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Green Toys II (#502) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

What if all of the toys in the world were made out of recycled materials? Check out Green Toys as Joel tours the factory and finds out how they make toys out of recycled milk jugs!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 2, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 3, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 5, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Plastic Bottle Cap Recycling (#410) Duration: 27:40 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 3, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Reptile Rescue (#503) Duration: 27:04 STEREO TVG

Did you know that a reticulated python can grow up to 35 feet in length? Get a close up look at several species of reptiles on this episode as Joel journeys through a reptile rescue facility.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 9, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 12, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Making Soap (#504) Duration: 24:55 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered what soap is made of? Greene not only visits a manufacturing company that makes organic cleaning products, but he gets to peer in the lab and make his own hand soap concoction.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 16, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 19, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Recycling Paint (#505) Duration: 25:20 STEREO TVG

When it comes to paint, do you know what a hockey puck is? Greene visits Acrylatex to learn how they recycle unused paint and make new products out of dried up paint.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 23, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Solar Panels (#506) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

When it comes to being green solar panels are one of the best ways to help families and companies operate off "the grid." Joel visits a plant that manufactures solar panels that create energy from the sun!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 3, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Extreme Recycling (#507) Duration: 25:32 STEREO TVG

Did you know that animals can be used in the recycling process? Check out this episode where we visit an extreme recycling facility to learn why they have animals.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 7, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 10, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 15, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Effects of Beach Tourism (#508) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

Millions of tourists visit beaches each year...but some leave trash behind. Watch this episode of Curiosity Quest to learn how tourism affects beach cities in the U.S. and how we can do our part to keep them clean.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 14, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 15, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 17, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 22, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Water Reclamation (#509) Duration: 26:39 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how water can be recycled? Greene visits a water reclamation plant where he learns where the water goes after it's flushed down the toilet and how it can be cleaned, treated and re-used.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 21, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 29, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Trash Free Challenge (#510) Duration: 27:10 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how you can help your school recycle more? Check out this awesome journey to three middle schools taking on the "trash free challenge."

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  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 28, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 8/01: DT9 Over the Air PSIP outage (apx 8:30am-2:30pm)

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:30pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9-1, 9-2 & 9-3 again. – – – – – (DT9-1, 9-2 & 9-3) BACKGROUND: the PSIP information line in our Over the Air signal stopped again this morning. So while we were still transmitting programming on our three channels, they […]

    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

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

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
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KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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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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