Water You Doing?/Thinking About Blinking
elinor wonders why

Water You Doing? - While walking through the forest, Elinor and friends come across a stream and decide to make a stone walkway across it. What they didn't realize is that the stones they've moved stop the flow of water, which affects the fish living in a pool downstream. The pool gets a lot shallower, because less water gets to it. After observing how important the water flow is to the fish, they decide to remove their walkway and build a log bridge that goes over the stream instead. Thinking About Blinking - Ari is crowned the blinking champion after winning a bunch of intense staring contests at school. As Elinor and Olive try not to blink themselves, Elinor wonders, "why do we need to blink?" The kids then set out to learn everything there is to know about blinking. After a little help from Ms. Mole and observing a fish with no eyelids, the kids learn that most animals blink automatically to help keep their eyes wet and safe.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 119


Future Broadcast times for "Elinor Wonders Why": (show all)

Sun, Oct 2 9:30 A.M. Olive's Library/Nature Walk     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 3 9:30 A.M. Frozen Fish/Pirate Treasure     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 3 12:30 P.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NHPBS
Tue, Oct 4 9:30 A.M. Speedy Swimming/Strawberry Jam     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Oct 4 12:30 P.M. The Tomato Drop/Look What I Can Do     NHPBS
Wed, Oct 5 9:30 A.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Oct 5 12:30 P.M. Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree     NHPBS
Thu, Oct 6 9:30 A.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Oct 6 12:30 P.M. The Lizard Lounge/Feathers     NHPBS
Fri, Oct 7 9:30 A.M. Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Oct 7 12:30 P.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NHPBS
Sat, Oct 8 9:30 A.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Oct 9 9:30 A.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 10 9:30 A.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 10 12:30 P.M. Butterfly Party/More Than One Right Way     NHPBS
Tue, Oct 11 9:30 A.M. To Bee Or Not to Bee/Turtle Crossing     NHPBS KIDS

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