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this is a super big problem. and a super big problem needs us, the super readers! we need to call the rest of the super readers. call them with me. [ cellphone ♪ ] say, "calling all super readers". children: [ in audience ] calling all super readers. [ remote phone ringing ] to the book club! to the book club! children: to the book club! come on, to the book club! [ ♪ ] whyatt here. [ ♪ ] "p" is for pig! [ ♪ ] red riding hood rollin' in! [ ♪ ] princess pea at your service! and you, say your name. great. we're all here. together, we will solve princess pea's problem!
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let's go! [ ♪ ] [ electronic beeps ] princess pea, state your problem. my friend wolfy is so upset but i don't know why. [ gasp ] oh no! what can i do to help him? good question. when we have a question we look... all: in a book! which book should we look in? peas and carrots, carrots and peas... book come out, please, please, please! let's read the title of this book. we know what to do. we need to jump into this book...
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and find the answer to princess pea's question. first, we look for super letters. and then, put them in... our super duper... computer! super duper computer, how many super letters do we need? [ beeping ] look! in this story, we need 12 super letters, and then we'll get... [ triumphant ♪ ] our super story answer! it's time to transform. ready? all: ready! arms in! put your arm in! [ ♪ ] whyatt: super readers... all: to the rescue! [ ♪ ] alpha pig with alphabet power!
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[ ♪ ] wonder red with word power! [ ♪ ] princess presto with spelling power! [ ♪ ] super why, with the power to read! [ ♪ ] and super you with the power to help! [ ♪ ] together we are... all: the super readers! why-flyers! we're ready to fly into this book! [ ♪ ] ♪ super readers ♪ to the rescue! ♪ ♪ it's time to fly with the super readers ♪ ♪ 'cause we've got a problem to solve ♪ ♪ super readers ♪ to the rescue! ♪
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♪ super readers ♪ working together with powers to read ♪ ♪ into books we fly ♪ to find the super story answer ♪ ♪ with super why ♪ super readers to the rescue! ♪ presto! we're in the "beauty and the beast" book. let's read! why writer... highlight! read with me. let's play! [ ♪ ] [ shriek ] yuck, mud! now i don't want to play!
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[ roaring ] [ scream ] oh, my peas! beast is roaring just like wolfy was growling! and that, super readers, is why we are in this book! beast and wolfy are both mad. [ gasp ] let's go see what beast does about being so mad. let's roll! [ ♪ ] come on! [ ♪ ] [ mumbling ] hi, beast. we're the super readers and we want to talk to you! [ roaring ]
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maybe all he can do is roar. [ roaring ] oh, i can talk, too. i speak five different languages, including duck. [ quacking ] super readers: [ giggling ] but beast, if you can speak, then why did you roar at beauty? i just get so mad when she doesn't want to play... [ roaring ] so i roar. various: oh my! goodness me! [ gasp ] what a pretty flower garden you have! hey, do you think she'll play with me if i give her a flower? that's a great idea! heh, thanks, but, uh, there are so many, how will i know which flowers to choose? [ ♪ ] alpha pig... to the rescue! with my amazing alphabet tools, i can help beast choose flowers for beauty!
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you'll help me, right? phew! [ ♪ ] what letter is this? children: "r"! "r"! which flower starts with "r"? children: "rose"! alpha pig: "rose"! "rose" starts with "r"! oh, a rose! [ sniffing ] [ happy sigh ] [ ♪ ] what letter is this? children: "s"! "s"! now, which flower begins with the letter "s"?
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children: "sunflower"! alpha pig: "sunflower" begins with "s". [ sniffing ] a sunflower! let's find one more flower. [ ♪ ] what letter is this? children: "d"! "d". which flower begins with the letter "d"? children: "daisy"! alpha pig: "daisy" begins with "d"! [ sniffing ] daisies! fresh as a daisy! [ chuckle ] lickety letters! we used our alphabet to help beast pick flowers for beauty! let's give ourselves a big thumbs up!
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[ ♪ ] remember to look for super letters. [ gasp ] more flowers! [ gasp ] whoa! [ ♪ ] you see super letters? which letters did you find? children: "y"! "o"! "w"! "s"! "y", "o", "w", "s"! way to go! let's put them in our super duper... computer! eight more super letters and then we'll get our super story answer! beauty: ♪ la-la-la-la la-la-la ♪ ♪ la-la-la-la la-la-la ♪
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oh, beauty's coming! oh, i need to pick some more flowers for her! [ grunting ] oh, there's a lovely one. [ sniffing ] ah-h. [ ♪ ] guess what, beauty? beast has a present for you, don't you, beast? [ giggle ] [ gasp ] a present? for me? what is it? ew! slimy, wiggly worms! i don't like flowers with worms! [ scream ] [ roaring ] [ whimpering ] it's okay, beast. i know you were just trying to get her to play. [ frustrated groan ] hey, maybe i should bring her something else. like what? like, uh...
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a snake! [ hissing ] [ chortling ] super readers: no! [ chuckling ] beauty, i have something for you. a snake! [ gasp ] ew, snakes are even slimier than worms! oh! [ roaring ] a-a-ah! aa-a-ah! oh, that didn't go very well. how can we get beauty to come out of that bush? [ ♪ ] wonder red to the rescue! [ ♪ ] with my wonder words basket, i can change the snake into something else so we can get beauty out from the bush. "snake" is an "-ake" word, and i love "-ake" words! [ ♪ ] ♪ wonder-ific, you're terrific ♪ [ ♪ ] ♪ wonder-ific, you're terrific ♪
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how about this word? let's read it. what letter is this? children: "c"! "c"! what sound does "c" make? child: "cuh"! "c" makes the sound "cuh"! and we know what this says. hmm, what word is this? let's change the snake to a cake. [ ♪ ] mmm, yummy, i smell cake. [ deep inhalations ] [ ♪ ] wonder-ific, you're terrific! we changed "snake" to a cake and got beauty to come out from the bush. mmm, yummy, yum.
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[ lips smacking ] you see super letters? which letters did you find? children: "d"! "u"! "s"! "r"! "d", "u", "s", and "r"? great! let's put them in our super duper... computer! four more super letters, and then we'll get our super story answer! yummy, yummy, yum. hmm, hmm, hmm, hmm, hmm. whoa! a-ah! uh-oh! beast, now look what you've done! [ roaring ] what's wrong, beast? he's mad again but i don't know why.
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[ roaring ] when he roars, i just can't understand what he wants. beast, you have to stop roaring! [ roar ] he can't stop roaring. it's in our story, see? [ roar ] see? what are we going to do? [ ♪ ] super why to the rescue! with the power to read, i can change this story and save the day! let's change the word "roars" in this sentence. ready, set... z-zap! why writer... write! okay, super readers. what should beast do so we can find out why he's upset?
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okay, let's try "grunts". which word is "grunts"? hmm, it starts with a "g". children: that one! there! let's zap the word "grunts" into the sentence. do it with me! ready, set... z-zap! now let's read. [ ♪ ] [ grunting ] now do we know why beast is mad? children: no! no. the word "grunts" didn't help. okay, super readers, we need another word.
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what should beast do so beauty can find out why he's mad? let's try "talks." which is the word "talks"? hmm, it starts with a "t". children: there! there. let's zap the word "talks" into the sentence. ready, set... z-zap! now let's read. [ roaring ] i am so-o-o mad! [ sigh ] but beast, why are you mad? [ deep breath ] ahem. because i... i...
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i keep trying to get you to play but it's not working! you didn't like the flowers i picked for you. and... you didn't like the snake either! ugh! so... so i got mad and roared. so you roared whenever you were mad or frustrated? yes! and you just wanted to play with me? yes! and nothing worked! talking worked. you used your words and now i understand why you were so mad. it's true, the worms were icky and the snake was slimy. but you are so very sweet! [ roaring ] uh, that was a happy roar. [ laughter ] super job, super readers! we changed the story and helped beast tell beauty why he was mad! [ wind whistling ]
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[ ♪ ] you see super letters? which letters did you find? children: "e"! "o"! "r"! "u"! "e", "o", "r", and "u"? i see them! let's put them in our super duper... computer! we found all of our super letters! now we can get our super story answer! now we can play! [ laughing ] i'd love to! super readers: goodbye! bye! bye-bye, super readers! goodbye! why-flyers! back to the book club! [ ♪ ]
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♪ we found the super story answer ♪ ♪ with super why [ ♪ ] [ electronic beeps ] super duper computer, give us our super story answer! [ ♪ ] read the letters with me! our super story answer is "use your words". [ triumphant ♪ ]
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but... why? red: because when beast talked and used his words, he was able to tell beauty how he felt. so my question is: what can i do to help my friend wolfy? and the answer is: all: use your words! i need to tell wolfy to use his words so he can tell me why he's upset. yes, that's it! thank you, super readers. come on! [ ♪ ] [ howling growl ] wolfy! i want you to use your words instead of your growls to tell me what's wrong. [ inquisitive growl ] instead of grr-ing, please use your words. grr... okay. i'm mad because my kite
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is stuck in this tree! that's what you were growling about? yes! you didn't know? no, but now i do, because you used your words to tell me. now i can try to help you get your kite down! [ gasp ] [ laughter ] come on, give me a hand. [ grunt ] reach! got it! yeah. oh wow! thank you, princess pea, thank you so much! [ laughter/hooting ] yay! finally! hip, hip, hooray! the super readers save the day! [ ♪ ] ♪ hip, hip, hooray ♪ hooray! ♪ ♪ the super readers save the day ♪ ♪ we changed the story ♪ we solved the problem
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♪ we worked together so hip, hip, hooray! ♪ ♪ hip, hip, hooray ♪ hooray! ♪ ♪ the super readers save the day ♪ ♪ hip, hip, hooray ♪ hooray! ♪ ♪ the super readers save the day! ♪ [ ♪ ] announcer: pbs kids presents the all-new... you amazing cat. yes? announcer: "peg + cat." all: pirates love peaches. but they can't decide how to divide them up. announcer: wherever there's a problem... peg: there's enough peaches for all of you. announcer: it's no problem when friends are around. hey, ramone, what are you doing here? ♪ problem solved ♪ num num, solved ♪ we solved the problem ♪ problem solved announcer: "peg + cat," an all-new show starting monday, october 7, on pbs kids. announcer: pbs kids has your ticket for the "dinosaur train." yeah! whoo hoo! yeah! whoo! tickets. tickets, please. announcer: it's a trip you don't want to miss. the dinosaur train is the greatest. announcer: "dinosaur train," weekdays on pbs kids,
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or watch "dinosaur train" anytime at pbskids.org. "super why" is funded by: a co-operative agreement of the u.s. department of education and the corporation for public broadcasting's "ready to learn" grant, and by pbs viewers like you. [ female announcer ] fun for everyone makes a family strong. chuck e. cheese's proudly supports pbs kids. [ female announcer ] fun for everyone makes a family strong. at abcmouse.com, we believe that learning is the greatest adventure of all. abcmouse.com early learning academy, proud supporter of pbs kids and super why! that was fun! let's learn about letters like alpha pig! this is an abc farm with animals that start with the letters "a," "b," and "c."
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alligator starts with the letter "a." bear starts with the letter "b," and cow starts with the letter... kids: "c"! right! great spelling. you can play more spelling games with the super readers at pbskids.org, and now coming up, it's time to take a ride with our new friends on "dinosaur train."
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stocks fell on worries that china might... announcer: the new pbs for ipad app. you'll never know what you'll find. [dog barks] announcer: available now in the app store. hi. it's me, hooper. can you guess where i am today? ♪ where is he going? what will he do? ♪ ♪ where in the world is hooper? ♪ here's a hint. i'm at a place where there's a big kitchen, but i'm not at my house. and here's another clue. you have to use your best table manners here,
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so no brushing your fur at the table. and now for the final clue from "curious george." waiter, could we get some garlic bread? huh? great clue! you can try different types of foods here. ok, now let's go over the clues. i'm at a place where there's a big kitchen, where you have to use your best table manners, and you can try lots of different foods. can you guess where i am? you guessed it! i'm at a restaurant. good thing, 'cause i'm hungry! >> hello, folks. it's me the conductor. today, the pteranodon family will take the train under the sea to meet the amazing elasmosaurus, so come on along with me on the dinosaur train. all aboard! >> this prograwas made possible by contributions to your pbs station from...
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>> ♪ dinosaur train [whistle blows] >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ once upon a time there was a mom her name was mrs. pteranodon sitting on her nest she heard a scratching and said... ♪ >> oh, boy! my eggs are hatching! >> ♪ one by one her kids popped free baby pteranodons 1, 2, 3 ♪ >> i'll name you tiny, shiny, and don. >> ♪ but tiny said... >> wait! there's one more, mom! >> ♪ last little baby was a different size with teeth and a tail and big green eyes he didn't look anything like the rest ♪ >> what am i doing in a pteranodon nest? >> ♪ but dear, old mrs. pteranodon said... ♪ >> oh, this is your family, and i'm your mom. you may be different, but we're all creatures. all dinosaurs have different features. come on, buddy. we'll take a vacation. i'll get us a ticket at pteranodon station. we'll travel the world in sunshine and rain and meet all the species on the... >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ dinosaur train >> ♪ we're gonna ride >> ♪ ride, ride, ride, ride [whistle blows] >> ♪ the dinosaur train [roaring] [captioning made possible by
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the jim henson company] >> ♪ wha-hoo, ooh, ooh ooh, ooh ♪ >> [squawk] i can't believe it! we're taking the dinosaur train under the ocean! >> i don't get it! how does the train go under the ocean? >> well, kids, the train goes through a tunnel that goes down under the water. it's made of glass, so we'll be able to see everything around us. >> ooh! you mean, we'll see all the fish? >> yep! >> hooray! i love fish! >> and then, we'll arrive in an underwater train station. it's like a big, glass cave. >> whoa! a tunnel and a cave! this is gonna be the best trip ever! >> [cheering] >> underwater! >> hey, buddy. that wasn't your usual buddy cheer. aren't you excited to go under the ocean? >> well, sure, tiny. i'm always glad to go on the dinosaur train, but maybe i'm more of a land kind of dinosaur. i don't
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see how there could be much to see down there. >> what? there's lots to see down there. it's like a whole other world. >> you can dive and swim and fly over the ocean. i'm just saying it's probably more of a pteranodon thing. >> ha ha ha! oh, buddy, you just wait. [train whistle blows] >> here comes the dinosaur train! >> [squawk] and look, kids! >> whoa! it's pulling a new car! >> why, that's right, buddy. it's the aqua car for carrying our sea-going creatures like elasmosaurus. >> like me! hi. i'm elmer elasmosaurus! >> hi, elmer! >> we're the pteranodon family. >> hello, pteranodon family! ready for some underwater adventure? >> yes! >> all rightie, then! all aboard! [whistle blows]
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hang onto your hats, folks. we're heading out to sea! >> ooh! >> [squawk] it's like we're flying over the water. >> that's right, shiny, but with all the comforts of the dinosaur train. >> mr. conductor, can you tell me what it's gonna be like under the ocean? >> well, i could tell you, buddy, but how's about i sing it to you? >> yeah! a song! >> ♪ wha-hoo, ooh, ooh ooh, ooh ♪ >> ♪ oh, we're going to the ocean gonna have some fun gonna introduce some sea life to everyone gonna check out some creatures that we never met and compare some features that we haven't seen yet so come on along with me
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we're taking dinosaurs under the sea while the dinosaurs are on the land and breathing the air there's a whole other world down under there yeah, we're going in the ocean gonna take a peek we'll be doing some exploring gonna look all week so come on along with me we're taking dinosaurs under the sea ♪ >> ♪ wha-hoo, ooh, ooh ooh, ooh ♪ >> ♪ elasmosaurus >> yeah! >> ♪ cretoxyrhina >> wow! >> ♪ michelinoceras >> whoo! >> ♪ pliosaurus >> yeah! >> ♪ so come on along with me we're taking dinosaurs under the sea yeah, come on along with me we're taking dinosaurs under the sea ♪ >> ♪ wha-hoo, ooh, ooh ooh, ooh ♪ >> cowabunga! hoo hoo!
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>> [cheering] >> i like that song! >> thank you, thank you very much. ahem. now, buddy, to be specific, today's undersea adventure will take us to elasmosaurus reef station in the middle of our own western interior sea to meet some local cretaceous creatures called elasmosaurus. >> hey! there's one of those in the aqua car right now. >> you're absolutely right, buddy, and if you want, you kids can go back and talk to him. he's very friendly. >> oh! can we, mom? >> please! >> [squawk] sure, and then come right back! >> hello, laura the giganotosaurus! >> hello, kids. >> have you met the elasmosaurus in the new aqua car? >> oh. elmer? he's right over there. >> you mean, me? >> hello, elmer! >> elmer, this is buddy, shiny, and don, and i'm tiny! >> pleased to meet you. >> are you riding the train to elasmosaurus reef station?
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>> i sure am. that's where my family lives. i've been traveling on the dinosaur train to visit other oceans. >> heh heh. wait! there are other oceans? >> yeah, don! lots of oceans. the world is full of them. i've become interested in oceans. some are deeper, some are colder, some are warmer, some are saltier, some are even different colors. >> i like oceans, too! i like diving into them to catch fish. that's what we pteranodons do. >> how about you, buddy? >> me? i'm a t. rex. i'm a land animal. i've never been under the ocean before. >> oh, you're in for a treat. wait till you see what's under the water. you'll love it! >> really? it just looks flat. it doesn't look like there's anything down below there. >> oh, there is. stick with me, buddy. you'll see the sea. >> your home may be under the sea, but i observe that you can breathe air just like us. >> right. all elasmosaurus are air breathers.
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>> does that mean you can run around on the land? >> with these flippers? i can barely get around. naw. i don't like to be on land. >> heh heh! that's funny. i don't really like to be in the water. >> what?! buddy, how can you not love the water? i love everything about water--being wet, playing in it. >> ha ha ha! >> swimming in it, fishing in it. >> i love fish! >> so elasmosaurus and pteranodons both love fish, but we're really different, too. elmer has a really long neck. >> yep! more than half of me is neck. hey! how you doing? >> [giggling] >> i have a hypothesis! >> you mean, an idea you can test? >> yep! since land animals like brachiosaurus use their long necks to reach plants that are way up high, maybe you can eat tall underwater plants. >> hmm. i'm not sure if that's why i have a long neck, buddy, but my long neck tells me all right! the tunnel is coming up. >> you're right, elmer. i see it, too.
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>> time tunnel approaching, folks, and this one will take us under the sea! >> [squawk] come on, you guys. let's go back and sit with mom and dad. >> bye! >> bye! >> next stop elasmosaurus reef station under the cretaceous western interior sea. >> whoa! >> [squawk] pretty neat, huh, buddy? >> i had no idea how amazing it is under the sea. look at all these fish. there must be as many kinds of animals in the ocean as there are on land. >> ha ha ha! i told him, but he wouldn't listen. >> ha ha ha!
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>> [squawk] look! they're huge! >> wow! >> whoo-hoo! >> neato! >> this place is so cool! >> hey! there's my family! hi! >> hey, elmer! welcome home! [thunk] >> [gasp] >> whee! this is fun! look out below! >> come on, elmer. let's get some lunch! >> watch this, you guys! >> ohh! >> [squawk] there they are! >> whoa! >> i agree! what a fishing technique! >> i've got to try that when we get home.
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>> [squawk] don, pteranodons aren't deep divers like elasmosaurus. >> yeah, and we sure don't have those kind of necks. >> yeah. oh, well. this is fun! >> hey, guys! what do you think? >> fantastic! but i guess my hypothesis was wrong. your long neck isn't for eating tall underwater plants. it's for fishing. >> ha ha! that's for sure! [train whistle blows] >> ha ha! >> there's the train whistle kids! we should get on board. let's say our good-byes. >> aw! >> hey! you guys swim fast. >> i wanted to say good-bye and get a breath of air. we can hold our breath for a long time but not forever. thanks for visiting! >> bye, elmer! bye, elasmosaurus family! >> all aboard. [whistle blows] >> oh! hey, tiny, look!
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[both sigh] wow! what a day. >> so, buddy. now how do you like it under the sea? >> i love it. today, i met a creature who breathes air like we do and lives under the ocean. >> and they love fish like we do. >> and there's lots more to discover, buddy! we can take the dinosaur train under all the oceans in all the different time periods and meet all kinds of different sea creatures. >> i can't wait! let's keep exploring under the sea! >> take it away, mr. the conductor. >> ♪ so come on along with me we're taking dinosaurs under the sea yeah, come on along with me we're taking dinosaurs under the sea ♪ >> ♪ wha-hoo, ooh, ooh ooh, ooh ♪ >> cowabunga! hoo hoo!
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>> hi, there. i'm dr. scott the paleontologist, and this is elasmosaurus. >> elasmosaurus. >> elasmosaurus! >> elasmosaurus. >> elasmosaurus! >> elasmosaurus was a giant marine reptile from the cretaceous time period. the word marine means that it lived in the ocean. now what do you notice first about elasmosaurus? >> it has a really long neck. >> absolutely. the neck of elasmosaurus was over 20 feet long. that's more than half the length of its body. can you think of a dinosaur that has a long neck? >> brachiosaurus. >> that's right. brachiosaurus and elasmosaurus both had long necks even though one lived in the water and one lived on the land. scientists think that the long neck of elasmosaurus helped it hunt for fish. >> let's go fishing!
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>> wow! you guys are great swimmers. because of its large size, elasmosaurus was probably a slow swimmer, so it may have swum under large schools of fish and then used its long neck to reach up and grab its prey with those long, sharp teeth. >> whoa! >> ok. keep watching for more dinosaur discoveries. >> din >> ♪ of all the dinosaurs you might meet some are big, some petite but the way i make my day complete i stomp in the swamp with my dinosaur feet ♪ >> ♪ with my great big stomping dinosaur feet ♪ rawwr! yeah! rawwr! ♪ my great big whomping, stomping dinosaur feet ♪ rawwr! >> hello, folks. it's me the conductor. today, the
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pteranodon family is having all the species in the neighborhood over for a big block party, so come on along with me on the dinosaur train. all aboard! >> have another leaf, mrs. lambeosaurus. >> thanks. i can't get over your magnificent view of the sea, mrs. pteranodon. >> yes. isn't it nice? it seems a little different every day. >> i am so glad we moved to pteranodon terrace. i can't wait to meet all the other species that live around here. >> [squawk] what if our families threw a block party and invited the other creatures from the neighborhood? that way, you could meet them all at once. >> what a wonderful idea, a dinosaur block party! >> we're gonna have a dinosaur block party? that sounds like fun. >> we could all compare features. >> and play games. >> and have contests! >> and eat bugs! >> but aren't the bugs our neighbors, too? >> i guess. i never thought
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about it before. >> enough about bugs! we've got a party to plan, and i love parties! >> let's have the party on the beach! it's a great place for a picnic. block party! block party! >> block party! block party! >> did someone say, "block party"? >> yeah! >> we're inviting all the species from the neighborhood. >> great. uh, are they here yet? >> nope. we have to actually invite them first. >> hey! let's go to the train station and tell the conductor about it. he can help us tell everyone that lives at the big pond. >> that's a wonderful idea. after all, the big pond is right down the coast, so those creatures are our neighbors, too. >> yeah, like adam adocus! >> and eugene euoplocephalus! >> and patricia palaeobatrachus! she's a frog! >> and the bees! >> the bees? >> well, we can ask them. >> they're all welcome to our block party. >> can i help somehow with the food maybe? >> oh, yeah! what kind of food should we have? >> i'm not sure, buddy. there's
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so much food we'll have to find when you consider all the different creatures. some are herbivores. >> like lambeosaurus. we eat plants. >> and some are carnivores. >> like t. rexes! we eat meat. >> we could make the party a potluck. >> what's a potluck? >> well, that means all the different guests bring their own favorite foods to the picnic. >> that way, we'll be able to learn about each creature by the food they bring. >> what a great idea! >> we just show up! ha ha ha! >> i love it! >> come on, team! let's fly to the station and spread the word about our big block party! >> block party! block party! block party! whoo! >> ha ha ha! >> a dinosaur block party, you say? >> yep, and you're all invited. >> we were hoping that you could tell everyone at the big pond about it. >> our next stop. it's right in our neighborhood. >> and don't forget to tell him it's going to be potluck!
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>> that means each guest brings their own food to the picnic! >> what fun. i'll bring some insects. >> i'll bring fruits and nuts and some meat! >> [squawk] laura, will you come to our block party, too? >> i would love to come! >> [cheering] >> all aboard! we'll be there soon, pteranodons! >> bye! >> it's getting late. i wonder where-- >> [squawk] >> oh, that must be the kids now. >> we're here! >> whoo-hoo! >> [indistinct chatter] >> come on, laura! >> what a view, mrs. pteranodon. thanks so much for inviting me to your block party. >> it's our pleasure, laura. come on down to the beach, everyone. follow me! >> whoo-hoo! >> wow! pretty much everybody from the neighborhood came to our block party.
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>> what about adam adocus? >> i'm a-coming! i'm a turtle. we move very slowly. >> hi, adam! >> ohh! heh heh heh! oh, hi, buddy and tiny. >> everyone's gone down to the beach. come on, adam. [squawk] >> uh, i'll be right down. >> this is so great! everyone's eating their own favorite food! >> yep! the carnivores brought meat, and the herbivores brought plants! >> and the troodons brought both. we're omnivores. >> even the bees found something to eat. they're eating the nectar from inside the flowers. >> yeah! the bees help the flowers grow, and then the flowers and plants feed the herbivores. >> i have a hypothesis. the different plants and creatures that live here in our neighborhood all depend on each other to live.
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>> excellent hypothesis, buddy, and the creatures living in this neighborhood all share the place they live in together. it's called a habitat. >> a habitat! >> good word! >> it is a good word. to make a habitat work, you need everyone from the tiniest little plant to the biggest meat-eater. we all have an important part to play in what we call our ecosystem. >> ecosystem! an even better word. >> oh! ohh! ggg, ggg, ggg, ggg. >> hey! who's ready to play some games? >> we are! >> um, has the picnic started? >> actually, adam, we're about to have a race. >> good. count me in. just kidding. ha ha ha. >> [all laughing] >> bbbrrr! >> ok. who in our habitat is the fastest runner? >> i'd say the theropods like
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you, buddy, and daphne and the troodons. >> we've got toe claws for traction. >> [squawk] some creatures in this habitat are fast fliers. why don't we make it a running and flying relay race? >> yeah! >> ready, relay racers? first, the runners race across the beach and touch your teammate's hand, and then the fliers fly back here to the finish line. >> got it! >> on your mark, get set, goooo! >> ta-da! >> ooh, boy! >> good race, shiny. >> aw, i ate too many insects just before the race. hard to win a running race on a full stomach!
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>> hey! now how about the fish-eaters in our habitat show off our diving skills? >> hi! hope i'm in time for the diving part of the program. >> hi, jess! [giggling] >> hey! i see some fish over there. >> [cheering] >> let's play what neighborhood creature am i? i'll start. i have a flat beak, and i reach way up into the trees to eat leaves, and i have a crest that hoots. >> that would be our local hadrosaur, a lambeosaurus. >> that would be me! >> [hoot] >> my turn. i'm covered all over with bony armor, so nothing can hurt me, and i'm really good at dinoball. >> that's our local ankylosaur eugene euoplocephalus.
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>> heh heh heh! i'm covered with bony armor all right. >> my turn! i live in this neighborhood. i hunt for food every day, and i am an important part of its habitat. >> hmm. >> hmm? >> ooh! >> hmm. >> hmm. >> is it all of us? >> ding ding! you are correct, sir, and it's always been this way, in the triassic, jurassic, and cretaceous. every neighborhood in every time period has its own ecosystem where every creature plays his or her part. >> it's true. i just got to eat trees. >> but you can't eat all of them because if all the trees are gone it will cause problems for the other neighbors. >> heh heh heh! you bet. >> after mr. lambeosaurus ate the tree i was living in, i had to go and find another one. if he ate all of them, i'd have nowhere to live! >> oh, come on, you two. hug it out.
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>> [sniffing] >> aw! >> i'm glad we could all have this little talk. you know, this reminds me of a song. >> a song?! sing it, please! >> oh, i don't know. everyone's full of food and all pooped out from running around and playing games. you don't want to hear me. >> come on! sing it! please! >> ♪ well, a bunch of different species of dinosaur came looking for a party on the sandy shore some came swimming some came running then we all sat and learned a little something about our habitat we're having a ♪ >> ♪ block party 1 and 2 and 3 block party
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it's you and you and me block party you like this and i like that everybody's part of this big habitat ♪ >> ♪ everyone's got features that are good for surviving ♪ >> ♪ like some of us are really good at swooping and diving ♪ >> ♪ and some of us are better at sneaking and hiding ♪ >> ♪ we all fit together >> ♪ like i like this >> ♪ and i like that >> ♪ we're part of a big habitat it's all good wow, it will be hearty when we all come a-rockin' at the dinosaur block party ♪ >> ♪ block party 1 and 2 and 3 block party it's you and you and me block party you like this and i like that everybody's part of this big habitat yes, everybody's part of this big habitat ♪
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>> yeah! >> [cheering] >> hi, there. i'm dr. scott the paleontologist, and this is an ecosystem. pteranodon terrace is an ecosystem. in fact everywhere you look in nature, you'll find ecosystems. an ecosystem is made up of the local plants, animals, and other organisms that link together to make a circle of life. the circle starts with plants, which get their energy from the sun. herbivores eat the plants, and then carnivores eat the herbivores. the remains of all these plants and animals then become food for insects and other tiny creatures, which make food for more plants. this happened back in the time of the dinosaurs, and it's still happening today. everything in an ecosystem is connected to everything else in a circle of life. >> circle of life!
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>> in an ecosystem, everything becomes food for everything else. ok. get outside, get into nature, and make your own discoveries. nature, and make your own discoveries. >> did you know that announcer: pbs kids presents the all-new "peg + cat," where sometimes the fun starts with a problem... peg: these crazy chickens think the farm is a chicken playground. announcer: sometimes with a song... ♪ cheese and pickles ♪ pickles and cheese ♪ gimme, gimme, gimme that sandwich, please ♪ announcer: and sometimes it's just fun. ow. wahoo! [belches] oh, jeez. announcer: "peg + cat," an all-new show starting monday, october 7, on pbs kids. possible by contributions to your pbs station from... possible by contributions to that was fun! i'm sorting these toy dinosaurs from big to small. help me out! which one of these toys is the biggest? kids: t-rex! right! the t-rex goes first
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