For Real segment
Season 6, Episode 2
Featured character Harry
Math topic Population Sampling
Episode Guide
"Harry Chills Out"
"Bianca Busts a Move"
"Harry's New Year's Eve Countdown" is the For Real Segment for "When Penguins Fly".


Harry wants to start the New Year off a winner, and decides to enter a contest to estimate the number of people gathered in Times Square. However, his attempts to get down to Times Square before midnight are foiled by a series of comic mishaps. With just ten minutes left, he comes up with the idea to find a photo of the Times Square revelers on the internet. Using simple population sampling techniques, Harry is able to estimate the size of the crowd and win the big prize.

External Links

PBS KIDS - Cyberchase Videos - Harry's New Year's Eve Countdown

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