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Human Body (Episode #411)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 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: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Wind (Episode #303Z)

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

North Carolina (Episode #603Z)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 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: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Human Body (Episode #411)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 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: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 29, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Chemistry (Episode #410)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 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: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Sports Science (Episode #302Z)

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

New Mexico (Episode #602Z)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 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: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Chemistry (Episode #410)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 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: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

At The Zoo (Episode #409)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 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: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Investigate (Episode #301Z)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

A half-hour of the hottest investigations kicks off the season.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 13, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Alaska (Episode #601Z)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 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: Wed, Jun 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

At The Zoo (Episode #409)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 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: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Earth Systems (Episode #408)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 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: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Water Clean-Up/Nanosilver (Episode #706Z)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Water Clean-Up - Taylor and Gabe go to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia and learn that nano-iron is being used to neutralize toxins in ground water. They collect soil samples from a contaminated site, then take them to Penn State University to test the efficacy of nano-iron treatments. Nanosilver - Sarah and Mande visit the Sciencenter in Ithaca and learn that nanosilver is used in some socks to kill bacteria, keeping them odor-free. They wonder if the nanosilver in socks leaches out when you wash them, causing potential harm to beneficial bacteria and the environment. They buy two different brands of nanosocks and wash them. Then they take the socks and their wash water to Cornell University to test their effects on common bacteria.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 6, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 5, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

San Francisco (Episode #507)

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

Earth Systems (Episode #408)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 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: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Science at Play (Episode #407)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 1, 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: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
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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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