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New episodes of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

CITH Episodes

Just in time for the celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Day, PBS KIDS releases new episodes of ’ THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT!, premiering tonight, Friday, March 2.

The animated series aims to promote children’s literacy in science as it follows the magical adventures of 6-year-olds Nick and Sally, who travel the world with the Cat in the Hat as their guide. As they travel in the Cat’s customized vehicle and learn about material properties, engineering design, physical science, forces and motion, and more.

The new episodes will be available on PBS stations (check local listings) and the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream. The episodes will also be available for free on pbskids.org and the PBS KIDS Video App.

See the list of the eight new episode titles premiering in March is below.

THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT!: New Episodes

Whatever Floats Your Boat

Premieres Friday, March 2

When Nick and Sally’s boat sinks, they need to build another boat, but don’t know how. A trip to Floating Island helps them discover that, along with needing the right material, you also need to make the shape of your boat float.

Building Bridges

Premieres Friday, March 2

Nick is in pursuit of finding out how to build a drawbridge. In Spansylvania, they meet a dragon who chases after them – and along the way they find out that some materials are better suited for bridges than others.

Accidents Happen…If You’re Lucky

Premieres Monday, March 5

When Sally accidentally destroys Nick’s model of a mountain, the Cat takes them to meet Sara of Serendip, an inventor who helps them understand that you can make new discoveries through your mistakes.

Making Waves

Premieres Monday, March 5

Nick discovers that Sally can’t hear him when he yells from his bedroom window if their bedroom windows are closed. The Cat takes them to the Soundy Sea and they learn that sound travels in waves.

Pulling Together

Premieres Tuesday, March 6

The kids want to get a trunk up into the treehouse and go to the Machine-a-Ma-Zoo, where they’re introduced to simple machines and learn about the pulley.

Fact and Friction

Premieres Tuesday, March 6

Sally loses her “slidiness” and when they go to the Frictionarium, they find out that there’s a force called friction that can stop a person from sliding.

Shadow Play

Premieres Wednesday, March 7

Nick and Sally are having a sleepover in the treehouse and Nick is startled by a shadow. The Cat explains that shadows aren’t scary if you know what they are. He takes them to Silhouette Valley where they learn that shadows are made by blocking light and the position of the light can make shadows grow or shrink.

Play Ball

Premieres Wednesday, March 7

Nick unintentionally loses Sally’s bouncy ball. They go to Ballaballo and learn how different balls are made of different materials, which help them move in different ways.

The Search For String

Premieres Thursday, March 8

Nick and Sally need a strong piece of string to pull their train, but it breaks, and they don’t have anything stronger in their craft box. The Cat takes them away, but the Thinga-ma-jigger malfunctions and they have to make an unscheduled landing. It turns out they’ve shrunken and are inside the craft box, where they discover that they can create a stronger string by braiding several strands together.

Mirror Mirror

Premieres Thursday, March 8

Nick unintentionally loses Sally’s bouncy ball. They go to Ballaballo and learn how different balls are made of different materials, which help them move in different ways.

Opposites Attract

Premieres Tuesday, March 13

Nick gets some new train cars for his train set and wants to add them to his train, but the magnets won’t connect. The Cat takes them to the Magnetic Fields where they learn how magnets work.

The Talents of Balance

Premieres Tuesday, March 13

Nick is trying to learn how to ride his bike so the Cat takes him and Sally to  Balence Point, where he discovers the things to keep in mind when trying to maintain your balance.

Who Can See the Wind?

Premieres Wednesday, March 14

Sally wants to fly her kite but can’t seem to work out the timing to get the wind right – after all, you can’t see wind. The Cat takes them to Windnasium where they learn to “see” wind in all kinds of ways.

Gravity Drop

Premieres Wednesday, March 14

When Nick’s favorite flyer gets stuck in the tree, Nick wishes he could jump really high and retrieve it, but gravity holds him down. Cat takes them to Gravity Drop where they discover what happens when there’s more or less gravity. And Nick figures out how to use gravity to get his plane back.

Nick’s Cricket

Premieres Thursday, March 15

Nick wants to create a new home for the cricket in their backyard, but the cricket won’t go in. The Cat takes them on a journey but has to make an emergency landing on Lagoona-Maroon, where they discover what they really need to consider when making a shelter.

Go With the Flow

Premieres Thursday, March 15

Nick and Sally are frustrated by a puddle that always forms at an inconvenient spot on the sidewalk. They go to a water park and learn that water always seeks the lowest level.

*If you are looking for some area events this weekend to celebrate Dr. Seuss check out this article.

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