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Asteroids, Meteors, and Meteorites | Ready Jet Go!

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What are the differences between asteroids, meteors, and meteorites? In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet and the gang travel through the breathtaking Asteroid Belt (with the help of Mrs. Propulsion!). Sean learns that not all asteroids stay in the Belt, and that some actually make their way to Earth. Most of them burn up in the Earth's atmosphere and turn into meteors in the sky. Pretty!

Why Does the Moon Turn Red? | Ready Jet Go!

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Trick-or-treat! Or we'll take some science too. In this spooky clip from Ready Jet Go!, Dr. Rafferty explains to Jet and his friends why the moon turns red during a total lunar eclipse (and no, it’s not because of ghosts!). The color red passes through the atmosphere easier than other colors, so even when the Earth blocks the sunlight, the moon will still be illuminated in red.

The Sun's Neighborhood | Ready Jet Go!

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Watch out world, Mindy's coming through! In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Mindy shows her friends a map of the places she can visit in the neighborhood. Sean realizes that her map is shaped like the heliosphere, or the sun's neighborhood.

What is a Total Lunar Eclipse? | Ready Jet Go!

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What is so special about a total lunar eclipse? In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet's mom Celery explains that a total lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth blocks the sunlight that normally illuminates the moon.

What is Gravity? | Ready Jet Go!

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It's Mindy's birthday today, and she's over the moon with excitement! In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, the kids celebrate by jumping around in a bounce house. Sean and Face 9000 then explain to Mindy what gravity is, and why a person can jump higher on the moon compared to Earth.

Exploring the Heliosphere | Ready Jet Go!

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Did you know that the sun has a "neighborhood"? In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Mrs. Propulsion explains that the heliosphere is the magnetic field surrounding the sun. Jet, Sean, and Sydney then use a magnet and some paper clips to see how far a magnetic field can go.

How the Planets Rotate | Ready Jet Go!

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Get ready for an exciting journey across the solar system! In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet and his friends travel to all eight planets and observe how each planet rotates. Which direction do they turn? The answers might surprise you.

The Solar System Song | Ready Jet Go!

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In this very musical clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet breaks into a song about the eight planets in our solar system.

Pet Shop Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision Kids visit a pet shop to learn about classroom pets. They feed a baby bird, change water for a betta fish, set up a bearded dragon's habitat, and learn the difference between a mouse and a rat.

The Milky Way Song | Ready Jet Go!

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It's showtime! In this musical clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet teaches students about their galaxy, the Milky Way!

The Meerkats of Peekaboo Plains - The Cat in the Hat | PBS KIDS Lab

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Use this video to help children learn about spatial sense. Cat and friends camp with the Meerkats of Peekaboo Plains.

Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para aprender sobre la ubicación espacial. Gato y amigos visitan los suricatas de Peekaboo Plains.

Butterfly World Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids learn all about butterflies. They witness metamorphosis, examine live butterflies, float with butterflies in a rainforest cave, and see a museum collection of the most beautiful butterflies in the world.

Oceanographic Center Field Trip

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Come with Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids to NSU’s Oceanographic Center and find out about marine science. They learn about coral reefs, sort shrimp by their physical properties, and track a tiger shark. Dive into the ocean with us!

Shadow Smile! - Part 4 | Sid the Science Kid

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Watch as Sid and his classmates do an investigation at the science center using puppets to experiment with shadows! Shown in a live action segment, the class creates puppets with different textures and patterns and test to see what the shadow of their puppets show. Sid and his classmates reflect on what they have learned about shadows through the experiment. The class discusses their finding that no matter what the type of pattern on the object, the details still do not show up in the shadow!

Shadow Smile! - Part 7 | Sid the Science Kid

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Sid leaves school after a day of learning all about shadows! On the car ride home, Sid's Grandma tells him about how her Dad used to make animal shadow shapes on the wall by projecting a lamp towards the wall and using his hands to block part of the the light path creating a shadow shape. Sid demostrates what he has learned about shadows to his family and explains the necessary elements of a shadow! Sid and his Dad put on their own shadow show, showing how much fun shadows can be.

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