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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Ignatz's Inertia

09/20/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

Sid uses his skateboard to discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped.

Sid's Super Kick!

09/27/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

On a trip to the Science Center Sid learns that using lots of force makes something move really far.

Where Did The Water Go?

10/04/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

At The Science Center, Sid explores how water travels in and out of our homes through pipes.

Clean Air!

10/11/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

Sid learns about pollution and learns that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air.

Reused Robot!

10/18/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

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

Save The Stump!

10/25/2014 at 7:30 am 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

11/01/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

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

Discovering Darkness

11/08/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

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

Shadow Smile!

11/15/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

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

A Rainbow Every Day!

11/22/2014 at 7:30 am on WTTW HD

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

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