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Dallas & Fort Worth (Episode #502)

KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Fossil detectives Brandy and Ashley discover that not everything about dinosaurs-even Texas-sized ones-is gigantic when they dig for microfossils with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Reed and Nick get game at The Science Place in Dallas, answering the question: so just where is the "sweet spot" on my bat? And in the Science Secret, Dragonfly TV uncovers a very clever pesticide at Discovery Gardens, a certified organic public garden.

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  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Animal Behavior (Episode #403)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 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: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Engineering (Episode #402)

KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Hawaii (Episode #607Z)

KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Starting at the Kilauea Visitor Center, Julia and Briana investigate lava flow on the Big Island at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Zach and Devin assess the readiness of baby sea turtles for release into the wild at the Maui Ocean Center. And the formation the youngest Hawaiian islands is explained in the Science Secret.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Pittsburgh (Episode #501)

KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

For peat's sake: Amy and Maya investigate why bogs help keep organic material from decaying and view the preserved humans in The Mysterious Bog People, a traveling exhibit at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Tyler and Aditya design their own rollercoaster and test it on a simulator at the Carnegie Science Center, finishing their investigation on "Phantom's Revenge," a roller coaster at a nearby amusement park. And at the Pittsburgh Convention Center, Dragonfly TV reveals a Science Secret that makes other cities green with envy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Engineering (Episode #402)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

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?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Energy (Episode #401)

KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

En garde: Paula and Alyssa study sword science with a fencing investigation. Kha and Peta, 12-year old martial arts athletes, get their kicks as they determine how different tae kwon do movements challenge their bodies' skeletal and muscular systems. And: How can you pedal your bike 80 miles per hour?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

The Deep South (Episode #606)

KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Simple Machines (Episode #413Z)

KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Energy (Episode #401)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

En garde: Paula and Alyssa study sword science with a fencing investigation. Kha and Peta, 12-year old martial arts athletes, get their kicks as they determine how different tae kwon do movements challenge their bodies' skeletal and muscular systems. And: How can you pedal your bike 80 miles per hour?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Dogs (Episode #313Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Canine conundrum: Alexa, Miriah and Janaya investigate which sled dog should lead the pack to victory. Seeing red (or not!): Caitlin and Elizabeth compare their pooch pals' colorblindness.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

New England (Episode #605)

KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Mammals (Episode #412)

KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Dogs (Episode #313Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Canine conundrum: Alexa, Miriah and Janaya investigate which sled dog should lead the pack to victory. Seeing red (or not!): Caitlin and Elizabeth compare their pooch pals' colorblindness.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Space (Episode #312Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Lightweight research: kids use microgravity demonstrators to show what puts the spring in an astronaut's step. Arizona kids hit the Mars-like desert landscape to discover more about life on the Red Planet. And "Bionic Woman" Ayanna Howard engineers out-of-this-world robots.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Montana and Yellowstone (Episode #604)

KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 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: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Human Body (Episode #411)

KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 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: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Space (Episode #312Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Lightweight research: kids use microgravity demonstrators to show what puts the spring in an astronaut's step. Arizona kids hit the Mars-like desert landscape to discover more about life on the Red Planet. And "Bionic Woman" Ayanna Howard engineers out-of-this-world robots.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Games (Episode #311Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

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.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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