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Peg Plus Cat

Peg + Cat

The Fuzzball Problem/The Silliest Song Problem

221A The Fuzzball ProblemOuter Space / Pellicius. In an outer space adventure, intergalactic superheroes Peg and Cat are besieged by swiftly multiplying Fuzzballs. Primary Content: Doubling / halving Secondary Content: Spheres / cylinders221B The Silliest Song ProblemMagical Forest. Peg and Cat must present the King with the silliest song in the land. They can't sing it without breaking down, so they break it down. Primary Content: Halves / fourths Secondary Content: Triangles

Wednesday, October 17 at 9:00 am on 12.1


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  • Wednesday, October 17 at 12:30 pm on 12.2

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"Peg + Cat" follows Peg and her sidekick Cat on her adventures as they learn foundational math concepts and skills. PBS Kids is committed to using media to enhance kids' educational opportunities. National math assessments show that 60 percent of students are performing below proficient levels in math by the 4th grade. The addition of "Peg + Cat" to the PBS Kids preschool lineup will encourage kids to use math concepts as they explore their world. Each episode features fascinating stories in which "Peg and Cat" encounter a problem that requires them to use math and problem solving skills in order to move forward. Their adventures take them through worlds of infinite possibilities — from farms to purple planets, from 16th-century Verona to New York's Radio City Music Hall, from a land of pirates to a prehistoric valley — demonstrating that math is everywhere. The show will also address core skills including cooperation, perseverance and resiliency.