elinor wonders why
Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks

Mon, Apr 19 3:30 P.M. NHPBS KIDS      

Zig Zag Plant - A mystery is afoot at Elinor's school when one of the class plants grows in an unusual shape. Instead of growing straight up like the other plants, this plant is growing in a zig-zag pattern. Elinor and her friends investigate what could have happened to this plant to make it grow like that. After learning that most plants always grow up towards the sky, the kids piece together the clues and discover that this plant spent some time on its side, and then some time right side up, resulting in the zig-zag pattern! The kids love the shape of this plant, and name it "the Zig Zag Plant." Butterfly Drinks - Insect Day is coming up at school and Elinor couldn't be more thrilled to finish her home-made butterfly costume. However, she quickly runs into a problem, because she can't drink anything when her hands are busy being the wings in her costume! Elinor sets out to solve the problem with her dad by learning how real butterflies drink. After some careful watching, she realizes that a butterfly doesn't even have a mouth, but a proboscis, which looks like a long straw, and that's how they drink nectar from a flower! This gives Elinor the idea to add a super long drinking straw to complete her costume.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 121

All broadcast times for this episode: (show all)

Mon, Apr 19 3:30 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Apr 19 11:30 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Apr 22 10:30 A.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS
Thu, Apr 22 1:30 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS
Thu, Apr 22 2:30 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NH EXPLORE
Tue, May 11 10:30 A.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS
Tue, May 11 2:30 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NH EXPLORE
Wed, May 19 9:30 A.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, May 19 3:30 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, May 19 11:30 P.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS KIDS

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Mon, Apr 12 1:30 P.M. Frozen Fish/Pirate Treasure     NHPBS
Mon, Apr 12 2:30 P.M. Frozen Fish/Pirate Treasure     NH EXPLORE
Mon, Apr 12 3:30 P.M. Follow That Roly Poly/Rain, Rain Don't Go Away     NHPBS KIDS
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Tue, Apr 13 1:30 P.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NHPBS
Tue, Apr 13 2:30 P.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Apr 13 3:30 P.M. Butterfly Babies/Elinor's Circus     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Apr 13 11:30 P.M. Butterfly Babies/Elinor's Circus     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Apr 14 10:30 A.M. Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree     NHPBS
Wed, Apr 14 1:30 P.M. Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree     NHPBS


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