Educational Shows on PBS, PBS Kids & Netflix
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Cyberchase - Using gadgets and following clues, this team helps solve problems using math – 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.
World Girl - Increase your vocabulary by watching Word Girls solve mysteries – 5:30 a.m.
Arthur - Teaches kids how to deal with childhood challenges – 7:30 a.m.
Pinkalicious & Peterific - Creative adventures – 9:30 a.m.
Martha Speaks - Language and literacy learning – 1:30 p.m.
Sesame Street – Series teaches numbers, colors and alphabet – 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That - Follow Nick and Sally on adventures as they travel the world with the Cat in the Hat – 12:30 p.m.
Odd Squad - Learn about problem solving while watching Odd Squad solve cases – 2 p.m.
Wild Kratts – Science: wild animal adventures – 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Daniel Tigers Neighborhood – Exploring your neighborhood – 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Molly of Denali – Problem solving adventures – 8:30 a.m.
Educational Shows on Netflix
Top 10 for Elementary Students
The Magic School Bus - Science concepts including human body, gardening, weather, and more!
Octonauts - Ocean habitats and animals
Brainchild - This science-based show answers all sorts of questions kids tend to ask
Ask the Storybots - The only thing more curious than the bots are kids. Celebrity appearances and a music video at the end of each episode only add to the fun.
The Who was? Show - Based on the popular book series, this live-action sketch-comedy show brings important historical
figures, like King Tut, Marie Antoinette, and Pablo Picasso, to life in an entertaining and hilarious way.
Dino Hunt - Top scientists examine fossils found in Canada while looking for an elusive, new species
If I were an Animal - Observe different animals as they age from babies to adults.
Disney nature: Oceans - This documentary explores the ocean depths and the creatures who live within.
Growing Up Wild - Five baby animals in different parts of the world grow up learning to survive the wild.
Dream Big - This compelling documentary showcases some of the world’s biggest engineering achievements.
Top 10 for Middle/High School students
The boy who harnessed the Wind - Based on the book of the same name, the real-life story of William Kamkwamba, who saved his village by inventing a windmill
CaRmen Sandiego - The story of the legendary professional thief has been remixed into a cartoon series teaching geography and culture.
Night on Earth - New technology showcases the hidden lives of nocturnal creatures.
Dangerous Animals - Find out the most deadly creatures on earth!
Bill Nye: Science Guy - Bill Nye faces climate-change skeptics as he demonstrates the importance of scientific evidence.
Big Miracle - A biographical drama based on a true story. Drew Barrymore stars in this film about a reporter writing about whales trapped in the Arctic Circle.
Abstract - Inspire the creatives with this documentary series on some of the world’s foremost designers, including
photographer Platon, graphic designer Paula Scher, and sneaker designer Tinker Hatfiel
The MARS Generation - Teenagers at NASA’s Space Camp dream of traveling to Mars while experts reflect on the future and history of NASA.
The mind, Explained - Ever wonder what’s happening inside your head? From dreaming to anxiety disorders, discover how your brain works.
Our Planet - This Netflix series is a lot like Planet Earth, except it urgently calls for viewers to think about the ways
that human actions are putting the nature and animals the series covers in peril.