The episode of "Bill Nye the Science Guy" that explains the water cycle is found on the scientist's official YouTube channel as of August 2014. The episode features guest star Joey Lawrence. Nye shows kids how the water cycle moves through evaporation, condensation, precipitation and collection. Nye also reveals how to keep water clean through his quirky presentation style, which is perfect for elementary school children.
The episode is production number 147 and is the seventh episode of the third season of the acclaimed children's series. In addition to viewing the episode on the YouTube channel, the episode can be purchased on DVD format and in digital downloads from various online sources that specialize in online video streaming, such as Amazon and iTunes.
Nye produced 97 episodes of his series from 1993 to 1998, and the personality covered topics from the solar system to architecture. The show was syndicated, ran on PBS for a time and the videos were marketed to classrooms by Disney Educational Productions. Nye's show won 18 Emmy Awards and maintained a public presence with regard to science education even after his show ended.
Nye is a former engineer for Boeing who graduated from Cornell University. The scientist was a stand-up comic by night who won a Steve Martin look-alike contest early in his career.