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Sid the Science Kid Podcast | PBS

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Our two podcast hosts, Trina Helfrich and Kimberly Brenneman, discuss various topics that touch a preschoolers lives, from a parent and educator perspective. Trina is a stay-at-home mom of two young boys who works through all kinds of ways of finding science in everyday life, and Kimberly is an educational advisor to Sid the Science Kid as well as an Assistant Research Professor at the National Institute for Early Education Research and the Center for Cognitive Science at Rutgers. New podcasts are available every month. For more from Kim and Trina between podcasts, vists their blogs - we welcome you to read, comment and share your stories with us there.

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Our two podcast hosts, Trina Helfrich and Kimberly Brenneman, discuss various topics that touch a preschoolers lives, from a parent and educator perspective. Trina is a stay-at-home mom of two young boys who works through all kinds of ways of finding science in everyday life, and Kimberly is an educational advisor to Sid the Science Kid as well as an Assistant Research Professor at the National Institute for Early Education Research and the Center for Cognitive Science at Rutgers. New podcasts are available every month. For more from Kim and Trina between podcasts, vists their blogs - we welcome you to read, comment and share your stories with us there.

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iTunes Ratings

131 Ratings
Average Ratings
52
16
22
17
24

Not

By E.M.L!!! - Jan 09 2012
Read more
No way

Awesome

By Lilpmama - Apr 15 2011
Read more
I'm looking for my friend, I'm looking for you hey there's _______ watch her/him groove.
Cover image of Sid the Science Kid Podcast | PBS

Sid the Science Kid Podcast | PBS

Updated 14 days ago

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Our two podcast hosts, Trina Helfrich and Kimberly Brenneman, discuss various topics that touch a preschoolers lives, from a parent and educator perspective. Trina is a stay-at-home mom of two young boys who works through all kinds of ways of finding science in everyday life, and Kimberly is an educational advisor to Sid the Science Kid as well as an Assistant Research Professor at the National Institute for Early Education Research and the Center for Cognitive Science at Rutgers. New podcasts are available every month. For more from Kim and Trina between podcasts, vists their blogs - we welcome you to read, comment and share your stories with us there.

Rank #1: New Sid the Science Kid Episodes on Technology and Engineering

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Four new episodes premiered December 5 that cover flight, engineering, computers as a science tool, and using computers for research. Kim and Trina share their thoughts on the episodes and also discuss using the computers with preschoolers.

Dec 05 2011
27 mins
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Rank #2: Behind the Scenes of Sid the Science Kid

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Ever wonder why our main scientist is a boy instead of a girl? Or what Sid's parents do for a living? Or how Sid came to be? Trina and Kim welcome special guest Halle Stanford, an Executive Producer on Sid the Science Kid, to ask about the things we all want to know about the making of the show!

Aug 30 2011
28 mins
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Rank #3: Backyard Camping!

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Kim and Trina discuss easy ways to get into the outdoors and nature with your kids.

Jun 15 2011
30 mins
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Rank #4: Summer Activities To Do With Your Preschooler

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Trina shares some ideas she has for activities with her kids this summer, and Kim gives some tips and advice on how to bring science into those activities.

May 16 2011
28 mins
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Rank #5: Thanksgiving Day Food and Activity Ideas

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Kim and Trina share ideas for feeding kids ahead of the big meal (or anytime!), especially those who are picky eaters. They also discuss some ways to get moving, inside and outside, on Turkey Day.

Nov 21 2011
28 mins
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Rank #6: Preparing for Disasters with Your Preschooler

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Kim and Trina talk about preparing kids for disasters and unexpected events.

Sep 27 2011
29 mins
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Rank #7: Incorporating Reducing, Reusing and Recycling Into Our Everyday

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To celebrate the new Sid the Science Kid episodes on environment and habitat, Trina and Kim share some ways to incorporate the 3 Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) into everyday activities.

Apr 18 2011
24 mins
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Rank #8: Science Centers

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Looking for activities for the holiday break? Kim and Trina discuss the great features of science centers.

Dec 05 2012
20 mins
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Rank #9: Sid in Tampa Schools

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Kim and Trina talk with Kelley Beall of Hillsborough County Public Schools about Sid the Science Kid in their voluntary preschool summer program.

Nov 20 2012
24 mins
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Rank #10: Kids and Pets

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Kim and Trina discuss pets and children, including how to pick a pet and what pets can teach kids.

Nov 07 2012
24 mins
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Rank #11: Play in Preschool

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Kim and Trina talk about the role of play in early childhood education.

Sep 25 2012
30 mins
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Rank #12: Public Libraries

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Trina and Kim discuss the endless possibilities of public libraries.

Aug 21 2012
22 mins
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Rank #13: Teachers on Sid in the Classroom

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Guests Melanie Rovinsky, a preschool master teacher and mom to two preschoolers, and Cathy Svenda, a preschool teacher, discuss why they love Sid and how they use Sid materials in the classroom.

May 24 2012
14 mins
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Rank #14: About Sid in the Community with Outreach Director Maura Thompson

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Maura Thompson, Associate Director of Children's Outreach at WNET/Thirteen, shares the various outreach activities associated with Sid the Science Kid, and how to get Sid resources for your home or classroom.

Apr 24 2012
28 mins
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Rank #15: Kim and Trina Share Their Favorite Sid Activities

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Kim and Trina discuss their favorite Sid activities and what makes certain ones great for the home or classroom.

Mar 27 2012
33 mins
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