Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Great TV for Older Kids?

My kids and I often watch MythBusters together. It's got enough explosions and gross things to keep the kids interested while they learn about science. It's interesting enough for adults to watch, and I often learn things, too.

For action shows, my family enjoys "Eureka", "Chuck", "Reaper", and "Burn Notice".

For reality shows, we like "Deadliest Catch" and "Dirty Jobs".

What other shows are out there that you'd recommend for family viewing at Jr. High and High School ages?

1 comment:

Tracy said...

My kids absolutely love "MythBusters." They are also into "How It's Made," which explores the process for making anything from bubble gum to guitar strings.

Another one that the whole family enjoys is "Dirty Jobs." It's frequently disgusting, but also educational. For instance, they recently showed how a dairy farm was using the methane gas from cows to meet all their energy needs.