Sid The Science Kid

Sid The Science Kid

'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.

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Reused Robot!

04/23/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid and his friends investigate how to recycle and reuse items so that we make less trash.

Save The Stump!

04/24/2014 at 12:29 pm on WTTW HD

Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old tree stumps.

Let There Be Light

04/25/2014 at 12:29 pm on WTTW HD

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

How Did My Dog Do That?

04/27/2014 at 6:00 am on WTTW HD

Sid explores skeletons and discovers that animals have different bones and joints than people.

Discovering Darkness

04/28/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid investigates what happens when a light source is completely blocked, creating darkness.

Shadow Smile!

04/29/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

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

A Rainbow Every Day!

04/30/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

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

Slide to the Side!

05/01/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid is trying out his new dance but he can't slide in his new sneakers. He just squeaks to a stop!

Getting A Shot: You Can Do It!

05/02/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid is nervous about getting a vaccination shot at school, until he learns his Grandma is the nurse!

Now That's Using Your Brain

05/04/2014 at 6:00 am on WTTW HD

Sid learns that the brain controls many things like walking, thinking and getting ready for school!

I Have Muscles Where?

05/05/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid and his friends learn that they have muscles all over their bodies, even in their faces!

Sid's Amazing Lungs

05/06/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

After racing around his room, Sid wonders where all the air is going in his body when he breathes.

Special Mom Day Meal

05/09/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid smells French toast and his stomach growls. He wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him.

Sid's Pet Project

05/12/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid learns that taking care of a pet is a big responsibility when his class gets a praying mantis.

Sleep? Who Needs It?!

05/13/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid explores how the body needs sleep to properly function and why we need sleep to stay healthy!

Seed The Science Kid

05/14/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid learns that many living things grow in life cycles, including chickens, apples and butterflies.

The Reason Sid's Sneezin'

05/15/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid learns that he might be allergic to pollen and goes on a mission to learn more about allergies.

The Amazing Computer Science Tool!

05/16/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid wants to know what computers do! Mom volunteers to show Sid's class how a computer works.

No School Singalong Special!

05/18/2014 at 6:00 am on WTTW HD

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

The Big Cheese!

05/19/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid finds a picture of the moon made of green cheese while surfing the Internet on the computer.

Sid Wings It!

05/20/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid visits an exhibit showcasing gliders, flying contraptions and jet planes at the Science Center.

Sid Engineers A Solution

05/21/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

The kids work as a team and brainstorm some ideas to get a ball down that got stuck in a tree.

The Sticker Chart

05/22/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

As Sid fills up his chore chart to get a new toy, he learns that charts are great science tools.

The Rolie Polie

05/23/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid uses a magnifying glass to make freckles on his skin, pebbles and his little bugs look bigger.

Enough with the Seashells

05/27/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid uses a new strategy called estimation for making his best guess how many seashells he has.

The Whale Episode

05/28/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid uses the non-standard measurement method to measure things with shoes, blocks and even people!

Super Science Tools

05/29/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid learns that his ruler, estimation jar, chart and magnifying glass are amazing in their own way.

No More Changes

05/30/2014 at 12:30 pm on WTTW HD

Sid learns about change and transformations such as decay, growth, and change caused by heat.

The Bug Club

06/21/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

Sid uses a magnifying glasses to discover ants, rolie polies and caterpillars around the playground.

Sid's Rainy Play Date

06/28/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

Sid learns that rain comes from clouds and is really important because it helps living things grow.

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