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The Zula Patrol

The Big Mess/Telescooped (#117)

THE BIG MESSA sticky mess in Wizzy's & Wigg's room spawns a microscopic city. But when Wizzy's & Wigg's vacuuming threatens to destroy the micro-world, the other ZPers are ZAPPED into the tiny city by its resident microscopic Mad Scientist.
TELESCOOPED: When all the telescopes on Zula begin disappearing, the Zula Patrol investigates and learns a lot about telescopes. They even shrink down to get inside one, just as it's stolen. The culprit: Dark Truder, who doesn't realize the tiny Zula Patrol are now trapped in his new 'asteroid headquarters.' They must escape to not only save themselves - but all the telescopes in the Solar System! [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
PreK-2
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
78 episodes
Average Episode Length
28 minutes
Record Rights
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Series Description: In THE ZULA PATROL, a group of animated aliens travel the galaxies to learn new and exciting things about science and space exploration. The series, targeted to pre-kindergarteners through third-graders, delivers both astronomy-based science education (orbits, eclipses, moon phases, asteroids, comets, gravity), as well as character-building lessons. The Zula Patrol, stationed in the far reaches of outer space on the bright orange planet Zula. The group, always on the lookout for the villain Dark Truder & his toupee-wearing sidekick Traxie, includes: Bula, the fearless captain and intrepid explorer; his co-pilot Zeeter, a wild space jockey in her own right; Multo, an intergalactic absent-minded professor; Gorga, a loyal puppy-sized pet with amazing tranformative abilities, and Wizzy & Wigg, a cosmic pair of flying dictionaries. THE ZULA PATROL provides a dynamic, focused and fun learning experience for children, while encouraging them to think innovatively and approach problems evenhandedly.

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