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

Children's, educational, preschool, puppets, science

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.