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Canines (Episode #406)

KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf? Not Zachary and Jerit, who explore pack behavior to determine the "top dog." Canine conundrum: Alexa, Miriah and Janaya investigate which sled dog should lead the pack to victory. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can you keep your pooch from being a "hot dog?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Planet Earth (Episode #306Z)

KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 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: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

The Deep South (Episode #606)

KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 26, 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: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

New England (Episode #605)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 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: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Sound (Episode #405)

KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Brittney and Maggie explore communication using the bumpin' backdrop of a volleyball game. Tarissa and Sabrina pump up the volume, grabbing a decibel meter to monitor the sometimes dangerous sounds in their favorite New York City hang-outs. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can you turn sheet music without using your hands?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Engineering (Episode #305Z)

KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 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: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

New England (Episode #605)

KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 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: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Montana and Yellowstone (Episode #604)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 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: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Friction (Episode #404)

KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Slippery scientists Mimi, Haley, Tara and Lauren investigate the icy sport of curling. Sara and Rachel get a rise out of engineering a real hovercraft. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can you practice your hockey moves without ice?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Forensics (Episode #304Z)

KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 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: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Montana and Yellowstone (Episode #604)

KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 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: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

North Carolina (Episode #603)

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

Animal Behavior (Episode #403)

KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Jerika and Shannon hop to it and explore which rabbits are the best athletes. Robyn and Alex dive into a sea lion investigation. And: Which sport keeps bears healthy and happy?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Wind (Episode #303Z)

KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 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: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

North Carolina (Episode #603)

KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 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: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

New Mexico (Episode #602)

KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Engineering (Episode #402)

KQED Kids: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 4:30 AM

Kid engineers Bob and Brennan tune up their ice bike for the coolest race of all. Join young inventor Karl and his robots as they face the ultimate techno-rumble: robot wars! And: How do you propel a rollercoaster without climbing the first hill?

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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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.

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