Tuesday, January 31, 2012

"Weather Week" on Dinosaur Train

"Weather Week" on Dinosaur Train
February 6-10th
10:30 Am on PBS

“The Earthquake”
Monday, Feb. 6, and Friday, Feb. 10

The kids go on a playdate with Tank Triceratops to the desert where they meet Tank’s distant relative and experience their first earthquake. Mom and Conductor have prepared the kids with excellent advice about what do to in an Earthquake, so everyone does fine.Afterwards the kids visit the new nursery train to watch eggs hatch and try to guess which hatchling goes with which parents.

“The Forest Fire”
Tuesday, Feb. 7

When a forest fire comes to the woods not far from their home, the family takes the Dinosaur Train to an area where the fire already has been. It’s here that the kids see how new life is growing back after the devastating fire.When they get back to the train, they find that the train has added an aviary car where they find a lost bird who was displaced by the fire.

“Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace”
Wednesday, Feb. 8

When the dry times leave Pteranodon Terrace without water, the family goes on a camping trip to Big Pond to wait out the drought. Don doesn’t want to leave his home – even temporarily – so he works to perfect his “rain dance.”The family then takes the train to the Big Misty Sea, where they cheer for their dad in the annual fishing contest.

“Hurricane at Pteranodon Terrace”
Thursday, Feb. 9

When the rain returns to Pteranodon Terrace, it grows into a hurricane. The family – and their friends and neighbors – take shelter in a cave nearby. In the morning, they work together to rebuild the nests damaged by the storm.During the cleanup, the kids discover a turtle and a mammal who have washed up after the storm. They take the Dinosaur Train to get the two refugees back to their home in Appalachia.

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