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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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    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

    • Occasional sound issues, Comcast Cable, Black remote control

      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

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

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Digital 9.3

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