Best Science Shows for Kids

Science television can be a good way to get reluctant experimenters interested in the subject and can also help demystify the subject for young fans. These are some of our favorite science shows.

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Friendly characters + STEM content = smart pick for tots.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
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Inquisitive friends' adventures teach about science, nature.
Network: qubo, Online
(2015)
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Exuberant kid shares scientific curiosity with others.
Network: Sprout
(2014)
 
Boy's queries get kids curious about the world.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
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Science made cool for school-aged kids.
Network: PBS
(2004)
 
STEM-based show inspires curiosity, challenges stereotypes.
Network: Fox
(2014)
 
Fantastically fun classic is perfect formula for learning.
Network: PBS Kids
(2015)
 
Crazy science fun for all ages.
Network: Discovery Kids
(2005)
 
Sea explorations promote conservation but can be tense.
Network: Online
(2014)
 
Educational series explores curious animal behavior.
Network: Fox
(2014)
 
Inspiring, educational tour of planet's natural landmarks.
Network: Fox
(2014)
 
Fascinating look at how technology may change the future.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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Witty team puts urban legends to the scientific test.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2005)
 
Fun science-themed show features big stunts, some danger.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2014)
 
Update of Sagan classic is smart, visually spectacular.
Network: Fox, National Geographic Channel
(2014)
 
Fun, informative show mixes trivia, science, iffy humor.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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Science demystified; best for bigger kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2004)
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Stellar science series expands curious minds.
Network: PBS
(2005)
 
Viral video experiments inspire entertaining science series.
Network: SCIENCE
(2015)
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Fascinating docuseries delves deeply into science.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2005)
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Slow docuseries uncovers new clues to human evolution.
Network: PBS
(2015)
 
Informative science show touches on aggression, mating, etc.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)