then, at school, he learns that people have muscles all over, including their faces.

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Tue., May 6, 2014
12:00 pm
(30 minutes)

Sid's Amazing Lungs  

Sid wonders why running around makes him breathe fast and where air goes when one breathes in. At school he learns about lungs and how they work.

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Tue., May 6, 2014
8:30 pm
(30 minutes)

Sid's Amazing Lungs  

Sid wonders why running around makes him breathe fast and where air goes when one breathes in. At school he learns about lungs and how they work.

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Wed., May 7, 2014
12:00 pm
(30 minutes)

How Did My Dog Do That?  

Sid can't figure out why his dog can use a foot to scratch an ear and he can't, so he investigates. He learns about skeletons and how animals have different bones and joints than people.