At Home Learning by Subject: Science

 
 

Hi, parents! We've created a special television schedule of PBS KIDS programs to support you children's science learning. All programs air on WILL-TV's main channel, 12.1, at the times listed below.


6:00AM – 6:30AM Ready Jet Go!

Ready Jet Go

Subject: Science
Ages:  2 - 5

Curiosity about space starts very early. As soon as kids are old enough to look up at the night sky, they begin to wonder: what is up there? Is there life somewhere, impossibly far away? Can we get there? Who better to ask about space than someone who’s actually been there – an alien boy named Jet Propulsion! Ready Jet Go! is a kid’s first introduction to space, earth science and technology, presented in an entertaining and engaging way that will inspire a life-long interest. Kids ages 3 to 8 will be learning alongside a seasoned space traveler. As an alien from Borton 7, Jet sees our Planet Earth like we want our kids to see it: with a sense of curiosity and wonder.

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7:00AM – 7:30AM Curious George

Curious George

Subject: Science, Math, Engineering
Ages:  3 - 8

Curious George is a little monkey with an insatiable curiosity. Like George, children are intrigued by new things. They're natural explorers and scientists, and they're anxious to know how things work. The Curious George series takes full advantage of this natural curiosity, using George to motivate children to expand their own investigations of the world. George's memorable adventures — from dismantling clocks to rounding up errant bunnies — offer the perfect vehicles for introducing preschoolers to key concepts in science, engineering, and math.

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Wild Kratts

7:30AM – 8:00AM Wild Kratts

Subject: Science
Ages:  6 - 8

Join the adventures of Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure, while traveling to animal habitats around the globe. Each adventure explores an age-appropriate science concept central to an animal’s life and showcases a never-before-seen wildlife moment. It’s all wrapped up in engaging stories of adventure, mystery, rescue, and the Kratt brothers’ brand of laugh-out-loud-comedy that kids love.

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Hero Elementary

8:00AM – 8:30AM Hero Elementary

Subject: Science
Ages:  6 - 8

Hero Elementary is a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their innate powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science along the way. The series aims to give children ages 4 to 7 the tools to solve problems by thinking and acting like scientists and igniting their natural curiosity and empathy.

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Dinosaur Train

12:00PM – 12:30PM Dinosaur Train

Subject: Science
Ages:  3- 5

Dinosaur Train embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains, while encouraging basic scientific thinking skills as the audience learns about life science, natural history and paleontology.

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12:30PM – 1:00PM The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

Subject: Science, Engineering
Ages:  3 - 5

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is designed to spark a love of learning and an interest in science and engineering in preschool-aged children.  The show is designed to cultivate positive views about science and scientists among the next generation—the children who will become tomorrow’s citizens and innovators—and help families and teachers build communities of science explorers.

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Hero Elementary

2:00PM – 2:30PM Hero Elementary

Subject: Science
Ages:  6 - 8

Hero Elementary is a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their innate powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science along the way. The series aims to give children ages 4 to 7 the tools to solve problems by thinking and acting like scientists and igniting their natural curiosity and empathy.

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3:00PM – 3:30PM Nature Cat

Kids smiling with Sesame Street characters

Subject: Science
Ages:  3 -8

The show follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors. Once his family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into NATURE CAT, “backyard explorer extraordinaire!” Nature Cat can’t wait to get outside for a day of backyard nature excursions and bravery, but there’s one problem: he’s still a house cat with no instincts for nature! With the help of his animal friends, Nature Cat embarks on action-packed adventures full of nature investigation, “aha” discovery moments and humor, all while inspiring children to go outside and “play the show.”

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Wild Kratts

3:30PM – 4:00PM Wild Kratts

Subject: Science
Ages:  6 - 8

Join the adventures of Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure, while traveling to animal habitats around the globe. Each adventure explores an age-appropriate science concept central to an animal’s life and showcases a never-before-seen wildlife moment. It’s all wrapped up in engaging stories of adventure, mystery, rescue, and the Kratt brothers’ brand of laugh-out-loud-comedy that kids love.

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