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        Discovering Darkness | Sid the Science Kid

        In this episode of Sid the Science Kid, Sid and his friends learn that darkness is what happens when all sources of light are completely blocked. They also learn how to deal with fear of the dark.

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        Discovering Darkness - Part 1 | Sid the Science Kid

        In Part 1 of "Discovering Darkness," Sid wakes up extra early to see his dad before he leaves for work. Sid explains that normally when he wakes up it is already light out and that he usually gets scared in the dark.

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        Discovering Darkness - Part 2 | Sid the Science Kid

        In Part 2 of "Discovering Darkness," Sid asks his friends if they're afraid of the dark.

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        Discovering Darkness - Part 3 | Sid the Science Kid

        In Part 3 of "Discovering Darkness," Miss Susie explains that when you think like a scientist and understand that darkness just means that there is not any light, it is not that scary.

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        Discovering Darkness - Part 4 | Sid the Science Kid

        In Part 4 of "Discovering Darkness," the class moves to the Super Fab Lab. They create a cave of darkness in the classroom, allowing the students to understand that darkness occurs when there is not enough light to see. From inside the cave, May describes what it is like in the dark.

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        Discovering Darkness - Part 5 | Sid the Science Kid

        In Part 5 of "Discovering Darkness," May tells a story about why she's not afraid of the dark, and then the kids play a game called Guessing in the Dark.

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        Discovering Darkness - Part 6 | Sid the Science Kid

        In Part 6 of "Discovering Darkness," Miss Susie sings about how, even in dark environments such as caves or deep under the sea, there are sources of light from animals, plants, and stars.

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        Discovering Darkness - Part 7 | Sid the Science Kid

        In Part 7 of "Discovering Darkness," Sid learns that it's dark all day and night for almost two months in Northern Alaska. At home, Sid goes into his completely dark closet to show that he is no longer afraid of the dark.

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