Sid the Science Kid

Sid's Question: "How Can You Measure a Whale?" (en Español) | Sid the Science Kid

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Sid has a new ruler and wants to measure the biggest animal in the world, the Blue Whale! So Sid has just got to know: how can he use a little ruler to measure something so big?   Listen as Sid's dad explains how to use a ruler to measure, and watch as Sid's mom shows examples of other measurement tools that can be used for larger items. (en Español)

Shadow Smile! | Sid the Science Kid

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This episode of Sid the Science Kid teaches students all about shadows. Sid and his friends learn how to create shadows by blocking sources of light. This resource group includes seven video segments and an associated activity.

Sid's Holiday Adventure - Live Action | Sid the Science Kid

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In the Live Action segment of Sid's Holiday Adventure, real students experiment with temperature and determine what makes a thermometer change.

Susie’s Song: "A Pirate's Song" (en Español) | Sid the Science Kid

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Listen as Teacher Susie sings "A Pirate's Song", a song about how to use non-standard measurement.  Hear how a ship of pirates finds a way to measure the size of a whale by using the items they have on board as units of measurement. (en Español)

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 1 | Sid the Science Kid

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Sid explains that his shadow imitates the things that he does, like moving his arm up and down, but it does not show details like smiling! Sid wonders why his shadow does not smile when he smiles and Mom explains that shadows don't show details like lines or colors, they just show shapes. Sid decides that he is going to do a shadow investigation at school!

Lookin’ for My Friends: The Whale Episode (en Español) | Sid the Science Kid

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Sid and his friends sing a welcome song in the school yard. (en Español)

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.

Shadow Smile! - Part 6 | Sid the Science Kid

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In this song, Miss Susie teaches the class about shadows and the necessary shade they provide for people and animals in the heat! Learn how shadows are a result of an object getting in the way of the path of the sun and that the shadow it casts over the ground provides shade.

No School Sing Along Special | Sid the Science Kid

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In this episode of Sid the Science Kid, Sid and his friends put on a show in the backyard and take turns singing their favorite science songs.

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