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Games (Episode #311Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Lara pulls her own weight (and more!) when investigating how her tug o'war team can trounce the big kids. New York divers make a splash with a motion analysis investigation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

North Carolina (Episode #603)

KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 27, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Mar 28, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 27, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Chemistry (Episode #410)

KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 26, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Mar 27, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 26, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Games (Episode #311Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 25, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Lara pulls her own weight (and more!) when investigating how her tug o'war team can trounce the big kids. New York divers make a splash with a motion analysis investigation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 26, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 25, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Habitats (Episode #310Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Things are getting rocky when Michelle, Matt and Marie explore California caves. Susie and Katie get a jump on investigating malformed frogs. Gillian explores a lizard's lair to see what makes these reptiles rock. And real-life Batgirl and researcher Erin Gillam shows how more bats equal fewer bugs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 25, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

New Mexico (Episode #602)

KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 20, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 20, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

At The Zoo (Episode #409)

KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 19, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Mar 20, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 19, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Habitats (Episode #310Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 18, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Things are getting rocky when Michelle, Matt and Marie explore California caves. Susie and Katie get a jump on investigating malformed frogs. Gillian explores a lizard's lair to see what makes these reptiles rock. And real-life Batgirl and researcher Erin Gillam shows how more bats equal fewer bugs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 25, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 19, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 18, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Health (Episode #309Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 16, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Furry medicine: Jeff and Laura investigate how house cats and hounds help kids heal. Achoo: kids use "Glo Germ" technology to track the common cold's source. Serious snacking: a nutritionist tests kids' fave foods to discover best bets.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 18, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 17, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 17, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 17, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 16, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Alaska (Episode #601)

KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

N'ice moves: Deborah and Brittani learn about changes in glaciers over time at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center before scaling the Mendenhall Glacier to track its movement. Starting at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center in Ketchikan, Emma and Gracie investigate tree growth rates in three areas of Tongass National Forest. And Juneau turns out to be built on a Science Secret worth its weight in gold!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Mar 14, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Earth Systems (Episode #408)

KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Miniature golf makes for maximum fun as kids hit the links to explore erosion. Slap on the SPF45 and join some young desert scientists as they discover how plants survive the harsh conditions on the Guadalupe-Nipomo Sand Dunes. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can kids "make a stink" to reduce dangerous bus emissions?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Health (Episode #309Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Furry medicine: Jeff and Laura investigate how house cats and hounds help kids heal. Achoo: kids use "Glo Germ" technology to track the common cold's source. Serious snacking: a nutritionist tests kids' fave foods to discover best bets.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 18, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 17, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 17, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 17, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 16, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Speed (Episode #308Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 9, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Hot ice: speedskaters Sarah, Lisa, Ned and Eric explore which moves can melt the competition. The pressure's on: California mountain boarders explore how tire pressure affects their boards' speed and maneuverability. And engineer Ryan Newman revs up to design the speediest NASCAR racer.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

San Francisco (Episode #507)

KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 6, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Starting at Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science, Claire and Nisha walk the lines-the San Andreas and Hayward fault lines-to learn what causes earthquakes. Inspired by the "Light and Color" exhibit at the Exploratorium, a group of industrious middle schoolers create their own interactive art installation. And Dragonfly TV demystifies how antique cable cars continue to conquer the city's incredible hills.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Mar 7, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 6, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Science at Play (Episode #407)

KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 5, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Francheska, Marnika and Precious get roped into a Double Dutch investigation. Maddy and Martina use clowns, juggling and science to demonstrate how unreliable human perception can be. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can you clock a whizzing baseball's speed without a radar gun?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Mar 6, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 5, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Speed (Episode #308Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 4, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Hot ice: speedskaters Sarah, Lisa, Ned and Eric explore which moves can melt the competition. The pressure's on: California mountain boarders explore how tire pressure affects their boards' speed and maneuverability. And engineer Ryan Newman revs up to design the speediest NASCAR racer.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Mar 5, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 4, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Animal Behavior (Episode #307Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 2, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Ting and Mallory horse around while investigating equine communication. Young Florida investigators find out whether sharks and rays are really kissing cousins. It's all black and white: New Jersey kids investigate penguins. And neurobiologist Erich Jarvis makes feathers fly with his research on birds, brains and language formation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Mar 4, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 3, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 3, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Mar 3, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Mar 2, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
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