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SciGirls Previous Broadcasts

Insulation Station (Episode #206H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Cold weather, hot science! SciGirls Greta and her 6th-grade pals use passive solar heat and bubble-wrap insulation to warm up an ice shanty on a frozen Minnesota lake.

Multitasking Mania (Episode #205H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Can teens -- juggling computers, smartphones, music, homework and TV at the same time -- multitask as well as they think they can? Alejandra and her friends find out.

The Awesome App Race (Episode #204H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

San Francisco SciGirls shake things up, programming their own smartphone app to highlight the history and geoscience of the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake.

Habitat Havoc (Episode #203H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Budding naturalist Lea and her SciGirls pals investigate what the non-native Canary Island Palm does to San Diego habitats, comparing the palms to native trees.

Going Green (Episode #111H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Mackenzie and her friends put a lid on school trash by inventing a new use for recycled yogurt cups.

Robots to the Rescue! (Episode #110H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Abby and her friends give a rescue robot a personality makeover so it can do a better job when disaster strikes.

Mother Nature's Shoes (Episode #202H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Nature's designs, from polar bear paws to penguin flippers, inspire Elin and her best friends to design a safer shoe for walking on Minnesota's icy winter streets.

Aquabots (Episode #201H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Akina and friends dive into underwater robotics at the U.S. Naval Academy, building a "Sea Perch" ROV to investigate artificial oyster reefs in the Chesapeake Bay.

Star Power (Episode #112H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood.

Going Green (Episode #111H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Mackenzie and her friends put a lid on school trash by inventing a new use for recycled yogurt cups.

Robots to the Rescue! (Episode #110H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Abby and her friends give a rescue robot a personality makeover so it can do a better job when disaster strikes.

Blowin' in the Wind (Episode #106H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 20, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm.

Horsing Around (Episode #105H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Zoe and her friends pony up some science to select the best horse for a riding competition.

Underwater Eco-Adventure (Episode #109H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirls Elle and Meg scuba dive to protect the biodiversity of their favorite Catalina reefs.

Science Cooks! (Episode #108H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Claire and her friends make comfort foods more nutritious (without sacrificing the delicious).

High-Tech Fashion (Episode #107H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

With "Project Runway" fashion designer Diana Eng, SciGirl Hallie and her friends wire up an electrifying gown.

Blowin' in the Wind (Episode #106H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Hannah and her friends design and build their own working miniature wind farm.

Horsing Around (Episode #105H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Zoe and her friends pony up some science to select the best horse for a riding competition.

Turtle Mania (Episode #101H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 13, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Annie and her friends make a local wetland more attractive to turtles.

Super Sleuths (Episode #210H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

At a forensics summer camp, super sleuths Emi and friends team up with real forensic scientists to solve the mysterious theft of the priceless "Queen of the Forest" ceremonial mask.

Digging Archaeology (Episode #104H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirls Jazzy and Gates unearth the past, uncovering thousand-year-old Native American artifacts at a Utah dig site.

Dolphin Dive (Episode #103H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirls Serena and Ceci bond with bottlenosed dolphins, exploring their behavior at the Dolphins Plus Research Center.

Puppet Power (Episode #102H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Anna and her friends engineer a giant pig puppet, complete with blinking eyes and a twirling tail, for a May Day parade.

Turtle Mania (Episode #101H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

SciGirl Annie and her friends make a local wetland more attractive to turtles.

Super Sleuths (Episode #210H)

KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

At a forensics summer camp, super sleuths Emi and friends team up with real forensic scientists to solve the mysterious theft of the priceless "Queen of the Forest" ceremonial mask.

Insulation Station (Episode #206H)

KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Cold weather, hot science! SciGirls Greta and her 6th-grade pals use passive solar heat and bubble-wrap insulation to warm up an ice shanty on a frozen Minnesota lake.

Multitasking Mania (Episode #205H)

KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Can teens -- juggling computers, smartphones, music, homework and TV at the same time -- multitask as well as they think they can? Alejandra and her friends find out.

Pedal Power (Episode #209H)

KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Best friends Angela, Olivia, Margaret and Rebecca don welding masks and rev up power tools to engineer an ice cream-maker that's powered by their bikes.

Bee Haven (Episode #208H)

KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

What's the buzz in urban gardens? The SciGirls use math, mapping and data visualization to help a colony of bees thrive in a downtown Phoenix neighborhood.

Workin' It Out (Episode #207H)

KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Jekima and friends break a sweat in steamy South Carolina hiking, playing soccer, dancing and doing yoga -- all to find out, "what's the best exercise for me?"

Insulation Station (Episode #206H)

KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 5:30 PM

Cold weather, hot science! SciGirls Greta and her 6th-grade pals use passive solar heat and bubble-wrap insulation to warm up an ice shanty on a frozen Minnesota lake.

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