Priced at $3.99 for an iPad app and $2.99 for the iPhone and iPod apps, Sid the Science Kid Read and Play features two storybooks The Troule with Germs and Whats That Smell?, along with jokes, games, sing-along music videos, coloring pages and more. All activities are designed to encourage and develop an early love of science exploration.
The Side the Science Kid Read & Play App features:
Sing-Along Music Videos
Spot the Difference Interactive Game
I Sense Interactive Game
The first storybook, The Trouble with Germs, invites kids to follow along as Sid discovers why he has to wash his hands to get rid of germs. While Sid cant see them, his mom shows him a picture through a powerful microscope to explain that those itty-bitty things do exist and can make him sick.
The second, Whats That Smell, brings kids along for the journey as Sid finds out that smells, while invisible, are molecules that can pass through the air even without wind. Thats what allows him to smell his dads favorite pancakes, flowers and even his baby brother Zekes diaper (ewwww!).
Learn more or download the Sid the Science Kid app to your preferred device when you visit the iTunes store!
“Outdoor Hotline” Talks Fall Hunting Regulations Oct. 6
Changes are coming to Arkansas’s hunting regulations this fall, and you can get the most recent updates and tips from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission on “Outdoor Hotline.” Tune in and share your questions on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. You can submit your questions by phone at 800-662-2386 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chuck’s Blog – “Exploring Arkansas Special Edition: Hauntings of Arkansas”
There are ghost stories, and then there are GHOST stories! Just in case you didn’t know it, Arkansas happens to allegedly be quite haunted! Yes, ghost stories abound everywhere and on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in a special edition of “Exploring Arkansas,” we’ll bring it all to you in “Hauntings of Arkansas”!
AETN Day at Mid-America Science Museum
Meet some of your favorite PBS KIDS friends at Hot Springs’ Mid-America Science Museum on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.! We can’t wait to see you at AETN Day for character photos, activities and more.
“Hamilton’s America” Preview Screenings
Don’t throw away your shot to go behind the scenes of Broadway megahit “Hamilton”! This October, join us and our partners at Pulaski Technical College, Hendrix College and the Fayetteville Public Library for special preview screenings of “Hamilton’s America,” then see the broadcast premiere as it kicks off the PBS Arts Fall Festival on Oct. 21.
“Agri Arkansas” - Sept. 2016
This month on “Agri Arkansas,” come with us as we take a look at technology in agriculture. We’ll also pay a visit to an old ball field in Heber Springs that’s been repurposed as a community garden and stop by PaPaw’s Market outside of Vilonia. Watch with us Sunday, Sept. 25, at 1 p.m.