Sid the Science Kid

Sid the Science Kid

Sid's Super Fab Lab: Science Fair

Ages 3 - 5

Check out the science fair displays in the Super Fab Lab, and play games that involve measuring (temperature, weight, and size), sorting, symmetry, addition, and finding patterns.

Games

  • Crystals Rule

    Sid the Science Kid

    Crystals Rule

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Platforms:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Help May by using different items to measure stones in her stone collection.

    Learning Goals
    Non-standard measurement

  • Pan Balance

    Sid the Science Kid

    Pan Balance

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Platforms:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Help May weigh stones using a pan balance scale, then order each stone from lightest to heaviest.

    Learning Goals
    Weight measurement using a pan balance scale, ordering items by weight

  • Snow Search

    Sid the Science Kid

    Snow Search

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Spatial Sense

    Platforms:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Use a map to help Gerald find items in the backyard that are hidden under the snow.

    Learning Goals
    Mapping

  • Snowflake Match

    Sid the Science Kid

    Snowflake Match

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Shapes

    Platforms:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    No two whole snowflakes are alike, but these halves need to be matched. Play with Gerald to find the matching half of each paper flake.

    Learning Goals
    Symmetry: matching halves of shapes

  • Sorting Box

    Sid the Science Kid

    Sorting Box

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Platforms:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Help May sort her stone collection by color.

    Learning Goals
    Sorting by color

  • Vegetable Harvest

    Sid the Science Kid

    Vegetable Harvest

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Addition,
    • Counting

    Platforms:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Gabriela's vegetables have grown and are ready to be picked! Help her collect and count them.

    Learning Goals
    Counting, addition up to 10

  • Vegetable Patterns

    Sid the Science Kid

    Vegetable Patterns

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Patterns

    Platforms:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Gabriela's vegetables are ready to eat, but first, players must complete the pattern of vegetables on the kitchen counter.

    Learning Goals
    Patterns

  • Vegetable Planting

    Sid the Science Kid

    Vegetable Planting

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Platforms:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Let's plant seeds with Gabriela! Each vegetable seedling needs its own planter box that is just the right size. Follow Gabriela's instructions to make sure the seedlings go in the right box.

    Learning Goals
    Measurement: size correspondence, measurement vocabulary

  • Weather Surprise

    Sid the Science Kid

    Weather Surprise

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Platforms:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Don't let that snowman melt! Help Gerald match the correct items in the environment with the right temperature.

    Learning Goals
    Temperature

Videos

  • Non-standard Measurement

    Sid the Science Kid

    Non-standard Measurement

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Description
    Students use the length of their bodies to measure the size of their classroom-a method called non-standard measurement.

    Learning Goals
    Non-standard measurement

  • Growing Plants

    Sid the Science Kid

    Growing Plants

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Description
    Students plant lima bean seeds in class and watch them grow. Then they compare and measure the size of their plants.

    Learning Goals
    Measurement and size correspondence, and measurement vocabulary.

  • Temperature Investigation

    Sid the Science Kid

    Temperature Investigation

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Description
    Students measure the temperature of hot and cold items and make predictions.

    Learning Goals
    Measuring temperature.

About the Show

"Sid the Science Kid", The Jim Henson Company's first series for PBS KIDS that features a practical in-school science curriculum, uses music and humor to celebrate 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.

© 2011 The Jim Henson Company. Characters and elements are trademarks of The Jim Henson Company. All Rights Reserved.

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