hero elementary

If you're a kid with superpowers, you belong at Hero Elementary! It's where young heroes in training can learn how to master their less-than-perfected powers and practice day-saving action. But when their superpowers aren't enough for the job, they can always rely on an additional arsenal of powers: The Superpowers of Science! These kids may be superhuman, but it's science that makes humans truly super.

Showing airdates for Hero Elementary from Tuesday, Apr. 16 to Tuesday, Apr. 23

Monster Hunters/A Soapy Situation

PBS Kids

3:30 amTuesday, Apr. 1620243:30:002024-04-16 03:30:00
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When someone calls on Sparks' Crew to help with a backyard "monster, the team discovers that it's actually a mother opossum and her babies. How can our heroes lure them out of the yard? Curriculum: Animal parents and offspring engage in behaviors that protect their young and help them survive. / In Citytown, the Super-Duper Store is a sudsy mess; an automated floor cleaning machine is on the fritz, causing a soapy situation inside the store. Sparks' Crew is in a slippery situation. Curriculum: The strength of a push on an object affects the speed of the object. When colliding with an unmovable object, a moving object's direction can change.

Friends of the Forest / Chicken Hero

PBS Kids

7:30 pmTuesday, Apr. 16202419:30:002024-04-16 19:30:00
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When our heroes learn that lots of paper is being wasted in different ways, they embark on a mission with Branchman (an adult superhero), to understand the problem and plan a solution to use less paper, while encouraging others to do so as well. Curriculum: By using less paper, we can help save trees. / When Jetman Jones tries to get a super sidekick, he's surprised when he's sent a chicken. It runs away and Sparks' Crew uses their Superpowers of Science to gather evidence and track it down. Curriculum: Finding clues can help solve problems.

Friends of the Forest / Chicken Hero

PBS Kids

3:30 amWednesday, Apr. 1720243:30:002024-04-17 03:30:00
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When our heroes learn that lots of paper is being wasted in different ways, they embark on a mission with Branchman (an adult superhero), to understand the problem and plan a solution to use less paper, while encouraging others to do so as well. Curriculum: By using less paper, we can help save trees. / When Jetman Jones tries to get a super sidekick, he's surprised when he's sent a chicken. It runs away and Sparks' Crew uses their Superpowers of Science to gather evidence and track it down. Curriculum: Finding clues can help solve problems.

A Leg Up / Sneezitis Solution

PBS Kids

7:30 pmWednesday, Apr. 17202419:30:002024-04-17 19:30:00
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When a baby porcupine gets itself into predicaments, it's Sparks' Crew to the rescue. But, how do they help the little porcupine when they can't get too close to it? Curriculum: Animals, including humans, can use their legs in many ways. / Fur Blur has come down with "Sneezitis," a hamster cold. The only cure is to sniff the flower of a certain plant. Sparks' Crew rushes her to the Citytown Greenhouse to find the plant... but which one is it? Curriculum: Plants can be identified by similarities in size, shape and color of stems, leaves and flowers.

A Leg Up / Sneezitis Solution

PBS Kids

3:30 amThursday, Apr. 1820243:30:002024-04-18 03:30:00
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When a baby porcupine gets itself into predicaments, it's Sparks' Crew to the rescue. But, how do they help the little porcupine when they can't get too close to it? Curriculum: Animals, including humans, can use their legs in many ways. / Fur Blur has come down with "Sneezitis," a hamster cold. The only cure is to sniff the flower of a certain plant. Sparks' Crew rushes her to the Citytown Greenhouse to find the plant... but which one is it? Curriculum: Plants can be identified by similarities in size, shape and color of stems, leaves and flowers.

What You Don't See / Super Purple Pop-Up Plants

PBS Kids

7:30 pmThursday, Apr. 18202419:30:002024-04-18 19:30:00
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A frightened horse is on the loose in Citytown, and Sparks' Crew tries to help catch it. But, how can they get near it when the horse runs away whenever it sees them? Curriculum: Some animals have camouflage that helps them blend into their surroundings, which keeps them from being seen. / Sparks' Crew investigates mysterious purple plants that keeps popping up all over Citytown. Where are these plants coming from? And how do they stop them? Curriculum: Seeds are dispersed in many ways. Animals can disperse seeds, which helps some plants grow in different areas.

What You Don't See / Super Purple Pop-Up Plants

PBS Kids

3:30 amFriday, Apr. 1920243:30:002024-04-19 03:30:00
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A frightened horse is on the loose in Citytown, and Sparks' Crew tries to help catch it. But, how can they get near it when the horse runs away whenever it sees them? Curriculum: Some animals have camouflage that helps them blend into their surroundings, which keeps them from being seen. / Sparks' Crew investigates mysterious purple plants that keeps popping up all over Citytown. Where are these plants coming from? And how do they stop them? Curriculum: Seeds are dispersed in many ways. Animals can disperse seeds, which helps some plants grow in different areas.

Saved from the Bell/The Right Stuff

PBS Kids

7:30 pmFriday, Apr. 19202419:30:002024-04-19 19:30:00
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When the bell on top of the school's Leaping Tower keeps ringing, Sparks' Crew plans and conducts an investigation. They discover that vibrations make sound, but what's causing the bell to vibrate and ring? Curriculum: Vibrating matter can make sounds. / When Sparks' Crew decides to restyle their current hero suits, they have to figure out what materials they can use. But, is it the right stuff to help them save the day? Curriculum: Materials have different properties; it is possible to sort, describe and compare materials based on their properties.

Saved from the Bell/The Right Stuff

PBS Kids

3:30 amSaturday, Apr. 2020243:30:002024-04-20 03:30:00
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When the bell on top of the school's Leaping Tower keeps ringing, Sparks' Crew plans and conducts an investigation. They discover that vibrations make sound, but what's causing the bell to vibrate and ring? Curriculum: Vibrating matter can make sounds. / When Sparks' Crew decides to restyle their current hero suits, they have to figure out what materials they can use. But, is it the right stuff to help them save the day? Curriculum: Materials have different properties; it is possible to sort, describe and compare materials based on their properties.

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