Sid the Science Kid

Series

Sid the Science Kid

A Jim Henson Company production about an inquisitive preschooler named Sid who seeks answers to questions he asks himself, such as why his shoes are shrinking or why bananas become mushy.

Genres

Animation, Comedy, Family, Kids, Kids' TV, TV Programmes

Cast

Rating

Rating not available

Year

2008

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The series opener about an inquisitive preschooler who investigates the world around him finds Sid questioning the need for charts after he sees how far he has to go on his chore chart to receive a promised toy rocket. He comes to find, however, that charts enable people to compare, contrast and track everything from snacks to pets to chores.
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Sid is introduced to a cool scientific tool at school: the magnifying glass. He and his pals use it to investigate freckles, pebbles and roly-poly bugs.
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Sid tries to figure out how many seashells are in a jar, but there are too many to count. At school he learns a new way to determine the number: estimation, which he uses to come up with a number for the seashells, as well as for leaves and stars.
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Sid tries to measure a blue whale with his ruler, but finds whale's too large. At school he learns that nonstandard measurement can help him determine the whale's length.
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Sid and his friends review his scientific tools, which include a chart, an estimation jar, a magnifying glass and a ruler, when he tries to determine which one is his favorite.
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Sid investigates when his prized yellow banana turns brown and mushy.
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Sid thinks his shoes are shrinking when they no longer fit him, but he learns that while they're still the same size, he has grown.
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Sid sets out to learn why his ice pops melted.
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Sid learns about heat while investigating the secret behind his grandmother's always-perfect pancakes.
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Sid learns about change, and reviews lessons on decay, growth and heat.
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Sid learns about textures while investigating the itchy tag in his shirt. Included: why the tag and the shirt feel different.
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Sid learns how odors travel through the air and arrive at the nose.
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Sid learns about vision and glasses.
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Sid initially thinks he has super powers when he makes all noise go away by covering his ears with his hands. His investigation of the sense of hearing, however, teaches him about sound waves and how the ears process them.
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Sid and his friends learn about the five senses (sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch).
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Sid learns the importance of brushing his teeth.
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When Sid wants to eat only birthday cake for every meal, he and his pals learn about proper nutrition.
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Sid and pals learn about germs and the importance of washing their hands.
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Sid learns the value of exercise after a weekend of watching TV leaves him feeling lousy.
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Sid and his pals learn how to stay healthy, including brushing their teeth, eating healthful food, washing their hands and exercising.
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Sid investigates how wheels work after one falls off his favorite toy truck.
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Sid learns about inclined planes while figuring out how to lift his heavy stuffed dinosaur to his bed.
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Sid thinks he has invented a device to help put toys away, then learns it's just a lever, which is used for lifting heavy objects.
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Sid learns about pulleys while pondering how to move a box of toys to his tree house.
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Sid and his pals use wheels, inclined planes, levers and pulleys to move his stuffed panda to the top of the playground slide.
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Spurred by dogs barking in his neighborhood, Sid learns how animals communicate.
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Sid wonders why birds haven't taken up residence in a birdhouse he built with his father. Then he learns that many animals build their own homes.
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Sid investigates dirt. He learns that it helps things grow and that it's filled with tiny rocks, pieces of leaves, and even bugs and worms.
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Sid learns about leaves, including how they are food for some animals, provide shade, and help make nutrients needed by flowers and trees.
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Sid and his friends use magnifying glasses to study ants, caterpillars and roly-polies.
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After the threat of rain cancels a playdate, Sid learns all about the wet stuff, including that it comes from clouds and that it helps things grow.
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Sid's stomach growls while making his mother French toast for breakfast. The noise prompts him to investigate whether there's a connection between the two.
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Sid's excitement about playing soccer with his father is dampened by having to put on sunblock. Then he and his pals learn at school why sunblock is important and also discover how the sun helps Earth.
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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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Sid learns about temperatures when his family, who live where it's sunny and warm all year long, visit relatives who live where it's cold during the winter months.
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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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Sid is miffed when he discovers leaves that he raked up in disarray. Then he learns about the wind, which can make sand dunes and waves, and can power sail boats.
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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.
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Sid decides he'd like to be a weatherman so that he can choose the weather every day. Then he and his friends learn that weathercasters don't actually control the weather, but do know a lot about it.
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Sid learns about the brain and how it controls many different things, including walking, thinking and breathing.