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.

h3>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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7:30AM – 8:00AM Sid the Science Kid

Sid the Science Kid

Subject: Science
Ages:  2 - 8

Sid the Science Kid uses comedy and music to promote exploration, discovery and science readiness among preschoolers and older children. Sid the Science Kid features a practical in-school science curriculum and celebrates children’s natural curiosity about science in everyday life. The energetic and inquisitive Sid starts each episode with a new question (“Why are my shoes shrinking?” “Why do bananas get mushy?”) and embarks on a fun-filled day of finding answers with the help of family and friends.

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8:30AM – 9:00AM Dinosaur Train

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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11:30AM – 12:00PM 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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12:00PM – 12:30PM Splash & Bubbles

Splash & Bubbles

Subject: Science
Ages:  4 – 7

Dive in and follow the adventures of Splash, a yellowback fusilier fish who has migrated all over the ocean before settling down in Reeftown! There he befriends Bubbles, a Mandarin dragonet whose vivid coloring matches her personality. Together, Splash, Bubbles and their friends explore the world’s undersea habitats, make new friends and learn about the many different ways life looks and lives in the ocean, celebrating the importance of diversity along the way. 

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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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4:30PM – 5:00PM Sci Girls

Sci Girls

Subject: Science, Math, Engineering
Ages: 8 – 12

SciGirls is a show for kids ages 8-12, showcasing bright, curious, real tween girls putting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to work in their everyday lives. In each half hour episode you’ll meet a new group of girls, whose eagerness to find answers to their questions will inspire your children to explore the world around them and discover that science and technology are everywhere!

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