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This series showcases bright, curious real girls putting science and engineering to work as they answer questions and make unexpected discoveries in the world around them.

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Information For Teachers

Grade Levels
3-5, 6-8
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
22 episodes
Average Episode Length
28 minutes
Record Rights
Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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  • Turtle Mania (#101)

    SciGirl Annie and her friends make a local wetland more attractive to turtles. [28 minutes]

  • Puppet Power (#102)

    SciGirl Anna and her friends engineer a giant pig puppet with a twirling tail for a May Day parade. [28 minutes]

  • Dolphin Dive (#103)

    SciGirls Serena and Ceci bond with bottlenosed dolphins at the Dolphins Plus Research Center. [28 minutes]

  • Digging Archaeology (#104)

    SciGirls Jazzy and Gates uncover thousand-year-old Native American artifacts at a Utah dig site. [28 minutes]

  • Horsing Around (#105)

    SciGirl Zoe and her friends pony up some science to select the best horse for a riding competition. [28 minutes]

  • Blowin' in the Wind (#106)

    SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm. [28 minutes]

  • High-Tech Fashion (#107)

    Hallie wires up an electrifying gown with friends and "Project Runway" fashion designer Diana Eng. [28 minutes]

  • Science Cooks! (#108)

    Claire and her friends make comfort foods more nutritious, without sacrificing the delicious. [28 minutes]

  • Underwater Eco-Adventure (#109)

    SciGirls Elle and Meg scuba dive to protect the biodiversity of their favorite Catalina reefs. [28 minutes]

  • Robots to the Rescue! (#110)

    Abby gives a rescue robot a personality makeover so it can do a better job when disaster strikes. [28 minutes]

  • Going Green (#111)

    Mackenzie and her friends put a lid on school trash by inventing a new use for recycled yogurt cups. [28 minutes]

  • Star Power (#112)

    SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. [28 minutes]

  • Aquabots (#201)

    Akina and friends dive into underwater robotics at the U.S. Naval Academy, building a Sea Perch ROV. [28 minutes]

  • Mother Nature's Shoes (#202)

    Nature's designs, from polar bear paws to penguin flippers, inspire a safer shoe for incy streets. [28 minutes]

  • Habitat Havoc (#203)

    Budding naturalist Lea explores what the non-native Canary Island Palm does to San Diego habitats. [28 minutes]

  • The Awesome App Race (#204)

    San Francisco SCIGIRLS highlight the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake with their own smartphone app. [28 minutes]

  • Multitasking Mania (#205)

    Alejandra and her friends find out if teens can multitask as well as they think they can. [28 minutes]

  • Insulation Station (#206)

    Solar heat and bubble-wrap insulation are used to warm up an ice shanty on a frozen Minnesota lake. [28 minutes]

  • Workin' It Out (#207)

    Jekima breaks a sweat in steamy South Carolina hiking, playing soccer, dancing and doing yoga. [28 minutes]

  • Bee Haven (#208)

    Math, mapping and data visualization are used help a bee colony thrive in a Phoenix neighborhood. [28 minutes]

  • Pedal Power (#209)

    Angela, Olivia, Margaret and Rebecca engineer an ice cream-maker that's powered by their bikes. [28 minutes]

  • Super Sleuths (#210)

    At a forensics summer camp, friends team up with forensic scientists to solve a mysterious theft. [28 minutes]

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