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Planet Earth (Episode #306Z)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 29, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Los Angeles rafters learn to read and ride the whitewater as they shoot down American River, exploring the ecology, geology and splashy thrills of the infamous rapids known as Satan's Cesspool. And DRAGONFLY TV spins a new query: how can you prove that the Earth actually rotates around the sun?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 30, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 29, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

The Deep South (Episode #606)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 28, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Joshua and Sean get down and dirty studying the composition of garbage at the Southern Environmental Center. The swamp exhibit at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science inspires Katelyn and Blake to check out the characteristics of alligator habitats along the Mississippi River. The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville will floor you in the Science Secret.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 29, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 28, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Simple Machines (Episode #413)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 27, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Jonathan and Angus work with their science center on some fun, flingin' science to learn about trebuchets. Allie races around the track to investigate kart racing. And: without using wheels, how can you carry 20 gallons of water?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 28, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 27, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Mammals (Episode #412)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Mikki and friends travel to Africa to check out cheetah science. Oh, baby! Matt, Kyndal and Danny track the growth patterns of newborn animals at the Minnesota Zoo. And: How do you walk a cheetah on a leash?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 27, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 26, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 26, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 26, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Engineering (Episode #305Z)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Sarah and Rachel get a rise out of engineering a real hovercraft. Charlie, Carol, Maria and Ciara get moooo-ving and design a milk- carton boat. And seeing is believing: a principle engineer at Nanomuscle, Incorporated, creates lifelike toy eyeballs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 23, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

New England (Episode #605)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Elly, John, Nick, and Linnea get help from the MIT Museum preparing a kinetic sculpture for the Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction challenge. At the Montshire Museum of Science, Chloe and Jesse get wet and wild creating a gravity-powered water fountain. The Science Secret lands in Boston, revealing the innovative ways this city has grown.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Mammals (Episode #412)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Mikki and friends travel to Africa to check out cheetah science. Oh, baby! Matt, Kyndal and Danny track the growth patterns of newborn animals at the Minnesota Zoo. And: How do you walk a cheetah on a leash?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 27, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 26, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 26, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 26, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Human Body (Episode #411)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 18, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Divers Niki and Jaq make a scientific splash. Garrett, Karl and John grab their boots, poles and swimsuits (?!) for an afternoon of ski jumping. And: How can a musician hold a loooong note?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 19, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 19, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 19, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 18, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Forensics (Episode #304Z)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 15, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Carolyn and Kaila turn into forensic scientists to solve a birthday mystery, and viewers meet Jose Almirall, a criminalist with the Metro-Dade Police Department Crime Laboratory Bureau who does real-life scientific sleuthing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 16, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 15, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Montana and Yellowstone (Episode #604)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 14, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Nicole and Ellen dig up a dino bone at Egg Mountain and then head to the Museum of the Rockies to find out how old their dino was when it died. Phoebe and Shannon roam Yellowstone National Park investigating why some areas have geysers while others do not. And simmering under Montana, Wyoming and Idaho is a science secret of volcanic proportions.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 15, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 14, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Human Body (Episode #411)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 13, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Divers Niki and Jaq make a scientific splash. Garrett, Karl and John grab their boots, poles and swimsuits (?!) for an afternoon of ski jumping. And: How can a musician hold a loooong note?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 19, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 19, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 19, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 18, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 14, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 13, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Chemistry (Episode #410)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Beakers, charts and lipstick? Young chemists explore the science of make-up. Carolyn and Kaila turn into forensic scientists to solve a birthday mystery. And: an ice cream scientist who actually gets to eat his work!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 13, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Wind (Episode #303Z)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Go fly a kite: Danielle and Jasmine engineer a sleek two-stringer for fierce kite competition. And Nathaniel creates his own wind tunnel to test his race cars.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 9, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

North Carolina (Episode #603)

KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 7, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

SciGirls Sarah, Valencia and Sophia tromp through diverse wetlands after a visit to the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science. SciWorks' barnyard gets Imran and Nabil thinking about what it takes to raise farm animals, prompting visits to local donkey and dairy farms. Winston-Salem holds a surprising connection to the Empire State Building that's unveiled in the Science Secret.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 7, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Chemistry (Episode #410)

KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 6, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Beakers, charts and lipstick? Young chemists explore the science of make-up. Carolyn and Kaila turn into forensic scientists to solve a birthday mystery. And: an ice cream scientist who actually gets to eat his work!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 13, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Aug 7, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 6, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

At The Zoo (Episode #409)

KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Tiger toys: Chelsea and Camille invent enrichment equipment for zoo animals. Julian and Sabrina "go to the dogs," creating sound spectrum snapshots of prairie dog barks to explore animal communication. And: How do you weigh a whale? do you weigh a whale?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Aug 6, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Sports Science (Episode #302Z)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 1, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Tess, Christina and Alison employ slapshot science to reach their " goal" of finding the most powerful hockey stick. Garrett, Carl and John grab their boots, poles and swimsuits for an afternoon of ski jumping. Crash test smarties: engineers Mike Lowe and Brian Sidwell design kids' bike helmets for optimum safety, durability and style.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 1, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

New Mexico (Episode #602)

KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 1, 2012 -- 4:30 AM

Alex and Andrew head to Explora to investigate how much hot air is needed to make balloons fly before soaring to new heights at Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science inspires Emily and Isabel to travel to Carlsbad Caverns and track cave swallows. The excitement heats up at Sandia National Labs, where a scorching-hot Science Secret is revealed.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED all channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Fri 12/19 midnight-6am

      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

    • KQED Plus OTA ? Optimistically planned maintenance: Fri 12/05 mid-morning

      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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

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