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Peg + Cat
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Friday, August 1, 2014
9:00 AM
The Birthday Cake Problem/The Doohickey Problem
The Birthday Cake Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be. Primary Content: The teen numbers. The Doohickey Problem - The Purple Planet. When their space ship is smashed, Peg and Cat must reassemble its variously shaped parts, and retrieve sixteen stolen doohickeys. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Shapes, the number 16.



Sunday, August 3, 2014
8:00 AM
The Birthday Cake Problem/The Doohickey Problem
The Birthday Cake Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be. Primary Content: The teen numbers. The Doohickey Problem - The Purple Planet. When their space ship is smashed, Peg and Cat must reassemble its variously shaped parts, and retrieve sixteen stolen doohickeys. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Shapes, the number 16.



Monday, August 4, 2014
9:00 AM
The Tree Problem/Another Tree Problem
The Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree, Peg needs to figure out how to get him down using three giant gifts. Primary Content: Spatial sense, solving a puzzle; Secondary Content: Direction, position. Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. When Cat is stuck in a tree again Peg has to find a different way to get him down. Primary Content: Ordering objects by height; Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers.



Tuesday, August 5, 2014
9:00 AM
The Honey Problem/The Penguin Problem
The Honey Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. The 3 Bees will produce honey for Peg and Cat's super-popular honey cake - but only if Peg and Cat will dance for the Bees in a certain pattern! Primary Content: Weight. The Penguin Problem - The South Pole. Peg and Cat coach a team of skiing penguins, who would have a shot at the Olympic gold medal if only they knew "over," "under," and "in between." Primary Content: Over, under, in between; Secondary Content: Balance.



Wednesday, August 6, 2014
9:00 AM
The Dinosaur Problem/The Beethoven Problem
The Dinosaur Problem - Prehistoric Valley. When Peg and Cat get lost riding dinosaurs through a prehistoric forest, they use a diagram to find their way to safety before the Baby T-Rex catches up to them. Primary Content: Following diagrams; Secondary Content: Patterns. The Beethoven Problem - Vienna, circa 1800. When Peg and Cat are helping their pal Ludwig Van Beethoven write a symphony, Cat laughs in a certain pattern that gives Beethoven a great idea. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Ordinal Numbers.



Thursday, August 7, 2014
9:00 AM
The Race Car Problem/The Big Gig Problem
The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, "Hot Buttered Lightnin'," to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than; Secondary Content: Solid shapes. The Big Gig Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat need to round up the missing members of their touring band, the Electric Eleven, in time for their big gig for 100 chickens. Primary Content: Counting backwards from 11; Secondary Content: Deductive reasoning, the 20s.



Friday, August 8, 2014
9:00 AM
The Slop Problem/The Birthday Present Problem
The Slop Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat enlist the Teens to help them figure out how to clean filthy farm animals of various sizes. Primary Content: More, less; Secondary Content: Counting by fives up to 25. The Birthday Present Problem - Peg's House/Pirate Island/Prehistoric Valley/The Purple Planet/Fairytale Land/The Giants' House. Peg and Cat gather 30 rocks from their favorite lands to give Peg's Mom for her 30th birthday. Primary Content: Counting by fives up to 30; Secondary Content: Time, using a calendar.



Sunday, August 10, 2014
8:00 AM
The Slop Problem/The Birthday Present Problem
The Slop Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat enlist the Teens to help them figure out how to clean filthy farm animals of various sizes. Primary Content: More, less; Secondary Content: Counting by fives up to 25. The Birthday Present Problem - Peg's House/Pirate Island/Prehistoric Valley/The Purple Planet/Fairytale Land/The Giants' House. Peg and Cat gather 30 rocks from their favorite lands to give Peg's Mom for her 30th birthday. Primary Content: Counting by fives up to 30; Secondary Content: Time, using a calendar.



Monday, August 11, 2014
9:00 AM
The Baby Problem/The Sparkling Sphere Problem
The Baby Problem - Peg's Room. Babysitters Peg and Cat rescue the precocious Baby Fox from the top of his elaborate block tower. Primary Content: Solid shapes; Secondary Content: Diagrams. The Sparkling Sphere Problem - Magical Forest. Knights of the Round Table Peg and Cat search for the Wizard Ramone, who has floated away in a sparkling sphere. Primary Content: Rectangular prism and rhombus; Secondary Content: Counting by twos.



Tuesday, August 12, 2014
9:00 AM
The Big Dog Problem/The Three Friends Problem
The Big Dog Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat need to mail some important letters for Peg's Mom, they find their path to the mailbox blocked by a really big dog. Primary Content: Height; Secondary Content: Direction, sets that can't be divided equally. The Three Friends Problem - Peg's yard. When Peg and Cat are playing with their new friend the Big Dog, Cat suddenly becomes strangely quiet. Using a graph, Peg attempts to figure out what's wrong with Cat. Primary Content: Bar graphs; Secondary Content: More, less.



Wednesday, August 13, 2014
9:00 AM
Yet Another Tree Problem/The Romeo and Juliet Problem
Yet Another Tree Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. The tables are turned! Peg is stuck up in the tree and Cat must figure out how to get her down...by making a ladder out of found objects. Primary Content: Up, down; Secondary Content: Horizontal, vertical. The Romeo and Juliet Problem - Verona, circa 1500. Peg and Cat help their poetic pal Romeo reach Juliet's balcony using a series of horizontal and vertical lines. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical; Secondary Content: Parallel.



Thursday, August 14, 2014
9:00 AM
The George Washington Problem/The High Noon Problem
The George Washington Problem - Delaware River. Peg and Cat use a map to help George Washington and his team cross the Delaware River. The High Noon Problem - Wild West. Peg and Cat agree to face Bad Jack in a show down at high noon. But they have no idea when noon is!



Friday, August 15, 2014
9:00 AM
The Mega Mall Problem/The Cleopatra Problem
The Mega Mall Problem - The Mega Mall. Peg and Cat search the enormous Mega Mall for the teens so they can all enter the Zebra Guy dance contest. Primary Content: Attributes of objects; Secondary Content: Maps. The Cleopatra Problem - Ancient Egypt. When Peg and Cat are playing marbles among the pyramids with Queen Cleopatra, Peg's marble is stolen by a mysterious man with an orange triangular beard. Primary Content: Using a pan balance to compare weight; Secondary Content: Triangles.



Sunday, August 17, 2014
8:00 AM
The George Washington Problem/The High Noon Problem
The George Washington Problem - Delaware River. Peg and Cat use a map to help George Washington and his team cross the Delaware River. The High Noon Problem - Wild West. Peg and Cat agree to face Bad Jack in a show down at high noon. But they have no idea when noon is!



Tuesday, August 19, 2014
9:00 AM
The Potty Problem/The Butter Problem
The Potty Problem - Viv's house. Peg and Cat must teach Big Mouth the 6 steps for making on the potty, or his visit to Viv's house will be ruined - as will Viv's carpet! The Butter Problem - The Farm. To compete in a butter sculpting contest, Peg and Cat must learn certain math skills by doing farm chores.



Wednesday, August 20, 2014
9:00 AM
The Pirate Puzzle Problem/The Scrap of Map Problem
The Pirate Puzzle Problem - The Pirate Ship. Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. The Scrap of Map Problem - Pirate Island. When the Pirates' treasure map is torn and carried off by the wind, Peg and Cat and friends from far and wide put their scraps of map together to find the treasure.



Thursday, August 21, 2014
9:00 AM
The Sushi Problem/The Highlight Zone Problem
The Sushi Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside, making use of their Ninja skills and three mysterious clues. The Highlight Zone Problem - Peg's Room/the Highlight Zone. Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white! They must identify ten things that are the wrong size or shape, before they will be allowed to leave...the Highlight Zone.



Friday, August 22, 2014
9:00 AM
The Pizza Problem/The Pizza Pirate Problem
The Pizza Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. When Peg and Cat get orders for halves of pizzas, they must learn about fractions to keep their patrons pleased. The Pizza Pirate Problem - Peg's Pizza Place/Giant Land/Prehistoric Valley/Ancient Egypt. As Peg and Cat deliver pizzas far and wide, they are menaced by the flying Pizza Pirates who are determined to "take away one!"



Sunday, August 24, 2014
8:00 AM
The Pirate Puzzle Problem/The Scrap of Map Problem
The Pirate Puzzle Problem - The Pirate Ship. Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. The Scrap of Map Problem - Pirate Island. When the Pirates' treasure map is torn and carried off by the wind, Peg and Cat and friends from far and wide put their scraps of map together to find the treasure.



Monday, August 25, 2014
9:00 AM
The Sushi Problem/The Highlight Zone Problem
The Sushi Problem - Japan. Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside, making use of their Ninja skills and three mysterious clues. The Highlight Zone Problem - Peg's Room/the Highlight Zone. Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white! They must identify ten things that are the wrong size or shape, before they will be allowed to leave...the Highlight Zone.



Tuesday, August 26, 2014
9:00 AM
The Pirate Puzzle Problem/The Scrap of Map Problem
The Pirate Puzzle Problem - The Pirate Ship. Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. The Scrap of Map Problem - Pirate Island. When the Pirates' treasure map is torn and carried off by the wind, Peg and Cat and friends from far and wide put their scraps of map together to find the treasure.



Wednesday, August 27, 2014
9:00 AM
The Arch Villain Problem/The Straight and Narrow Problem
The Arch Villain Problem - Mathtropolis. When the Arch Villain wreaks havoc on the city of Mathtropolis by turning everything into arches, Super Peg and Cat Guy come to the rescue. Primary Content: Arches, finding arches in other shapes; Secondary Content: Counting backwards from 9, counting by threes. The Straight and Narrow Problem - Mathtropolis. Super Peg and Cat Guy trail the Arch Villain, who has given up his arch ways and gone on a rampage with straight and narrow shapes instead. Primary Content: Understanding straight, narrow, curved; Secondary Content: Counting sides to determine shapes (rectangles, triangles, squares), counting by tens to 100.



Thursday, August 28, 2014
9:00 AM
The Perfect Ten Problem/The Long Line Problem
The Perfect Ten Problem - TV Show Set. Peg and Cat are judging a singing competition in which all performers must get a rating of exactly ten stars. Primary Content: Adding to 10; Secondary Content: The number 0. The Long Line Problem - The Purple Planet. While waiting in a long line, Peg and Cat try to help Richard realize his dream of being first in line for the first time. Primary Content: Ordinal numbers, using a number line; Secondary Content: Positional relationships (in front of/behind), counting to 20.



Friday, August 29, 2014
9:00 AM
The Potty Problem/The Butter Problem
The Potty Problem - Viv's house. Peg and Cat must teach Big Mouth the 6 steps for making on the potty, or his visit to Viv's house will be ruined - as will Viv's carpet! The Butter Problem - The Farm. To compete in a butter sculpting contest, Peg and Cat must learn certain math skills by doing farm chores.



Sunday, August 31, 2014
8:00 AM
The Perfect Ten Problem/The Long Line Problem
The Perfect Ten Problem - TV Show Set. Peg and Cat are judging a singing competition in which all performers must get a rating of exactly ten stars. Primary Content: Adding to 10; Secondary Content: The number 0. The Long Line Problem - The Purple Planet. While waiting in a long line, Peg and Cat try to help Richard realize his dream of being first in line for the first time. Primary Content: Ordinal numbers, using a number line; Secondary Content: Positional relationships (in front of/behind), counting to 20.