WGBH Openvault

Martha Speaks; Wagstaff Races; Missing Metal Mystery, The

MSPE 314 PBS


License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Series
Martha Speaks
Program
Wagstaff Races; Missing Metal Mystery, The
Program Number

314

Series Description

Premiered September 1, 2008

"Martha Speaks" is an animated series that is designed to enrich the vocabulary of 4- to 7-year-olds. The series is based on the classic books by Susan Meddaugh that have charmed and captivated millions of children. Each episode uses Martha's unique linguistic abilities and the hilarious consequences to engage kids and help build their vocabulary skills.

In each Martha Speaks episode, the characters use special words throughout the show. Explicit words, marked with (E), are defined by one of the characters on the show. Implicit words, marked with (I), are used on the show but not defined.

Produced with Studio B Productions, Inc. Series release date: 9/1/2008

Program Description

Wagstaff Races Ron Holsey Wagstaff City’s environmental club is having a “Go Green Go-Cart Race,” fueled by alternative energy. Using sun, wind, and pond scum, the gang gathers at the starting line. Who will win the trophy — and most importantly, how? Vocabulary (E) energy, solar, alternative, convert, generate (I) cart, (re)use, green, power, parts

The Missing Metal Mystery Ken Scarborough Who’s been stealing things from the local junkyard? When Detective TD announces the identity of his main suspect, everyone is shocked. Vocabulary (E) waste, pollut(e)(ing)(tion), landfill, biodegradable (I) aluminum, copper, metal(s), trophy, sleepwalking

Duration

00:28:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Children's
Creators
Sullivan, Brigid (Series Producer)
Barss, Karen (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Martha Speaks; Wagstaff Races; Missing Metal Mystery, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_56E4C1038F70411A98AFD9509A10C251.
MLA: “Martha Speaks; Wagstaff Races; Missing Metal Mystery, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_56E4C1038F70411A98AFD9509A10C251>.
APA: Martha Speaks; Wagstaff Races; Missing Metal Mystery, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_56E4C1038F70411A98AFD9509A10C251
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.