Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree
elinor wonders why

Fri, Dec 16 9:30 A.M. NHPBS KIDS  

Burrowing Owl Girl - Elinor is very excited, because she's visiting her grandparents in the desert. While out exploring with her grandmother, the always curious Elinor comes across a peculiar looking owl that is smaller than any other owl she's ever seen. Even more peculiar, this owl is out during the day! How can that be? After some careful observations, she realizes she DOESN'T know everything there is to know about owls, and learns that the owl she spotted is a burrowing owl, which lives in the desert and runs around during the day. Elinor is reminded that nature is full of surprises! Olive's Tree - Olive shows her friends her favorite tree in the forest. The next day, however, they're sad to see that the tree has fallen over. The three little scientists set out to find out why, and soon learn that Olive's tree has simply entered the final stage of its life cycle. Trees go from a seed, to sprout, to sapling, to full mature tree and finally, to a wildlife tree, which is a tree that has fallen over. Even though the tree has fallen, Olive is comforted to know that it will still be around for a long time, providing a home to many creatures in the forest.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 123

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Fri, Dec 16 9:30 A.M. Burrowing Owl Girl/Olive's Tree     NHPBS KIDS


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

Thu, Dec 1 9:30 A.M. A Garden for All/Band of Explorers     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Dec 1 12:30 P.M. Butterfly Babies/Elinor's Circus     NHPBS
Fri, Dec 2 9:30 A.M. A Moth Mystery/Just Peachy     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Dec 2 12:30 P.M. Feed The Birds     NHPBS
Sat, Dec 3 9:30 A.M. A Garden for All/Band of Explorers     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Dec 4 9:30 A.M. Leave It to Ari/Snow Friend     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Dec 5 9:30 A.M. The Tomato Drop/Look What I Can Do     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Dec 5 12:30 P.M. Underground Soup/Dandy Dandelions     NHPBS
Tue, Dec 6 9:30 A.M. Feed The Birds     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Dec 6 12:30 P.M. A Moth Mystery/Just Peachy     NHPBS
Wed, Dec 7 12:30 P.M. The Town Picnic/The Amazing Expandable Clubhouse     NHPBS
Thu, Dec 8 9:30 A.M. Frozen Fish/Pirate Treasure     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Dec 8 12:30 P.M. Hiding In Plain Sight/Owl Girl     NHPBS
Fri, Dec 9 9:30 A.M. Zig Zag Plant/Butterfly Drinks     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Dec 9 12:30 P.M. A Garden for All/Band of Explorers     NHPBS
Sat, Dec 10 9:30 A.M. Feed The Birds     NHPBS KIDS

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