Meet The Whynauts

 

Welcome to The Whynauts Home Base! Adventure starts here. Check out the episodes and resources below. Bookmark this page, and we’ll make sure to email you as soon as new episodes drop. Happy exploring!

 

Episode 1: Paleontology

Ideal for grades 3-5
Follow along with The Whynauts as they discover fossils, experience Earth’s changing environments / ambientes and explore the Perot Museum’s T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall with a real Paleontologist!

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Paleontology Activities

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Episode 2: The Human Body

Ideal for grades 6-8
Jump in with The Whynauts as they immerse themselves in the Perot Museum’s Being Human Hall and learn all about the internal structures of organisms and see just how incredible the human body / el cuerpo humano really is.

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Human Body Activities

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Episode 3: Staying Alive

Ideal for grades K-2
Join the Whynauts as they learn all about the basic needs of living things. Follow along as they visit the Dallas Zoo to understand how living and nonliving things are connected through interdependence / interdependencia.

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Staying Alive Activities

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Episode 4: Plate Tectonics

Ideal for grades 6-8
In this episode, The Whynauts learn about the theory of plate tectonics / tectónica de placas and why the surface of the earth never stops changing.

Educator Guides coming soon!

Episode 5: Engineer It

Ideal for grades 3-5
Create and iterate with The Whynauts as they use the Engineering Design Process to solve a problem with an engineer / ingeniera from Texas Instruments.

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Engineer It Activities

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Episode 6: Exploring Our Solar System

Ideal for grades 6-8

Blast off into space with the The Whynauts. Follow along as they meet an astronaut / astronauta and explore just how big our solar system really is!

Episode 7: Energy is Everywhere

Ideal for grades K-2

Energy / Energía is all around us! Join the The Whynauts as they learn how we use sound, light and heat energy in everyday life.

Episode 8: Patterns in the Sky

Ideal for grades K-2

Look up at the sky / el cielo with The Whynauts as they learn about day and night, the phases of the Moon and the seasons of the year.

Episode 9: The Water Cycle

Ideal for grades 3-5

The Whynauts are ready to go with the flow…of water! Join them as they learn about the various stages of the water cycle / el ciclo del agua and explore why water is so important for life on Earth.

Episode 10: In My Element

Ideal for grades 6-8

The Whynauts are in their element in this episode. Follow along as they describe the structure of atoms and explore the periodic table / la tabla periódica.

Pilot: Amazing Adaptations

Ideal for grades 3-5
The pilot episode, Amazing Adaptations, gives an in-depth look at the incredible environments across Texas and the exciting creatures / criaturas that inhabit them. See what more than 40,000 students have already experienced!

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Amazing Adaptations Activities

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Series brought to you by
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The Lamar Hunt Family

 

 


The Perot Museum partnered with Groove Jones to direct, script, and produce the series. 

Strategic Advisors: 

Cara Mía Theatre 
Seeds 2 STEM
Teach For America Dallas - Fort Worth
Texas Instruments
United to Learn
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