# KQED

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#### Eureeka! (Episode #113)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: 2- & 3-D Geometry) - Pursued by Hacker, Digit lands on cybersite Eureeka, where his mission is to find Professor Archimedes - the maker of the encryptor chip, a unique computer chip that can fix Motherboard. But Archimedes is nowhere to be found - only a pile of two-dimensional rods where his chip factory should be. The kids arrive to help, and discover that by linking the two-dimensional rods together into certain geometrical patterns they actually create a surprising three-dimensional shape that leads directly to unraveling the mystery of Archimedes' strange disappearance. The Big Idea: When you follow simple rules to make flat geometrical shapes (two- dimensional), and join them together, you can discover new shapes that, instead of staying flat, rise up to make three-dimensional objects.

#### Of All The Luck (Episode #112)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

(topic: Logic) - Convinced that his failure to defeat Motherboard is simply a result of bad luck, Hacker collects the Ten Lucky Charms of Cyberspace. The caper works. Hacker's luck changes, and good things begin happening to him. When Motherboard realizes what Hacker has done - she sends the kids and Digit to Hacker's hideout in the Northern Frontier to help the Lucky Charms escape. The kids use logic, Venn Diagrams and the understanding of the words "and", "or" and "not" to free the Charms. The Big Idea: When you have to choose from a confusing mix of possibilities, you can use logic - a set of tools for thinking clearly - to sort out your choices so you can get exactly what you want.

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Line Graphs) - Something is amiss with the bliss of Sensible Flats. The reservoir is dry. The town is out of water. And the folks who live there are leaving as fast as they can. But why? When the kids and Digit arrive, they use line graphs to reveal the true story of what happened - and all lines lead to Hacker, the newest resident of Sensible Flats. The Big Idea: You can use a line graph to tell a story about how things change, and make predictions.

• KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Codename: Icky (Episode #116)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Codes) - In the watery depths of cybersite Aquari-yum, the kids and Hacker go in search of a giant cyber-slug, who feeds on pure energy. The kids and Digit travel underwater in two separate vessels, but Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system, allowing him to overhear their plans - and track every move they make. The kids outsmart Hacker by devising a series of codes so they can send messages back and forth in secret - even though Hacker can hear what they're saying. But unless the kids can reach the slug first, Hacker will use the slug to attack Motherboard's circuitry and disable her once and for all! The Big Idea: You can use a code (a communication system that substitutes one thing for another) to send top-secret messages as long as your code has an adjustable rule that can be reversed to read the message.

• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Find Those Gleamers! (Episode #115)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Algebraic Variables) - The Hacker challenges Jackie, Matt and Inez to a contest on cyber-wide television! In order to prove to all of Cyberspace that Hacker's not as powerful or smart as he seems - the kids return to Topsy-Turvy Island on the Northern Frontier for the contest. Their mission is to power up a Mini-Wreaker using cyber-fireflies of varying power before the island turns inside out at sunset. The kids must use algebraic equations to determine how many Gleamers - and how much power - they'll need. The Big Idea: When you use a letter to stand in for a number that repeats or changes in a problem, you can simplify the arithmetic and make the problem easier to solve.

• KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 29, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Cool It (Episode #114)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Liquid Volume) - Determined to destroy Motherboard in any way possible, Hacker cleverly clogs up her cooling system. Digit brings the kids into cyberspace to help fix her, but the special coolant Motherboard needs, cryoxide, is found only in Castleblanca - and the supply is closely monitored! To bring back exactly enough cryoxide for Motherboard, the kids have to figure out the exact volume of Motherboard's tank. In the process, they discover the importance of a standard unit of measure - and fill a most unusual container with the precious cryoxide. The Big Idea: Just because one container appears bigger to the eye doesn't mean it holds more liquid than another. A container's volume depends on all its dimensions.

• KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Eureeka! (Episode #113)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: 2- & 3-D Geometry) - Pursued by Hacker, Digit lands on cybersite Eureeka, where his mission is to find Professor Archimedes - the maker of the encryptor chip, a unique computer chip that can fix Motherboard. But Archimedes is nowhere to be found - only a pile of two-dimensional rods where his chip factory should be. The kids arrive to help, and discover that by linking the two-dimensional rods together into certain geometrical patterns they actually create a surprising three-dimensional shape that leads directly to unraveling the mystery of Archimedes' strange disappearance. The Big Idea: When you follow simple rules to make flat geometrical shapes (two- dimensional), and join them together, you can discover new shapes that, instead of staying flat, rise up to make three-dimensional objects.

• KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Of All The Luck (Episode #112)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

(topic: Logic) - Convinced that his failure to defeat Motherboard is simply a result of bad luck, Hacker collects the Ten Lucky Charms of Cyberspace. The caper works. Hacker's luck changes, and good things begin happening to him. When Motherboard realizes what Hacker has done - she sends the kids and Digit to Hacker's hideout in the Northern Frontier to help the Lucky Charms escape. The kids use logic, Venn Diagrams and the understanding of the words "and", "or" and "not" to free the Charms. The Big Idea: When you have to choose from a confusing mix of possibilities, you can use logic - a set of tools for thinking clearly - to sort out your choices so you can get exactly what you want.

#### A Day at the Spa (Episode #111)

KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Combinations) - Hacker finds the Krystal of Kalmoor, the powerful orb that will give him eternal power. By possessing the Krystal, Hacker can roam cyberspace and create havoc without having to recharge his power. When the kids and Digit arrive to retrieve the Krystal, they are stymied by a series of switches, levers and buttons. Faced with the challenge of too many choices, the kids discover the value of lists, tables and, yes, tree diagrams! The Big Idea: Overwhelmed with choices? Lists, tables and tree diagrams help you master the combinations.

• KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### And They Counted Happily Ever After (Episode #108)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Number Sense) - Hacker kidnaps the King of this fractured fairytale world, and demands a ransom of golden eggs. The Wicked Witch then casts a spell, taking away everyone's ability to count and making it impossible for the fairy tale folk to gather the required large number of eggs. With the safety of the King at stake, the kids must help the fairy tale folk understand the role of place value in our number system before time runs out! The Big Idea: With numbers and a system, you have the power to keep track of anything and everything on earth.

• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### The Poddleville Case (Episode #107)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

(topic: Patterns) - The diabolical Hacker wreaks havoc when he steals the power pods of Poddleville, a cybercity filled with patterns. Our heroes must use math and logic to crack the double pattern that unlocks the Poddles' cyberpower vault before Hacker and his henchmen do! The Big Idea: Patterns are sequences that repeat or change in an orderly way. You can use patterns to predict the next step in solving a problem.

#### Of All The Luck (Episode #112)

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Logic) - Convinced that his failure to defeat Motherboard is simply a result of bad luck, Hacker collects the Ten Lucky Charms of Cyberspace. The caper works. Hacker's luck changes, and good things begin happening to him. When Motherboard realizes what Hacker has done - she sends the kids and Digit to Hacker's hideout in the Northern Frontier to help the Lucky Charms escape. The kids use logic, Venn Diagrams and the understanding of the words "and", "or" and "not" to free the Charms. The Big Idea: When you have to choose from a confusing mix of possibilities, you can use logic - a set of tools for thinking clearly - to sort out your choices so you can get exactly what you want.

• KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### A Day at the Spa (Episode #111)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Combinations) - Hacker finds the Krystal of Kalmoor, the powerful orb that will give him eternal power. By possessing the Krystal, Hacker can roam cyberspace and create havoc without having to recharge his power. When the kids and Digit arrive to retrieve the Krystal, they are stymied by a series of switches, levers and buttons. Faced with the challenge of too many choices, the kids discover the value of lists, tables and, yes, tree diagrams! The Big Idea: Overwhelmed with choices? Lists, tables and tree diagrams help you master the combinations.

• KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### The Secrets of Symmetria (Episode #110)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Symmetry) - In his passion for symmetry, Dr. Marbles has created Symmetria, a harmonious cyberplace where everything is made symmetrical by a symmetrizer. Hacker steals the machine and reprograms it so that he can undo symmetry. The kids must master the properties of symmetry before Hacker destroys beauty, balance and harmony throughout all of cyberspace! The Big Idea: Symmetries are patterns you can find hidden within many objects that create balance, order, and a pleasing regularity in the world around us.

• KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Clock Like An Egyptian (Episode #109)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Timekeeping) - Dr. Marbles finds the encryptor chip (the computer chip that will enable Marbles to delete Motherboard's virus) in an ancient pyramid. But the Mummy who guards the pyramid finds Marbles. When the kids and Digit arrive, they must work their way through the chambers of the pyramid - find Dr. Marbles - and escape before a trap set by the Mummy seals them inside forever. How much time do they have? Unfortunately, they have no clock or watch to tell them how much time has gone by. Is the mission impossible? Not for our kids! The Big Idea: To measure the passage of time, choose a starting point and count up the beats of something that repeats at steady, regular intervals.

• KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### And They Counted Happily Ever After (Episode #108)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Number Sense) - Hacker kidnaps the King of this fractured fairytale world, and demands a ransom of golden eggs. The Wicked Witch then casts a spell, taking away everyone's ability to count and making it impossible for the fairy tale folk to gather the required large number of eggs. With the safety of the King at stake, the kids must help the fairy tale folk understand the role of place value in our number system before time runs out! The Big Idea: With numbers and a system, you have the power to keep track of anything and everything on earth.

• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
• KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### The Poddleville Case (Episode #107)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

(topic: Patterns) - The diabolical Hacker wreaks havoc when he steals the power pods of Poddleville, a cybercity filled with patterns. Our heroes must use math and logic to crack the double pattern that unlocks the Poddles' cyberpower vault before Hacker and his henchmen do! The Big Idea: Patterns are sequences that repeat or change in an orderly way. You can use patterns to predict the next step in solving a problem.

#### Zeus on the Loose (Episode #106)

KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. The Big Idea: When you need to divide things up into parts and share them, fractions are the numbers you use.

• KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### R-Fair City (Episode #103)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Probability and Chance) - Disguised as a gypsy, Hacker lures Digit to a fantastic cyber amusement park and holds him captive. When the kids arrive, they analyze the games of chance, figuring out which games are fair and which ones are not, and use what they learn to find Hacker and beat him at his own game before it's too late! The Big Idea: A game of chance is fair when nobody can tell who will win, but everyone has the same chance of being a winner.

• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Castleblanca (Episode #102)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

(topic: Finding Meaning from Data) - Dr. Marbles is captured by Hacker and taken to Castleblanca, a cyberspace version of Transylvania. Hacker's goal: transfer Marbles' brainpower into his newly-built robot named Megabyte! Summoned by Motherboard, the kids and Digit arrive with the knowledge that Hacker has taken Marbles to a castle - but which one? There are hundreds and hundreds of castles. To find Marbles, the kids must master the art of properly collecting data, organizing it and graphing the results - which are sometimes surprising! The Big Idea: Data is a lot more than a collection of numbers. When you gather it, organize and analyze it, you can discover useful information hidden in the numbers.

#### The Poddleville Case (Episode #107)

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Patterns) - The diabolical Hacker wreaks havoc when he steals the power pods of Poddleville, a cybercity filled with patterns. Our heroes must use math and logic to crack the double pattern that unlocks the Poddles' cyberpower vault before Hacker and his henchmen do! The Big Idea: Patterns are sequences that repeat or change in an orderly way. You can use patterns to predict the next step in solving a problem.

• KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Zeus on the Loose (Episode #106)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. The Big Idea: When you need to divide things up into parts and share them, fractions are the numbers you use.

• KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Sensible Flats (Episode #105)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Area) - Our Cyber-Team is transported to a Wild West site to prove that Hacker has taken a larger piece of land than he is allowed. Hacker is in jail and the trial is about to begin, but is his homestead really larger than what Judge Trudy will allow? The kids must discover how to measure the area of his irregularly shaped property in order to find the answer. The Big Idea: To find the area of an object, count how many squares fit on it. But there's an easier way! Measure an object's dimensions, and you can use mathematics to calculate its area.

• KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 15, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Snow Day to Be Exact (Episode #104)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Estimation) - Hacker steals the powerful sunisphere from Solaria, causing the cyberworld's sunny vacation paradise to be covered in snow! In a fun-filled chase across the snowy terrain, the kids discover the power and speed of estimation in order to recover the glowing orb from Buzz and Delete before the temperature reaches zero and the site freezes over forever. The Big Idea: Sometimes using a close answer is good enough for the problem you are solving.

• KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### R-Fair City (Episode #103)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Probability and Chance) - Disguised as a gypsy, Hacker lures Digit to a fantastic cyber amusement park and holds him captive. When the kids arrive, they analyze the games of chance, figuring out which games are fair and which ones are not, and use what they learn to find Hacker and beat him at his own game before it's too late! The Big Idea: A game of chance is fair when nobody can tell who will win, but everyone has the same chance of being a winner.

• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 18, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
• KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Castleblanca (Episode #102)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

(topic: Finding Meaning from Data) - Dr. Marbles is captured by Hacker and taken to Castleblanca, a cyberspace version of Transylvania. Hacker's goal: transfer Marbles' brainpower into his newly-built robot named Megabyte! Summoned by Motherboard, the kids and Digit arrive with the knowledge that Hacker has taken Marbles to a castle - but which one? There are hundreds and hundreds of castles. To find Marbles, the kids must master the art of properly collecting data, organizing it and graphing the results - which are sometimes surprising! The Big Idea: Data is a lot more than a collection of numbers. When you gather it, organize and analyze it, you can discover useful information hidden in the numbers.

#### Lost My Marbles (Episode #101)

KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Navigation) - A day at the library turns into a cyberventure when Jackie, Matt, and Inez learn that Hacker has kidnapped Dr. Marbles, the only person who can save Motherboard from an evil virus! The team learns to use a map as a mathematical tool as they navigate across a cyber island in search of Marbles...then try to escape before a huge earthquake turns the island inside out! The Big Idea: A map is a mathematical tool you can use to find your way from one place to another, anywhere on earth.

• KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### A Crinkle In Time (Episode #408)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

Digit and the kids go on a rescue mission to save Slider, searching for their friend all over a mysterious cybersite called Ticktockia. But it's all a big trick by Hacker, and Slider's not even there! And if the CyberSquad doesn't leave soon, they'll be stuck forever. Can they learn enough about gears to escape before the clock strikes 9? Only time will tell! Educational objective: Watch carefully how two gears mesh and you can discover how their size and number of teeth affects the speed at which each turns.

• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### The Case of the Missing Memory (Episode #407)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Under the guise of a peace mission, Wicked arrives at Control Central with a handful of bad guys. But someone's up to no good, and steals Motherboard's precious Memory Integrator. Whodunit? Where is it?? And what does it look like??? Digit and the kids must figure out what they know - what they don't know - and what they need to know. Can they do it all before Motherboard's memory is lost forever?

#### Castleblanca (Episode #102)

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Finding Meaning from Data) - Dr. Marbles is captured by Hacker and taken to Castleblanca, a cyberspace version of Transylvania. Hacker's goal: transfer Marbles' brainpower into his newly-built robot named Megabyte! Summoned by Motherboard, the kids and Digit arrive with the knowledge that Hacker has taken Marbles to a castle - but which one? There are hundreds and hundreds of castles. To find Marbles, the kids must master the art of properly collecting data, organizing it and graphing the results - which are sometimes surprising! The Big Idea: Data is a lot more than a collection of numbers. When you gather it, organize and analyze it, you can discover useful information hidden in the numbers.

• KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Lost My Marbles (Episode #101)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

(topic: Navigation) - A day at the library turns into a cyberventure when Jackie, Matt, and Inez learn that Hacker has kidnapped Dr. Marbles, the only person who can save Motherboard from an evil virus! The team learns to use a map as a mathematical tool as they navigate across a cyber island in search of Marbles...then try to escape before a huge earthquake turns the island inside out! The Big Idea: A map is a mathematical tool you can use to find your way from one place to another, anywhere on earth.

• KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### A Tikiville Turkey Day (Episode #410)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

Hacker steals the legendary Egg of Benedicta - and the lush landscape of Tikiville wilts and turns brown. The spirit of the Tikians is crushed and Creech is in big trouble unless the CyberSquad can help! When their attempt recover the Egg from Hacker fails, they hatch a new plan to replace the Egg. By studying patterns in nature, can they recreate the nest and restore peace and harmony to Tikiville?

• KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 8, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### A Broom of One's Own (Episode #409)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

When Wicked puts a CyberSquad Seal of Approval on her new "Wickedy Brooms", it's up to Matt, Jackie, Inez and Digit to make sure the brooms are as good as Wicked claims. They try them out, figuring out their speed - how far the different brooms go in a given amount of time. The brooms pass the test - but Wicked doesn't. They must race to Control Central and save Motherboard before Wicked's scheme succeeds! And where's Hacker? And what will he do when he finds out Wicked is trying to take over his turf?

• KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### A Crinkle In Time (Episode #408)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

Digit and the kids go on a rescue mission to save Slider, searching for their friend all over a mysterious cybersite called Ticktockia. But it's all a big trick by Hacker, and Slider's not even there! And if the CyberSquad doesn't leave soon, they'll be stuck forever. Can they learn enough about gears to escape before the clock strikes 9? Only time will tell! Educational objective: Watch carefully how two gears mesh and you can discover how their size and number of teeth affects the speed at which each turns.

• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 11, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
• KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 6, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### The Case of the Missing Memory (Episode #407)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Under the guise of a peace mission, Wicked arrives at Control Central with a handful of bad guys. But someone's up to no good, and steals Motherboard's precious Memory Integrator. Whodunit? Where is it?? And what does it look like??? Digit and the kids must figure out what they know - what they don't know - and what they need to know. Can they do it all before Motherboard's memory is lost forever?

#### A Change of Art (Episode #406)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

Statues of Hacker are popping up all across Cyberspace. It's his latest scheme - art therapy! Heartbroken after losing to the kids yet again, Hacker throws himself into sculpture and gives his work away. Problem is, wherever one turns up, the power goes off. The CyberSquad investigates to see what's causing all these changes. Is Hacker back to his old tricks? Or has he finally had a change of heart? And what's with the sparkly purple dots on the sculptures? Educational Objective: Use a line graph to picture change and your eyes can quickly tell you when and how things are changing.

#### A Clean Sweep (Episode #502)

KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

Hacker makes Buzz's dream come true and gives him his very own donut shop in Radopolis. But it's just part of Hacker's latest scheme. Working out of the donut shop, Hacker makes confetti out of magnetite, and uses it to put all the Radsters to sleep, so he can take over the cybersite. The kids must engineer a huge "confetti cleaner" to save the Radsters, but encounter problem after problem with their invention. Has the CyberSquad finally found something they cannot do?

#### The Creech Who Would Be Crowned (Episode #305)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

The CyberSquad is summoned to Tikiville to stop Hacker from winning a race that would allow him to take over the cybersite. Upon arrival, Matt and Jackie tease Inez about her big vocabulary, so she decides to say just one small word -- "Bye!" She splits from the group and teams up with a Tikiville girl named Creech. Creech considers it her destiny to rule the land her family once ruled for so many years. Hacker, of course, is out to win any way he can. The kids have to overcome their differences as well as use their knowledge of direction and distance to help Creech take a shortcut to the finish line...but will they cross it before Hacker?

• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Codename: Icky (Episode #116)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

(topic: Codes) - In the watery depths of cybersite Aquari-yum, the kids and Hacker go in search of a giant cyber-slug, who feeds on pure energy. The kids and Digit travel underwater in two separate vessels, but Hacker has a listening device that taps into their communications system, allowing him to overhear their plans - and track every move they make. The kids outsmart Hacker by devising a series of codes so they can send messages back and forth in secret - even though Hacker can hear what they're saying. But unless the kids can reach the slug first, Hacker will use the slug to attack Motherboard's circuitry and disable her once and for all! The Big Idea: You can use a code (a communication system that substitutes one thing for another) to send top-secret messages as long as your code has an adjustable rule that can be reversed to read the message.

• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### The Case of the Missing Memory (Episode #407)

KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

Under the guise of a peace mission, Wicked arrives at Control Central with a handful of bad guys. But someone's up to no good, and steals Motherboard's precious Memory Integrator. Whodunit? Where is it?? And what does it look like??? Digit and the kids must figure out what they know - what they don't know - and what they need to know. Can they do it all before Motherboard's memory is lost forever?

• KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### A Clean Sweep (Episode #502)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

Hacker makes Buzz's dream come true and gives him his very own donut shop in Radopolis. But it's just part of Hacker's latest scheme. Working out of the donut shop, Hacker makes confetti out of magnetite, and uses it to put all the Radsters to sleep, so he can take over the cybersite. The kids must engineer a huge "confetti cleaner" to save the Radsters, but encounter problem after problem with their invention. Has the CyberSquad finally found something they cannot do?

• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 5:30 PM
• KQED Kids: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

#### Digit's B-Day Surprise (Episode #601)

KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

The kids have a really cool plan for Digit's b-day-a surprise party! But in order to keep the secret, they pretend to forget his big day. Disappointed, Digit goes off on his own and runs into Hacker. The vexatious villain is only too happy to take advantage of the situation: If he can convince the dejected Digit that he is his one true friend, he can reprogram the cyboid to gain access to Motherboard! Meanwhile, the kids have a special gift made for their pal-a chocolate "Digit" sculpture. But to get it to the party, they must cross a desert where the heat threatens to melt the sweet treat. By observing how wearing a wet bandana keeps them cool, the kids figure out that evaporation is key to keeping the choco-sculpture from melting. But can they get it to Digit in one piece before Hacker cons him into changing sides?

• KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

### TV Technical Issues

##### TV Technical Issues
• ###### KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

(DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

• ###### KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

• ###### KQET planned overnight outage: early Tues 5/13

(DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET’s Over The Air (OTA) signal will shut down late May 12/early Tues 5/13 shortly after midnight to allow for extensive electrical maintenance work at the transmitter. Engineers will do their best to complete the work by 6am Tuesday morning. This will affect OTA viewers of the DT25 channels, and signal providers […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

## KQED DTV Channels

### KQED 9Comcast 9 and 709Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs

### Channel 54Comcast 10 and 710Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

### KQED LifeComcast 189Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

### KQED WorldComcast 190Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

### V-MeComcast 191 & 621Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

### KQED KidsComcast 192Digital 54.4

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