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Season 1

  • S01E01 The Sticker Chart

    • September 1, 2008

    If Sid doesn’t fill up his chore chart with stickers, he’ll never get a new Turbo-Mega-Rocket ship toy. So, Sid wonders, who needs charts anyway? After a day of investigating, Sid learns that charts are great science tools that help you compare and contrast all kinds of cool stuff like snacks, pets and even chores! (Tools & Measurement/Documentation)

  • S01E02 The Rolie Polie

    • September 2, 2008

    Sid loves his little rolie polie bugs, but they’re so little he can’t figure out how they move. At school, he discovers an amazing science tool: the magnifying glass! Sid and his friends explore their world using the magnifying glass to make things look bigger, like freckles on their skin, little pebbles and rolie polie legs! (Tools & Measurement/Observation)

  • S01E03 Enough With the Seashells

    • September 3, 2008

    Sid brings home an estimation jar from school, filled to the top with seashells. He’s determined to guess how many there are, but he has a problem…there are too many shells to count! At school, Sid and his friends learn a new strategy for making their best guess -- estimation! Now Sid can estimate just about anything -- shells, toys, leaves and stars in the sky! (Tools & Measurement/Estimation)

  • S01E04 The Whale Episode

    • September 4, 2008

    Sid is troubled…he wants to know how to measure a giant blue whale with his ruler. At school he learns a great new way to measure just about anything -- using the method of non-standard measurement! Sid learns how to accurately measure things with shoes, blocks, and even people! (Tools & Measurement/Measurement)

  • S01E05 Super Science Tools

    • September 5, 2008

    Sid has quite a collection of science tools in his room: a ruler, an estimation jar, a chart and a magnifying glass. They’re all perfect tools for investigating and exploring the world, but Sid can’t figure out which one is his favorite! His friends help him discover that each science tool is amazing in its own special way. (Tools & Measurement/Tools & Measurement Review)

  • S01E06 My Mushy Banana

    • September 8, 2008

    Sid wants to know why his beloved yellow banana has turned brown and mushy. After exploring how fruits and vegetables slowly change, Sid learns that it’s natural for his banana to ripen and turn brown and mushy. Over time, fruits and vegetables decay! (Transformation & Change/Decay)

  • S01E07 My Shrinking Shoes

    • September 9, 2008

    When Sid’s shoes don’t fit, he declares that his shoes must be shrinking. Sid and his friends discover that it’s hard to see things growing, because growing happens slowly over time. It turns out Sid’s shoes weren’t shrinking -- he was growing! (Transformation & Change/Growth)

  • S01E08 My Ice Pops!

    • September 10, 2008

    Sid wakes up and discovers that his ice pops melted! This sticky situation leads him to ask,” Why do things have to melt?” After investigating at school, Sid learns that if liquids don’t stay in a really cold place, they slowly melt over time. He also discovers that liquids can freeze into solid ice and then melt right back into liquid. (Transformation & Change/Change Caused by Cold)

  • S01E09 The Perfect Pancake!

    • September 11, 2008

    Sid wants to know how his Grandma always makes perfect pancakes. They’re never too squishy or burnt. At school, Sid makes an important discovery -- heat changes things! This lesson reveals the secret of Grandma’s pancakes: she heats them on the stove for the perfect amount of time … not too much, and not too little. (Transformation & Change/Change Caused by Heat)

  • S01E10 No More Changes!

    • September 12, 2008

    Sid isn’t too thrilled that his favorite shirt shrunk, his shoes don’t fit anymore and his Mom changed his favorite toothpaste. He really wants to ask, “Why do things have to change?” Sid discovers that change is a natural part of the world as he and his friends review lessons learned from change and transformation such as decay, growth, and change caused by heat. (Transformation & Change/Review)

  • S01E11 The Itchy Tag

    • September 22, 2008

    Sid notices that the tag in his shirt is really itchy, and he wonders why it isn’t soft like the rest of his shirt. At school, Sid and his friends explore and learn about the different textures around them: smooth, soft, bumpy and itchy…like his shirt tag! (Senses/Texture)

  • S01E12 What's That Smell?

    • September 23, 2008

    Sid wakes up to his favorite smell in the world, pancakes. But the yummy scent is quickly taken over by a different smell when baby brother Zeke and his stinky diaper enter Sid’s room. At school, Sid learns how smells travel through the air and arrive inside the nose. (Senses/Smell)

  • S01E13 Grandma's Glasses

    • September 24, 2008

    Sid tries on Grandma’s glasses, but they make everything look blurry. Sid explores his sense of vision, and discovers that even though Grandma’s glasses make things look blurry to him, they make things look clear to her. (Senses/Sight)

  • S01E14 Too Much Noise!

    • September 25, 2008

    Sid notices that when he covers his ears with his hands, everything sounds quieter. Maybe he has super powers! Sid explores his sense of hearing, and discovers that sounds travel through the air and into our ears. So it turns out Sid doesn’t have super powers, he was just blocking sound waves from entering his ears! (Senses/Hearing)

  • S01E15 All My Senses

    • September 26, 2008

    Sid wants to know about all his different senses. At school, Sid and his friends embark on a quest to explore vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste! (Senses/Review)

  • S01E16 A Brush With Teeth

    • October 20, 2008

    Sid wonders if you really do have to brush your teeth every single day? At school, Sid discovers that our mouths are filled with different kinds of teeth that do lots of different jobs—like chewing our food! So it’s really important to keep our teeth healthy by brushing them every day! (Health/Dental Hygiene)

  • S01E17 I Want Cake

    • October 21, 2008

    Sid declares that he shall only eat Birthday cake for every meal! Sid and his friends discover that only eating cake would make their bodies feel terrible. Then they explore and learn that the best way to stay healthy is by eating nutritious food. (Health/Nutrition)

  • S01E18 The Big Sneeze

    • October 22, 2008

    Sid’s parents tell him to wash his hands to keep away germs. But Sid can’t see any germs on his hands, so why should he wash them? Sid and his friends learn that germs are so small that you can’t see them. And they discover that a great way to stay healthy and keep germs away is by washing their hands with soap and water! (Health/Germs)

  • S01E19 Must See TV

    • October 23, 2008

    Sid decides to sit and watch television all weekend long. There’s just one problem with his plan: sitting around and not moving would make his body feel terrible. At school Sid and his friends learn that exercising is a really fun way to stay healthy! And it makes your body feel great! (Health/Exercise and Movement)

  • S01E20 Sid's Health Day

    • October 24, 2008

    Sid wonders what is the best way to always stay healthy? At school, Sid and his friends discover that there’s lots of ways to stay healthy: washing hands to avoid germs, eating nutritious foods, brushing teeth and exercising! (Health/Review)

  • S01E21 The Broken Wheel

    • February 9, 2009

    When a wheel falls off Sid's favorite toy truck, he tapes it back on. But now the wheel won't spin, and Sid wonders how exactly wheels work? At school, Sid explores how wheels are simple machines that help move all kinds of things like cars, trains, tricycles, and even toy trucks!

  • S01E22 My Slide

    • February 10, 2009

    Sid wonders how he can lift up his big, heavy stuffed animal dinosaur onto his bed. Sid and his friends explore how inclined planes are simple machines that make it much easier to push up heavy things...including big stuffed animal dinosaurs!

  • S01E23 Sid's Amazing Invention

    • February 11, 2009

    Sid believes that he has discovered a new invention to put toys away! Sid learns his invention is actually a simple machine called a lever, which is not only useful for launching toys, but can also help lift up really heavy things.

  • S01E24 The Tree House

    • February 12, 2009

    Sid learns about pulleys while pondering how to move a box of toys to his tree house.

  • S01E25 Climb, Ignatz, Climb

    • February 13, 2009

    Sid pretends that his stuffed animal panda is going on an adventure to the top of the playground slide. Sid and his friends make a plan and use simple machines like wheels, inclined planes, levers and pulleys to get the panda all the way to the top of the slide!

  • S01E26 Hello Doggie

    • February 16, 2009

    When Sid hears dogs barking in his neighborhood, he wonders if they're talking to him. At school, Sid discovers that animals do communicate in lots of different ways, like using body language, making sounds, and barking! The episode features the introduction of Philbert, a dog adopted by Sid's Grandma.

  • S01E27 Home Tweet Home

    • February 17, 2009

    Sid wonders why there aren't any birds living in the birdhouse he built with his Dad? Sid and his friends discover that lots of animals build and live in their own homes, like beehives, anthills, and bird nests!

  • S01E28 The Dirt on Dirt

    • February 18, 2009

    Although dirt helps things grow, it is also filled with tiny rocks, pieces of leaves, bugs and worms.

  • S01E29 Don't Forget the Leaves

    • February 19, 2009

    Leaves are food for animals, they provide shade and they make nutrients that help flowers and trees grow.

  • S01E30 The Bug Club

    • February 20, 2009

    It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground.

  • S01E31 Sid's Rainy Play Date

    • May 4, 2009

    Sid is supposed to have a playdate outside, but the forecast calls for rain! Sid isn't too happy and wonders if the rain knew he wanted to play outside? At school, Sid and his friends discover that rain actually comes from rain clouds! They also learn that rain is really important because it helps living things grow.

  • S01E32 Special Sunny Dad Day

    • May 4, 2009

    Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth.

  • S01E33 Sid's Holiday Adventure

    • September 16, 2009

    Sid loves celebrating the winter holidays where he lives, because it's always sunny and warm. But this year, Sid and his family are visiting relatives where it's chilly and cold. Sid wonders why it can't be warm everywhere? At school, Sid discovers that temperatures are different all over the world!

  • S01E34 The Wind Did It

    • September 17, 2009

    Sid can't figure out who messed up the pile of leaves he raked up in the backyard. At school, Sid and his friends discover that wind is strong enough to make sand dunes, waves, move sail boats, and even blow away a pile of leaves!

  • S01E35 Sid the Weatherman

    • September 18, 2009

    Sid wants to be a weatherman so he can decide what the weather will be every day. Sid and friends investigate weather and learn that weathermen don't control the weather, but they do have to know all about rain, sun, wind, and hot and cold temperatures!

  • S01E36 Special Mom Day Meal

    • May 4, 2009

    Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it's getting ready for digestion.

  • S01E37 I Have Muscles Where?

    • May 5, 2009

    When Sid's Dad tells him a really funny joke, Sid laughs so hard that his face hurts. Sid wonders why his face would hurt if the joke was funny? When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they learn that they have muscles all over their bodies, even in their faces!

  • S01E38 Sid's Amazing Lungs

    • May 6, 2009

    Sid races around his room and finds himself breathing really fast. Sid then wonders where all the air is going in his body when he breathes in? At school, Sid and his friends discover that our bodies have lungs to help us breathe in oxygen!

  • S01E39 How Did My Dog Do That?

    • May 7, 2009

    When Sid's dog uses his foot to scratch his ear, Sid tries the same maneuver, but can't do it. Sid explores skeletons, and discovers that animals have different bones and joints than people, which allows them to do lots of cool stuff like swing from trees, fly in the air, or even scratch their ears with their feet!

  • S01E40 Now That's Using Your Brain

    • May 8, 2009

    When Sid figures out a new way to get ready for school super fast, Mom says to him, "Now that's using your brain!" Sid wants to know that means, and discovers that the brain controls all kinds of things like walking, thinking, breathing, and getting ready for school!

  • S01E41 Getting a Shot: You Can Do It!

    • October 26, 2009

    It’s vaccination day at Sid’s school, and Sid and his friends are a little apprehensive about getting a shot. Thankfully, a very special nurse will be giving the kids their vaccination—Sid’s Grandma! Throughout the special episode, Grandma, Teacher Susie, Mom and Dad all do their part to make vaccination day a fun learning experience filled with music, games and lots of laughs.

Season 2

  • S02E01 No School Singalong Special!

    • June 21, 2010

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

  • S02E02 Slide To The Side

    • October 4, 2010

    Sid is trying out his new dance called, "The Sid Slide To The Side!" On his room's hard wood floor, he boogies to the left, jumps to the right, then tries to slide to the side. But in his new sneakers, he can't slide...he just squeaks to a stop! This leads Sid and his friends to observe and investigate how different materials and surfaces can create friction, causing something to slow down.

  • S02E03 That's The Way The Ball Bounces

    • October 5, 2010

    Sid created a new sport called Play-Doh Ball! You just jump in the air, spin around, then bounce the ball. When Sid attempts to play his new game, he bounces the Play-Doh Ball, and it promptly splats on the ground! At school, Sid and his friends investigate and discover that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce!

  • S02E04 Ignatz's Inertia

    • October 6, 2010

    Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard, then rolls him across his patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward, flying into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia!

  • S02E05 Sid's Super Kick

    • October 7, 2010

    In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show us his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails across the yard. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force can make something move really far and really fast - just like kicking a soccer ball really hard!

  • S02E06 Where Did The Water Go?

    • April 18, 2011

    While brushing his teeth, Sid wonders what happens to all the dirty water when it goes down the drain. At The Science Center, Sid and his friends explore how water travels in and out of our homes through pipes. And here's something Sid and his friends never realized: there's lots of water in the world, but you can't drink it all! We can only use fresh water, and there aren't a lot of fresh water sources in the world. That's why it's important not to waste water!

  • S02E07 Clean Air!

    • April 19, 2011

    Sid the roving reporter is investigating something strange in his backyard--his Dad is wearing a mask while painting. Sid discovers that his Dad is protecting his face so he doesn't breathe in the dirty fumes. At school, Sid and his friends discover that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air, and when we pollute the air around us, it affects the air that everyone breathes. The kids also discover that trees have a really important role in keeping our air clean!

  • S02E08 Reused Robot!

    • April 20, 2011

    Sid's toy robot is broken, so he wants to throw it "away." Sid's Mom tells him there is no such thing as "away," and when we put something in the trash, we are actually creating waste. Sid and his friends explore the idea that everything we throw away goes somewhere. This leads to an investigation of how to recycle and reuse items so that we make less trash.

  • S02E09 Save The Stump!

    • April 21, 2011

    Sid is super excited because his Dad is clearing out space in the yard for a basketball court! While Sid and Dad are surveying the land, Sid notices a big stump teeming with little creatures! During a special field trip to The Science Center, Sid and his friends discover that there are animal habitats all around us, even in old stumps, and if one habitat is destroyed, all of the other habitats and animals are affected.

  • S02E10 Let There Be Light

    • November 8, 2010

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

  • S02E11 Discovering Darkness

    • November 9, 2010

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

  • S02E12 Shadow Smile!

    • November 10, 2010

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

  • S02E13 A Rainbow Every Day!

    • November 11, 2010

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

  • S02E14 Sid’s Backyard Campout

    • June 20, 2011

    In celebration of National Backyard Campout Day on June 25, pack some food and bring your backpack because Sid the Science Kid, Gerald, and Dad are gearing up for a big adventure…they’re setting up tents for a campout in the backyard! During the campout, Dad is eager to share his love of nature and demonstrates how to have a great time outside with the simplest of necessities. They look for animals, cook their own dinner, marvel at the stars in the sky, roast marshmallows, and sing songs around the campfire. And here’s the best part, you are invited to join the adventure and sing along!

  • S02E15 Halloween Spooky Science Special

    • October 17, 2011

    While the kids have fun dressing up in spooky costumes for Halloween, they also learn that Halloween can be scientific, too.

  • S02E16 I Want to Be a Scientist!

    • December 5, 2011

    Sid and his classmates take a field trip to the Science Center.

  • S02E17 The Amazing Computer Science Tool!

    • December 6, 2011

    Sid's mom volunteers to show his class how a computer works; students make discoveries with magnifying glasses in the Super Fab Lab.

  • S02E18 The Big Cheese!

    • December 7, 2011

    A marine biologist gives the students a research project.

  • S02E19 Sid Wings It!

    • December 8, 2011

    Sid wears his homemade cardboard wings and tries to fly; a visit to the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum.

  • S02E20 Sid Engineers a Solution

    • December 9, 2011

    Sid tries to get a cereal box, but it is out of his reach; at school, Sid and his friends try to get a ball down from a tree.

  • S02E21 Get Up and Move!

    • January 6, 2012

    Sid's teacher coordinates a day of healthy surprises.

  • S02E22 Rock & Roll Easter

    • January 17, 2012

    Sid searches for Easter eggs in the backyard

  • S02E23 Sid's Pet Project

    • January 23, 2012

    Phil is excited to babysit Grandma's dog, but doesn't know how to take care of a pet.

  • S02E24 Sleep? Who Needs It?!

    • November 13, 2012

    Sid learns why sleep is important after his mom nixes his plan to stay up all night.

  • S02E25 Seed the Science Kid

    • November 14, 2012

    Sid learns about seeds after they get in the way of his eating an apple.

  • S02E26 The Reason Sid's Sneezin'

    • November 15, 2012

    Sid learns about allergies after he discovers that, like his dad, he's allergic to pollen.

Season 3