ABOUT SID THE SCIENCE KID
Each episode of The Jim Henson Company’s Sid the Science Kid focuses on a single scientific concept that is presented using Preschool Pathways to Science (PrePS©), a practical science readiness curriculum used in preschool classrooms that was created by cognitive researchers and preschool educators, incorporating lessons learned from developmental research as well as classroom experience.
ALL SID THE SCIENCE KID ACTIVITIES
Set up a simple experiment to find out how sunscreen counteracts the effects of the sun.
Collect data in your home, then display it on a chart.
Explore irreversible change by contrasting apples that have been changed by heat with apples that haven't been changed.
Learn about the effects of decay by comparing and contrasting something that's decayed with the same thing before it changes.
Dig in and let your child get his hands dirty then clean up to show why proper hand washing is important.
Observe how plants change as they grow.