Which Moon Is Best?/Detective Mindy
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"Which Moon is Best?" - Sean wants to be the first to walk on a moon, like his hero Neil Armstrong. When Sydney points out that 12 astronauts have already walked on our Moon, Sean thinks that rather than be the 13th to walk on OUR moon, why not be the first to walk on ANOTHER moon in our solar system? Sure, but which moon? The kids decide to compare the frozen moons Europa, which orbits Jupiter, and Enceladus, which orbits Saturn. They get help from Carrot and Celery, who fly them to each one, and Sean gets to walk on them. Curriculum: The gas giants Jupiter and Saturn each have around 60 moons - each of them unique. Interestingly, each gas giant has a frozen ice moon that contains a warmer liquid ocean under the surface: Jupiter's moon Europa, and Saturn's moon Enceladus. Each moon has its own similarities and differences. "Detective Mindy" - When Mitchell's mother declares the kitchen counter a "black hole" because she can't find her sunglasses and she's sure she left them there, Mitchell takes up the case of the black hole kitchen counter. As he's investigating, one by one, all the other kids get involved in his process. As they learn about what a black hole really is, Mitchell discovers that science holds enough mysteries to keep him busy for many years. Curriculum: Black holes are strange little holes in space that are like vacuum cleaners that use gravity (instead of suction) to suck things in. A black hole is what remains when a massive star dies. They send out no light and have very strong gravity. Once a planet or star has been sucked into the black hole, it cannot escape, and compresses to a very small size.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 124

About Ready Jet Go!:

READY JET GO! is a 3D animated series for 3-8 year-olds with a focus on astronomy, scientific exploration, innovation and invention, and Earth as it is affected by our solar system.

The show is about two neighborhood kids-one with an all-consuming drive for science fact and another with an overwhelming passion for science fiction.

They both befriend the new kid on their street, Jet Propulsion, whose family happens to be aliens from Bortron 7.

The comedy series teaches kids a variety of Earth science concepts (gravity, tides, moon phases, seasons) as well as an introductory explanation of innovation, astronomy, and our solar system.


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Sat, Jan 28 9:30 P.M. Mission to the Moon/Mindy's Moon Bounce House     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Jan 29 5:30 A.M. Mission to the Moon/Mindy's Moon Bounce House     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Jan 29 9:30 P.M. Endless Summer/Jet Shrinks The Kids     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Jan 30 5:30 A.M. Endless Summer/Jet Shrinks The Kids     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Jan 30 9:30 P.M. Just The Right Distance from the Sun/Solar Power Rover     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Jan 31 5:30 A.M. Just The Right Distance from the Sun/Solar Power Rover     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Jan 31 9:30 P.M. Round and Round/The Plant from Bortron 7     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Feb 1 5:30 A.M. Round and Round/The Plant from Bortron 7     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Feb 1 9:30 P.M. More Than One Moon/Visit to Mom's Office     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Feb 2 5:30 A.M. More Than One Moon/Visit to Mom's Office     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Feb 2 9:30 P.M. I Feel The Earth Move/Zerk Visits Earth     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Feb 3 5:30 A.M. I Feel The Earth Move/Zerk Visits Earth     NHPBS KIDS
Sat, Feb 11 6:00 P.M. Asteroid Belt Space Race/Sydney 2     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Feb 12 2:00 A.M. Asteroid Belt Space Race/Sydney 2     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Feb 12 6:00 P.M. From Pluto with Love/A Star Is Born     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Feb 13 2:00 A.M. From Pluto with Love/A Star Is Born     NHPBS KIDS

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