Popular Mechanics For Kids 4 Seasons 2013

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Season 4
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2. Popular Mechanics For Kids - Season 4 - Episode 2 - Fighting Disaster TV-NR

Episode 2 - Fighting Disaster Our co-hosts learn the dangers and difficulties facing men and women who respond to disasters. Vanessa learns how to create landslides in order to learn how to react to them. She trains with a Collapse Rescue Team --those called in to help with building collapses, fires and accidents. Tyler sets a fire -- to learn how firefighters train for emergencies.

Runtime:
22 minutes
Original air date:
January 21, 2013

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Popular Mechanics For Kids - Season 4 - Episode 2 - Fighting Disaster

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Season 4
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    1. Popular Mechanics For Kids - Season 4 - Episode 1 - Xtreme Rides Episode 1 - X-Treme Rides Our co-hosts indulge in some action-packed extreme sports. Tyler flies up to 400 feet in the air in the "Dream Machine," a parachute-powered glider plane. Next, he flies downhill on a "street luge", a gravity-powered board that sits just 2-inches from the pavement. And Vanessa goes kite skiing, at speeds up to 20 mph, powered solely by the wind.

    TV-NR 23min January 21, 2013
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    2. Popular Mechanics For Kids - Season 4 - Episode 2 - Fighting Disaster Episode 2 - Fighting Disaster Our co-hosts learn the dangers and difficulties facing men and women who respond to disasters. Vanessa learns how to create landslides in order to learn how to react to them. She trains with a Collapse Rescue Team --those called in to help with building collapses, fires and accidents. Tyler sets a fire -- to learn how firefighters train for emergencies.

    TV-NR 22min January 21, 2013
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    3. Popular Mechanics For Kids - Season 4 - Episode 3 - Escape Episode 3 - Escape Our co-hosts earn how to escape from life-threatening emergencies. Vanessa studies with Dean Gunnerson an escape artist she places in a straight jacket and hangs upside down from a crane by a rope that she then sets on fire! Tyler escapes from a helicopter sinking underwater at the Survival Training Center and trains to get out of a high-rise fire using the Life Chute.

    TV-NR 21min January 21, 2013
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    4. Popular Mechanics For Kids - Season 4 - Episode 4 - Horse Play Episode 4 - Horse Play Our co-hosts really horse around. Tyler visits the Strathcona Mounted Horse Troop whose 20 horses are trained to follow incredibly intricate instructions. Next he is dressed in full armor to learn the medieval sport of jousting. Meanwhile Vanessa becomes a cowgirl, learning to herd cattle, rope calves and tie lassos and Charlie teaches us to throw a lariat.

    TV-NR 22min January 21, 2013
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    5. Popular Mechanics For Kids - Season 4 - Episode 5 - In Deep Water Episode 5 - In Deep Water Wet and wild! Tyler explores a huge submarine canyon in a remote-controlled underwater vehicle and studies never-before-seen life forms. Next, wearing a diving suit that weighs a ton he'll learn how welders work underwater to fix pipelines and ships. And finally he stays at Jules's Underwater Sea Lodge, an underwater hotel where air has to be piped in.

    TV-NR 22min January 21, 2013
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    6. Popular Mechanics For Kids - Season 4 - Episode - On The Front Lines Episode 6- On the Front Lines Our co-hosts go military. Tyler joins the Skyhawks, an elite parachute team and jumps out of a plane at 10,000 feet strapped to another man's back. Vanessa pilots a fighter plane and does loops and turns in a simulated dogfight. On the ground she operates a surveillance truck called Coyote that can spy on targets 13 miles away.

    TV-NR 22min January 21, 2013

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Director Sid Goldberg
Season year 2013
Network Fisher Klingenstein Films
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My 9 year old loves this series.
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This show is entertaining and educational and completly family friendly for all ages.
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Incredible show - the hosts work very well together.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By fraiser on April 14, 2013
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this is great 20 min fill for those days when finishing a unit and need to start the next tomorrow... these shows are fun and informative to kids about 9-13 they love the shows most kids haven't seen them in America so they are fresh and new to USA kids
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By L. Bly on October 4, 2013
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My 9 year old loves this series. I added it to his play list on a lark that he might find it interesting. He is watching it like crazy and talking about what he's learning!
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By Amazon Customer on April 10, 2014
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My daughter loves this series. She wants to be on the show just like Elisha! Too bad they are not doing the show anymore.
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Incredible show - the hosts work very well together. This show is informative while still being funny! I recommend it to kids from 8-88!
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By MontanaNic on January 31, 2014
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My 6 & 8 year old kids have been watching these shows for a few years now. They love them! I love the educational factor. They learn sound scientific principles from super-cool teens doing super-cool things. Perfect!
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By GlaNee Tikulewu on January 28, 2014
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He watches them over and over again. They are very interesting and educational. I was so happy to find more beyond the original set we already had.
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By Justin Tsai on January 28, 2014
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Very well done. Engaging and educational. The concepts are well explained. It works well for kids four to six year old.
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