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PBS Kids: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Channels 54.4 •  25.3 | XFINITY 192

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#138H] Daniel Is Jealous/Jealousy at the Treehouse * Daniel is Jealous: Daniel and Katerina are playing "airplane" with Grandpere. Daniel thinks Katerina is getting too much attention from Grandpere and starts to feel jealous. Daniel explains his feelings and is reassured that he is Grandpere's one and only Daniel.
    * Jealousy at the Treehouse: Daniel and Katerina are at O the Owl's house today, playing with his new science kit. Daniel and Katerina feel jealous of O because they want science tools just like his. After talking about their feelings, the children realize how they can all enjoy O's special science kit.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#139] Snowflake Day! In this thirty minute holiday musical episode, the Neighborhood is celebrating Snowflake Day! Daniel has a very important role as the snowflake in the Neighborhood's Snowflake Day Show and he can't wait to say his lines! The Enchanted Garden is full of excitement and winter cheer as everyone pitches in to make the celebration a true Neighborhood success! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#115H] Ice Moon Enceladus/What Goes Up.... * Ice Moon Enceladus - Sean sets up a sno-cone stand to help raise money to send a spaceship to Mars. But it's the hottest day of the year and he quickly runs out of ice, and he can't find any nearby. Then Jet has an idea where they can go to get some ice-Saturn's ice moon, Enceladus! Curriculum: Enceladus is a small moon of Saturn that contains a liquid ocean underneath an outer layer of ice. It has "ice volcanoes" that shoot geyser-like jets of water vapor into space. Some of the water vapor falls back as "snow" and the rest escapes, which supplies most of the material making up Saturn's E ring.
    * What Goes Up... - Jet builds a mini-flying saucer in his garage and wants to test it, but to succeed, he has to learn what gravity is and how it works. Curriculum: Gravity is an invisible pulling power that every object has-planets, moons, stars, and YOU. Gravity pulls all objects in the universe toward one another. The bigger and heavier an object is (the more mass it has), the more gravity it has.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#133H] From Pluto with Love/A Star Is Born As the kids get ready for Valentines Day by making their own valentines out of paper, Mindy continues to feel sad that little, frozen Pluto is so far out at the edge of the solar system. When Sydney shows Mindy a newly-downloaded, full-color image of Pluto as seen by the New Horizons spacecraft, Mindy is intrigued by Pluto's "heart" of ice. Mindy once again feels that Pluto deserves our love, since it's no longer considered a planet, but is orbiting out there at the edge of our solar system, like a big frozen Valentine. She asks Sydney to bring her own little hand-made Valentine to Pluto on her behalf. Sydney leads an expedition of the kids to Pluto to bring Mindy's Valentine, experience the frozen dwarf planet themselves, and bring back their report to Mindy. / Sydney is directing the kids in a backyard movie, making her version of a Commander Cressida story about the formation of a star. The other kids all have parts, but Sunspot has the lead - as the star! The kids' movie coincides with the celebration of a star being born near (a.k.a. 10 light years away from) Bortron 7! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 am
    Nature Cat [#122H] Gimme Shelter/Goin' Batty * Gimme Shelter - The gang cannot wait to get to Lookout Point, the premiere spot to watch sunsets! It's supposed to be beautiful and colorful! They run on, nothing can stop them now! Uh oh, spoke to soon! A change in the weather does stop them, as it gets really cloudy and windy! Squeeks thinks it's going to rain! Can the gang find shelter before the dastardly downpour? Tally ho!
    * Goin' Batty - Nature Cat can't wait to get to Cocono Cave! At dusk the bats fly out all together into the early evening sky! It's supposed to be an amazing nature sight! But getting there proves to be a big problem for Nature Cat, who has a series of mishaps, leaving him to question his love of nature. Gasp! Oh no, say it isn't so!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 2:30 am
    Nature Cat [#123] The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's "Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me." There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the way to The Gardens of Gold looks physically challenging there are a lot of tough obstacles. Will the gang make it to the treasure? Or will the Wall of Tall stand in their way? Tally ho! Winter Dance Party - Today is the Winter Solstice! It's the shortest day of the year! Daisy's family always celebrates the return of longer days with the Winter Solstice Dance Party, but there's one slight problem. Daisy forgot to get ready for the party and there's so much to do and so little time to do it! Will Daisy get the party ready for the Bunny Family to celebrate the Winter Solstice?! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 3:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#415H] Red Panda Rescue Chris finds a little lost Red panda, but before she can be reunited with her mother, Zach steals her as a Birthday present for Donita Donata. It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! Science Concept: Taxonomy - Red pandas are a unique species placed in their own unique family. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 3:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#416H] Spirit Bear When the Wild Kratts head out looking for Black bears, Aviva keeps seeing a fleeting glimpse of what she thinks is a ghostly white bear. The gang soon realizes that they have stumbled across the rare Spirit Bear of the Northern Pacific. But celebration turns to dismay when they encounter new villain, Ms. Paisley Paver, CEO of Pave Nature Incorporated, and discover her plans to turn the island into a Mega Storage facility. Science Concept: Generic differences. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:00 am
    Odd Squad [#127] O Games O Games - In this half-hour episode, Odd Squad agents compete in Olympic style games to determine who gets to be Ms. O for the day. Curriculum: Algebraic thinking; skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    Odd Squad [#128H] Not So Splash/Switch Your Partner Round and Round * Not So Splash - In the middle of summer, Olive and Otto investigate why parts of town are turning snowy and cold. Curriculum: Measurement; comparing temperatures and using a thermometer.
    * Switch Your Partner Round and Round - Olive and Otto discover what life would have been like if Ms. O has assigned them different partners. Curriculum: Measurement; using standard measurements to compare capacity.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Arthur [#2104H] Muffy Misses Out/Arthur Takes A Stand Muffy worries that her friends don't need her anymore when they plan a successful bake sale without her. Arthur thinks Mrs. MacGrady is being treated unfairly, so - with some guidance from special guest Congressman John Lewis - he decides the best way to take a stand is to take a seat. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Arthur [#2001H] Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman [#315] Feeling Sheepish Ruff? Ruff sends two FETCHers to learn to herd sheep, and two more to Utah where they learn about bighorn sheep and their habitat. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cyberchase [#1103] A Murky Mystery In Mermaidos Digit is going on his annual visit to Mermaidos, an underwater cybersite filled with merfolk, to visit one of his best friends in the whole cyber-world-Eugene. The two of them are great buddies who love to play underwater games, frolic with fish, and do other wacky water things in this idyllic underwater paradise. When Digit arrives, something is wrong. Mermaidos is murky and warm and the fish are leaving in droves. Digit feels terrible for his pal Eugene and promises to do what he can to make things right. It turns out Hacker has put a plan in motion to turn Mermaidos into his own personal hot tub! He is making the water hotter and hotter, raising the temperature to a hot 100 cyber-degrees- a temperature that would make Mermaidos uninhabitable for the Mermaidians and force them to move out. It is up to Digit and the CyberSquad to stop Hacker's plan, reverse the thermal pollution and help save Eugene's home. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Cyberchase [#1104] Plantasaurus! It's going to be a very special night in Cyberspace for Matt, Inez and Jackie. To show her appreciation for all they've done for her (and Cyberspace), Motherboard has invited the kids to have a slumber party with Digit in the newly refurbished and repainted Control Central! But a case of sneezes, itchy eyes and scratchy throats threatens to put a damper on the slumber fun. And to make matters worse, Hacker has his own surprises for Motherboard that night. Inspired by a B-Monster movie, Hacker makes his own Plantasaurus to finally get the best of Motherboard and take over Cyberspace. Can the kids get to the bottom of the problems inside Control Central before the problems outside come to their front door? It's going to be a very special night in Cyberspace for Matt, Inez and Jackie. To show her appreciation for all they've done for her (and Cyberspace), Motherboard has invited the kids to have a slumber party with Digit in the newly refurbished and repainted Control Central! But a case of sneezes, itchy eyes and scratchy throats threatens to put a damper on the slumber fun. And to make matters worse, Hacker has his own surprises for Motherboard that night. Inspired by a B-Monster movie, Hacker makes his own Plantasaurus to finally get the best of Motherboard and take over Cyberspace. Can the kids get to the bottom of the problems inside Control Central before the problems outside come to their front door? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    WordGirl [#123] Mousezilla/Villain School Mousezilla - Team Botsford goes head-to-head against Team Heaslip in the citywide scavenger hunt. Dr. Two-Brains and Tobey have also teamed up to create a mighty, metal Mouse-Zilla robot to attack the city and steal all its cheese. Will WordGirl be able to defeat Mouse-zilla and help the Botsford's win the scavenger hunt? Vocab words: Collaborate, Quest Villian School - In an attempt to inspire some novice villains, The Coach invites his prize student, The Whammer, to speak at his new school for Evil Villains and Arch Enemies. WordGirl faces off against this new pack of troublemakers to thwart their first assignment: stealing the legendary "Michelangelo's Whistle". Vocab words: Novice, Legendary duration 28:55   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Arthur [#2105H] Take A Hike, Molly/Slink's Special Talent When the Tough Customers go on hike in the woods, Molly makes a few mistakes and has to apologize...but she refuses to! When Rattles takes over Slink's paper route, Slink is determined to prove himself and earn his job back. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Arthur [#2104H] Muffy Misses Out/Arthur Takes A Stand Muffy worries that her friends don't need her anymore when they plan a successful bake sale without her. Arthur thinks Mrs. MacGrady is being treated unfairly, so - with some guidance from special guest Congressman John Lewis - he decides the best way to take a stand is to take a seat. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#215H] Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones * Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket.Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. Where is the top of the sky? They keep going higher until they're in space! They meet Audrey the Astronaut who explains that there is no top to the sky. The sky turns into space and space goes on forever! Just when the kids think their rocket is lost, they find it in Audrey's space station. Though they can't launch their rocket to the top of the sky, launching it to the moon is just as cool!
    * Jiggle Bones: Nick and Sally are wiggling and jiggling like the jelly mould in front of them. But they can't quite widdle the same way. How come? Bones, of course! announces the Cat. Bones keep their bodies from being wiggly and jiggle. But why do they need bones? A visit to Dr. Giggles will answer that question! They learn about the big strong bones that help us stand and walk, the small bones that help us bend and move, and all the important bones that help protect our squishy bits. Even though they won't let you wiggle and jiggle like jelly, bones are important!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4710H] Elmo Comes Clean Elmo keeps hiding from Nina because he wants more time to play before his bath but Ernie helps him realize that he can play in the bathtub, too. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Peg + Cat [#205H] The Camp Problem/The Two Homes Problem The Camp Problem Camp - Niniwawa. Peg and Cat's Gophers face the Rowdy Raccoons in a "non-competitive" battle of the bunks. Primary Content: AABB Patterns. Secondary Content: Counting by 5s to 50, by 10s to 100.
    The Two Homes Problem - Peg's Neighborhood. How can Peg and Cat make Jesse a present for his room? He lives in two places! Primary Content:Doubling Secondary Content: Dividing in half.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Super Why! [#210H] The Great Robot Race Ready...steady...splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. This is a super MESSY problem! The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie to win a race too! Both Bradbury and the super readers will have to use a little creative problem solving to help robo-doggie zoom to the head of the pack! Educational Objectives: To learn about innovation, experiment with the alphabet and rhyme with ING words. Preschoolers will also learn what the word "fins" means and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#214] Valentine Schmalentine/Sweethearts Dance Valentine Schmalentine: Clifford and Daffodil get very competitive over who can make EE the best Valentine's Day gift of all. In the end, they realize she would have loved whatever they gave her, because she loves them. Sweethearts Dance: EE's excitement over the Father/Daughter-Mother/Sondance at the Community Center turns to anxiety when she realizes she and her dad have to dance in front of a crowd. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Caillou [#424] Vacations Caillou is traveling in style with his very first airplane flight and he's curious about everything around him: he loves looking out the window at the ground below and also, playing with the music system. Plus, breakfast on a plane is an adventure in itself! On another adventure, Caillou and his family leave for a day at the beach. There's so much to see and do! Caillou goes in the water with Dad and later, a seagull tries to steal his sandwich! Then Caillou sees a hermit crab and finally he and Dad build a sandcastle. Caillou misses his friend Sarah when she goes away on an all-summer trip to China. Grandpa tells Caillou about the time when his Daddy was a little boy and they went on a camping trip. Caillou loves the idea of camping and he and Grandpa set up the tent in the garden. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sid the Science Kid [#226] Sid Engineers A Solution Sid has a big, big, big problem! He's trying to grab a cereal box located way up high on the kitchen shelf, but he just can't reach it. He tries using a stool, but he still can't grab it. He wants to know, how is he ever going to grab that cereal box??? At school, Sid and his friends encounter another problem. They need to get a ball down that got stuck in a tree. Susie has an idea. If they have a problem, it's time to "engineer a solution." The kids work as a team, brainstorm some ideas, draw pictures of their ideas, and then try building their ideas. And to make the day even more exciting, Dad visits school and volunteers to help the kids build a special "grabber" to get the ball down from the tree! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    WordWorld [#303] The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure. Frog is disappointed until he makes his greatest discovery: playing pretend is fun! Firefighters to the Rescue - Duck and Fly want to become firefighters, just like their friend Firefighter Frog. To do that, they need to look out for any signs of smoke in WordWorld, because where there's smoke, there's fire! Will Duck and Fly be able to determine what's really smoke and what's not? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt) [#103] Current Events/Quack Loses His Hat duration 28:55   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 pm
    Super Why! [#210H] The Great Robot Race Ready...steady...splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. This is a super MESSY problem! The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie to win a race too! Both Bradbury and the super readers will have to use a little creative problem solving to help robo-doggie zoom to the head of the pack! Educational Objectives: To learn about innovation, experiment with the alphabet and rhyme with ING words. Preschoolers will also learn what the word "fins" means and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4710H] Elmo Comes Clean Elmo keeps hiding from Nina because he wants more time to play before his bath but Ernie helps him realize that he can play in the bathtub, too. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#306] Best Babysitter Ever/Plant A Tree Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don are excited that Keira Chirostenotes gets to babysit them for the night while Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon go out for a dinner on the Dinosaur Night Train. Keira shows the kids how a dead log's decomposition provides food and shelter for many living creatures. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon are gleeful as they enjoy their date, exploring the Dinosaur Train's other compartments. Mom and Dad return home to find their kids filled with more happiness than when they left them and their pillows filled with several little bugs from the decomposing log. The Pteranodon kids are spending the day with Grandma and Grandpa Pteranodon! On the Dinosaur Train trip to their grandparents' place, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don learn about sycamore trees. Grandma and Grandpa are excited to have a whole day with their grandkids and doubly-excited to do a special project with them. They bring the kids to a field lined with sycamore trees and show them a particularly tall one that was - Can you believe it!? - planted by their Dad when he was a kid! Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don get to plant their own sycamore saplings and vow to visit their trees frequently to track their growth over the years! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#402H] What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils! * "What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!" - The Conductor takes the Pteranodon family on a very special journey on a new invention - the Drill Engine Train - in search of the perfect spot for a new Underground Dinosaur Train Station! Don is thrilled to be venturing into the biggest hole the Earth has ever known. Shiny is nervous to be underground, until they meet a new friend (a Mesozoic Mole named Natasha Necrolestes), who teaches them all about the different layers of the Earth. Story A Educational Objectives: The Earth has several layers - the crust (a thin, solid outermost layer), the mantle (the deeper, denser layer), and the core (the super dense center that's as hot as the sun). Also, a Necrolestes is a type of Mesozoic mole.
    *"What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!" - As the Pteranodon Family continues their journey underground, Don accidentally breaks Buddy's trilobite fossil (the oldest fossil in his collection!) When the search for another trilobite fossil turns up empty, their new friend Natasha Necrolestes takes them to Fossil Alley, where the kids learn that the older the fossil, the deeper underground it is. Story B Educational Objectives: You don't usually find fossils from different time periods mixed together in the Earth. The Law of Superposition means that when we see a stack of rock layers, the deeper you go into the Earth, the older the rocks and fossils you find
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#117H] Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join Ripple's search, while enlisting the help of Zee and her new friend, Hamilton the hammerhead shark, to find him. / Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with "the real Denny," so he enlists the help of Splash and friends to find her, only to discover that she has simply molted. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 4:00 pm
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#140H] Someone Else's Feelings/Empathy at School * Someone Else's Feelings - Daniel and O the Owl are pretending to be handymen, using their toy tools to make "repairs" to Daniel's playhouse. Daniel is having lots of fun hammering loudly, but it's upsetting O, who would rather do something quieter. Daniel loves hammering so much that it's hard for him to see why it upsets O. Mom helps Daniel be empathetic and think about how O is feeling: Daniel remembers a time when he was upset because Miss Elaina was being way too loud for him. He doesn't want O to feel this way, and realizes that they can both have fun as quiet handymen!
    * Empathy at School: Chrissie and Daniel are playing together at school today, but when Chrissie loses her special bracelet, she doesn't feel like playing anymore. Daniel has trouble understanding why until Teacher Harriet shows him how to be empathetic and think about how Chrissie may be feeling. Daniel remembers just how worried he was when he thought he had lost Tigey, and decides to stop playing and help find the bracelet.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#214H] It's Love Day!/Daniel's Love Day Surprise * It's Love Day! - Ugga Mugga! It's Love Day in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Daniel and all of his friends come up with their own special ways to show their love and care for one another. The kids dance, sing, and tell jokes to say "I love you."
    * Daniel's Love Day Surprise - It's Love Day and Grandpere is coming to visit! How can Daniel find a way to show how much he loves Grandpere? With a treasure hunt, that's how! Daniel hides little hearts all over the house for Grandpere to find... that is, unless little Margaret finds them first! Strategy: Find your own way to say "I love you."
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#133H] From Pluto with Love/A Star Is Born As the kids get ready for Valentines Day by making their own valentines out of paper, Mindy continues to feel sad that little, frozen Pluto is so far out at the edge of the solar system. When Sydney shows Mindy a newly-downloaded, full-color image of Pluto as seen by the New Horizons spacecraft, Mindy is intrigued by Pluto's "heart" of ice. Mindy once again feels that Pluto deserves our love, since it's no longer considered a planet, but is orbiting out there at the edge of our solar system, like a big frozen Valentine. She asks Sydney to bring her own little hand-made Valentine to Pluto on her behalf. Sydney leads an expedition of the kids to Pluto to bring Mindy's Valentine, experience the frozen dwarf planet themselves, and bring back their report to Mindy. / Sydney is directing the kids in a backyard movie, making her version of a Commander Cressida story about the formation of a star. The other kids all have parts, but Sunspot has the lead - as the star! The kids' movie coincides with the celebration of a star being born near (a.k.a. 10 light years away from) Bortron 7! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#116H] Solar System Bake-Off/Kid-Kart Derby * Solar System Bake-off! - Mindy and Carrot are entering a cooking competition and are making desserts representing the different planets of the Solar System. But they hit a bump when they can't remember if Saturn is cold on the inside and hot on the outside... or the other way around. Jet, Sydney, and Sean fly with Celery out to Saturn to find out before the competition begins, so Mindy and Carrot can finish their entry in time! Curriculum: The planets in our solar system can be divided into two categories -- terrestrial (inner planets) and gas (outer planets). Saturn is a gas planet that seems to have a hot solid inner core of iron and rocky material surrounded by an outer core probably composed of ammonia, methane, and water. < br>* Kid-Kart Derby - Jet builds an electric engine from scratch for the annual soapbox derby competition, but Mitchell, determined to win the derby, is suspicious that Jet is using some alien technology. Curriculum: An ion drive engine is a very fuel-efficient engine for space vehicles. Ion beams are capable of propelling spacecraft at up to 10 times faster than ships propelled by chemical rockets. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Nature Cat [#114] Happy Halentine's Day/The Groundhog Way Happy Halentine's Day - Tah-dee! It's Valentine's Day, Hal's most favorite holiday of all! And to celebrate, every year Hal shows his love by handing out cards, flowers and candy to all of his Valentines, ending with a super special delivery of love to his mommy! But there's a slight problem this year, Hal forgot to buy the gifts! Oh no, Valentine's Day is ruined! Never fear! Nature Cat has an idea - they can reuse items found in nature and quickly make their very own Nature Valentines! Phew! The Groundhog Way - It's Groundhog Day! Today the Groundhog should tell our pals if Spring will come early or if Winter will stay around longer. But the Groundhog has a different plan for this year, do nothing! He is not going to come out of his burrow to make a weather prediction! Oh no! Why? Because in the last ten years he's been right only five times. He can't stand the pressure and thinks it's time for someone else to do his job. Without the Groundhog, how will anyone know if spring will come early this year? It's up to Nature Cat to save the day, to fill in for the Groundhog and make his very own weather prediction! Wait, how is he going to do that?! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 pm
    Nature Cat [#119H] The Great Grasshopper Race/Fall for Hal * The Great Grasshopper Race - Hal's grasshopper buddy Dustin Hopman will be competing today in the Great Grasshopper Race. Hal has been training him, and now there is no doubt that Dustin is ready to go! But before the race starts, Dustin inexplicably hops off into the woods. It's up to the gang to find Dustin and bring him back before the race starts. But looking for a small green bug turns out to be more easily said than done!
    * Fall For Hal - The first day of fall is Hal's favorite day of the year. It's when he always goes on his First Day of Fall Scavenger Hunt. But there is a big problem this year. Hal is sick and can't get out of bed! When it looks like Hal is in for some major disappointment today, Nature Cat comes up with a great idea: they will bring fall, and all the items on his scavenger list, to Hal!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#421H] This Orca Likes Sharks The Kratt Bros discover a message in a bottle telling them about an old wily orca who only eats large sharks. They find this hard to believe, so with the help of Aviva's Dolphin Decoder, modified to speak Orca, the Wild Kratts go in search of the orca who likes sharks! Science Concept : Predator/Prey relationship. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 pm
    Wild Kratts [#418H] Box Turtled In! When the Wild Kratts Tortuga is accidentally miniaturized and carried off by a coyote, the mothership's shell defense is finally put to the test. The gang embarks on a box turtle-style mission to get back to the Miniaturizer and restore the Tortuga back to normal size. Science Concept: Defense. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#129] Trials and Tubulations In this half-hour episode, the tube system breaks and Olive and Otto are left stranded in a dangerous forest. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial sense: using a map to identify landmarks and navigate to a location. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#130H] The Curious Case of Pirate-Itis/Oscar The Couch The Curious Case of Pirate-itis - Otto and Oscar try to stop Olive from turning into a pirate. Curriculum: Geometry; identifying three-dimensional shapes and comparing them to two-dimensional shapes. Oscar the Couch - Oscar accidentally turns himself into a couch. Curriculum: Number operations; solving addition and subtraction word problems. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Arthur [#2105H] Take A Hike, Molly/Slink's Special Talent When the Tough Customers go on hike in the woods, Molly makes a few mistakes and has to apologize...but she refuses to! When Rattles takes over Slink's paper route, Slink is determined to prove himself and earn his job back. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 pm
    Arthur [#2104H] Muffy Misses Out/Arthur Takes A Stand Muffy worries that her friends don't need her anymore when they plan a successful bake sale without her. Arthur thinks Mrs. MacGrady is being treated unfairly, so - with some guidance from special guest Congressman John Lewis - he decides the best way to take a stand is to take a seat. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4710H] Elmo Comes Clean Elmo keeps hiding from Nina because he wants more time to play before his bath but Ernie helps him realize that he can play in the bathtub, too. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#306] Best Babysitter Ever/Plant A Tree Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don are excited that Keira Chirostenotes gets to babysit them for the night while Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon go out for a dinner on the Dinosaur Night Train. Keira shows the kids how a dead log's decomposition provides food and shelter for many living creatures. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon are gleeful as they enjoy their date, exploring the Dinosaur Train's other compartments. Mom and Dad return home to find their kids filled with more happiness than when they left them and their pillows filled with several little bugs from the decomposing log. The Pteranodon kids are spending the day with Grandma and Grandpa Pteranodon! On the Dinosaur Train trip to their grandparents' place, Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don learn about sycamore trees. Grandma and Grandpa are excited to have a whole day with their grandkids and doubly-excited to do a special project with them. They bring the kids to a field lined with sycamore trees and show them a particularly tall one that was - Can you believe it!? - planted by their Dad when he was a kid! Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don get to plant their own sycamore saplings and vow to visit their trees frequently to track their growth over the years! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#402H] What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils! * "What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!" - The Conductor takes the Pteranodon family on a very special journey on a new invention - the Drill Engine Train - in search of the perfect spot for a new Underground Dinosaur Train Station! Don is thrilled to be venturing into the biggest hole the Earth has ever known. Shiny is nervous to be underground, until they meet a new friend (a Mesozoic Mole named Natasha Necrolestes), who teaches them all about the different layers of the Earth. Story A Educational Objectives: The Earth has several layers - the crust (a thin, solid outermost layer), the mantle (the deeper, denser layer), and the core (the super dense center that's as hot as the sun). Also, a Necrolestes is a type of Mesozoic mole.
    *"What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!" - As the Pteranodon Family continues their journey underground, Don accidentally breaks Buddy's trilobite fossil (the oldest fossil in his collection!) When the search for another trilobite fossil turns up empty, their new friend Natasha Necrolestes takes them to Fossil Alley, where the kids learn that the older the fossil, the deeper underground it is. Story B Educational Objectives: You don't usually find fossils from different time periods mixed together in the Earth. The Law of Superposition means that when we see a stack of rock layers, the deeper you go into the Earth, the older the rocks and fossils you find
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#117H] Here Comes The Hammerhead/Denny's New Shell When Splash and Bubbles hear that one of Ripple's Brothers has wandered off, they join Ripple's search, while enlisting the help of Zee and her new friend, Hamilton the hammerhead shark, to find him. / Maury discovers Denny's molted exoskeleton in the reef and assumes something must be wrong with "the real Denny," so he enlists the help of Splash and friends to find her, only to discover that she has simply molted. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 12:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#140H] Someone Else's Feelings/Empathy at School * Someone Else's Feelings - Daniel and O the Owl are pretending to be handymen, using their toy tools to make "repairs" to Daniel's playhouse. Daniel is having lots of fun hammering loudly, but it's upsetting O, who would rather do something quieter. Daniel loves hammering so much that it's hard for him to see why it upsets O. Mom helps Daniel be empathetic and think about how O is feeling: Daniel remembers a time when he was upset because Miss Elaina was being way too loud for him. He doesn't want O to feel this way, and realizes that they can both have fun as quiet handymen!
    * Empathy at School: Chrissie and Daniel are playing together at school today, but when Chrissie loses her special bracelet, she doesn't feel like playing anymore. Daniel has trouble understanding why until Teacher Harriet shows him how to be empathetic and think about how Chrissie may be feeling. Daniel remembers just how worried he was when he thought he had lost Tigey, and decides to stop playing and help find the bracelet.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#214H] It's Love Day!/Daniel's Love Day Surprise * It's Love Day! - Ugga Mugga! It's Love Day in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Daniel and all of his friends come up with their own special ways to show their love and care for one another. The kids dance, sing, and tell jokes to say "I love you."
    * Daniel's Love Day Surprise - It's Love Day and Grandpere is coming to visit! How can Daniel find a way to show how much he loves Grandpere? With a treasure hunt, that's how! Daniel hides little hearts all over the house for Grandpere to find... that is, unless little Margaret finds them first! Strategy: Find your own way to say "I love you."
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
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    • 7/27/18: Comcast Ch10 (SD version of KQED Plus)

      We are aware that Comcast is not broadcasting KQED Plus, SD version, on Ch 10 throughout most of the Bay Area. There is no problem with KQED’s signal, and the HD version of KQED Plus is still operational on Ch710. KQED Plus is also still available over the air on DT9.2, 54.1 and 25.2.  Despite … Continue reading 7/27/18: Comcast Ch10 (SD version of KQED Plus)

    • Update 7/27/18: KQET signal restored

      DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3, 25.4 UPDATE: Signal restored as of 7:45pm Friday afternoon (original post): KQET’s signal is down due to a break in the 3rd party fiber feed between San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The line owner is aware of the issue and working on it.

    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
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XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.