Space Junk/Scientific Sean
ready jet go!

"Space Junk" - After learning about space junk, the kids are determined to help do their part to clean up their "space neighborhood." They meet up with Uncle Zucchini, a long-time galaxy garbage man! Using Bortronian technology, they start a cleanup. During the course of the day, our kids learn that recycling is necessary both on Earth and in space! Curriculum: The outer space region around Earth swarms with millions of pieces of man-made space junk that create potential hazards. Objects as small as 4 inches can be seen by radar or optical telescopes on Earth. Cleaning the debris is a challenge. Trips to larger objects could remove them from orbit, but that's expensive. Another proposal is using lasers to provide a path-changing push that wouldn't damage the object. "Scientific Sean" - Jet is fascinated by Earth paper airplanes when he watches Sean casually fold one. Jet suggests that the kids challenge each other to build the plane that will fly the farthest, and still carry the payload of a message. Sean wants to use the Scientific Method to solve the distance/size issues. CURRICULUM: The Scientific Method is a simple set of rules that scientists use the world over, to make sure that they are doing their experiments correctly and in a way that they can repeat. But great science comes from both the application of this simple set of rules AND from imagination and inspiration.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 127

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.


Future Broadcast times for "Ready Jet Go!": (show all)

Thu, Oct 6 5:30 A.M. Souped-Up Saucer/Pet Sounds     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Oct 6 9:30 P.M. More Than One Moon/Visit to Mom's Office     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Oct 7 5:30 A.M. More Than One Moon/Visit to Mom's Office     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Oct 7 9:30 P.M. How Come The Moon Has Craters?/Backyard Moon Base     NHPBS KIDS
Sat, Oct 8 5:30 A.M. How Come The Moon Has Craters?/Backyard Moon Base     NHPBS KIDS
Sat, Oct 8 9:30 P.M. Souped-Up Saucer/Pet Sounds     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Oct 9 5:30 A.M. Souped-Up Saucer/Pet Sounds     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Oct 9 9:30 P.M. More Than One Moon/Visit to Mom's Office     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 10 5:30 A.M. More Than One Moon/Visit to Mom's Office     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Oct 10 9:30 P.M. Jet's First Halloween     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Oct 11 5:30 A.M. Jet's First Halloween     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Oct 11 9:30 P.M. Mission to the Moon/Mindy's Moon Bounce House     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Oct 12 5:30 A.M. Mission to the Moon/Mindy's Moon Bounce House     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Oct 12 9:30 P.M. That's One Gigantic Pumpkin, Jet Propulsion!     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Oct 13 5:30 A.M. That's One Gigantic Pumpkin, Jet Propulsion!     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Oct 13 9:30 P.M. Endless Summer/Jet Shrinks The Kids     NHPBS KIDS

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