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Cyberchase

Grade Levels: 6 - 5
Core Subject(s): Mathematics
Website: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase
Next Airing: Mon, Nov 19th, 2018 at 2:00 PM on KUED-HD

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Math rules in the animated adventure series CYBERCHASE. CYBERCHASE energizes kids ages eight to eleven with math power. Full of cyber-mysteries with eye-popping animation and a sly comic flair, the daily series features the voices of Christopher Lloyd and Gilbert Gottfried. CYBERCHASE sends the message that math is fun - it's about problem solving and, boy, does it come in handy. When the dastardly villain Hacker (Lloyd) launches a mad mission to conquer the virtual universe, Motherboard calls upon three earth kids for help. They are Jackie, Matt and Inez - the culturally diverse heroes of CYBERCHASE - who, along with the wise-cracking cyber-bird Digit (Gottfried), travel from their real-world realm to the colorful virtual vistas of cyberspace, where they vanquish the bad guys in an all-out battle of wits. Each episode takes the kids on a thrilling adventure driven by a different math concept - from tackling time in ancient Egyptian tombs to cracking codes in creepy caves or making sense of numbers in a fractured fairy tale world.

Episodes:

  • Spellbound

    When Wicked casts a spell on the Pompadorians to make them all adore her, Jackie and Digit must reproduce the only symbol that can break it - without being able to see what the symbol looks like. Matt and Inez can't get to Pompadoria to help, so they describe the symbol through their Skwak. But how can they describe the odd-looking spell-breaker accurately so Jackie can make a reproduction that works?

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 19th, 2018 at 2:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/20/2015 to 4/19/2019
  • The Flying Parallinis

    When Hacker strands Jackie atop Mount Wayupthere, the rest of the CyberSquad has to act fast to save her. In their search for the elusive Diamond Joe - the mysterious figure who holds the secret to Jackie's release - the CyberSquad meets spunky TW, a young Parallini who agrees to help them. Can they discover the power of parallelograms in time to launch a daring rescue mission?

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 20th, 2018 at 2:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/31/2012 to 10/30/2021
  • The Guilty Party

    Hacker returns to Poddleville with a peace offering: a magnificent statue of the Mayor of Poddleville. But at the unveiling party, Hacker accuses someone of stealing the key to his recharger chair. The accused claims he's innocent. Like Sherlock Holmes and Watson, the kids and Digit investigate the crime by interviewing eyewitnesses and recreating the crime scene. But the more they investigate - the more the accused is placed at the scene of the crime. Everyone saw him. It appears that Hacker has found the culprit. But has he? And what's that strange noise coming from inside the statue? Math Topic: Point of View; NCTM Links: Geometry.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 21st, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 2/14/2015 to 2/13/2021
  • A Tikiville Turkey Day

    Hacker steals the legendary Egg of Benedicta - and the lush landscape of Tikiville wilts and turns brown. The spirit of the Tikians is crushed and Creech is in big trouble unless the CyberSquad can help! When their attempt recover the Egg from Hacker fails, they hatch a new plan to replace the Egg. By studying patterns in nature, can they recreate the nest and restore peace and harmony to Tikiville? EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: Find the rule for a pattern you observe in the natural world and you can use what you have learned to make similar patterns of your own.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 22nd, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 4/15/2014 to 4/14/2019
  • Back to Canalia's Future

    Digit's friend Pearl says her town is in trouble. The water levels in Canalia, a beautiful cybersite connected by canals, keep getting lower, but Canalians don't see the problem. So Pearl built a time machine to prove she's right! She travels with the CyberSquad into the past to see how much higher the water levels were, and the kids promise to help convince Canalians to change their water-wasting ways. But when they invite everyone to travel through time and see what happens, the time machine goes missing! Hacker has stolen it! Can the kids get the time machine back before Hacker resets the course of cyberhistory?! And can Canalians be convinced to protect their future by changing the present?

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 23rd, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/20/2018 to 4/19/2021
  • Face-Off

    To compete for the prestigious Penguia Cup, Fluff wants to wear his dad's lucky hockey skates - but his teammates won't let him! They're all going to wear the cool new Cyberblades they saw advertised on TV. To change their minds, Fluff must analyze a sneaky ad and prove the new skates are not the best choice for the big game.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 26th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/11/2013 to 6/10/2021
  • A Renewable Hope

    Hacker has finally captured those Earth brats on the Wreaker! Before he can decide what to do next, an alarm goes off...the Wreaker is out of fuel! He lands on the nearest cybersite, Ekardia, an eerie place with no one in sight and no way to contact anyone. He has only one choice: enlist the CyberSquad's help so they can ALL get back home. They find one Ekardian left behind - Ted. Everyone else left because Ekardia ran out of frixite, the nonrenewable resource they used to power everything. Now Ted lives off the natural resources around him. If Hacker and the kids are going to get home, they and their resourceful new friend will need to learn from Ekardia's past. Can they also help save its future?

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 27th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/18/2018 to 4/17/2021
  • A Battle of Equals

    Hacker pollutes cyberspace with dangerous cyberstatic by tampering with four satellites designed to keep everything free from cyber- static cling. But is his plan only to trash cyberspace - or does he have something even more devious up his cloak? The kids learn the answer as they use balance scales and equations to restore the satellites and save Motherboard. The Big Idea: You can use an equation - a statement that two different expressions are equal to each other - to find unknown values that make the equation true. Math Topic: Balancing Equations NCTM Links: Algebra, Representation, Connections.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 28th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 1)

    The long lost encryptor chip, the one computer component that can bring Motherboard back to full power, appears for sale on the popular cybersite U-WANT, U-BID! The CyberSquad has only a few days to save enough money to outbid Hacker for the precious chip. They win the auction, but are totally unprepared for what happens when they implant the chip into Motherboard - Hacker takes over Cyberspace!

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 29th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/3/2013 to 5/2/2019
  • The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 2)

    The CyberSquad must find a way to bring Motherboard back to power and oust Hacker. Their friend Slider's invention "the Syncolator" is the answer - but some of the expensive parts are missing and they have limited funds. This is the biggest challenge the kids have ever faced, and if they fail now, Motherboard will be lost forever!

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 30th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/3/2013 to 5/2/2019
  • The Migration Situation

    Bird lovers across Cyberspace have arrived at the Migration Celebration - a magical event where the rare teal-footed trillers flock once every five years. But when the trillers are a no-show, Professor Bobson, host of the event, knows something is amiss. After cancelling the celebration, phone calls and social media posts start reporting triller sightings all over Cyberspace! The Professor and kids recruit dozens of citizen scientists to record their observations when they see a triller. But in the chaos, they forget Digit, the biggest triller lover of all, can be a big help! When all the citizen scientists have reported back, it leads to a shocking discovery. What is the data telling them? And can Digit help crack the case?

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 2nd, 2018 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/19/2018 to 4/18/2021
  • R-Fair City

    (topic: Probability and Chance) - Disguised as a gypsy, Hacker lures Digit to a fantastic cyber amusement park and holds him captive. When the kids arrive, they analyze the games of chance, figuring out which games are fair and which ones are not, and use what they learn to find Hacker and beat him at his own game before it's too late! The Big Idea: A game of chance is fair when nobody can tell who will win, but everyone has the same chance of being a winner.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 3rd, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • Creech's Creature Quandary

    Creech invites her good friends the CyberSquad to Tikiville to show off the amazing new bike path that has everyone driving their fantastic new bikes and trikes rather than cars. Everyone is having fun - even Hacker is joyriding on his bike (and if that isn't suspicious, Jackie doesn't know what is). Inez, who cares deeply for animals, soon realizes the bike path has divided the habitats of many of Tikiville's cute, cuddly creatures. Creature families have been split up, and the busy bike path is preventing animals from reaching their food and water sources. Inez feels the bike path should be shut down, but Creech doesn't want to take away the benefits the path has created for her community. The disagreement drives a wedge between the two good friends. Will they find a compromise? Will a map of the area help Inez and her friends reunite the cute critters to their families and homes? And what is that sneaky Hacker up to?!

    Next Airing: Tue, Dec 4th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/26/2017 to 12/25/2020
  • Step By Step

    In the company of the ghostly pirate Ivanka, the elusive Doctor Marbles is back, and this time he's discovered a powerful cybermineral he can use to help Motherboard. Located deep inside a volcano on the cybersite Corsario, this "Magmalux" is strong enough to override the virus Hacker inflicted on the beloved Cyberspace ruler. Unfortunately, Hacker is on to Marbles and traps him on Skull Island so he can retrieve the Magmalux for his own evil purpose. Enter the CyberSquad: Digit tracks Hacker while the kids solve another problem: how to rescue Marbles! Hacker has destroyed the bridge to Skull Island, and the water surrounding it is infested with electric eels. Can they build a new bridge-with just an old sign to work with-and get to the volcano in time to stop Hacker?

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 5th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/7/2016 to 11/6/2021
  • Trash Creep

    Perfectamundo isn't so perfect anymore - the trash is out of control! A giant garbage heap threatens to break through the cybersite's dome, and the CyberSquad must become garbologists in order to reduce the rubbish. Hacker, meanwhile, is digging through the very same heap for some mistakenly discarded seeds that will allow him to grow an army of monster plants to take over Cyberspace. Will he find the seeds before the Perfectamundians solve their trash problem? Or is the dome doomed?

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 6th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/3/2016 to 11/2/2021
  • Ecohaven Cse

    Someone has stolen the legendary cyberbeast Choocroca from cybersite EcoHaven, and the only clue is the culprit's footprint. Using the principles of "body math," the CyberSquad has to sleuth out who took Choocroca, and rescue the massive beast. The suspects are members of a safari team -- one of them is secretly working for Hacker, who wants to capture the creature and use it to takeover Cyberspace. The CyberSquad must use forensic science to build their case and find both the culprit and the critter before Hacker gets his way.

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 7th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/3/2013 to 5/2/2019
  • The Poddleville Case

    (topic: Patterns) - The diabolical Hacker wreaks havoc when he steals the power pods of Poddleville, a cybercity filled with patterns. Our heroes must use math and logic to crack the double pattern that unlocks the Poddles' cyberpower vault before Hacker and his henchmen do! The Big Idea: Patterns are sequences that repeat or change in an orderly way. You can use patterns to predict the next step in solving a problem.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 9th, 2018 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • The Hacker's Challenge

    To prove once and for all that he's smarter than the CyberSquad, Hacker challenges the kids and their friends to solve a series of puzzles. But this isn't just fun and games - the fate of cybersite Solaria hangs in the balance. Solve all the puzzles in under three hours, and Solaria is saved... but fail, and the favorite vacation spot will be reformatted into digital garbage!

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 10th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/11/2013 to 6/10/2021
  • Snow Day to Be Exact

    (topic: Estimation) - Hacker steals the powerful sunisphere from Solaria, causing the cyberworld's sunny vacation paradise to be covered in snow! In a fun-filled chase across the snowy terrain, the kids discover the power and speed of estimation in order to recover the glowing orb from Buzz and Delete before the temperature reaches zero and the site freezes over forever. The Big Idea: Sometimes using a close answer is good enough for the problem you are solving. ~

    Next Airing: Tue, Dec 11th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • A Murky Mystery In Mermaidos

    Digit is going on his annual visit to Mermaidos, an underwater cybersite filled with merfolk, to visit one of his best friends in the whole cyber-world-Eugene. The two of them are great buddies who love to play underwater games, frolic with fish, and do other wacky water things in this idyllic underwater paradise. When Digit arrives, something is wrong. Mermaidos is murky and warm and the fish are leaving in droves. Digit feels terrible for his pal Eugene and promises to do what he can to make things right. It turns out Hacker has put a plan in motion to turn Mermaidos into his own personal hot tub! He is making the water hotter and hotter, raising the temperature to a hot 100 cyber-degrees- a temperature that would make Mermaidos uninhabitable for the Mermaidians and force them to move out. It is up to Digit and the CyberSquad to stop Hacker's plan, reverse the thermal pollution and help save Eugene's home.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 12th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/27/2017 to 12/26/2020
  • Totally Rad

    The dastardly Hacker (Christopher Lloyd) takes over the Radopolis cybersite, declaring himself King in "Totally Rad," the season premiere of CYBERCHASE. In an effort to dethrone him, the kids challenge the Hacker's extreme team to a winner-take-all skate-off. There's just one catch: high-scoring tricks need as much area as possible and the field keeps mysteriously changing! With Digit ( Gilbert Gottfried) as coach, the kids put on a dazzling display of blading, boarding, and biking, but can they match their performance to the changing arena? The Big Idea: Different shapes bounded by the same perimeter can enclose very different areas. Math Topic: Perimeter/Area.

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 13th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 2/14/2015 to 2/13/2021
  • Fit to Be Heroes

    The CyberSquad and their new friend Scanner embark on a quest to build a new Encryptor Chip for Motherboard and cure her virus. With Hacker in hot pursuit, the kids must run, ski, canoe and climb their way to the end of the mission. In the process, they learn that a little activity over time adds up. But will they also cure Motherboard? Big idea: To have fun and be healthy, get up and moving for sixty minutes each day. Math concepts: Data Representation/Tables.

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 14th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/9/2018 to 11/7/2021
  • Hackerized!

    Sensible Flats has been "Hackerized" - all the town folk look and act like the dastardly villain. But get this: Hacker didn't do it! While he sets out to find out who could have pulled off this fantastic feat, the CyberSquad rushes in to save the town. To do so, these novice climbers must scale a rocky cliff in less than 3 minutes. Can they improve their rock-climbing skills in time or will they be Hackerized themselves?

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 16th, 2018 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/11/2013 to 6/10/2021
  • The Deedle Beast

    Digit is pet-sitting in Golftopia, taking care of Dewey, a lovable Deedle Beast. But suddenly Dewey starts going berserk on his daily walks. What's going on?! The kids arrive to help, but how do you figure out what's wrong with an animal that can't talk? The kids begin to see a pattern in the critter's odd behavior - and the plot thickens when they realize that Hacker has moved in right next door. What is the King of Chaos up to this time?

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 17th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/20/2015 to 4/19/2019
  • The Halloween Howl

    The CyberSquad must "divide and conquer" in order to rescue the Mayor from Hacker's clutches and save Castleblanca's big Halloween Howl party, which all the little monsters are looking forward to.

    Next Airing: Tue, Dec 18th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/31/2012 to 10/30/2021
  • Eureeka!

    (topic: 2- & 3-D Geometry) - Pursued by Hacker, Digit lands on cybersite Eureeka, where his mission is to find Professor Archimedes - the maker of the encryptor chip, a unique computer chip that can fix Motherboard. But Archimedes is nowhere to be found - only a pile of two-dimensional rods where his chip factory should be. The kids arrive to help, and discover that by linking the two-dimensional rods together into certain geometrical patterns they actually create a surprising three-dimensional shape that leads directly to unraveling the mystery of Archimedes' strange disappearance. The Big Idea: When you follow simple rules to make flat geometrical shapes (two- dimensional), and join them together, you can discover new shapes that, instead of staying flat, rise up to make three-dimensional objects.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 19th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • Plantasaurus!

    It's going to be a very special night in Cyberspace for Matt, Inez and Jackie. To show her appreciation for all they've done for her (and Cyberspace), Motherboard has invited the kids to have a slumber party with Digit in the newly refurbished and repainted Control Central! But a case of sneezes, itchy eyes and scratchy throats threatens to put a damper on the slumber fun. And to make matters worse, Hacker has his own surprises for Motherboard that night. Inspired by a B-Monster movie, Hacker makes his own Plantasaurus to finally get the best of Motherboard and take over Cyberspace. Can the kids get to the bottom of the problems inside Control Central before the problems outside come to their front door? It's going to be a very special night in Cyberspace for Matt, Inez and Jackie. To show her appreciation for all they've done for her (and Cyberspace), Motherboard has invited the kids to have a slumber party with Digit in the newly refurbished and repainted Control Central! But a case of sneezes, itchy eyes and scratchy throats threatens to put a damper on the slumber fun. And to make matters worse, Hacker has his own surprises for Motherboard that night. Inspired by a B-Monster movie, Hacker makes his own Plantasaurus to finally get the best of Motherboard and take over Cyberspace. Can the kids get to the bottom of the problems inside Control Central before the problems outside come to their front door?

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 20th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2017 to 12/27/2020
  • A Broom of One's Own

    When Wicked puts a CyberSquad Seal of Approval on her new "Wickedy Brooms," it's up to Matt, Jackie, Inez and Digit to make sure the brooms are as good as Wicked claims. They try them out, figuring out their speed - how far the different brooms go in a given amount of time. The brooms pass the test - but Wicked doesn't. They must race to Control Central and save Motherboard before Wicked's scheme succeeds! And where's Hacker? And what will he do when he finds out Wicked is trying to take over his turf? EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: You can use speed - the distance you travel in a unit of time - to tell how far you will go in any amount of time.

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 21st, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/15/2014 to 4/14/2019
  • A Reboot Eve to Remember

    It's that time of the year again: Reboot Day - when all of cyberspace celebrates a fresh start and all the bots make Reboot resolutions! It's Delete's favorite holiday, but Hacker is having none of it; he's in a foul mood because he's low on energy. Fortunately for him, the little windy town of Bottowa has a powerful energy source that'll put new pep in his step. Unfortunately for the Bottowans, this power source is what raises the big ball at the stroke of midnight on Reboot Eve (like dropping the big ball in Times Square, but in reverse), and their celebration is being broadcast live across Cyberspace! When Hacker steals the energy source, Delete is so upset that he decides to stay behind and join forces with the CyberSquad, who have come to help the poor little town from Virtual World-wide humiliation. To do this, they'll try to harness the natural power of the wind and build a giant windmill. But will they be able to finish it all by the stroke of midnight? And will Delete decide to stay in Bottawa forever?

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 23rd, 2018 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/29/2017 to 12/28/2020
  • When Penguins Fly

    Penguins can't fly - or can they? In Cyberspace, on one special night each year, the penguins of Penguia take flight to deliver gifts to young borgs across the virtual universe. For the first time ever, the CyberSquad's friend Fluff is participating, and invites his pals Matt, Jackie, Inez and Digit to join him in the impressive Penguin March. They head to the Ice Palace, where the gifts are made and where magic snowflakes are sprinkled on the penguins so they can fly. But Hacker, up to his usual ruinous tricks, doesn't want a happy holiday (let alone happy little borgs) so he creates a giant ditch in front of the Ice Palace and traps all the penguins in its icy depths! The CyberSquad must get the penguins ice-shoes so they can climb out before midnight, but how many do they need? With too many to count, the answer lies in the kids' ability to sample the penguin population to make a close estimate. Can the CyberSquad save the penguins and their favorite holiday too??

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 24th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/7/2016 to 11/6/2021
  • Starlight Night

    It's Starlight Night, the annual holiday when all the stars in Cyberspace are refreshed for the new year. But Hacker concocts a scheme to darken the stars forever. He sends Buzz and Delete to stop all production of new star circuits and take inventor Archimedes to the Northern Frontier. With the ceremony only hours away, the kids and Digit must find a simple way to make the complex circuits and rescue Archimedes -- all before Hacker turns out the lights in Cyberspace!

    Next Airing: Tue, Dec 25th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/3/2013 to 5/2/2019
  • Penguin Tears

    Hacker's secret quest continues, with the nefarious `borg on the hunt for the next piece of his mysterious machine. His search for the legendary Prism of Penguia takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop Hacker, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out. Can they escape in time or will Hacker's plan succeed?

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 27th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/15/2014 to 4/14/2019
  • The Emperor Has Snow Clothes

    Hacker has crowned himself Emperor of Penguia and deposited the real emperor as a frozen statue in a distant corner of the site. The CyberSquad arrives just as a crippling snowstorm makes its way across Penguia in a path that seems destined to collide with their rescue. Digit uses updates on the storm's progress from cyberweathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) to help the kids track the storm. Will the kids be able to predict where and when it will hit next - or will the storm stop them from saving the Emperor from a frozen fate?

    Next Airing: Fri, Dec 28th, 2018 at 5:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/20/2015 to 4/19/2019
  • Bottled Up

    Radopolis has a big problem: water bottles. Radsters are an active bunch, but their desire to stay hydrated has led to a huge bottle pile-up. Way Cool Arena has been turned into a bottle dump, and the beloved skate park is next! The kids and Slider must find a way to get rid of the heaps of empties and reduce future waste while making sure Radsters stay healthy. Can they prevent their rad cybersite from getting bottled up? Big idea: Drinking water regularly is essential, but how you drink it is also important. Make choices that are healthy for both your body and the environment. Math concepts: Sampling and Multiplication.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 6th, 2019 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/9/2018 to 11/7/2021
  • A Day at the Spa

    (topic: Combinations) - Hacker finds the Krystal of Kalmoor, the powerful orb that will give him eternal power. By possessing the Krystal, Hacker can roam cyberspace and create havoc without having to recharge his power. When the kids and Digit arrive to retrieve the Krystal, they are stymied by a series of switches, levers and buttons. Faced with the challenge of too many choices, the kids discover the value of lists, tables and, yes, tree diagrams! The Big Idea: Overwhelmed with choices? Lists, tables and tree diagrams help you master the combinations.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 13th, 2019 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • Blowin' in the Wind

    Hacker pursues a career as a singing idol and goes on tour, leaving behind a book that contains the secret to curing Motherboard's virus, buried in the windiest place on the Northern Frontier. Slider and the CyberSquad are determined to find it...but to do so they must discover how to measure wind speeds in different places so they can compare them. Can the kids find the book before Buzz and Delete, who want to steal Hacker's secret? Stay tuned for the surprise ending!

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 20th, 2019 at 10:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: 4/20/2015 to 4/19/2019
  • A Crinkle In Time

    Digit and the kids go on a rescue mission to save Slider, searching for their friend all over a mysterious cybersite called Ticktockia. But it's all a big trick by Hacker, and Slider's not even there! And if the CyberSquad doesn't leave soon, they'll be stuck forever. Can they learn enough about gears to escape before the clock strikes 9? Only time will tell! EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: Watch carefully how two gears mesh and you can discover how their size and number of teeth affects the speed at which each turns.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/15/2014 to 4/14/2019
  • An Urchin Matter

    There's a mega mystery in Megabays - the once-healthy kelp in Big Bay is washing ashore. The CyberSquad must work with Captain Skuttlebutt, keeper of the bays, to get to the bottom of it. They explore the marine ecosystem and discover that there are way more urchins than anything else... but why? Is it nature at work, or is something - or someone - causing the underwater kelp forest's collapse?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/3/2016 to 11/2/2021
  • A Perfect Score

    While enjoying a little R & R in Solaria, Hacker is delighted to see Wicked, who is also on vacation-but she's not alone! She's partnered with Nug Grommet, the handsome cyber-surfing champion in a dance contest. Turning even greener with jealousy, Hacker enters the contest to prove his superiority. Only there's one small problem-who can he coerce into being his partner? Enter the CyberSquad. Observing Jackie's prowess on the dance floor, Hacker has Buzz and Delete detain Inez, then forces Jackie to teach him the moves and dance with him in exchange for Inez's safe return. As the contest unfolds, it becomes apparent that the judges lack a workable scoring system to decide the winner. Determined to help Inez, Matt joins the judges to find a way to score the contest. And, as Wicked points out, it had better be fair or she will wreak her revenge! Should Matt give Hacker and Jackie a higher score than Wicked and Nug so Inez can go free? Or judge the contest fairly and hope Digit rescues Nezzie in time?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/7/2016 to 11/6/2021
  • A Piece of the Action

    Digit disappears while visiting his friends the Scritters, so Motherboard sends Matt, Jackie and Inez to investigate. They discover that Hacker has found a supply of Magnetite, and will use it to fill up a rocket capable of erasing all of Motherboard's memory disks. Can the kids stop Hacker before he collects a hundred percent of the Magnetite he needs to launch the rocket, or will Motherboard be shut down once and for all?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/3/2013 to 5/2/2019
  • A Recipe for Chaos

    A popular new restaurant in Castleblanca serves delicious meals, but all the residents have become cranky and tired. The CyberSquad quickly learns the restaurant's food is unhealthy...and Hacker is behind it all. To get Hacker to stop making his unhealthy food, Digit challenges him to a cook-off. But if Hacker wins, the kids must leave Cyberspace forever! Who will win the hearts--and stomachs!--of Castleblanca? Big idea: Eat a balanced mix of food at meal times to keep your body healthy. Math concepts: Data Representation/Pie Charts.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/9/2018 to 11/7/2021
  • A Seedy Business

    The citizens of Factoria have been put back to work at a toy factory where they get free meals. The problem? The benefactor is none other than Hacker, and the meals all come from vending machines. The CyberSquad and their new friend--a little Factorian girl named Zoreen--suspect Hacker is up to no good, and they discover he's not making toys, but spy planes! To get the Factorians out of Hacker's clutches, the CyberSquad must show them how to grow their own food. Can they put Hacker out of business for good? Big idea: Delicious, healthful vegetables don't just come from the store. They grow from seeds - and you can grow (and eat) them yourself! Math concept: Area.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/9/2018 to 11/7/2021
  • Be Reasonable

    Hacker returns to the Cybrary to wreak revenge on Ms. Fileshare and the kids. His crafty plan tricks the kids to try to rescue Ms. Fileshare, only to find themselves all trapped! If the CyberSquad doesn't escape in time, Hacker will steal the Cybrary's most valuable books - all about the most secret inner-workings of Motherboard!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/3/2013 to 5/2/2019
  • Castleblanca

    (topic: Finding Meaning from Data) - Dr. Marbles is captured by Hacker and taken to Castleblanca, a cyberspace version of Transylvania. Hacker's goal: transfer Marbles' brainpower into his newly-built robot named Megabyte! Summoned by Motherboard, the kids and Digit arrive with the knowledge that Hacker has taken Marbles to a castle - but which one? There are hundreds and hundreds of castles. To find Marbles, the kids must master the art of properly collecting data, organizing it and graphing the results - which are sometimes surprising! The Big Idea: Data is a lot more than a collection of numbers. When you gather it, organize and analyze it, you can discover useful information hidden in the numbers.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • Chaos As Usual

    Introducing Memoryville, home to a vast storehouse of Cyberspace data, where The Slugball Open, a Cyberspace version of baseball, is in progress. In their attempt to win for a day the Key to the City, Team Motherboard has made it to the finals ... along with, you guessed it, Hacker! Unbeknownst to most (except, of course, to Hacker), this Key opens all doors to the city-including the door to the data storehouse! With surefire plans to win, Hacker can hardly wait to delete the data and create untold chaos. Undaunted by the awesome array of Hacker's bad guys, Team Motherboard discovers distinctive patterns to these nefarious sluggers' past performances. But can the hit charts they develop be enough to help the good guys win?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/7/2016 to 11/6/2021
  • Codename: Icky

    (topic: Codes) - In the watery depths of cybersite Aquari-yum, the kids and Hacker go in search of a giant cyber-slug, who feeds on pure energy. The kids and Digit travel underwater in two separate vessels, but Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system, allowing him to overhear their plans - and track every move they make. The kids outsmart Hacker by devising a series of codes so they can send messages back and forth in secret - even though Hacker can hear what they're saying. But unless the kids can reach the slug first, Hacker will use the slug to attack Motherboard's circuitry and disable her once and for all! The Big Idea: You can use a code (a communication system that substitutes one thing for another) to send top-secret messages as long as your code has an adjustable rule that can be reversed to read the message.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • Designing Mr. Perfect

    Frustrated that she can't find Mr. Perfect, The Wicked Witch sets out to design him, by turning a frog into her Prince Charming. Unknowingly, however, Wicked captures and transforms Digit instead of a frog. Her sympathetic wand, Wanda (Danica McKellar), secretly alerts the CyberSquad who jump into action. Their problems multiply when a jealous Hacker kidnaps their cyboid pal. The kids must design an invention that can do two things: navigate a perilous swamp AND get to the top of a tall cliff. Can they pull off the rescue before it's too late? EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: Make a design - a plan for your invention - before you start building so you can make sure that it will function the way that you want it to.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/31/2012 to 10/30/2021
  • Double Trouble

    With special guest star Geoffrey Holder. Out for revenge, Hacker invades Shangri-La and imprisons Master Pi. The kids and Digit arrive as Hacker searches for the Good Vibration - the source of peace and happiness on the cybersite. Trouble doubles with unexpected results for the kids as well as Hacker, Buzz and Delete. Will the good vibrations continue, or will Hacker turn Shangri La into Shangri Blah? The Big Idea: When something grows by doubling, it gets large surprisingly fast, growing ever faster the longer the doubling continues. Math Topic: Growth by Doubling; NCTM Links: Algebra *Science Connection: Comparing growth and patterns of change.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 2/14/2015 to 2/13/2021
  • Ecohaven Ooze

    When Hacker discovers that the liquid ooze that feeds the animals of EcoHaven also gives him a super energy boost, he decides to drain the pond and take the ooze home. He builds a fort around the pond, so the CyberSquad must figure out a way to get in without being noticed. They take inspiration from the Greek myth of the Trojan Horse and build a giant "Trojan Ducky." After testing a model of their invention to be sure it works, they hide inside the duck, and fool Delete into taking them to Hacker. But how will they stop Hacker's nefarious plot? EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: Build a working model of your invention to communicate and test your ideas, and make necessary improvements so the invention works the way you want it to.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/31/2012 to 10/30/2021
  • Escape from Merlin's Maze

    On the prowl for a new power source, Hacker descends on Frogsnorts School of Sorcery. His scheme? To steal Professor Stumblesnore's wand and harness its awesome magic to energize himself. Hacker's first task is to get star student Shari Spotter out of his way. He entraps Shari in Merlin's Maze by blocking her path with a series of heavy stone slabs. The CyberSquad learns of Shari's plight, but the slabs that block her escape are too heavy to move unaided. In their rescue mission, the kids experiment with levers and discover a proportional rule: Multiply the length of your lever and you will similarly multiply the weight you can lift. They free Shari, but not in time: Hacker has been successful and stolen Stumblesnore's magic! Is Shari's magic powerful enough to defeat him?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/7/2016 to 11/6/2021
  • Going Solar

    A televised skate-off will decide ultimate naming rights for the new Radopolis skate park. Will it be named after Slider, the ace skateboarder of Cyberspace, or The Hacker, the vainest villain in the virtual universe? When the power mysteriously goes out at the skate park, the CyberSquad and Digit must find a way to turn it back on before the nighttime skateboarding extravaganza. They decide to use solar panels to collect energy during the day that can power the park at night. But will they have enough area to install the panels, and enough time to collect energy before sundown? And if they do, can their friend out-skate the ace cheater of Cyberpsace?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/3/2016 to 11/2/2021
  • Housewarming Party

    In Happily Ever Afterville, the Three Pigs have just finished building their new cottage at the base of Mount Evermore - a peaceful spot without any direct sunlight. They are celebrating with a housewarming party, and they've hired Jackie as their party planner! But trouble strikes when Hacker and Wicked, who are having a battle of wits above Mount Evermore, accidentally zap the mountain away. Now, the sun is streaming directly onto the pigs' house, and it is quickly heating it up inside! Meanwhile, Hacker starts feeling something very strange - guilt. Can the CyberSquad cool down the pigs' warming house and save their housewarming party? And will Hacker - for the first time ever - do the right thing?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/16/2018 to 4/15/2021
  • Invasion of the Funky Flower

    Contestants from all over Cyberspace have come to Gardenia, a gorgeous garden cybersite ruled by the Queen Mum, for its annual flower-growing contest. Hacker is sure his doofydill will win Tallest Flower, but when he loses to Inez and her happiolus, he is furious and plots a plant-based revenge. He flies off to a faraway site and brings back a funky flower - an invasive species! The funky flower emits a stinky odor that no one can handle - not even the Queen Mum. Worse, it also spreads quickly, steals water, hoards sunlight and crowds out all the native plants! The CyberSquad races against time to find ways to stop the funky flower. Can they rescue Gardenia before it - and Hacker - take over for good?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/17/2018 to 4/16/2021
  • Measure for Measure

    Hacker's mysterious machine is finally revealed - "The Transformatron"can change anyone into anything! He learns the kids have the Network Interface Card - the final piece he needs. But the kids have also found a map that leads them to Coop, Slider's long lost father. They are shocked to discover Coop has been a victim of magnetite. Before they can measure out the antidote, Hacker grabs the "NIC" - and Slider! Will the CyberSquad be able to rescue Slider? Can they cure Coop? And how will they stop Hacker from taking over Cyberspace with his dastardly device?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/15/2014 to 4/14/2019
  • Parks and Recreation

    Kids in glamorous Gollywood have no safe place to play. When they discover an empty lot that can be converted to a park, they have only one opponent: Hacker. He wants the lot for his new Gollywood Tower, which he claims will broadcast entertainment to all of Cyberspace. (The tower is really meant to corrupt Motherboard's hard drive.) The CyberSquad goes up against Hacker at a city council hearing. Will they get their park, or will Hacker dazzle the council into approving his tower? Big idea: Communities need to provide safe, inviting outdoor spaces where kids can play and be physically active. Math concepts: Data Collection and Representation: Surveys, Tally Marks.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/9/2018 to 11/7/2021
  • Past Perfect Prediction

    Convinced that the last piece he needs to activate his powerful new machine is hidden in Slider's garage, Hacker threatens to evict the teen unless he pays up on an old debt. Enter the kids and Digit. As a way to raise the money, they convince Slider to open the garage for business - just like his dad did. They do, but quickly discover that there's more to it than meets the eye. Can they unlock the past to find the key to saving Slider's future?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 4/15/2014 to 4/14/2019
  • Peace, Love, and Hackerness

    Hacker's fear rating has plummeted to near zero - almost no one is scare of him anymore! To boost his bad guy image, he blasts the antenna off of Far Out Radio and sets off a cataclysmic chain reaction: no music - no rebooter bees - no computer chips - no Cyberspace! The CyberSquad must find and measure each antenna piece so they can replace the antenna before Cyberspace shuts down.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 6/11/2013 to 6/10/2021
  • Send in the Clones

    (topic: Multiplication) - Hacker's plan to clone himself so he can wreak havoc throughout cyberspace in many places at once, goes haywire when his newly invented Clonitron clones Delete instead of himself. But Hacker takes advantage of the mishap by sending the Delete clones to takeover the R-Fair City cybersite. To complicate matters, every time Delete sneezes - his clones multiply even more. As the problem escalates, the kids do the math to keep track of the number of clones as they increase. Meanwhile, Cy Clone, a famous clone catcher sent to the site by Motherboard, vacuums up the clones - while Digit tries to get the Clonitron away from Hacker. The Big Idea: Multiplication is just repeated addition. If you're having trouble multiplying, you can always add to find your answer.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • Shari Spotter and the Cosmic Crumpets

    Digit and the kids must help Shari Spotter (of Frogsnorts School for Sorcerers) make the magical Cosmic Crumpets before Hacker crashes the Sorcerer's Ball and becomes the most powerful magician in Cyberspace!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/3/2013 to 5/2/2019
  • Size Me Up

    Hacker plans to launch a new virus at Motherboard - one that will crash her hard drive once and for all so he can take over cyberspace. To stop the kids and Digit from getting in his way, he tricks them into a cybersite from which escape seems impossible. In a confounding juxtaposition of scale and size, the kids first find themselves in a land of giants - then become giants themselves in a land of little people. The kids must cope with these disparities in scale and size, and use their brainpower to escape and warn Motherboard before Hacker can launch his virus. The Big Idea: You can create an exact likeness of something--though one that is a different size--by multiplying the size of every part of your original by the same number. Math Topic: Scale and Size; NCTM Links: Geometry, Algebra.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • Spheres of Fears

    In his latest and possibly maddest scheme ever, Hacker traps Digit and the kids in one of the dreaded Spheres of Fears, a mini-galaxy of orbs populated by eerie creatures called Creepers. He wants them out of the way so that Delete, in a diva star turn, can impersonate Motherboard and convince everyone in Cyberspace to cause chaos everywhere. No one can stop him now! To unlock the door and escape their Sphere, the kids must find the codebook-which Digit remembers is at the opposite end of the Sphere's diameter. And there is no way any of them will make that creepy journey alone! As chaos builds in cyberspace, the team uses the relationship between circumference and diameter to overcome obstacles, and their fears, in the search for the codebook. But can they find it in time? If they fail, chaos will reign supreme, and Hacker will take over the virtual universe forever!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/7/2016 to 11/6/2021
  • The Fairy Borg Father

    Delete is having a bad day. Hacker yelled at him and Buzz made fun of his first-ever invention, a "Bunny-Copter." When he wishes things were better, Delete discovers he has a Fairy Borg Father named Zanko, who appears and grants him nine wishes. Chaos ensues from Delete's wacky wishes, and the CyberSquad is called in. When Zanko & Matt end up stuck on a ledge inside hazardous Statico Chasm, Inez and Jackie must 'refine & optimize' the Bunny-Copter to rescue them. Can they do it in time? EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: When you have an invention that needs an improvement, identify the key feature that needs changing and vary it until the invention is as good as it can be.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/31/2012 to 10/30/2021
  • The Halloween Howl

    The CyberSquad must "divide and conquer" in order to rescue the Mayor from Hacker's clutches and save Castleblanca's big Halloween Howl party, which all the little monsters are looking forward to.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/31/2012 to 10/30/2021
  • The Wedding Scammer

    Believing that the Wicked Witch is really the long lost daughter of a powerful king, Hacker agrees to marry her, convinced that their union will double his power and Motherboard will never be able to defeat him. What Hacker doesn't know is that Wicked has secretly hidden away the REAL long-lost daughter of the king and stolen her identity. The kids must think their way through an intricate series of puzzles to free the real daughter. Will they succeed and get back to the wedding before Hacker and Wicked say "I do"? Math Topic: Making Hard Problems Easier; NCTM Links: Problem Solving. *With special guest star Al Roker*

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 2/14/2015 to 2/13/2021
  • Trading Places

    (topic: Money) - While attempting to rescue Dr. Marbles, the kids and Digit crash land on cybersite Nowhere, along with Hacker, Buzz and Delete. As a result of the crash, Hacker is shrunk, and Buzz and Delete become smart. In a race to rebuild their cybercraft and save Marbles, Digit and the kids learn to trade and barter and eventually create a monetary system. But who will finish first?!! The Big Idea: Instead of trading what you have for what you want, you can make it easy to buy and sell by creating a system where you exchange goods for tokens of different fixed values - money!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/20/2015 to 1/19/2021
  • Trick Or Treat

    Hacker shows up at Motherboard Control Central. He pleads guilty to being the King of Chaos, but says he's sorry. He doesn't want to be a bad guy anymore. But when nobody's looking, he slips a strange frog into the air duct. What happens when this frog grows into a grotesque, alien creature that threatens to destroy Motherboard? And what will happen to the kids when they go inside Motherboard to track it down?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 2/14/2015 to 2/13/2021
  • True Colors

    Hacker becomes a good guy! Can this possibly be true? A new, reformed Hacker runs for election against Motherboard, claiming to have done five good deeds, and promising to turn over a new leaf. Can the kids find a counter example that proves Hacker is lying -- or will he be elected the new ruler of cyberspace? Guest voice: Al Roker as "Sam Vander Rom." The Big Idea: When people use words like always, never, all, or none to claim something is true, be suspicious! Such claims are often false, and you need only a single counter example to disprove them. Math Topic: Counter Examples NCTM Link: Reasoning & Proof.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 2/14/2015 to 2/13/2021
  • Watts of Halloween Trouble

    Matt is setting up the farm for his family's annual Halloween Pumpkin Patch Party and he is so excited! All his relatives come for the celebration, and even Grammy will be there this year! Inez and Jackie urge Matt to take a quick break and go into Cyberspace for Haunt-O-Rama at R-Fair City - an amusement park cybersite lit up to the nines for the Halloween holiday. The girls assure Matt he will be back home in plenty of time, and he agrees to go. But all their plans change when Hacker traps the kids on R-Fair City, hacking the portal system so they can't get back to Earth! (He thought he was keeping them out of Cyberspace for good, but alas, Buzz and Delete botched their task yet again.) Upset that he came to R-Fair City in the first place, Matt is worried about missing his family's party. The kids must find enough energy on R-Fair City to power Digit's old Portal Rebooter and fix the system. With the Halloween celebration in full swing, can they find enough big and small ways to save energy amid the bright lights? And will Matt make it back in time to see Grammy?

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/23/2017 to 10/22/2020

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