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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 4, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 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 11, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 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 18, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 21, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 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 25, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Sep 28, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 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 2, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 5, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 10, 2015 -- 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 9, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 10, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 17, 2015 -- 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 16, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 17, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 19, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 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."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 23, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED Kids: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Lunch Tray Recycling (#401) Duration: 25:33 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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  • KQED Kids: Fri, Oct 30, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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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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