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Peep And The Big Wide World; Go West Young Peep; Delicate Balance, A


Peep Season II textless elements start at 1:23:00. As broadcast by DCI.

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Peep And The Big Wide World
Go West Young Peep; Delicate Balance, A
Series Description

Premiered April of 2004 on The Learning Channel And Discovery Kids Channel. The animated series PEEP and the Big Wide World gives wings to the innovative idea of teaching science to preschoolers. Wry and distinctive visual humor, charming plotlines, and lovable characters combine with a comprehensive science program to attract and engage kids three to five years old. Set in and around a pond, a bush, and a tin can, the show follows a newly hatched chicken named Peep, and his friends Chirp and Quack (a robin and a duck), on their daily adventures. Each half-hour episode contains two stories which highlight specific science concepts, plus two live-action shorts presenting real kids playing and experimenting with these concepts in their own big wide worlds.

Narrated by award-winning comedienne Joan Cusack. Series release date: 4/2004

Program Description

NOTE: Rebroadcast as Program 311 (PBWW 000311)

Go West Young Peep Where does the sun go at night? Peep and Chirp decide to follow their shadows and find out.

Interstitial: Why did the shadow move? The kids are tracing the shadows of things on the playground and themselves, but the shadows seem to move and stretch with the passage of time. "Watch what happens to shadows as the sun moves across the sky."

A Delicate Balance What do big birds have that Chirp doesn’t? Lots of yummy, juicy sunflower seeds, for one thing.

Interstitial: A board and a block make a see-saw. The kids use weight, leverage and balance to lift each other and launch things into the air. "Go outside and try to lift and launch things with blocks and boards."



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